Latest News for: Shipyard welder


Billy Connolly shows his metal with welded art

The Times/The Sunday Times 27 Sep 2022
Sir Billy Connolly has unveiled a new collection of his own art including a sculpture inspired by his days as a shipyard welder in Glasgow.

The role of the welding industry in Ghana’s development

Joy Online 12 Sep 2022
Welder & Welding Operator Qualification ... Welder Education & Training ... For example a power plant construction contractor may employ over 200 welders for two years or more for a single project and a shipyard and dry dock facility may employ over 200 welders on a permanent basis ... Benefits of having a national database of qualified welders.

Tugboat Strike at Canada’s BC Ports Spreads to Vancouver Shipyard

The Maritime Executive 09 Sep 2022
... ULC, continues to slow vessel movements in British Columbia and this week grew to also impact the company’s shipyard operations ... Very plain and simple,” said Charette whose union represents the welders, pipefitters, electricians, and other trades at the shipyard.

1,000 unionized workers off the job at Seaspan

Castanet 08 Sep 2022
A welder works on a section of a ship at Vancouver Shipyards in July ... More than 1,000 people, including welders, pipefitters, electricians and a host of other trades, are usually at work at the North Vancouver shipyards, where construction on two massive Navy joint support ships and an offshore science vessel for the Coast Guard are underway.

Westminster Presbyterian: Sharing our light with others

Auburnpub dot com 04 Sep 2022
The ship’s crew was always temporarily assigned to barracks at the shipyard during the refit of the ship. During the day we were back on board with civilian technicians, welders and laborers to work on the refit ... The church’s bus picked me up at the shipyard gate.

Robert Bruce Smith

Cheney Free Press 03 Sep 2022
Jan. 31, 1926 – Aug. 27, 2022. Last updated 9/2/2022 at 3.13pm ... grammar school in 1939, attended Morton High School briefly, and Yelm High School, also briefly, dropping out to work at the shipyard in Tacoma. He also worked as a welder, a sawmill hand, as a federal civil service employee, construction worker, and other short-term employment ... ....

The hatred these Black women can't forget as they near 100 years old

The Philadelphia Tribune 30 Aug 2022
Even now, after all this time, the memories are raw. Cora Tyson, 99, still hears the wailing. She sees the teenagers sprinting back from late-night demonstrations at the old slave market, blood streaming down their faces ... After graduating from Excelsior High School in 1942, she talked her way into a job as a tack welder in the New York shipyards ... J.B.

Ship visit corresponds with Poage Landing Days

The Daily Independent - Ashland 25 Aug 2022
Navy Shipyard; others like it also were built on the Illinois River at Seneca, Illinois, on the Ohio River at two shipyards in Pittsburgh, in Jeffersonville and Evansville, Indiana ... Shipyards were able to complete a ship every five days. Workers, welders, and equipment installers ...

BNS far from ship-shape

Malaysia Today 18 Aug 2022
(The Star) – Boustead Naval Shipyard (BNS), the company embroiled in the Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) scandal, was in bad financial shape, running up losses amounting to RM462mil between 2014 and 2018 ... “External sub-contractors from the Lumut shipyard refused to send their welders.”.

Honors at last for nearly 101-year-old Falls WWII veteran

Niagara Gazette 17 Aug 2022
Bob Ramos does not turn 101 until Aug. 23, but he’s already received quite the early birthday present ... The six medals are. ... • The Navy Occupation Medal. • The WWII Victory Medal. • The U.S ... Born on Aug ... Upon graduating Trott vocational school, he worked as a welder at the Buffalo shipyard where he helped build crafts to support the American war effort ... .

Honors at last for nearly 101-year-old Niagara Falls WWII veteran

Stars and Stripes 17 Aug 2022
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (Tribune News Service) — Bob Ramos does not turn 101 until Aug. 23 but he's already received quite the early birthday present. Rep ... The six medals are. ... — The WWII Victory Medal ... Upon graduating Trott vocational school, he worked as a welder at the Buffalo shipyard where he helped build crafts to support the American war effort ... .

Matthew Ferguson’s return from injury will be like a new signing for H&W Welders, says Gary Smyth

Belfast Telegraph 12 Aug 2022
Harland and Wolff Welders manager Gary Smyth can’t wait to welcome back striker Matthew Ferguson after two injury-ravaged seasons ... Last season, the Welders made a late promotion charge, but a 3-0 defeat to eventual champions Newry City sapped their momentum ... The Welders kick the new season off when they host Ards tomorrow.

Forged on Water

The Maritime Executive 11 Aug 2022
While market disruptions have resulted in many shipyards dissolving, others have treated these same conditions as a catalyst for initiating the changes necessary for them to rise to the unique challenges of the modern industry ... Shipyards likewise must wrestle with this reality from a production perspective.

Betty Reynolds

The St Helens Chronicle 10 Aug 2022
Betty May (Senn) Reynolds passed away Aug. 5, 2022, at home, in St. Helens, Oregon at the age of 95 years old ... Senn ... After attending St. Helen’s High School, Betty went on to work several jobs including the Shipyard on Swan Island, several positions at the paper mill, and even attained the rank of a certified welder ... Helens in 1974 ... on Sat., Aug ... ....

Honoring the Bay Area skywalkers who built the Salesforce Tower: Joe Blum’s mighty photos

San Francisco Examiner 03 Aug 2022
Over the past 40 years, his passion and his vocation have led him to photograph machinists, organ builders, foundry and forge workers, as well as construction and shipyard workers, plus arborists ... That helped immensely ... Once a month, he receives a social security check and a small pension from his time as a boilermaker and a welder in the shipyards.

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