Latest News for: Shipyard welder


William Edward ‘Ed’ Taylor

The Blackshear Times 18 Feb 2024
Born in Blackshear, November 22, 1932, he lived in Pierce County all his life. He was a welder and boilermaker by trade and had worked for different bomb plants in our area as well as shipyards in Jacksonville and South Carolina ... and Helen Taylor ... .

Billy Connolly shares health update as he admits being sick feels

The Daily Mail 08 Feb 2024
Billy Connolly has shared a health update with fans as he continues to battle Parkinson's disease ... He told GB News ... He said ... Nicknamed the Big Yin, Connolly worked as a welder in the Glasgow shipyards before starting a career as a folk singer ... He said ... .

U.S. Navy Plans Deep Review of Shipbuilding Delays

The Maritime Executive 15 Jan 2024
Welders are in high demand in shipyards and industrial enterprises across the U.S., and skilled craftsman may have their pick of employers, including yards in larger cities and warmer climates.

Opinion: Interest in apprenticeships lacks important details

The Virginian-Pilot 21 Dec 2023
As a 1982 graduate of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard four-year welder apprentice program and its Federal Managers Association Apprentice of the Year, I chuckle a bit reading these apprenticeship articles.

Local 48 Rosies head to Honolulu

NW Labor Press 15 Dec 2023
One of those in attendance in Honolulu was 101-year-old Clarice Lafreniere of Independence, Ore., who was a welder at Kaiser Shipyards in Portland during the war.

Manuel Rojas, Jr.

The Galveston Daily News 14 Dec 2023
SANTA FE — Mr. Manuel Rojas, Jr ... He was a welder with the Pipefitters Union Local 211 for 15 years, formally worked at Todd's Shipyard for 20 years, was a former truck driver and started G&M Welding in Galveston ... ....

John Eugene Patterson

The World 14 Dec 2023
July 17, 1944December 7, 2023 ... John was a master mechanic, welder and fabricator and worked for many years in various shipyards and mills throughout Coos and Douglas County as well as some time in the Alaskan Aleutian Island chain ... 541-267-3131 ... ....

Who We Are: Service above self becomes a fond, lifelong memory

The News Guard 10 Dec 2023
She would take the bus out to the shipyard every day where she cleaned ... Working in a shipyard surrounded by metal, welders and thousands of people working in the summer heat all made for very hot days.

St. Peter 'Rosie the Riveter' turns 100

Cleburne Times-Review 04 Dec 2023
Cassett served as a welder at a shipyard near the end of World War II ... Soon after they arrived, Cassett was hired to work in the shipyards at Richmond, California, near San Francisco ... at the shipyards.

Korea embraces increasing number of foreign workers at shipyards

Korea Times 21 Nov 2023
... company’s shipyard ... Samsung Heavy Industries gave permanent positions to some foreign welders, unlike most other major shipbuilders that ask their subcontractors to send migrant laborers to shipyards.

Travels with a witty misfit: Billy Connolly on the dangers of nylon sheets, bungee jumping ...

The Daily Mail 09 Nov 2023
RAMBLING MAN ... ... School was predictably a disaster ... He toiled as a welder on the Clyde shipyards, thinking nothing about being suspended way up high on a narrow plank ... A prank at the shipyard was to electrocute people when they stepped into puddles ... .

School of the Week: CTE programs ignites a passion, career path at Randolph

The Philadelphia Tribune 31 Oct 2023
Philip Randolph Technical High School ...Randolph also employed the first female welder at SEPTA ... We have a partnership with the shipyard where students can graduate and start working at the shipyard,” she added ... is helping us do that,” she said ... ....

What’s Going On: When it comes to sub jobs, the sky’s the limit

The Day 23 Oct 2023
Here, much of the buzz revolved around a corner where General Dynamics was looking for a range of new employees, from shipyard workers to engineers to designers to support personnel.

Shipbuilders embrace robotics amid labor shortage

Korea Times 14 Oct 2023
Domestic shipbuilders have wrestled with the shortage in recent years, as most skilled workers left shipyards during the previous shipbuilding industry slowdown in the mid-2010s, to take jobs in the semiconductor and battery sectors.

One Fine Show: Allan Sekula’s ‘Fish Story’ at the Walker

New York Observer 13 Oct 2023
Allan Sekula, Chapter Six. “True Cross” from Fish Story (#87) 1988-1995 ... He traveled from the Port of San Pedro in his native Los Angeles to South Korea, Scotland and Poland, where he captured welders at the former Lenin Shipyard in Gdansk.