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Missouri awards grants for workforce development

The Joplin Globe 25 Jan 2023
The Missouri Department of Economic Development has awarded $30 million to help companies address workforce shortages by recruiting and training employees ... Companies receiving grants that will provide assistance in Southwest Missouri are. ... Lawrence ... • Meet the Need Inc., $2.54 million to train workers in shipyard welding, driving and computer coding ... .

Shipbuilding industry turns to robots to overcome shortage of workers

Korea Times 24 Jan 2023
A Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering worker welds a ship using a robot on Jan ... Previously, workers would operate a welding torch which weighs more than 30 kg. After dozens of revisions since 2019, the robot was introduced at the shipyard ... At its Geoje shipyard, robots are in charge of the welding process.

Video: Product Tanker Explodes at Shipyard in Thailand

The Maritime Executive 17 Jan 2023
A product tanker undergoing maintenance in Thailand exploded at a local shipyard along the Mae Klong River south of Bangkok ... Thai officials ordered the shipyards closed saying that they were launching a full investigation into the operations as well as today’s tragedy.

DSME Uses Collaborative Robots for Productivity in Shipbuilding

The Maritime Executive 09 Jan 2023
The shipyard announced that it has begun deploying a type of automated welding system based on cobot (collaborative robot) technology ... DSME reports that it has begun using cobots for welding work during shipbuilding operations ... encouraging the shipyard to employ new technologies.

Meet MARVEL, the quadrupedal robot that can climb walls and ceilings

Interesting Engineering 19 Dec 2022
Investigating industrial sites is no easy task. It involves work at high altitudes and confined spaces, like steel bridges or shipyard welding platforms, all of which could be dangerous to human workers ... Their research work was recently published in the journal Science Robotics. See Also ... MARVEL also has the ability to scan surfaces for gaps and holes.

Mystic Seaport shipyard juggling major projects

The Day 10 Dec 2022
duPont Preservation Shipyard is not resting on its laurels. While other shipyards are welding and grinding metal and working with fiberglass, the first shipyard in America built with preservation in mind has a very different environment, full of the smells of wood being cut and the sound of saws.

Yakama Nation elder Virginia Beavert celebrates new book and her 101st birthday

The Spokesman-Review 01 Dec 2022
TOPPENISH — Virginia Beavert smiled broadly as she headed inside the Yakama Nation Museum and saw the crowd eagerly awaiting her visit Tuesday ... I was working, doing something that I enjoyed at that time,” said Beavert, who got a job welding in a Portland shipyard after high school and served in the Army Air Forces during World War II ... .

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Seacoast School of Technology boost trades training: Here's how

Portsmouth Herald 28 Nov 2022
Shipyard spokesperson Jeremy Lambert said the partnership took effect on Nov ... More.Portsmouth Naval Shipyard to fill 1,200 jobs in 2 years ... The initial areas of study facilitated by the shipyard will include welding technologies, building construction technologies, automotive technologies, and pre-engineering courses, according to Lambert.

Welding of Vikrant: All you want to know

Financial Express 23 Nov 2022
Employing concurrent engineering methodologies, the challenges of laboratory development, shipyard evaluation, WPS (Welding Procedure Specification) / PQR (Procedure Qualification Record) development and delivery to the shipyard after due approval of the procedures was achieved in a short duration of two years. .

Levi's got its start making clothes for cowboys — now it's a Gen Z status ...

Business Insider 22 Nov 2022
Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Levi's didn't invent denim, but it did invent blue jeans as we know them today ... Here's a closer look at the rise of Levi's ... AP Photo ... Getty image ... At the same time, women working in US factories and shipyards started wearing Levi's, since they protected them from hazards like welding sparks, according to Levi's ... ....

World War II’s point man

Cleburne Times-Review 11 Nov 2022
As Veterans Day approaches, so too for U.S ... “Nov ... “I’ll be turning 97.” ... Gregory at the time was living in Seattle, his father having secured a welding job in the shipyards ... “Dad was done welding in the shipyards by then and went back to Wisconsin and into business with a friend of his,” Gregory said. “They had a welding shop and sold machinery ... ....

Is newer always better?

SAFETY4SEA 08 Nov 2022
The climate crisis is the biggest challenge mankind faces since its existence. Since decades this scenario has been forecasted and discussed till death, far too little has happened ... Image Credit ... Those need to be transported from some­where to the shipyard. A lot of steel is required which then is to be connected by kilometres of welding lines ... ....

Bollinger Shipyards buys Pascagoula shipbuilder in expansion tied to Coast Guard Arctic plans

The Advocate 07 Nov 2022
Louisiana's Bollinger Shipyards has agreed to buy Halter Marine in Pascagoula, Mississippi, from its Singapore-based parent company, a major expansion aimed at turning around the struggling shipbuilder and delivering on its $750 million U.S ... Ben Bordelon, CEO and President of Bollinger Shipyards ... Courtesy Bollinger Shipyards.

Obituary: Sally Janet Munn

The Daily Astorian 05 Nov 2022
Olympia, Washington. Nov. 1, 1925 — Oct. 3, 2022. Sally Janet Munn died peacefully in her sleep on Oct ... May we all be so blessed to go so peacefully to those who wait for us ... 1, 1925 ... Sally and Calvin were proprietors of Cal’s Welding, later Johanson’s Little Shipyard in Warrenton, which produced steel and aluminum fishing boats ... And smile on! ....

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