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Schapiro: Investor Bills goes long on Virginia politics

The Roanoke Times 15 May 2021
Initially, because of the cost, college didn’t seem an option — Bills had mastered welding and might have headed to a job at the giant shipyard at nearby Newport News — but he was admitted to the University of Virginia under a program for the best and brightest and was graduated in 1978, completing a degree in economics in three years ... Tom Farrell ... .
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College majors that earn the most money

Lincoln Journal Star 14 May 2021
Welding engineering (tie) ... Joining professional organizations, such as the American Welding Society or the Edison Welding Institute can enhance job prospects for entry-level candidates, who can find work in shipyards, oil rigs, or research laboratories.
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Doane taps college football coach, Crawford native as next president

Omaha World-Herald 07 May 2021
Welding engineering (tie) ... Joining professional organizations, such as the American Welding Society or the Edison Welding Institute can enhance job prospects for entry-level candidates, who can find work in shipyards, oil rigs, or research laboratories.
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Houma-Thibodaux area shipyards receive federal grants

Daily Comet 01 May 2021
Several area shipyards have received federal grants aimed at helping companies modernize and compete globally ... "These shipyards build for our military, energy industry, navigation and others ... ► Gulf Island Shipyards of Houma, recently purchased by Bollinger, will receive $312,802 to add automated pipe spool welding to its fabrication shop.
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Maritime Administration Awards Nearly $20m to Strengthen US Shipyards

The Maritime Executive 27 Apr 2021
Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced $19.6 million in grant awards to 31 small shipyards in 15 states through the Small Shipyard Grant Program ... Gulf Island Shipyards, LLC, of Houma, LA, will receive $312,802 in funding to add automated pipe spool welding to its pipe spooling/fabrication shop.
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Quick Hits: New Jersey news in brief for Tuesday, April 27

News-Press Now 27 Apr 2021
The money is part of the Small Shipyard Grant Program, which allocated $19.6 million to 31 “small shipyards” in 15 states. With the money, the company will purchase a pair of welding machines and power sources, a 6,000-pound vertical mast forklift, four 10,000-pound capacity mega pipe rollers and other equipment.
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Workers adapt to safety steps but labour crunch an issue

Straits Times 23 Apr 2021
Like clockwork, marine worker Miah Md Liton, 34, checks in using SafeEntry and takes his temperature when he arrives at his workplace in Shipyard ...
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Dorm life one year on: Singapore workers adapt to safety steps but labour crunch an issue

Straits Times 23 Apr 2021
... marine worker Miah Md Liton, 34, checks in using SafeEntry and takes his temperature when he arrives at his workplace in Shipyard Road at 7am.
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Biggs Awarded Beers Technical/Trade Scholarship

Daily Advance 23 Apr 2021
Last week, the first-ever $500 scholarship was awarded to Avery Biggs, a senior at PCHS, who is entering the apprentice school at Norfolk Naval Shipyard to learn the trade of welding. In his essay, he writes ... Pete Hunter and Madelyn Byrum. Mr ... He wanted to learn a trade and then explore opportunities that trade (welding) would provide for him ... .
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How Covid-19 has changed life in foreign workers' dorm in S'pore

Straits Times 23 Apr 2021
Like clockwork, marine worker Miah Md Liton, 34, checks in using SafeEntry and takes his temperature when he arrives at his workplace in Shipyard Road at 7am. At a daily briefing before he starts his work, which involves fixing and welding pipes for ships, the Bangladeshi national ...
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Progress on Repairing Weld Defects Aboard Equinor's New FPSO

The Maritime Executive 20 Apr 2021
The previously reported weld quality issues aboard the newly-built FPSO for the Johan Castberg field are being carefully repaired, and the work is nearing completion, according to operator Equinor. Equinor reported Monday that Johan Castberg's weld defect issues stem from multiple causes.
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Biggs Receives Christopher Todd Conway Student-Athlete Scholarship

Daily Advance 19 Apr 2021
Later he leveraged those skills coaching for sports team in Perquimans County ... He has been accepted to attend the Norfolk Naval Shipyard Apprentice School to learn the trade of welding ... .
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Russia's unlucky aircraft carrier is getting ready for its return to action

Business Insider 19 Apr 2021
Admiral Kuznetsov in a floating dry dock at a shipyard in Murmansk, Russia, August 7, 2010 ... Unable to use the Ukrainian shipyards where it was built, it is being refit in Murmansk ... A year later, a fire broke out while workers were welding in the engine room.
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France cuts two nuclear-powered submarines in half to make one new one

CNN 15 Apr 2021
At the beginning of this month, the back half of the Perle and the front half of the Saphir were put on "walkers" at the Cherbourg shipyard so they could be carefully aligned and then welded together, the Naval Group release said ... Shugart said current submarine construction essentially does what the French are doing now in the Cherbourg shipyard.
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'More than a job': New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center reopens Thursday with new exhibit

The Herald News 14 Apr 2021
NEW BEDFORD — Just a few minutes from the city's waterfront sits a collection of films, photos, audio recordings and artifacts that tell the story of an industry not often seen firsthand by the general public ... Casting a wide net ... Fairhaven Shipyard and Blue Fleet Welding donated time and resources, including building the exhibit's working deck.

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