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Van Roy Sandifer, Sr., 86, Bunkie native

Avoyelles Today 15 Nov 2022
He attended schools in Ball and Bunkie, Louisiana. He married Willie Mae Aswell in Bunkie on March 20, 1954. He worked as a carpenter, mechanic, and welder before beginning a lifelong career in the offshore oil industry. The latter took them to numerous locations throughout Louisiana, Texas, California, and Oregon, as well as offshore rigs worldwide.
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ARKALTEX POLITICS: WINDMILLS IN THE GULF

Longview News-Journal 26 Aug 2022
25,000 acres of offshore water would be dedicated to the project; each wind turbine could weigh up to 200 tons, with blades spanning hundreds of feet.� ... "A lot of this stuff looks familiar aesthetically to anyone who grew up in south Louisiana," said Alford, "these platforms need workers from Louisiana to build these things, welders.
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ArkLaTex Politics: Windmills in the Gulf

Longview News-Journal 26 Aug 2022
25,000 acres of offshore water would be dedicated to the project; each wind turbine could weigh up to 200 tons, with blades spanning hundreds of feet.� ... "A lot of this stuff looks familiar aesthetically to anyone who grew up in south Louisiana," said Alford, "these platforms need workers from Louisiana to build these things, welders.
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Platinum Jubilee: Bruno Peek's beacons to honour Queen across the world

BBC News 02 Jun 2022
"It's an honour, and I still pinch myself." ... Never ... Mr Peek, born to Polish parents in King's Lynn and placed in a children's home before being adopted aged four, said he had worked as a baker, butcher, welder and in the offshore industry, before reinstating Great Yarmouth carnival and going on to become pageant master ... .
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BOEM Advances N.C. Offshore Wind U.S. Supply Chain with Leasing Credit

The Maritime Executive 01 Apr 2022
When fully developed, the two lease areas could generate at least 1.3 GW of offshore wind power – enough to supply nearly 500,000 homes with clean, renewable energy ... The Business Network for Offshore Wind found $2.2 billion was invested into U.S ... offshore wind industry.
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NY colleges are training students to lead statewide push toward green energy. Here's how

The Post - Monroe 28 Feb 2022
Power lines will bring wind and solar energy from upstate but will it be enough to help NY achieve green energy goals?Training welders for offshore wind ... And La Guardia plans to train 50 low-income students from Brooklyn and Queens to work as offshore wind technicians.
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Our Views: Welcoming the winds of change to Louisiana's energy industry

The Advocate 05 Dec 2021
When it comes to offshore wind energy — now booming in ... And they include a half dozen Louisiana companies, all with roots in offshore oil and gas, that sent designers, engineers, ship operators and marine welders to help build the nation’s first offshore wind farm off Rhode Island.
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A Brighter Future: Summer Camp prepares youth for workforce

Natchitoches Times 28 Jun 2021
Juanice Gray . Editor ... Central La ... Cosmetology instructor Petula Holden shows summmer camp students Kayla, Middleton, April Armstrong and Gabrielle Pickett on proper manicure techniques. Photos by Juanice Gray ... He said his dad and uncles do some welding, but his grandfather was a professional offshore welder ... “It’s our third week ... Taylor Stewart ... .
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Voice of the People, June 21, 2021

Atlantic City 21 Jun 2021
Phil Murphy committed to increase the state’s offshore wind capacity to 7,500 MW by 2035 to meet the goal of renewable energy generating half of all electricity produced in New Jersey ... According to the Workforce Development Institute, 74 different occupations are needed to build an offshore wind farm.
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TSTC Welding Technology ready to meet region’s needs

Texas Border Business 15 Jun 2021
It takes a lot to be a welder ... Nathan Burkhart, director of marketing and small business development for the Brownsville Community Improvement Corp., said the need for welders continues to increase at SpaceX and the Port of Brownsville ... He said welders even live in the McAllen area and commute to the Eagle Ford Shale to work.
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Dominion Energy, Ørsted and Eversource Reach Deal on Contract to Charter Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Johnson City Press 01 Jun 2021
RICHMOND, Va., June 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion Energy, Ørsted and Eversource announced today an agreement for Ørsted and Eversource to charter Dominion Energy's Charybdis, the first Jones Act-qualified offshore wind turbine installation vessel in the United States, for the construction of two offshore wind farms in the Northeast.
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Females in welding: job prospects and career advancement

Joy Online 21 Mar 2021
One could rise from a welder status to become a professor in welding or materials sciences and engineering. Starting your career in welding as a welder is not demeaning, but rather charting a successful career path ... Working as a welding engineering professional has exposed me to several female welders.
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Will Workers’ Wages Ever Go Up Again?

Quillette 26 Sep 2020
Self-employment, temporary employment, on-call work, home-based work, and telecommuting are becoming more common. In some countries, such as Australia, nearly half of the workforce falls into one of these categories ... Back then, for example, you knew when you were working ... It’s harder to offshore a teacher or a nurse than it is a welder ... Featured Image.
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Mexican students start new school year from home

Wtop 24 Aug 2020
VERACRUZ, Mexico (AP) — Millions of Mexican school children returned to classes, but not schools, on Monday as the government attempted to start a new school year despite the challenges of the pandemic ... He wanted to eventually track into a technical career to become an underwater welder and land a job working on the oil platforms spread offshore ... __.
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Offshore Wind Power Prepares to Set Sail

Daily Advance 23 Jul 2020
"Offshore wind is key to the future of clean energy development in the U.S ... Wind technician is ranked as the second-fastest-growing job in the country, and building and maintaining offshore wind farms will require a diverse workforce, including wind technicians, electricians, welders, longshoremen, and vessel operators.

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