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Pacific Gas and Electric Company
San Francisco, CA

Pacific Gas and Electric Company, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States. Based in San Francisco, the company is a subsidiary of PG&E Corporation.

Pacific Gas and Electric Company and other utilities in the state are regulated by the California Public Utilities Commission. The CPUC was created by the state Legislature in 1911.

Contact:  Laura Shrader
Title:  Senior Recruiter
Email:  l3sh@pge.com
Website:  www.pge.com/careers
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Caterpillar
Peoria, IL

Since its inception over 80 years ago, Caterpillar has grown to be the world's largest maker of construction and mining equipment, diesel and natural gas engines, and industrial gas turbines. In partnership with our worldwide dealer network, we drive positive and sustainable change on every continent. We are proud to be a leader in building the world's infrastructure, and in enabling progress for millions of people around the globe.

Website:  www.cat.com
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Grant Money Aims to Expand College Vocational Program
Published: June 29th, 2009 by The Star/Rebecca Clark
  Category: Technology
Cleveland Community College received a grant that will be used to renovate and create more space for welding, machinist and other trade students whose skills are in demand.
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New Gulf Coast School Will Teach Welding, Other Shipyard Trades
Published: June 29th, 2009 by Fox 10 TV, AL
  Category: Technology
A new Maritime Science Center will be teaching students different trades including welding that re needed inside of a shipyard. The center will be completed by the fall of 2010.
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Welding is for Girls
Published: June 23rd, 2009 by KTKA, KS, Lindsay Elliot
  Category: People
72 girls are experiencing a week in welding and carpentry classes at Manhattan Area Technical College
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Welders Among Skilled Laborers in High Demand, Despite Recession
Published: June 23rd, 2009 by NY Times, NY
  Category: Company Updates
In the midst of the recession employers in certain fields are begging for qualified applicants including those with welding experience.
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School to Offer Focus on Metal Trades in Greene County,
Published: June 20th, 2009 by Mississippi Press, MS
  Category: Technology
Jones County Community College's new Green County Training Center feature a welding lab and pipefitting lab among other perks.
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Summer Camp Sparks Girls Interest in Welding (Plant Engineering Live)
Published: June 19th, 2009 by PLE Staff -- Plant Engineering
  Category: People
Summer camp in Alabama provides peer-to-peer mentoring for high schools girls interested in welding.
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Free Job Training Helps Women Enter Welding World (WLOX, MS)
Published: June 15th, 2009 by Trang Pham-Bui
  Category: People
Eleven women are getting free welding lessons at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College.
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Piedmont Technical College Welding Program Upgraded with Grant (Greenwood Today, SC)
Published: June 10th, 2009 by GwdToday.com
  Category: Technology
Piedmont Technical College's welding labs are now state-of-the-art, thanks to a grant from AdvanceSC, funded with profits from Duke Energy's Bulk Power Marketing program(BPM).
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