Category: Clips

  • A drop in damage as aircraft bird strike reports climb, FAA data show

    A drop in damage as aircraft bird strike reports climb, FAA data show

    Moments after United Flight 1738 took off from O’Hare International Airport on the clear morning of Thursday, June 1, passenger Drew Tewksbury heard a thud. The plane tilted left, then leveled out. Tewksbury, 48, an insurance executive from Chagrin Falls, Ohio, said the plane’s right engine started making the sound of a car driving down […]

  • Video: Heineken buys Lagunitas

    For my mobile web video course, where we dive deep into Adobe Premiere, I’m learning the art of the social-media style video. The course is taught by Ivan Meyers. Here, a short business reporting video about Heineken buying Lagunitas on May 4, 2017. Full news story here.

  • Costa Concordia

    In the July/August 2013 issue of FFJournal, my first cover story was published.   It’s about the metalwork involved with the Costa Concordia shipwreck salvage. Click the photo or link here: Salvaging a Shipwreck.    

  • Linkage

    This past month, and, the online complements to Modern Metals and FFJournal, were moved to a new content management system. As kinks get worked out and the site polished up, I’ll post more stories under my clips.

  • Updated Magazine Clips

    It’s certainly been long overdue, but I’ve updated links under writing clips from web exclusives published by Modern Metals and FFJournal magazines.  As more go live on and, I will post them. Modern Metals and FFJournal cover industries such as metal fabricating, material handling, forming technology, steel service center news, OEMs, welding, as […]