In the conference, there was active participation and cooperation between GSI (Gesellschaft für Schweißtechnik Internationa) Canadian Welding Association and the Canadian Welding Bureau. With themes manufacturing, operating, strength and toughness of welded structures under arctic conditions. Starting points for cooperation with Canadian companies resulting in non-destructive testing of such welded structures as well as in the implementation of international regulations for the certification of enterprises. Technical discussions related to occupational health issues such as musculoskeletal disorders and ways to prevent them. For this purpose, a more extensive exchange of information between GSI and Canadian Welding Association was agreed with the involvement of the company Golder Associates, Canada.
Contact: Dr. Klaus Middeldorf