With this motto, the specialist conference on the development of welding simulation took place at GSI SLV Duisburg on October 21, 2014. Although in the German language, over 80 participants from all over Europe and a few visitors from the Arab region congregated in Duisburg on the occasion of this conference.Read more
Lord Mayor Volker Mosblech greeted the visitors, some of whom had travelled from afar, and presented a fantastic argument in favour of our city of Duisburg by the Rhine.
Knowledgeable information and vehement discussions were available about methodical approaches, developments and…
"YOUNG RESEARCHERS and WELDERS" - this is the title of the series of events for students and young professionals initiated by Prof. Keitel. It is a competition for the best research ideas of the future specialists from the fields of joining, cutting and coating technology. Thus, attention is focusing on the up-and-coming generation with its documentary papers and diploma, Bachelor or Masters dissertations.Read more
In November 2014, IGZ Fügetechnik (Innovation and Founder Centre for Joining Technology ) at SLV Halle GmbH celebrated the tenth anniversary of its opening. This was a particular opportunity to reflect on the past ten years within the framework of a festive event at SLV Halle GmbH on November 19, 2014. Over 50 guests followed the invitation and experienced an exciting and varied event.
Prof. Dr.‑Ing Steffen Keitel, Managing Director of SLV Halle GmbH, and Mr. Rolf Wirth, Director of IGZ Fügetechnik, greeted the guests. The words of welcome for the event were delivered by Mr. Peter Boye,…Read more
In October 2014, 77 Egyptian vocational college teachers for welding technology took their preliminary qualification tests in the training centre called GEWC (German Egyptian Welding Center). The participants came from various provinces of Egypt. They were interviewed in small groups and all took written qualification tests relating to their knowledge.Read more
Taking account of the origin and the performance, a total of 36 of the 77 people were selected for the further education which they completed in two groups.
The groups each with 18 participants were trained and qualification-tested in December…
During this event Christian Ahrens and Roger van den Brekel, both from GSI mbH, Duisburg, were representing DVS as well as GSI mbH as their national delegates. Read more
This 2014 event will for sure be remembered as a historical milestone in the history of EWF.
The discussion about the competition rules inside the EWF – being raised again and again by the German delegates for a long time – did come to a sudden end after a long and ongoing lively debate in the EWF General Assembly Meeting.
Conclusion: the basic rules of EWF (and later also those of IIW) must be changed!
The self-made restrictions that…
GSI and DVS made it possible for a young graduate to gain insights into German welding technology: Denis Prokoshev from Russiand was a guest in GermanyRead more
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…Read more
iMOVE is an initiative oft the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and organises delegation trips for German training providers to different countries. Read more
Where ordinarily desert is and a lot of crude-oil is extracted, also plastic welding is applied. In one of the biggest gas-producing area in Ras Laffan in Qatar PVC-U pipes are welded for Shell Qatar with the process hot gas welding. After welding, the pipes are covered with vinylester-fiberglass for reinforcement, because the medium Hydrochloric acid has a temperature of approx. 60°C.Read more
It is the job of the GSI SLV Nord, to train welders and inspectors on site in English language. Furthermore the inspectors are supported during the site supervision by an engineer of GSI SLV Nord. The welders are…
End of September the GSI mbH received the information through her German partner sequa about the funding of a project to train teachers from the Egyptian Technical and Vocational Training Centers (TVET) in welding. Read more