August 2021

It’s always a pleasure to collate the latest and greatest news from the world of welding and this issue of our quarterly Fusion eNewsletter is no different. It’s packed with world class information and insight as well as a celebration of the students, both past and present, who are the life blood of everything that we do. We’re here to help so if there is any topic you’d like to read more about please e-mail info@saiw.co.za as we’d love to get your feedback on the content we produce.

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SAIW LABORATORY ACHIEVES WORLD CLASS 17025 RECERTIFICATION
 
 
 
The SAIW materials testing laboratory has achieved its South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) 5-year ISO 17025 renewal certification; a formal process of conformity assessment that recognises technical competency and competitiveness in the testing field. The certification underpins the SAIW’s expertise in testing welds but also highlights its ability to test materials such as stainless and carbon steel as well as aluminium and copper...
 
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SAIW BRINGS INTERNATIONAL EXPERTS TO SOUTH AFRICAN SCREENS
 
 
 
The SAIW in proud partnership with the New Zealand based Heavy Engineering Research Association, the Indian Institute of Welding and the Canadian Welding Bureau Association is proud to bring a series of competitively priced world-class expert eCourses to South Africa and beyond thanks to the live digital format of these sessions…
 
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SKYROCKETING TO THE TOP WITH A BOOST FROM SAIW WELDING TRAINING
 
 
 
PSC Integrity GM Tersia Baker is a prime example of how the SAIW has been instrumental in laying a career foundation for many executives across the country and the continent via key learnership initiatives with entities such as Sasol. This saw her complete nearly every quality and inspection course offered by the SAIW over just ten months...
 
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BURSARY STUDENTS SHINING EXAMPLES OF A JOB WELL DONE
 
 
 
Since World War 2 women have been practicing the art of welding, and now fast forward to 2021, and two exceptional females have taken up this male-dominated field and excelled at the South African Institute for Welding (SAIW)…
 
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SASHIL GOVEN ON THE ROAD TO GLOBAL SUCCESS
 
 
 
Sashil Goven from Zimbabwe is currently studying an IIW TIG welding course on carbon steel at the SAIW and is passionate about building and creating. At just 20 years old he is already on his way to becoming an expert welder. With the accreditation he will gain at SAIW, he will be a qualified international welder that could take him and his skills all over the world...
 
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JOIN US FOR A WEBINAR FOR WELDERS ACROSS THE CONTINENT!
 
 
 
The African Welding Federation (TWF) recently held a well-attended inaugural webinar with more than 60 attendees! The online event was hosted by SAIW Training Manager Shelton Zichawo with a presentation on fundamentals in welding and fulfilment of design requirements as a key to competitive positioning…
 
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