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The CWB Association is collaborating with several global organizations to provide professional educational opportunities to engineers and specialists around the world.

CWB Association is working with the Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA), the Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW), the International Institute of Welding (IIW) and the Indian Institute of Welding (IIW) to arrange e-courses presented by world experts in different time zones.

The first eCourse to be offered – Principles and methods for design of welded structures – is in a series of three by world expert, Professor Pingsha Dong, University of Michigan, USA.

For details and registration click here.

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Vaughan mayor Maurizio Bevilacqua, second from right with Irina Solovianenko, centre, Tony Carella, Vaughan councillor, second from left, and at far right Durma regional sales executive Ervin Umit

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