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Young Welders Compete to Win the Weldcup 2015

On 21 October, the Weldcup 2015 competition will take place in Cambridge, England. Supported by The Welding Institute, EWF the European Federation for Welding, Joining and Cutting, Lincoln Electric UK and Air Product, this contest brings together young welders from six European countries (along with one invited team from China), with a view to find […]


Welding Integral in Europe Railway Safety Improvements

A European project is looking to improve railwat safety across the continent by working with Turkey’s railway operator. Partially funded by the European Commission, previous projects have developed qualification and certification schemes for arc welders working in the railway industry. It is hoped the new initiative will build upon these successes. Collaborating companies include Turkish […]


Orion Capsule Welded Together

Engineers working on the Orion capsule have welded together the first two components of the capsule, NASA has stated. Apparently, this vital accomplishment took place on Saturday 12 October at the Agency’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans. Orion parts will continue to be inspected and assembled at Michoud until it is completed, at which […]


US Soldier Welding Programme

At Central Louisiana Technical Community College ‘Lamar Salter’, a new initiative has been celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The Craft Development Programme {hosted by Cheniere Energy Inc} will help prepare Fort Polk soldiers transition into a civilian career of specialised welding and will include classrooms and labatories, as well as two mobile welding trailers – […]


What Will They Think Of Next?

Italian company, Comau, hopes that one of the products it manufacturers {a giant robotic arm} will become a landmark for Southfield {Detroit, Michigan, US}, where the company has its North American headquarters. Its aim is to help visitors see the Detroir suburb as a leader in automation and technology. The welded robotic arm – with […]


Bad Air Day

Health and safety equipment is plentiful within the welding industry to protect welders from their work. Certainly here at Mersey Equipment, we offer a vast range of safety equipment to safeguard and shield eyes and skin. However, a new national campaign has been established in order to promote knowledge about health protection in wedling regarding […]