Industrial Inspections News

  • GSSI StructureScan Mini XT is now available for rent from Exploration Instruments!

    The StructureScan Mini XT is GSSI’s newest model of their very popular all-in-one GPR systems for concrete inspection. Capable of both 2D and 3D investigation, the StructureScan Mini XT offers a 2.7 GHz antenna for superior target resolution and can reach depths of 20 inches (50 cm). From our perspective, it appears that the manufacturer took the best of the previous models and combined ...

  • Oceaneering Secures a Three-Year Extension of Operational Inspection Frame Agreement with Statoil

    Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) (NYSE:OII) announced that one of its oilfield business segments, Asset Integrity, has been awarded a three-year operational inspection Frame Agreement extension with Statoil Petroleum AS (“Statoil”). The Frame Agreement provides for Oceaneering to develop and implement inspection and maintenance programs related to 14 ...

  • SgurrEnergy advises on Senergy and Ten Merina solar PV projects

    gurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has been appointed by Meridiam, lead developer and investor, to advise on the Senergy and Ten Merina solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects located in Senegal, Africa. As the first large-scale projects of their kind to be developed in Senegal, each 30MWp site will consist of a ground-mounted PV plant and will have the capacity to ...


    By SgurrEnergy Ltd.

  • Autosub Long Range prepares to dive into the abyss on first Antarctic mission

    The NOC’s Autosub Long Range is joining ocean scientists from the University of Southampton and British Antarctic Survey (BAS) on an expedition to study some of the deepest and coldest abyssal ocean waters on earth – known as Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) – and how they affect climate change. Engineers from the NOC will assist the team of researchers to assess water flow and ...

  • Pump Maintenance in 7 Easy Steps

    When things are running smoothly it’s easy to overlook common maintenance chores and rationalize that it’s not worth the time to regularly inspect and replace parts.  But nothing could be farther from the truth.  The reality is that most facilities have several pumps performing a variety of functions that are integral to the successful operation of the plant. If a pump ...

  • Storm Water System CCTV Inspection

    The town of Renfrew is a small municipality, with storm and sanitary system including 89 km (55 miles) of pipe. In 2005, Renfrew hired a CCTV service company to inspect 75% of their system, totaling $400,000 to complete. The town understood that CCTV camera inspections of storm water pipes ensure the integrity of the system, and minimize risks of contamination, flooding, blockages and collapsed ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • CH2M strengthens Republic of Kazakhstan`s infrastructure to combat drug trade

    The Republic of Kazakhstan, an ally of the United States, faces a significant challenge in stemming the flow of illegal drugs across its borders. Under its existing Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP), CH2M was recently awarded additional task orders through the Office of Military Cooperation at the U.S. Embassy to design and deliver infrastructure and facilities enabling Kazakhstan ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • New mini robot sub unveiled at the NOC

    The first robotic microsub capable of being deployed from a robotic surface vehicle was unveiled at the Marine Autonomous and Technology Annual Showcase this November, at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC). This innovative new design, led by Planet Ocean & co-developed by NOC, ASV ltd & The University of Southampton, is around three times smaller than current autonomous underwater ...

  • Oklahoma earthquake rattles major oil hub

    A magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattled a major oil trading hub in Oklahoma earlier this week, damaging several buildings and forcing officials to rethink policy regarding oil and gas wastewater disposal wells, which have been blamed for a significant rise in earthquakes in Oklahoma over the past several years. The quake epicenter was about a mile west of Cushing, which is home to the largest ...

  • Nordson DAGE Announces European X-ray Distributor of the Year 2016

    Nordson DAGE is delighted to announce that their Italian distributor, Cabiotec has been awarded the X-ray Distributor of the Year Trophy for 2016.  The award was presented by Richard Frisk, Nordson’s European Sales Manager for Inspection Products. Richard Frisk commented “Cabiotec continue to excel in their representation of Nordson Test and Inspection products in the Italian and ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Zetec at NDT in Canada Conference

    If you are planning to attend the NDT in Canada Conference November 15-17 in Burlington Ontario, visit with Zetec at the show. Zetec activities at the conference include– Exhibition: Visit Zetec booth 311 to see some of our latest inspection innovations using both phased array ultrasonic and eddy current technologies. We’ll be showcasing our TOPAZ32 fully integrated PA UT ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • Nordson DAGE Acknowledge their Distributor Partnertec

    Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), is delighted to acknowledge their distributor for Benelux, Partnertec with an Outstanding Achievement Award The Award was presented at a recent X-ray Distributor Conference. by Richard Frisk, Nordson’s European Sales Manager for X-ray Inspection products who said, “Partnertec have worked with Nordson DAGE in the ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • IECA Mountain States Chapter Annual Conference Denver, CO

    Are you involved in stormwater management, sediment and erosion control, reclamation, restoration, design, engineering, water quality, regulations, and inspections? If so than you should join Nilex at this year's IECA Mountain States Chapter Annual Conference on November 10th featuring Barry Fagan presenting on Green, Gray or Purple, It’s all Infrastructure; Thomas Parker presenting on ...


    By Nilex

  • Does an awesome time at WEFTEC equal awesome discounts?

    It is hard to believe that another year has passed and WEFTEC has come and gone.  We look forward to the event every year as it is a good time to see friends, long time customers and meet new customers.  WEFTEC 2016 was no exception!  FloWav was proud to present Jabari Greer, former New Orleans Saint and SuperBowl Champion into our booth on Tuesday and the time was well spent for ...


    By FloWav, Inc.

  • Oceaneering expands its geographic operations for AUVs into West Africa

    Oceaneering International, Inc. announced that it is expanding its presence for Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) survey services to the West African region. Oceaneering currently serves the U.S Gulf of Mexico with a fleet of state-of-the-art commercial AUVs, designed for high resolution and efficient survey operations in water depths reaching 4,500 meters. The Company is mobilizing one of its ...

  • One-Stop Blog is the Ultimate Data Resource

    For food and pharma manufacturers, Mettler Toledo's new Product Inspection Blog provides an indispensable single source of information on industry innovations, the latest regulations, best practice recommendations and much more. For any food or pharmaceutical manufacturer, Product Inspection information is an invaluable asset – all the more so when it’s easily accessible, totally ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Funding time is running out. We can help make the most of your spending.

    The Clean Water and Wastewater Fund (CWWF) is a federal program designed to support the rehabilitation and modernization of drinking water, wastewater and stormwater infrastructure. Through the CWWF, $569.5 million is being provided through federal infrastructure funding. The Province of Ontario is cost-matching contributions up to a maximum of 25% of ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • Major investment in ATEX crawlers and push-rods

    Responding to increased market demand for equipment that is certified for use in potentially explosive environments (ATEX), Ashtead Technology has become one of the first rental companies to heavily invest in the latest ATEX certified remote control crawlers and push-rod cameras. “We have received a large number of requests for these specialised systems in recent months from a wide range of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Nordson DAGE to Show the Ultimate Flexible X-ray System – the Quadra 5

    Nordson DAGE, a division of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ: NDSN), will exhibit in Booth #606 at SMTA International, scheduled to take place September 27-28, 2016 at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL. The leader in X-ray inspection for electronics, Nordson DAGE will showcase the Quadra 5 – the ultimate flexible X-ray inspection solution designed specifically for the ...


    By Nordson EFD

  • Fraunhofer Tests a New Underwater Energy Storage Concept

    The Fraunhofer Institute is planning to test a new storage concept in a German lake before the end of this year. The storage idea, which involves placing hollow concrete globes on sea or lake beds, resembles an underwater balloon technology already developed by ...


    By Greentech Media

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