Industrial Inspections News

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • Repeat Mechanical Hazards Penalize Severe Violator

    Repeat Mechanical Hazards were cited among 11 other safety violations at Pyongsan America Inc. following a recent inspection in Auburn, Alabama by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. These safety violations involved a lack of safety training for employees and a lack of proper machine implements for the prevention of machine ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • DC Water, WEF launch National Green Infrastructure Certification Program website

    In July, DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) launched a website for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). This program, which is in development, is a national certification for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection, and maintenance workers. The website, www.ngicp.org, is the best resource for the latest program ...

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • Expedition to test new technologies for deep sea deposit exploration

    A research cruise this summer, led by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC), will address the massive technical challenges in exploring for sea-floor mineral deposits. This expedition will take place on board the RRS James Cook, marking a decade of service that has seen this ship travel 218,972 miles in pursuit of science – the equivalent of circumnavigating the globe ten times. Seafloor ...

  • New technology for industrial remote visual inspections

    Ashtead Technology is delighted to announce the addition of the latest Olympus technology to its rental fleet of industrial videoprobes. “The new IPLEX NX offers dramatic improvements to existing imaging technology and can help locate defects that were previously invisible” says Branch Manager Alan Hasson. “With a host of new features, this instrument improves the accuracy of ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

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