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  • Offshore Wind Accelerator publishes pioneering guidance on cable burial risk management

    New guidance has been published today by the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) to give the offshore wind industry a unified, systematic approach to the risk management of cable burial for the first time. The Cable Burial Risk Assessment (CBRA) Guidance offers a ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Video borescopes help indoor air quality and building professionals survey properties

    Borescopes are optical devices that have a flexible or rigid tube with an objective lens at one side connected by a relay optical system to an eyepiece or video screen. They have a long tradition as a useful tool for building and IAQ investigations. As technologies have improved the instruments have dramatically increased in quality and capabilities. EMSL Analytical, a major product supplier and ...


  • Mainstream gets EU funding to carry out €2.8 million seabed survey for Energy Bridge export project

    Mainstream Renewable Power has been awarded funding of €1.4 million by the European Commission to cover half the costs of conducting a survey of the seabed in the Irish Sea to investigate the best route for the cable which will transport electricity from wind farms in Ireland to the UK’s National Grid. The survey is planned to be carried out in 2014 and 2015 in line with ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • ZZ demonstrated FlashRES-UNIVERSAL in Spain

    ZZ Resistivity Imaging demonstrated its 61-channel resistivity meter to potential customers and distributors in Spain. The product demonstration comprises two parts; the in-field demonstration showed the system can complete a resistivity survey including setting up cables and instrument and collecting data under one hour. The in-house demonstration showed the system can effectively and accurately ...

  • Submarine Electricity Transmission

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Submarine Electricity Transmission ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Metoc Manages Environmental Engineering for BritNed’s 600 Million Euro Interconnector Project

    Metoc plc has completed marine cable engineering and consent applications for the construction of BritNed’s 600 million Euro HVDC interconnector. When it becomes operational at the end of 2010, the Interconnector will enable energy trading and increase the security of supply between the UK, The Netherlands and the wider European market. BritNed is a joint venture between the two power ...


    By Metoc plc

  • Oceanographic Equipment News Articles and Blog from Valeport

    A new automated sound velocity profiling system for moving vessels has been delevoped by Teledyne Oceanscience using Valeport's RapidSV Profiler and the results are proving to be a significant improvement on previous versions. As reported in Hydro-International recently (see full article), the rapidCAST System has the ability to collect and transmit survey data, without having to recover the ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Silixa Q4 Operations Update

    Utilising permanently installed fibre optic cables, hydraulic fracture monitoring on shale gas wells was completed. Based on the intelligent Distributed Acoustic Sensor (iDAS™) and ULTIMA™ DTS, Silixa’s ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • LCF-2330 Inclinometer with 4-20mA Output

    The LCF-2330 inclinometer series now includes a 4-20mA output signal option for applications that require long cable runs. This dual axis tilt sensor is fluid damped to minimize noise and vibration interference while also offering a sharp 1 µradian resolution. An internal temperature sensor is ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Sercel Sells 10,000 UNITE Nodes to NIS

    CGG announced today that Sercel has sold 10,000 channels of its high-end UNITE cable-free land seismic acquisition system to NIS, the leading Serbian oil and gas company in which Gazprom Neft has a majority shareholding. After having successfully deployed the UNITE system since 2014 in Romania, NIS have now decided to purchase a new complete batch of UNITE for survey projects that they will be ...


    By CGG

  • UK innovator develops `CableFish` to help reduce cost of marine energy

    UK innovator, North Sea Systems, has successfully completed the first full scale trial of its novel CableFish, which was put through its paces at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in the turbulent waters around Orkney. The final trial began in November 2014 and was the culmination of a ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • New Seaward PV Testing Tool

    The latest solar PV electrical test kit from Seaward Solar has special PV system data logging and downloading capabilities to enable contractors to install new solar PV installations safely, thoroughly and effectively in line with international standards. The new Solarlink Test Kit includes all the necessary equipment to perform pre-installation site surveys and measure the electrical safety and ...


    By Seaward Electronic Ltd

  • World Hydrography Day 21 June 2015

    On 21st June each year the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) celebrates World Hydrography Day. World Hydrography Day is the opportunity to increase public awareness of the vital role that hydrography plays in everyone’s life. The theme for this year’s World Hydrography Day, which is also the 94th anniversary of the establishment of the IHO, is: “Our seas ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • Update from the Field: Pumps in Place, Piping Assembled

    The Newberry site has been busy with AltaRock staff and contractors assembling stimulation infrastructure over the last few weeks. We’re happy to report that the pumps are in place, generators have been wired in and piping has been welded up. All the equipment has been pressure tested and is up and running as planned. Last night, we started to cool the with low-flow cold water injection. ...


    By AltaRock Energy, Inc.

  • Cox convenes 5th national teen summit on internet safety

    Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) will hold their 5th National Teen Summit On Internet Safety on June 15 in Washington, D.C., gathering teens from across the country to discuss online safety issues ...

  • TDL-500 with Archer GPS finds methane leaks fast

    Finding gas leaks or proving none exist has just become much easier. With a continuous log of GPS position and methane (CH4) analysis proving zero ppm or showing leak readings from just 1ppm to 100%, Geotech has provided an easy-to-use leak detector. With almost-instant response from the Geotech ...


    By Geotech

  • Drs. John Selker and Scott Tyler receive award for excellence in science and engineering from National Ground Water Association

    John Selker, Ph.D., of the University of Oregon and Scott Tyler, Ph.D., of the University of Reno in Reno, Nevada, received the John Hem Award for Excellence in Science & Engineering from the National Ground Water Association. This award honoring significant scientific or engineering contributions to the understanding of groundwater will be presented at the 2013 NGWA Groundwater Expo and ...

  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

  • Geoquip launches Laval Deep Well Winch Camera systems

    Geoquip Water Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of Laval’s new Deep Well Camera Systems. The winches extend the standard production range of the Laval camera systems and offer deep well options, down to 609 metres, to operators using the R-Cam series of portable cameras. The DW-1500 reaches depths of 457 metres (1500 feet) and the DW-2000 depths of 609 metres (2000 ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Rotork Site Services provide a simplified flood defence solution

    There are many good reasons for introducing a level of automation to river sluice gates which are old and manually operated. Sluice gates are vitally important for defending against flooding during periods of persistent rainfall, when swift and reliable operation can prevent serious disruption and damage to property. Alternatively, during periods of drought, sluice gates play an important role in ...


    By Rotork

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