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  1. February 2015 - Ashtead Technology Kicks-off 30th Anniversary Celebrations with Contract Win

    Ashtead Technology has secured a new contract with FUGRO to be a preferred supplier of subsea rental equipment and associated services to all its operating companies around the world. The award comes as the Aberdeen head-quartered business, which is the only global, independent provider of subsea electronic and survey equipment rental, sales and services, launches its 30th anniversary celebrations at Subsea Expo tomorrow (11 February 2015) marking three decades of subsea technical… Read more ›

  2. March 2015 - Subsea Training academy off to flying start

    The Ashtead Academy, launched in October last year, is off to a flying start. With 12 courses already under its belt, the academy has received glowing comments from across the industry. Companies sending delegates, from support engineers to new recruits, have included Subsea 7, DOF and Canyon. Courses already delivered include three day acoustics courses and a one day introduction course to offshore survey equipment.“Practical hands on experience is invaluable and the instructors are… Read more ›

  3. March 2015 - The advantages and disadvantages of advanced NDT

    Author: Alison Glover, Ashtead TechnologySimple, conventional inspection methods such as ultrasonic thickness testing can provide a useful, fast, low-cost method for assessing materials. However, in comparison with advanced NDT, such methods are generally less repeatable, less recordable, and have a lower Probability of Detection (PoD).There are many advantages to be gained from advanced NDT, some of which will be briefly described below. The major disadvantage of these high-end… Read more ›

  4. March 2015 - Perform in-depth defect evaluations with Stereo Measurement

    IntroductionRemote visual inspection (RVI) is a long-standing method for the detection of defects in areas with limited access. In the past, RVI has been employed to detect a defect and then further analysis has been necessary to understand the complexity of the defect.This level of in-depth defect analysis is now available directly from Videoprobes, using Stereo Measurement technology.What is Stereo Measurement?Stereo Measurement technology is an efficient method of measuring defects;… Read more ›

  5. February 2015 - Live rental instrument demonstrations at AQE 2015

    A wide range of the latest air quality and emissions monitoring equipment will be on display at the Ashtead Technology exhibition stand (No. 13) at AQE 2015.“Our objective for this event is to meet organisations that need access to the latest technologies, without the hassle and cost of maintaining their own kit,” says Josh Thomas, Regional Sales Manager.  “We like to think of ourselves as our customers’ equipment partner, providing access to a very large fleet of fully serviced instruments;… Read more ›