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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. 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 ›

  3. February 2015 - Rented Eddy Current Instrument gives clean bill of health for steel tank

    James Fisher NDT (JF NDT) was called in by a chemical manufacturer in the North West of England, when it became necessary to inspect a large stainless steel vessel. The contents of the vessel were typically saline and varied between 50 and 100 Deg C, so the site managers were concerned that stress corrosion cracking might be a possibility in the vessel material.Conveniently, JF NDT’s Mohan Kang (level 3 NDT practitioner) had recently attended an Ashtead Technology training event which… Read more ›

  4. January 2015 - Investment reaps rewards with increase in turnover and profits

    Aberdeen head-quartered Ashtead Technology has announced a 23% rise in turnover and almost 40% increase in profits for the year ended April 2014. The subsea technology company, which specialises in the sale and rental of subsea equipment and associated services, has seen turnover increase from £22.2million in 2013 to £27.4million.In the 12 months to April 2014, the company made its biggest ever annual investment in rental equipment with capital expenditure in the year rising from £9million in… Read more ›

  5. December 2014 - New advanced stereo videoprobe added to rental fleet

    Ashtead Technology has added the Olympus IPLEX RX to its rental fleet of remote visual inspection equipment. “We have been very impressed with the functionality of this new videoprobe, and we believe that it will be particularly popular with our customers; as a high value instrument it is ideal for rental,” says Branch Manager Alan Hasson. “The main advantages are an advanced imaging capability, and a screen switching system that enables users to employ inbuilt stereo measurement technology to… Read more ›