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Articles published in 2014


  1. 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 ›

  2. December 2014 - New transportable version of crawler inspection camera available for you to rent.

    Traditionally, pipeline inspection cameras operate from a power source in a vehicle or conveniently located building. However, the Mini-Cam Proteus crawler camera inspection system can now be hired from Ashtead Technology with a battery power pack option. “This means that the inspection work of our customers will not be limited by locations lacking power or with limited access,” says Ashtead’s Jay Neermul.By operating the Proteus from a battery pack, the unit can be operated for over 5 hours.… Read more ›

  3. December 2014 - Agreement with leading Norwegian subsea specialist strengthens Ashtead Technology’s global offering

    Ashtead Technology has announced details of an exclusive reseller agreement with Norwegian subsea equipment specialist Innova AS.The Aberdeen-headquartered subsea technology company, which is a market leader in the rental and sale of specialist marine equipment, unveiled the agreement on the opening day of OSEA 2014 (2nd December) in Singapore.The deal sees the firm appointed as sole agent for Innova AS products including high specification multiplexers & hydraulic products, fibre optic… Read more ›

  4. October 2014 - International Subsea Technology Training Academy launched

    A first-of-its-kind subsea training academy is being launched in Aberdeen today in the world-renowned subsea centre of excellence at Westhill.The subsea technology training academy will meet global demand for improved competency in the configuration, operation and maintenance of increasingly sophisticated equipment required in more complex subsea oil and gas projects in deeper waters and hostile locations around the world.Aberdeen head-quartered company, Ashtead Technology, has invested… Read more ›

  5. October 2014 - New recruit builds Ashtead Technology’s NDT expertise

    As part of a strategy to develop an NDT Centre of Excellence, Ashtead Technology has recruited a highly experienced NDT practitioner. Alison Glover joins the business as NDT Regional Sales Manager with responsibility for NDT and industrial remote visual inspection applications throughout Scotland.Ashtead’s James Carlyle says: “Alison is highly qualified and has a wealth of experience in test and inspection so she is a valuable addition to the team. We recently invested over £1 million in NDT… Read more ›