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16/05/2022 Condition monitoring for AW vessels

AW Ship Management (AWSM) has agreed a deal with James Fisher Mimic (JFM) to deliver a condition monitoring (CM) system to four vessels as part of a wider ongoing maintenance optimisation project at the company.

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13/05/2022 LK Metrology and Wenzel Technologies enter into strategic partnership

LK Metrology and Wenzel Technologies have entered into a strategic partnership with immediate effect.

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12/05/2022 Vaisala ranks in top five Climate Leaders 2022 list

Vaisala, a global leader in weather, environmental and industrial measurements, is now listed in the top five European climate leaders in 2022, increasing its ranking from place 14 the previous year. 

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11/05/2022 PFE relies on FLIR Thermal Studio to accelerate asset inspections and reporting

British inspection specialist PFE Limited uses the FLIR Thermal Studio software to accelerate site inspections and reporting and to deliver consistent reporting quality to its demanding customer base. 

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10/05/2022 Olympus makes it Evident

Olympus Corporation (Olympus) has announced the completion of the separation of its Scientific Solutions business to a wholly owned subsidiary, Evident Corporation (Evident).

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09/05/2022 Stratio and Freeway offer predictive maintenance

Freeway Fleet Systems has partnered with software company Stratio to bring predictive maintenance technology to the UK coach and bus market.


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06/05/2022 CGM CIGIEMME: Delivering technological excellence for more than 60 years

BINDT Corporate Member CGM CIGIEMME S.p.A. is an Italian company and a world-leading manufacturer of non-destructive testing (NDT) equipment, with a worldwide network covering over 30 countries.

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05/05/2022 Ionix supporting production digitalisation with remote scalable ultrasonic corrosion monitoring

The latest developments in non-invasive ultrasonic integrity and corrosion monitoring systems can help maximise productivity, minimise downtime and increase safety. 

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04/05/2022 International Testing Services secures major new contracts

International Testing Services, based at the Energy Park in Methil, continues to expand its business with the announcement of two major new contracts.

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03/05/2022 International standard on certifying NDT personnel has been revised

The British Standards Institute (BSI) has recently published a revised version of BS EN ISO 9712, the international standard on the qualification and certification of non-destructive testing (NDT) personnel.

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29/04/2022 Stadler Rail chooses B&K Vibro

Brüel & Kjær (B&K) Vibro, part of the NSK Group, has signed a long-term agreement with Stadler Rail.

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29/04/2022 Plug-and-play standalone system

The Balluff Condition Monitoring Toolkit (CMTK), a standalone system that contains everything needed to monitor the condition of processes and machines, including data acquisition and visualisation, now has UL (safety certification) approval for use in the USA and Canada.

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28/04/2022 2D/3D laser profile sensors

Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its scanCONTROL 30xx range of laser profile sensors (laser scanners), with two larger measuring fields now available.

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28/04/2022 Vodafone opens up vibration sensor technology

Vodafone New Zealand has opened up the use of fibre-optic cable-based vibration sensor technology to third parties as it extends the service to Wellington.

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27/04/2022 Asia Turbomachinery and Pump Symposium

The Asia Turbomachinery & Pump Symposium (ATPS) will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from 23 to 26 May 2022.

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27/04/2022 Software for industrial microscopes

PRECiV™ software from Olympus enables users in production, quality control and inspection to make precise, repetitive 2D measurements and obtain results that comply with the latest industrial standards.

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27/04/2022 Identiv collaborates with NXP

Identiv Inc, a global provider in digital security and identification in the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced its portfolio of near-field communication (NFC)-enabled status detection tags for advanced IoT security. 

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26/04/2022 Investing in the student learning experience

IMechE Argyll Ruane has invested in a fleet of Sonatest Veo3 units for the delivery of phased array courses at its training facilities in Sheffield and at IMechE Fife NDT, Dunfermline. 

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26/04/2022 Monitoring the health of structures

Heidenhain from Schaumburg, USA, has introduced the ESR digital strain sensor.

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26/04/2022 Hall-effect thickness gauge

Danatronics has introduced its newest Hall-effect thickness gauge for the plastics industry, the MTG-99B. 

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25/04/2022 Carestream NDT earns BAM certification for Industrex films with eco-friendly photochemicals

Carestream’s Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) group has received certification from the Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing (BAM) for its environmentally friendly chemicals. 

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22/04/2022 Plug-and-play system simplifies condition monitoring

SICK (UK) has launched a simple plug-and-play system for condition monitoring and preventative maintenance of sensors, machines, processes and plants.

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22/04/2022 ROV ultrasonic thickness gauge

Cygnus Instruments has introduced the Cygnus ROV UTM, a remotely operated vehicle (ROV) ultrasonic thickness gauge with live A-scan. 

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21/04/2022 Tescia monitoring software updated

Hottinger Brüel & Kjær (HBK) has launched the latest version of its Tescia software, with what it says are enhanced features to help users achieve greater efficiency through time-saving functionality.

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21/04/2022 New analysis shows increase in women working in engineering

New research from EngineeringUK has shown that 16.5% of those working in engineering are female, compared to 10.5% 
as reported in 2010.

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20/04/2022 IKM Instrutek services added to Vessel Insight

IKM Instrutek has joined forces with Kongsberg Digital (KDI) to connect its services to Vessel Insight.

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20/04/2022 Video borescope with AI

Waygate Technologies, a Baker Hughes business, is upgrading its high-end Everest Mentor Visual iQ (MViQ) VideoProbe for remote visual inspection. 

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19/04/2022 Rolls-Royce to supply systems for German frigates

Rolls-Royce Power Systems, a business unit of Rolls-Royce plc, has been awarded a contract by Damen to supply its latest-generation integrated platform management system (IPMS) and a condition monitoring system (CMS) to equip the German Navy’s future Type 126 frigates.

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18/04/2022 Setra invests in saw machine with online system

HewSaw Sweden AB, a subsidiary of Finnish saw line supplier Veisto Oy, is set to supply a HewSaw R200 1.1 V1 saw machine to Swedish wood industry company Setra’s production unit in Skinnskatteberg.

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15/04/2022 Plastometrex secures funding to develop in-field metal testing technologies

Plastometrex, a science and technology company based in Cambridge, UK, has secured an Innovate UK Smart Grant.

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14/04/2022 Change of name for TRAC Oil & Gas

TRAC Oil & Gas Ltd has announced that it has changed its name to TRAC Energy Limited, effective from 1 March 2022.

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14/04/2022 NORD’s condition monitoring solution

NORD has introduced a condition monitoring (CM) solution that focuses on status-based maintenance.

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13/04/2022 Telefónica Tech creates a drone solution

Telefónica Tech has developed a predictive maintenance solution for electricity grids using drones, with the aim of ensuring their reliability and guaranteeing their proper functioning. 

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12/04/2022 RCNDE announces new Director

The UK Research Centre in Non-Destructive Evaluation (RCNDE) has announced that Caroline Bull has been appointed as the next RCNDE Director, taking over from Professor Robert Smith.

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12/04/2022 Study benchmarks capabilities of Dolphitech’s ultrasonic platform

A recent capability study was carried out by Dolphitech with the aim of providing insight into how effective the company’s  Dolphicam2 ultrasonic platform is when inspecting composites on aircraft.

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11/04/2022 UK engineering community urged to ‘think ethics before action’ in new pan-profession report

A new report, ‘Engineering Ethics: maintaining society’s trust in the engineering profession’, has been published to ensure that ethical culture and practice become embedded in the engineering profession in the same way as health and safety considerations. 

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08/04/2022 Brookes Bell’s Lab celebrates 12 months of rapid development

The Lab, the independent laboratory facility opened by Brookes Bell in January 2021, is celebrating its first 12 months of rapid development, along with significant progress with ten new employees, new industry-leading equipment and a range of new innovative investigative services.

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08/04/2022 NRL Group acquires CD Group

Engineering recruitment and contracting specialist 
NRL Group has announced the successful acquisition of CD Group.

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06/04/2022 Bilfinger set to create 300 new roles following TotalEnergies win

Engineering and maintenance contractor Bilfinger UK has secured a major contract to deliver fabric maintenance campaign services on TotalEnergies’ Elgin and Franklin platforms, which are located in the UK Central North Sea.

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01/04/2022 Simon Patterson appointed Chief Commercial Officer at Novosound

Simon Patterson has been appointed Chief Commercial Officer at Novosound, joining from Innospection in Aberdeen, to drive the remote sensor specialist’s UK and international growth strategy.

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30/03/2022 SpotSee adds Vaccine Vial Indicator

SpotSee®, a global provider of temperature, shock, tilt and vibration monitoring through low-cost connected technologies, has announced the launch of its newest temperature-monitoring device, the Vaccine Vial Indicator.

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29/03/2022 Senceive launches NanoMacro

UK-based wireless condition monitoring technology company Senceive has expanded its range of smart movement sensors with the launch of a new tilt meter, the NanoMacro.

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29/03/2022 Materials testing employers to learn more about NDT apprenticeships with free webinar

As the launch of the non-destructive testing apprenticeship standards reaches its five-year anniversary, employers involved with materials testing are being encouraged to join a free webinar to learn about the impact that training programmes can have on both staff and productivity.

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28/03/2022 Brunei deploying rugged smart water management

The Sultanate of Brunei is adding low-cost sensors for flash flood detection, pumping station monitoring and water quality monitoring by deploying a smart water device network, with a focus on monitoring river water levels, wastewater pumping stations and water quality.

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25/03/2022 Syntiant and CeramicSpeed join forces

In the USA, Syntiant Corp, a provider of deep-learning solutions making edge artificial intelligence (AI) a reality for always-on applications, has announced a collaboration with Denmark-based CeramicSpeed to develop ultra-low-power autonomous sensors for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications using the Syntiant® NDP120 Neural Decision Processor™.

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24/03/2022 Element Materials Technology acquired by Temasek

Element Materials Technology Group, a global leader in testing, inspection and certification (TIC) services, has been acquired by Temasek from the Bridgepoint Group.

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23/03/2022 Lavender International delivers NDT training and examinations at new centre in Ireland

Lavender International has announced a new partnership with Welding Inspection Services (WIS) in Ireland, offering NDT training and recertification examinations at a new training facility in Newcastle West, County Limerick, Ireland.

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22/03/2022 Geospace awarded US$6.9m sensor contract

USA-based Geospace Technologies Corporation has announced a US$6.9 million (approximately £5.08 million) contract with an international seismic contractor to deliver a significant number of specialised geophones designed for vibration monitoring in rugged environments.

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21/03/2022 Next-generation guided wave testing instrument

Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its popular optoNCDT ILR2250-100 range of non-contact laser distance sensors with an integrated heating and cooling version that is suitable for use at ambient temperatures from −40°C up to +65°C, enabling the sensor to be used in permanent outdoor distance measurement applications.

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18/03/2022 Knorr-Bremse wins contract from Siemens

German braking systems manufacturer Knorr-Bremse has secured a long-term contract from Siemens Mobility to enable the remote condition monitoring of heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.

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