17/04/2015 Record numbers for professional registration through BINDT

In 2014, the British Institute of NDT (BINDT) saw more members successfully register with the Engineering Council at the Engineering Technician (EngTech) level than ever before, with 46 additional members achieving the grade by registration through BINDT.

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14/04/2015 New report focuses on global magnetic flaw detector industry

The Global Magnetic Flaw Detector Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study from Research and Markets focusing on the current state of the magnetic flaw detector industry.

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13/04/2015 Vector Aerospace apprentices meet Prime Minister

Vector Aerospace UK, a leading provider of aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, has reported that two of its apprentices met Prime Minister David Cameron during his visit to Portsmouth.

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10/04/2015 Fusion reactor developers come to TWI for NDT training

Engineers from Fusion for Energy (F4E) recently attended a four-day training workshop covering advanced non-destructive testing (NDT) techniques with TWI.

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09/04/2015 Oceanscan expands rental fleet

Oceanscan Ltd has announced a recent investment in new GE equipment. As a global leader in NDT rentals, Oceanscan is continually investing in new and emerging technologies.

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08/04/2015 The advantages and disadvantages of advanced NDT

Simple, conventional inspection methods such as ultrasonic thickness testing can provide a useful, fast and 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).

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07/04/2015 Flight and nuclear safety boosted by sound research

An innovative system for using sound waves to spot potentially dangerous cracks in pipes, aircraft engines and nuclear power plants has been developed by a University of Strathclyde academic.

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02/04/2015 Eddyfi doubles its Québec facility

Eddyfi is expanding rapidly and has outgrown the current capacity of its head office in Québec, Canada. Eddyfi has doubled its floor space from 14,000 ft2 to 29,000 ft2 by securing a second floor at its headquarters in the Québec Metro High Tech Park. Roughly 35% of the 100 employees at Eddyfi’s head office – all of R&D, essentially – have moved to the new floor, providing the company with the much needed floor space it requires to continue growing.

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NDT News

01/04/2015 UK engineering – a success story that needs sustaining

An independent report on the economic impact of engineering in the UK has been published by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and the Royal Academy of Engineering.

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