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Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Products Limited has recently partnered with Armorlite Technologies Inc. (ATI) for the distribution of its line of RT, AUT and impact lights. Armorlite’s RT Darkrooms and UT Labs are designed with stressed skin panels and EXOBODY construction, revolutionary structural aluminum exoskeleton frame, complete PVC interior cabinetry and components for zero maintenance, true interior modular construction allowing many options and unlimited customization, among many outstanding features. Armorlite has a long standing history with off road specific industries. The exterior design of these units allows them to withstand the harshest conditions; temperatures ranging from +40 to -50°C, as well as the constant vibration of a vehicle driving through rough terrain while still being the lightest in the market. Armorlite units have found applications in many different industries including environmental testing to emergency response units.


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Nubitus is very proud to count on Action-NDT as the official distributor in the territory of France for the non-destructive testing industry. The country's inspection companies will now be able to have a direct link with a brilliant distributor. 

"Action-NDT represents the dynamism and passion of the Nubitus' DNA. Our product is a new technology that will allow hundreds of inspection companies to save time and money. It will ensure the traceability of data recorded during strategic infrastructure. We wanted a partner that represents our values and our vision, we have found the right one, we are certain. The recording of inspection data is critical to ensure better infrastructure control and informed decision-making to maintain public safety. I am very proud to be able to rely on Action-NDT to represent our brand in a market as important as France," explains Éric Dusablon, co-founder of Nubitus. 

"The area of digital data exchange is gaining momentum in industrial market. Imaging techniques become unavoidable as they create a very large volume of data. For us, Nubitus is the innovative answer that arrives at the right time to offer a solution to data transfer. Nubitus fits perfectly into our line card (PA / TOFD / TFM ultrasound, XRF analysis, 3D scanner, eddy current, etc ...) and we are sure our customers will adopt the product very quickly. " says Philippe Henninot, director of Action-NDT. 


Nubitus is a USB thumb drive that provides connectivity for non-destructive control acquisition instruments or any device equipped with a USB port. The product automatically transfers data to a server (cloud or FTP) remotely via a Wifi network without any manipulation. It is also the only USB key in the world capable of receiving data remotely. Nubitus has the quality of being extremely safe because it allows the encryption of data and supports the highest standards security protocols. 

For the inspection companies, this key is an outstanding news, because they finally have a way to transfer data in real-time to the Level 3 back at the office without any manipulation. Companies will be able to save a lot of time and money. They will be able to ensure that there is no loss of information and to provide complete reports to their client quicker than ever. 

Located in Montauban, France, Action-NDT is a dynamic distributor of non-destructive testing equipment. It has benne created by engineers and technicians with decades of experience in non-destructive testing of all techniques. Their activities are: distribution, design, manufacture of Non-Destructive Testing equipment and the services associated with these activities (after-sales service, annual calibrations, advice, etc.). 

Amotus Solutions 

Amotus Solutions Inc. has been developing software and electronic products since 2013 in Quebec City. The company excels in the creation of Linux, Yocto and Embedded operating systems, the development of wireless solutions (Bluetooth) and multiplatform software, in addition to developing high-tech products allowing the interconnection between different products of the everyday and industrial life. Nubitus is a revolutionary product of the company. 

Another goal is to lay the foundation for a natural gas industry in the province within the next 12 years

The Newfoundland and Labrador government launched a new plan on Monday for growing the oil and gas sector. Highlights of Advance 2030 include doubling offshore oil production by 2030 through reducing development time for projects and laying the foundation for a natural gas industry.

Last month, the province's Oil and Gas Industry Development Council started looking at ways to grow the industry, providing government with 17 focus areas which include actions ranging from the short to long term.

Targets for the offshore oil industry include drilling more than 100 new exploration wells and tapping into multiple basins to produce more than 650,000 barrels of oil per day from new and existing projects. The council estimates that there are more than 37 billion barrels to be drilled off the coast of Newfoundland, and that currently less than seven per cent is accounted for by licensed drilling operations.
To get going on tapping into those reserves, the province wants to reduce project development time for offshore projects to seven years.

At Monday's announcement at The Rooms in St. John's, Premier Dwight Ball called the plan "ambitious, but achievable."

Despite the impending carbon tax and a growing trend toward green energy, Ball said it's not the time to slack off on developing more oil projects, as the world still very much wants to buy Brent Crude.

"There is still a thirst for oil and gas throughout the world," Ball said. "The transition from where we are today with oil and gas to green energy will take quite some time. So while that transition is occurring and taking place, the world will still need oil and gas."

Advance 2030 also aims to get the province more involved in commercial natural gas production. With more than 133 trillion cubic feet of gas potential surrounding the province, Ball said now is the time to start laying the foundation of that industry so that it will be in full swing within 12 years.

"We already know there are tremendous reserves out there. If we do not put targets in place and the mechanism to get there, the fact is if you don't do that and challenge people it will never get done," he said. "So the development council themselves has set a target and they feel that we have tremendous reserves out there that could lead to a commercial gas industry off our province."

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CAMBRIDGE, Ontario--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT) announced today that its subsidiary BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has been awarded contracts valued at approximately CA$30 million from Bruce Power to design and supply 13 critical heat exchangers as part of Bruce Power’s asset management program.

These heat exchangers will serve various functions, including maintaining safe reactor temperatures during reactor shutdown conditions and removing decay-heat from the spent fuel storage bays. They are being designed and manufactured in BWXT’s Cambridge, Ontario facility.

BWXT specializes in the design and manufacture of critical nuclear heat exchangers and has supplied over 150 heat exchangers to nuclear utilities worldwide, including several previously for Bruce Power. Work related to these contracts will commence immediately with deliveries occurring between 2018 and 2020.

These heat exchangers will help to safely extend the life of Bruce Power’s reactors so that they can continue to provide low-cost, clean and reliable power for Ontarians for many years in the future,” said John MacQuarrie, President, BWXT Canada.

Our partnership with BWXT Canada is vital to our Life Extension Program, which started January 2016, and is Canada’s largest infrastructure project,” said Mike Rencheck, President and CEO, Bruce Power. “Leveraging BWXT’s proven expertise in heat exchanger work will ensure our Life Extension Program continues to be a success and remains on-time and on-budget supporting Bruce Power’s commitment to continue delivering clean, reliable and low-cost nuclear power for families and business for decades to come.”

This contract is excellent news for BWXT Canada and for the City of Cambridge,” said Member of Parliament for Cambridge, Bryan May. “BWXT Canada produces some of the most critical precision components for nuclear power plants all over the world. The talent right here in Waterloo Region means that Bruce Power can count on a superior product.”

BWXT Canada is a vital part of Cambridge’s advanced manufacturing sector and gives Ontario a huge advantage in the field of nuclear power,” said Member of Provincial Parliament for Cambridge, the Honourable Kathryn McGarry. “This new contract with Bruce Power demonstrates the value being created in our community by moving forward with Ontario's Long-Term Energy Plan, including good jobs in the skilled trades and a clean, reliable electricity supply.”

Forward Looking Statements

BWXT cautions that this release contains forward-looking statements, including statements relating to the performance, timing, impact and value, to the extent contract value can be viewed as an indicator of future revenues, of the heat exchanger contract. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including, among other things, modification or termination of the contract and delays. If one or more of these or other risks materialize, actual results may vary materially from those expressed. For a more complete discussion of these and other risk factors, please see BWXT’s annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 and subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. BWXT cautions not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release, and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, except to the extent required by applicable law.

About BWXT Canada Ltd.

BWXT Canada Ltd. (BWXT Canada) has over 60 years of expertise and experience in the design, manufacturing, commissioning and service of nuclear power generation equipment. This includes CANDU ® and Pressurized Water Reactor steam generators, heat exchangers, nuclear fuel and fuel components, other critical plant components, parts and related plant services. Headquartered in Cambridge, Ontario, BWXT Canada has approximately 950 employees at locations in Cambridge, Peterborough, Toronto and Arnprior, Ontario. BWXT Canada is a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT). BWXT is a leading supplier of nuclear components and fuel to the U.S. government; provides technical, management and site services to support governments in the operation of complex facilities and environmental remediation activities; and supplies precision manufactured components, fuel and services for the commercial nuclear power industry. Learn more at

About Bruce Power

Bruce Power supplies 30 percent of Ontario’s electricity at 30 percent less than the average cost to generate residential power. Extending the operational life of the Bruce Power units to 2064 will create and sustain 22,000 direct and indirect jobs every year, create CA$4 billion in annual Ontario economic benefit, and will ensure low-cost, clean and reliable energy for Ontario families and businesses.

Formed in 2001, Bruce Power is an electricity company based in Bruce County, Ontario. We are powered by our people. Our 4,200 employees are the foundation of our accomplishments and are proud of the role they play in safely delivering clean, reliable, low-cost nuclear power to families and businesses across the province. Bruce Power has worked hard to build strong roots in Ontario and is committed to protecting the environment and supporting the communities in which we live. Learn more at and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and YouTube.


BWXT Canada Media Contact
Natalie Cutler, 519-620-5288
Communications Manager

Acuren Group Inc. Job Fair in search of CGSB Certified Technicians    
Thursday February 22, 2018
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Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Products Limited is happy to announce the addition of REL’s Glo-Black Series of inspection lamps to its product line. The Glo-Black Series are designed for all power prerequisites of Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection (FPI) and Magnetic Particle Inspection (MPI). Further, these lights were tested to comply with both ASTM E3022 Standard and Roll-Royce RRES 90061 Requirements. This addition offers NDT Products Ltd. customers a wider choice for their illumination requirements.
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UGMNA, a new event for the NDT community, comes to Charlotte, NC Volume Graphics, a developer of leading software for the analysis and visualization of industrial computed tomography data, will host a new must-attend event for the North American CT and NDT community in Charlotte, NC: The first Volume Graphics User Group Meeting North America (UGMNA). The event will take place on March 12 and 13 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in downtown Charlotte, NC, USA.

The UGMNA will kick off at 6:00 PM on Monday, March 12 with a festive reception at the NASCAR Hall of Fame to celebrate the 5-year anniversary of Volume Graphics, Inc. in Charlotte, NC. The official conference will begin on Tuesday, March 13 with an exciting one-day conference that focuses on two state-of-the-art technologies: Industrial computed tomography (CT) and additive manufacturing. Two guest speakers, David Bone of Delphi Precision Imaging Corporation and Burke Kernen of Sandia National Laboratories, will both talk about the challenges additive manufacturing poses for inspection and how Volume Graphics helps to overcome them. To offer attendees a complete picture ranging from software to the necessary hardware for CT, the event will also include an exhibition area with partner companies Avonix Imaging, Inc., Jesse Garant Metrology Center, Nikon Metrology, Pinnacle X-Ray Solutions, Inc., YXLON, and ZEISS Industrial Metrology.

Inspiring Exchanges

The UGMNA 2018 is the first Volume Graphics User Group Meeting in North America. It’s the company’s answer to the ever-growing interest of North American customers in a regional user meeting. Volume Graphics has already established similar events in its hometown Heidelberg, Germany, and in Nagoya, Japan, which are both growing in popularity every year. Over the years, these events lead to inspiring exchanges between hundreds of attendees who use Volume Graphics software in quality control, metrology, damage analysis, and product development.

Volume Graphics: Enabling Better Products

Volume Graphics has been developing software for industrial CT since 1997. The headquarters in Heidelberg are the largest of the five locations of Volume Graphics. Employees in offices in the USA (Charlotte, NC), Japan (Nagoya), China (Beijing) and soon Singapore offer sales and support to customers and partners in their respective regions. As of 2016, more than 70% of the “Fortune Global 500” companies worldwide in the automotive and electronics industries were using Volume Graphics solutions. Volume Graphics enables companies to make better products. Its software helps them to find out as much about their products as possible – and non-destructively at that. Industrial CT provides the basis for this, as CT scans reveal every aspect of a component.

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ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada has announced major investments of nearly CAD$70 million by 2020 in its Contrecoeur, Quebec steel production facilities. These sums will enable the company to maintain its leading position in steel in North America, with a focus on product quality through more modern plants and a reduced environmental footprint, said the company in a press release.

ArcelorMittal will replace two reheating furnaces at its Contrecoeur-East wire rod mill (approx. CAD$30 million) and its Contrecoeur-West bar mill (approx. CAD$33 million). The aim is to increase the company's rolling capacity by 100,000 tonnes. The work should extend until the first half of 2020.

At the same time, ArcelorMittal will also be replacing the dust collector at the Contrecoeur-West steelworks by the end of 2018 to improve its performance and health and safety. This work will cost approximately CAD$6 million.

The investments were made possible in part by the Québec government's electricity rebate program for L-rate customers, announced by the Government of Quebec in the 2016-2017 Budget. This electricity rebate is intended for companies engaging in major investment projects in the manufacturing sector as well as in the transformation of natural resources. The ArcelorMittal investment project rebate is currently estimated at CAD$25 million until 2020.

In addition to these new announcements, ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada has invested CAD$27 million for a new finishing line at its Longueuil mill, a project which was completed in June 2017. Past and future work requires support from many suppliers and subcontractors, mostly from local nearby communities, which adds to the economic benefits of projects.

"We are renewing ArcelorMittal's commitment to Quebec,” said François Perras, CEO, ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada. “Our choice to invest in the acquisition of high-performance equipment will help us accelerate our move towards high-value-added steel production, particularly for the automotive and construction industries. ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada will also be in a better position to meet its customers' needs and face international competition. Our workers' ongoing efforts and government support have been instrumental in this investment decision. With this modernization plan, we will continue to play a major role in our communities by supporting over 1,700 direct jobs and converting our natural resources right here in Quebec."

Article via Canadian Metalworking

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Products Group of Companies, a major re-seller and distributor of NDT and aviation equipment and supplies, announced today that it has acquired substantially all the Assets, Intellectual and Proprietary property including Trademarks of Infinitex Corp.
Infinitex Corp is a New York-based company leading the field of ultra-filtration technology, including its pioneering Splitter and Ultra Series. Infinitex is an OEM of membrane-based filtration systems designed to extract clean water from wastewater so they can be discharged to sewer or re-used. The machines run virtually on their own with built-in micro-processing controls that monitor pressure, temperature and time.
Sean McKernan, President and CEO of NDT Products Group of Companies, says that “I have personally known Infinitex for over 20 years and have been their exclusive Canadian Distributor in the last 10 years. We are excited to bring the manufacturing in-house at NDT Products and retain some of the key Infinitex employees moving forward. Infinitex product offerings will strengthen and expand NDT Products Group’s presence across North America and will help accelerate our company’s growth.” This acquisition is the latest in a series of initiatives supported by NDT Products Group to further expand its footprint in aerospace, automotive and manufacturing.
Bill Thalman, President and Founder of Infinitex noted that, “We are delighted to work with NDT Products, a company that has the vision, resources and talent that can provide Infinitex expanded growth and opportunities.”
Infinitex operations in Clarence Center, NY will remain in place during the transition and existing distribution and customer agreements will not be affected.
About Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Products Group of Companies:
Supplying the NDE industry for 40 years, NDT Products Limited represents the leading names such as AGFA, GE Inspection Technologies, Magnaflux, Oxford Instruments, Sames-Kremlin, Sherwin Inc., Spectroline and Zetec. Through its subsidiary Air Dynamics Limited, serving the aerospace market including 3M, PPG, Elixair, Marvel Aero, Radco, among others. Air Dynamics product mix includes aerospace sealants & adhesives, power supplies & accessories, marking equipment, tooling and ground service equipment (GSE). NDT Products Ltd. headquarters is in St. Catharines, ON and has a regional offices in Baie‐D’Urfé, Quebec and Edmonton, AB.
About Infinitex:
Infinitex, based in Clarence New York is an OEM of membrane filtration systems for industrial wastewater applications. Since 1990, the company has been manufacturing reliable and cost-efficient nano and ultrafiltration systems for small shops to large-scale operations. Media Contacts Aimee Medina Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Products Limited

Domson Engineering & Inspection Ltd. is pleased to formally announce that it is now a subsidiary of Industrial Inspection & Analysis (IIA).

IIA is a high growth inspection, testing, and analytical business seeking to build a multi-national platform to serve a breadth of industrial sectors and geographies. Their expanding global footprint includes operations in California, New Mexico, Texas, Florida, Georgia, and Minnesota.

Domson is proud to be IIA's first Canadian location.

As Domson nears its 20th year in business, the acquisition provides the Domson brand with a strong leadership group, one that is seeking to expand their service capabilities and geographic range to all their valued clients. Domson is joining IIA's other successful inspection and non-destructive testing brands, which includes US NDI, Fox NDE, and NDT Labs, as well as its engineering and analytical brands, which includes QC Group and Infinium NDE.

"This acquisition further enhances our inspection and analytic capabilities with Domson's well-established expertise within the mobile crane and lifting industry for inspection, certification & engineering services," explains John Cote, CEO of IIA.  "A key part of the IIA vision is serving diversified industries and diversifying our geographic presence. Our focus will continue to be on the customer, employee training, and investing in our capabilities."

IIA's vision is to provide story-worthy service and solutions even through the most challenging situations.

To learn more about the new ownership group, please visit:

Domson will continue to operate as Domson Engineering & Inspection Ltd. a subsidiary of IIA.

Previous owner and president, Dennis Domenichini, is excited to act as interim General Manager until a formal replacement can be found.

Inquiries and comments are welcomed and encouraged! As always call us at (905) 789-1326 to book an inspection or ask any questions, or email us at:

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Keith Boshart
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Heath, Derek Alfred (1932-2017)
It is with great sadness that we announce that Derek passed away peacefully on Wednesday 22 November 2017 after a courageous struggle with illness. Beloved husband of Bridget (Bridie) Heath, loving father of David (Helen) and Angela, grandfather of Megan, Amanda and Jessica. He is survived by brothers Dennis, Frank and Brian and will be fondly remembered by coworkers, family and friends in Canada, Ireland, England and New Zealand.
Derek was President of CSNDT, the precursor to CINDE, and was an active and engaged NDT professional throughout his career. He was thought very highly of among colleagues and friends and will be missed by those who were lucky enough to meet him in this tight-knit industry.

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