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Ashtead Technology Expands into Australia

11 October 2010

Global marine rental company, Ashtead Technology is delighted to announce the appointment of agency, Scope Engineering (WA) Pty Ltd, to represent them in Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea. Scope is a well established Perth based fabrication and engineering solutions provider, ideally placed to represent Ashtead Technology’s Offshore Division in Australia.

Scope Engineering will provide Ashtead Technology’s full equipment rental fleet, incorporating Positioning Equipment, ROV Sensors, Hydrographic and Geophysical Equipment, IRM and Diving Equipment to customers in the region. Scope will provide a technical workshop, support facilities (with 24 hour technical support) as well as a skilled work force within the fields of Hydrographic Survey and Geophysical exploration. The fully equipped workshop offers services including welding, fabrication and design of mechanical and structural engineering.

Scope Engineering provides solutions to the offshore Oil & Gas sector as well as building and construction industries in Australia.

Further to the recent announcement regarding the appointment of a Middle East Agent (Emphor FZCO), Ashtead Technology see this latest agency appointment as an important step in their growth strategy. Ashtead Technology Offshore Managing Director, Mark Derry said “This local presence and technical workshop will offer an enhanced service to customers, current and prospective, providing the latest equipment fully calibrated and ready to use, where and when they require it, saving cost and transit time. With over 30 years experience in the Australian Offshore and Marine Sectors and highly qualified engineers to support our rental fleet, Scope is the ideal partner for Ashtead Technology.”

Grey Roughan of Scope Engineering added ‘The large Ashtead Technology inventory of equipment that will be available for Scope Engineering to offer to the offshore market, will complement the current activities of Scope where we provide services to the Oil and Gas offshore industry’