Employees of Transneft subsidiaries have become winners of the final stage of the Nationwide NDT Professionals Contest.
The final round of the contest was held from 4 to 6 March 2019 at the premises of NUTs Kachetsvo (the Kachestvo science and education centre), Moscow, in 9 categories (non-destructive testing methods): acoustic emission, visual and instrumental testing, vibration diagnostics, eddy current testing, penetrant testing, magnetic particle inspection, industrial radiography, thermal imaging and ultrasound testing.
Overall, there were 57 participating experts in non-destructive testing, representing 35 Russian companies (Gazprom, Uralkhimmash, Railwaycar-Building Works Tver, Irkutskenergo, Achinsk Refinery and others).
Participating in the contest were 10 Transneft subsidiaries represented by 18 professionals. They won 13 prizes, including 4 first prizes, 5 second prizes and 4 third prizes in different categories.
Here is the list of prize-winners from Transneft:
I - T. F. Shaikhutdinov (Transneft Urals);
II - R. F. Rizvanov (Transneft Kama Region);
I - S. V. Shkirov (Transneft Urals);
III - A. A. Turbin (Transneft Siberia);
I - V. E. Dmitrienko (Transneft Diascan);
I - A. D. Khairullin (Transneft Urals);
Visual and instrumental testing:
II - N. B. Kirillov (Transneft Upper Volga);
III - A. M. Serdyuk (Transneft Urals);
II - O. G. Mikhailov (Transneft Urals);
III - I. I. Lyutoyev (Transneft North);
II - M. V. Mumrikov, Scientific and Engineering Centre of PTI;
Magnetic particle inspection:
II - Ye. A. Pukhalsky (Transneft Supervision);
Eddy current testing:
III - R. R. Nizamutdinov (Transneft Urals).
Transneft Urals became the contest’s leader by the number of prizes won (six).
The results were announced, and the winners were awarded at the VI International Industrial Forum “NDT Territory. Non-destructive testing. Tests. Diagnostics”.
The Nationwide NDT Professionals Contest has been conducted since 2004. The contest is an effective event to enhance professional craftsmanship and to promote the trade of non-destructive testing professionals, ensuring a high level of safety during industrial operations, as well as in energy industry and construction. STC Industrial Safety and NUTs Kachestvo performed general supervision and coordination.
Pictured: employees of Transneft Urals, the leader by the number of prizes won.