NDT technology is also widely used in regular maintenance procedures
and to assess the reliability and safety of structures subjected to
heavy loads, high pressures and corrosion. Through RCA projects for the
past several TC cycles, NDT is now firmly established in the everyday
life of all member countries of the RCA region, providing an important
technological tool for the advancement of the region’s
From 18-22 August 2014 in Hanoi, Viet Nam, the Final Project Review
Meeting for RAS/1/013 (RCA), "Supporting Advanced Non-Destructive
Examination for Enhanced Industrial Safety, Product Quality and
Productivity", was held. The Meeting reviewed the achievements of the
project with reports from each Member State on the status of NDT within
their country, as well as a discussion on determining specifics
regarding the project workplan for RAS/1/020 (RCA), "Building Capacity
for Applications of Advanced Non-Destructive Evaluation Technologies for
Enhancing Industrial Productivity".
The following countries participated in this meeting: Australia,
Bangladesh, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar,
Pakistan, Philippines, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka,
Thailand, Viet Nam.
RAS/1/020 will commence its project activities in 2015.