Category: Water

GDN Tier 2 & 3 Repairs: Steve Vick to exhibit large diameter pipe handling equipment at No Dig Live 2018

This year’s No Dig Exhibition in Peterborough will see Steve Vick International (SVI) demonstrating a comprehensive range of pipe handling equipment designed to fulfil the needs of Tier 2 and 3 GDN contractors repairing gas mains up to 1600mm diameter.
The company will be introducing a new larger ‘beak’ for …

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A game changer for Steel Gas Mains replacement and Connections

Following the successful Network Innovation Allowance (NIA) funded project to develop a tool for the safe, effective window cutting of ductile iron mains, Wales & West Utilities has worked with Steve Vick International (SVI) to introduce a cutter which allows the removal of a window from a steel main.
Due …

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SVI’S MACAW PIPE CRACKER HELPS AVERT DRAMA AT NEW BBC STUDIOS IN CARDIFF

When faced with breaking out a 24” cast iron gas main outside the new BBC Wales headquarters being built in the centre of Cardiff, Wales & West Utilities faced a potential drama – a challenging gas connection in the heart of Wales’ capital city.
Drama was avoided, however, thanks, …

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SVI shortlisted for EIC Award

Submitted in conjunction with Wales & West Utilities, Steve Vick International (SVI) is delighted to have been shortlisted for an Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) Award in two categories – Best Gas Network Improvement and Best Safety Improvement.
Now in its eighth year, the UK Energy Innovation Awards celebrate the best …

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Planned Maintenance planning pipe cutting 20m down

Planned Maintenance (Pennine) Ltd (PMP Utilities) have purchased a Keel Cutter from Steve Vick International (SVI) to help them fulfil a contract with Thames Water which involves cutting a water main 20m underground.
The automatic pipe cutter will be used to cut a redundant 760mm (30 inch) ductile iron, cement …

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GAP Hire Solutions order new SVI pipe coil trailers

GAP Hire Solutions has taken delivery of four new 50/90 pipe coil trailers from Steve Vick International (SVI). They will join GAP’s hire fleets in Preston, Norwich, Doncaster and Kilmarnock. The trailers are used in pipe laying activities throughout utilities industry including insertion, slip lining, open trench pipe laying and …

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Steve Vick International supplies automatic pipe cutting machines to Sri Lanka

Steve Vick International (SVI) has supplied two N450 Keel Cutters to Megatech (Pvt) Ltd, their agent in Sri Lanka, for use by the island’s Water Resource Board. The machines are designed to automatically cut steel, cast iron, ductile iron, plastic and other types of pipes.
SVI are the exclusive …

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Wessex Water successfully replace 800m of ageing water pipe in just two days

Wessex Water Services Ltd has used the Steve Vick International (SVI) Hexi Trailer to insert 800m of new PE pipe into an old cast iron main, saving time, money and disruption to road users.
The regional water and sewerage company, which serves 2.8 million customers across the south west of …

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Wessex Water Save Time And Resources Using The 90/500 Pipe Coil Trailer

After extensive research, Wessex Water selected the new trailers because they found them to dispense pipe very smoothly and quickly thanks to a hydraulically raised hexagonal central drum configuration. Wayne Johnson, explains, “With the trailers we were using we had to allocate two or three operatives to assist in dispensing …

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Kensington – London – Dyno-rod Uses Drainblock Bag™ To Stop Leakage In Luxury Pool Complex

A leaking drain which was causing waste water to enter the basement pool complex of a luxury Kensington town house was successfully sealed off by Dyno-Rod using the DRAINBLOCK BAG™ technique developed by Steve Vick International.
Dyno-Rod franchisee, Candid Services Ltd of Staines, Middlesex, were called in when the home …

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