Live main renewed in town centre without disrupting gas supplies

Steve Vick International (SVI) contract service teams recently assisted Wales & West Utilities to carry out a major Live Mains Insertion project in the centre of Exmouth.
As part of the ongoing gas mains replacement programme, a 800 metre section of old 14” cast iron gas pipe was inserted with …

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Steve Vick International Design Engineer wins IGEM YPPC 2017

Matthew Maclennan, Mechanical Design Engineer with Steve Vick International (SVI), was announced IGEM’s 2017 Young Persons Paper Competition winner at a prestigious event held at the IET Birmingham, Austin Court, on Thursday 15th June.
The grand final of this year’s competition saw nine heat winners showcase the best engineering and …

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SVI signs new agreement with exclusive USA distributor

Steve Vick International (SVI) has recently signed a new agreement with their exclusive USA distributor, PLCS LLC, following that company’s new management structure.
PLCS is a long established company which supplies the American gas distribution industry with a wide range of specialist products for the gas engineer including systems for …

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ISN’T IT FINALLY TIME TO GET SMART ABOUT PRESSURE TESTING?

Introducing the new SVI SMARTester — highly accurate Bluetooth pressure sensor.
Wales & West Utilities has built a first class reputation for safety within the industry. In seeking to improve on the conventional water gauge test used on new gas service supplies, Wales & West Utilities collaborated with Steve Vick …

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SVI and Sealback® helping to avoid lane closures

Contract Service Teams from Steve Vick International (SVI) are carrying out remote live gas mains replacement using the Sealback® technique on a weekly basis throughout the UK gas distribution network.
The technique is a safe and efficient method of replacing short lengths of ‘live’ main in a traffic sensitive location …

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