September 4, 2019

Steve Vick International (SVI) have been supplying innovative Pipe Handlers to the gas, water and nuclear industries for over a decade. It all started in 2008 when SVI worked in collaboration with National Grid Gas, now Cadent, to produce a digger mounted Pipe Handler that could handle pipe up to 355mm in diameter. The project was IFI funded and the brief was to design a Pipe Handler that...

July 16, 2019

Steve Vick International, in collaboration with Northern Gas Networks, have entered the UK Energy Innovation Awards 2019 and are delighted to be shortlisted for two categories, Best Innovation – Gas and Best Gas Network Improvement for the Enhanced SEAL technique. Enhanced SEAL, a collaborative project between Steve Vick International and Northern Gas Networks, is an innovative technique...

June 26, 2019

Wales & West Utilities along with its long term contracting partner, Morrison Utility Services (MUS) has been successfully working on a highly innovative ‘Live’ Live Mains Insertion (LMI) project to replace approximately 4,200m of 12” cast iron with 250mm P.E in Wickwar, Bristol.  The project included a record breaking insertion, for large diameter PE pipe, of 1,014m; a total of 84 x...

June 5, 2019

Steve Vick International is contributing towards the fundraising efforts of eight intrepid skydivers from Goodson Lodge Care Centre in Trowbridge, operated by The Orders of St John Care Trust. On Thursday, 20th June, five members of staff and three family members from the centre are doing a sponsored skydive from Old Sarum in Salisbury, Wiltshire. They have chosen to jump from either 10,000ft...

April 4, 2019

Steve Vick International, in collaboration with Wales & West Utilities, Morrison Utility Services and Thompson Utilities have entered the IGEM & EUA Gas Industry Awards 2019 and are delighted to have been shortlisted for Project of the Year for their record breaking ‘Live’ live mains insertion in Wickwar Road, Bristol. The Wickwar Road project involved replacing approximately...

The popular London Showcase and Lions’ Lair took place on 26th February 2019. Five shortlisted finalists had four minutes to showcase their new innovation followed by four minutes of questions from the judges. Steve Vick International chose to present Enhanced SEAL, a safe and effective method of abandoning 100% of T1 gas mains under ‘live’ conditions without removing the tee piece and...

March 27, 2019

Steve Vick International (SVI) have exported three N600 Keel Cutters to Uganda to carry out work on a large, high profile project designed to improve the living conditions of the residents of Kampala through provision of a safe and reliable water supply and improved sanitation until 2040. Safety was a high priority for the project and it was felt by the contractors that Steve Vick...

March 12, 2019

Steve Vick International, one of the leading suppliers of innovative products and techniques for the trenchless repair, renovation and decommissioning of pipes, announced today, the launch of its newly designed website at https://www.stevevick.com. The completely revamped website features a streamlined and simplified design, improved functionality and enriched content areas.  The new website...

January 15, 2019

Steve Vick International (SVI) are delighted to have gained the ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Accreditation. SVI are committed to continually measuring and improving their environmental performance and have spent several years putting new policies and practices in place in order to reach the high standards set by the ISO. The ISO 14000 family of standards provides practical tools for...

December 12, 2018

Due to the growing workload of the company’s Contract Service division, Steve Vick International (SVI) has made new management appointments. Mike Hall is now Contracting Development Manager with responsibility for special operations within the Contract Service division. He will oversee large and more complex projects such as the large-scale grout filling operations currently being undertaken...

December 3, 2018

For over 30 years Steve Vick International’s Contract Service teams have been working around the UK, Europe and further afield providing a broad and expanding range of services from cutting large diameter pipes and performing complex gas pipe repair and renewal operations to sealing off abandoned drains and filling all types of underground pipes and voids. Whilst SVI is known primarily for...

November 27, 2018

Steve Vick International Ltd (SVI) were delighted to be invited to speak at an international convention in September 2018 in Toronto organised by AUTODESK, the mechanical design and 3D CAD software developer. SVI used the Autodesk product suite extensively in the development of the company’s SMARTester™, their new wireless electronic pressure testing system. Matthew Maclennan, SVI’s...