January 27, 2022

Steve Vick International were asked by Anglian Water to demonstrate their Hexi Pipe Coil Trailer. Following a successful demonstration, Gary Jackson, Senior Delivery Agent IMR Water, commented: “After using the Steve Vick Hexi Trailer, the team expressed to me, that moving forward, wherever we are installing up to 125mm pipe by directional drilling or insertion, they would be far happier...

January 18, 2022

Steve Vick International’s Contract Service team were recently asked to assist in filling a section of decommissioned fuel pipeline.  The pipeline was situated beside a canal bridge in Staffordshire. W B Civil & Mechanical Ltd was carrying out a project which involved diverting a 10” diameter fuel line and decommissioning a section of it which was 380 metres in length.  The pipeline...

Steve Vick International’s (SVI) Contract Service team assisted Cadent with a Live Riser Transfer project at Shropshire House in North London. Following a survey of the high-rise block of flats, carried out by Cadent, severe corrosion was identified on the inlet supply at the base of the riser, just above ground level.  Cadent immediately started planning the best method of remedying to...

January 12, 2022

Steve Vick International (SVI) recently assisted Hydrotech Water Services (UK) LTD on a project in the New Forest by adapting their Pipe Coil Trailer to take 175m coils of 180mm PE.  Previously the trailer had carried a maximum 100m of 180mm PE. Hydrotech were awarded the contract to replace circa 3,500m of trunk main across Plaitford Common and Canada Common in the New Forest.  Initially...

January 10, 2022

Steve Vick International (SVI) was visited on Friday 26th November by Michelle Donelan MP, as part of the very first Family Business Week run by the Institute for Family Business (IFB). Steve Vick International, a leading manufacturer of innovative technologies for use in the utilities industry, were keen to support this new initiative from the IFB as family run organisations are crucial to...

January 4, 2022

Steve Vick International’s Contract Service team recently gifted their time and resources to assist The Friends of Gedling Country Park, (FGCP) in Nottingham, on a project to install an overspill tank. The FGCP had an issue with reeds clogging up one of their ponds and despite numerous attempts to clear the reeds, they rapidly grew back. When considering their options, research indicated...

December 22, 2021

Steve Vick International’s Contract Service team were asked by Cadent Gas to assist in filling with grout an abandoned gas main running under the M1 motorway at Junction 15, Newport Pagnell. The 180mm diameter pipe had been diverted and replaced as part of the new road infrastructure, for the Northampton Gateway junction widening scheme. The section of main was 140 metres long with a volume...

Pipeserv, Steve Vick International’s Distributor in Australia, has recently taken delivery of two SVI  Pipe Coil Trailers, a 50/90 and a 125/160 model which are designed to safely transport and dispense coiled PE pipe. The 125/160 Pipe Coil Trailer has been sold to a gas distribution network (GDN) in South Australia who currently have a project comprising a 20km network of gas pipeline that...

December 21, 2021

Steve Vick International are pleased to announce the promotion of Caspar Vick to Director of Contract Services.  Caspar, one of Steve Vick’s sons, brings with him a wealth of experience through his many years working in the business.  Officially, Caspar started working for Steve Vick International in 2009 although he always showed a keen interest from a young age and was...

November 30, 2021

Steve Vick International are delighted to announce that Iain Fisher, Technical Support Engineer, has won the Water Dragons Heat at Networks November. Six companies took part in the virtual event and had the opportunity to pitch their innovative products to a panel of water sector specialists.  Each entrant had 8 minutes to showcase their product followed by questions from the...

November 26, 2021

Steve Vick International (SVI), based in Bradford on Avon, is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a leading manufacturer of innovative technologies for use in the utilities industry. The products at the heart of the business are expanding foam sealants, which were initially developed for the gas industry, and engineering hardware such as Pipe Cutters and Pipe Handlers.  These products, along...

October 21, 2021

Steve Vick International, based in Bradford on Avon, is celebrating its 40th anniversary as a leading manufacturer of innovative technologies for use in the utilities industry with the aim of reducing the number of excavations needed to carry out repairs and renovations.  The family owned and operated company was founded in 1981 by the current Chairman, Steve Vick. During the past 40 years...