Author Archives: Varn Media

500mm Pushing Machine Inserts Profuse For South West Water

April 20, 2015

In a project to renew a 24” cast water main in Plymouth for South West Water, Brent Ltd used a pipe pushing machine manufactured by Steve Vick...

All New At No Dig 2012 – Steve Vick International, Stand No. 45

August 31, 2012

First pipe coil trailer of its kind The 90/500 is the first pipe coil trailer of its type capable of transporting and dispensing a...

Bristol – Flow Stopping 6″ Main

April 20, 2015

The 6” low pressure main in the High Street of Paulton, near Bristol, was being replaced with a new PE pipe but one section needed to be kept live...

Bristol – Water Mains Insertion – 125mm Profuse Pe Pipe

October 30, 2009

Bristol City Centre has recently undergone a major water mains replacement project in the heart of the city centre directly outside of the busy...

Cardiff – Blocking Off A 4″ Pipe With Ratstop

April 20, 2015

    Steve Vick International was recently called in to solve a problem of rat infestation at a householder’s property in Cardiff....

Cardiff – Blocking Off A 4″ Pipe With Ratstop

The new kitchen in the home was built partly over a previous downstairs cloakroom where the vertical WC drain had not been blocked off. After the...

Changes at the Top at Steve Vick International

March 31, 2011

Steve Vick International was set up in 1981 when Steve Vick, a Chartered Engineer who had worked for Scottish Gas, saw a gap in the market for...

Consultant Role For Steve Delaforce At Steve Vick International

January 1, 2014

Crock Harrison, Joint Managing Director of Steve Vick International, says, ?Steve brings an extensive range of valuable skills and a vast experience...

Drainblock Bag™ – For Remotely Sealing Off Sidused Drains Or Sewers

January 10, 2008

The system uses a twin fabric bag containing an expanding polyurethane resin foam, and is based on a technique which the company initially developed...

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

April 20, 2015

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...

Faster Pe Pipe Handling & Insertion With New Pipe Handler

December 17, 2009

The Pipe Handler, a joint venture with National Grid Gas, has undergone extensive field trials across the network, and following successful results a...

Fullseal Delivers Huge Cost Savings For Wales & West Utilities

February 12, 2010

During its first year of implementation, FULLSEALTM has already created huge cost saving benefits at Wales & West Utilities. An...