April 5, 2022

The popular London Showcase and Lions’ Lair took place on 10th February 2022.  Steve Vick International (SVI) presented one of their latest innovations, FBOS (Foambag Operation on Stubs), and won the coveted Tommy McNicholas Shield. FBOS is a method of replacing short lengths of T1 stubs, stranded mains, or those found on mains replacement schemes. For diameters of 4” up to 6”,...

March 9, 2022

EDF, one of the largest suppliers of electricity and gas to domestic users and small businesses in the UK, led the way in smart meter safety back in 2020 by adopting SMARTester. The use of the devices, by EDF engineers, has been so successful that 1000 SMARTesters have now been made available to their contractors. SMARTester, a wireless pressure testing system that gives reassurance of precise...

March 2, 2022

Steve Vick International (SVI) began their sponsorship of the Wiltshire Music Centre (WMC) back in January 2020 and they are delighted to announce the renewal of this sponsorship agreement. SVI will be major sponsors of the West of England Youth Orchestra and the Wiltshire Youth Jazz Orchestra. Steve Vick International, who specialise in innovative engineering techniques that minimise...

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 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

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 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...

October 4, 2021

Steve Vick International assisted JDT Utilities in decommissioning a 180m stretch of 18” intermediate pressure steel gas pipeline (running at 7Bar pressure). The abandoned main, prior to diversion and decommissioning, supplied the whole of Surrey Quays. Part of a larger fifteen-year regeneration project, of a five acre site, the pipe was required to be decommissioned following commission of...

September 23, 2021

Contract Service teams from Steve Vick International recently carried out a project for a gas distribution company which involved filling with cementitious grout a 115 metre length of 36” diameter medium pressure gas main. The decommissioned main in Beddington Lane, Croydon, had been inserted with 630mm PE as part of the gas distribution network’s mains replacement programme in the area....