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Regional Dinner & Supplier Day 2023

The BVAA will be hosting a Regional Dinner on 28 February and a Supplier Day event on 1 March at the

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Valve World Expo 2022

The BVAA recently returned from the Valve Word Expo in Dusseldorf – a show of many surprises! Undeniably smaller than in previous years, the Expo had been impacted by the perfect storm of the Covid hangover, the related reluctance ...

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BVAA Annual Meetings and Gala Ball 2022

‘Wow!’ This was the word on everyone’s lips in reaction to this year’s annual gatherings at Carden Park, Chester. BVAA really hit the after-burners this year, and hosted the second-largest get together of members ...

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Comment by BVAA Director Rob Bartlett

As we come to the end of another busy year here at the BVAA, I do find it remarkable that the situation we find ourselves in right now is so much different to what was forecast a year ago, and yet the year ahead again seems so clouded and ...

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BVAA Training Dates

The BVAA offers a range of quality technical training courses suitable for everyone in the industry, from graduates and those starting out in the world of work to experienced engineers looking for specialist and in-depth training. Studies ...

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International Energy Products:

It’s safe to say 2022 has been a huge year for International Energy Products, even in the face of supply challenges and material shortages, we have secured our position at ...

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DRB Group – Investment in Growth

We know that any downtime in a production line is costly to a business. We understand the challenges faced by our customers to continue to improve production efficiency and reduce downtime. Our investment in new machinery, which include ...

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SVS’s £4m Expansion - Commemorated by the Duke of Gloucester

On Tuesday 15th November, Specialist Valve Services Ltd (SVS) opened their state-of-the-art Service Centre. The facilities were opened by HRH Duke of Gloucester, cousin to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and a plaque was unveiled to mark ...

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TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory Building Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage Testing Facilities

The UK has committed to a 68 per cent reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 compared to 1990 levels1. As a result, a transition to greater electrification via renewable energy sources has been ongoing for some years. However, while ...

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JBP announces multimillion pound investment

Inverurie-based international piping and valve specialists John Bell Pipeline (JBP) have announced expansion plans which are set to exceed £2 million, and aspirations to grow staff numbers by one fifth.  Following the ...

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IMI’s New Additive Manufacturing Service set to Disrupt Flow control MRO Market

The use of additive manufacturing has the potential to revolutionise in-field control valve maintenance, potentially saving process and industrial plants millions of pounds a year in maintenance, repair, and operation (MRO) costs. The ...

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Albion's Sales Administrator Wins Award

Bailey Robinson, Sales Administrator and former apprentice, at Albion Valves (UK) Ltd, has won the Apprentice of the Year Award at this year’s Barnsley and Rotherham Business Awards. Bailey had only been with Albion, a ...

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Special Quality Alloys celebrates its Queen’s Award for Enterprise

A fun packed afternoon for Special Quality Alloys (SQA) who gathered to celebrate their Queen’s Award for Enterprise success. The Sheffield based forge and bar stockholder were one of 226 organisations nationally to win the ...

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Dominator Eco – For a Sustainable World

The Dominator Eco is the most innovative solution to terminal unit hydronic design and flow control since the original Dominator was launched in the early 2000's. Combining British engineering with state-of-the-art testing facilities, the ...

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Process and Pipeline Specialist Dean Mayall joins Well Services Group

Well Services Group (WSG) has appointed energy industry veteran Dean Mayall as European Business Development Manager for its Process, Pipeline and Industrial Services division.  WSG is the pre-eminent provider of Process, Pipeline ...

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Everyvalve Ltd November 2022

Everyvalve indicates some of the trends of the week with demands on its varied range of metal and plastics valves and also new products that come available over a period of time: - Products of quantity usage First week November ...

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GEMÜ Valves in Drinking Water Applications

The system In a successful large sea water desalination, the system operates according to the reverse osmosis principle and produces more than 136,000 m³ of drinking water per day. This is enough to fill about 55 Olympic size ...

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ZEDOX® HEXO - The high performance butterfly valve with new honeycomb disc technology

ARI-Armaturen introduces an innovative HEXO honeycomb disc design in double eccentric ZEDOX® high performance butterfly valves. The product innovation from the leading manufacturer of valves for various industries enables higher KVS ...

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Emerson’s New Analytics Software

Technology replaces error-prone manual record keeping and monitors energy and utilities parameters, improving efficiency and productivity. Emerson has announced the release of its new Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Read full article


Festo’s New Smart positioner with HART communication

For quarter turn and linear actuators: economic and flexible The Festo CMSH positioner provides you with all the benefits of a highly dynamic, low-wear positioning system with high air output and a long service life. You now only need one ...

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TT Flow's Custom Actuated Butterfly Valves for Iraqi Oil Refinery

When a major Iraqi-based oil refinery required custom actuated butterfly valves for a large-scale plant refurbishment, T-T Flow’s expert product knowledge, access to quality manufacturing partners and extensive export experience made ...

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Freudenberg Sealing Technologies’ New Whitepaper

The switch to green hydrogen in the chemical industry brings with it a number of challenges that need to be overcome. What impact does this have on the sealing material used and what needs to be considered when designing the components? In ...

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Valtek® TX3 Molten Salt Triple-offset Butterfly Valve

Flowserve designed the Valtek® TX3 Molten Salt triple-offset butterfly valve to provide concentrated solar power (CSP) plant operators with reliable performance, tight shut-off and minimized maintenance in molten salt ...

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SmartMarker® - unique identifiers for plastic products

Röchling Industrial incorporates a specially adapted marker into semi-finished plastic products at the point of manufacture. Components machined from the material bear the distinctive marker and can be clearly authenticated or ...

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Neles is now part of Valmet

Neles has become Valmet’s Flow Control Business Line, and remains committed to delivering flow control solutions for the evolving process industries like Refineries & Downstream Chemicals, Pulp & Paper, Power, Renewable ...

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EnerMech acquires Stork Australia and New Zealand

EnerMech has acquired Stork Australia and New Zealand for an undisclosed sum as part of its strategic plan to add scale to its global integrity management business and further its   diversification into new markets. The newly ...

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Everyvalve Ltd December 2022

New for December 2022: *NEW* Large Three Way PP Ball Valve `L` or T Port - 80mm & 100mm  (3” & 4”). Everyvalve offers a new large three way PP Valve with large bores for redirecting flows  in `L` or ...

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Parker Thermal Relief Valve with A-LOK® Double Ferrule Connections

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has launched an extended range of cryogenic thermal relief valves in stainless steel with the option of integrated two ferrule A-LOK® connection...

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Three Millionth Emerson Digital Valve Controller Purchased

Emerson customers have purchased three million Fisher FIELDVUE digital valve controllers over the past three decades, here are seven reasons why Emerson announces that a customer in China has recently purchased the three millionth ...

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IMI Remosa Opens New 16,000m2 Engineering and Manufacturing Facility in Sardinia

IMI Remosa has unveiled a new 16,000m2 factory in Sardinia as part of its ongoing mission to bolster its manufacturing capabilities and accelerate the transition to greener industrial energy sources. The new facility, which is one-third ...

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Glenfield Invicta’s Site Solutions for the Water Industry

Glenfield Invicta is a market leader when it comes to valve and penstock engineering operation for both utility water and wastewater and non-utility water and wastewater projects. As a dedicated member of the AVK Group our customers ...

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DRB Group – continue to invest in the engineers of tomorrow

We are proud to announce Lewis’s completion of his apprenticeship with DRB Group After four years of hard work, Lewis has achieved his BTEC Level 3 and HNC in Mechanical Engineering. With his apprenticeship completed, he has become ...

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Neles UK (Part of Valmet) Appoints New Area Sales Manager

In April 2022, Neles and Valmet merged, and Neles is now Valmet’s Flow Control Business Line. Rosie Ismail recently joined as their Area Sales Manager for the North East of England region, and in this article Rosie explains more ...

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Mad Hatters

It has been some time since we featured a 'Mad Hatters' article in Valveuser Magazine! Thank you to Aaron Turner from Langley Alloys, who has sent us this photo of his extremely stylish ...

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Hot Spot-IOGP JIP33 S-707 Actuators for On-Off Valves Review and Supplier Questionnaire Launched

What is it? IOGP JIP 33 have launched a review of their specification S-707 Actuators for On-off Valves which currently includes supplementary requirements to ISO 12490. The revised S-707 specification will change to base its requirements ...

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Hot Spot Publication of EN 15714-6 Hydraulic Linear Actuators Published

What is it? BS EN 15714-6-2022 Hydraulic Linear Actuators for Industrial Valves has now been published by BSI and is available to purchase. This document specifies basic requirements for piston type hydraulic linear actuators for ...

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Hot Spot UK Government to permit CE Marking for another 2 years

What is it? On 14/11/2022 BEIS and Rt Hon Grant Shapps MP have made the following press announcement Businesses to be given UK product ...

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Hot Spot ISO 10497:2022 Fire type-testing requirements published

What is it? ISO 10497:2022 Fire type-testing requirements for valves has now been published by ISO and is available for purchase. This fourth edition of the standard covers the requirements and method for evaluating the performance of ...

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Hot Spot-IOGP JIP33 S-561 Subsea Wellhead and Tree Equipment Released for Public Comment

What is it? IOGP JIP 33 have now released their revised supplementary specification S-561 Subsea Wellhead and Tree Equipment to API Spec 17D for public comment following the publication of AP17D 3rd edition in 2021. The purpose of this ...

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Hot Spot ISO DIS 5115.2 Part-turn Valve Actuation

What is it? ISO DIS 5115 has been issued for a second DIS ballot following resolution by ISO TC 153 WG 16 of a large number of comments from the first DIS ballot. The document provides basic requirements for valve torque in order to size ...

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