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Hotspot: PCN NDT Certification Gains PED Accreditation

What is it? The British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) has announced that it has agreed a robust certification process with an EU27 Recognised Third-Party Organisation (RTPO). This will allow BINDT PCN to issue ...

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Hot Spot: ISO/DIS 21011:2021 Cryogenic Vessels-Valves for Cryogenic Service  DIS Enquiry

What is it? The draft revision of ISO 21011:2008 Cryogenic Vessels-Valves for Cryogenic Service has now been issued for DIS enquiry by ISO TC220. The document specifies the requirements for the design, manufacture and testing of valves ...

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BVAA's 82nd AGM, Black Tie Dinner & Ball

The BVAA's highly anticipated 82nd AGM, Black Tie Dinner & Ball will be taking place at the beautiful Rockliffe Hall on Friday 19th November 2021. Rockliffe Hall is a five-star luxury golf and spa hotel and a real gem in the ...

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Penstock flow control in World’s First ‘Electric Town’  with variable speed AUMA Actuation

The small Scottish town of Kinlochleven has an extraordinary claim to fame as the first place in the world in which every home was connected to electricity. That was courtesy of a 1907 hydroelectric dam project that generated power for the ...

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Drallim have moved back to Millwood House

On the 19th October 2020, Drallim Industries Limited completed the move back to Millwood House after a devastating fire which tore through the head office in February 2019. Having lost everything inside the building, the company had to ...

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Industrial Valve Summit 2022

The Industrial Valve Summit is one of the leading international events for the Oil & Gas valve technologies secctor. A real Information Hub, where you can keep up-to-date with market trends, meet the global key-players, the ...

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Expert BVAA training delivered online

Our high quality courses are being delivered accessibly online. This offers exceptional, technical training conveniently for delegates. The professionals who lead our online training courses hold the highest technical qualifications and ...

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Comment by BVAA CEO Rob Bartlett

Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit Like many people who are involved in the leadership of companies in our industry, I had my Covid jab this week. I was one of the lucky ones – doubly so as no side-effects – but ...

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Valve World change in Management: Daniel Ryfisch appointed Project Director of the Global Portfolio wire, Tube & Flow Technologies

It is all about continuity and renewal, two contradictory terms, which against the backdrop of the current economic situation in times of fast-paced change, however, are perfectly complementary. And this is why Messe Düsseldorf has ...

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Drallim Industries Ltd: The Rotary Selector Valve

The legendary Rotary Selector Valve (RSV) on which the company was founded remains a product that continues to be demanded today, spearheading the contracts ...

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Maher: Material Focus – Alloy 625 (UNS N06625)

As economies around the world begin to open, and we see the light at the end of the COVID tunnel, specialist Nickel Alloy stockist Maher continues to invest in stock material to supply our customers at home and abroad. One of the key ...

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Exciting changes at Maher

Sheffield based Nickel Alloy specialist, Maher Ltd., has made an exciting new appointment in March as part of a restructure of the Sales Department. This change come on the back of a re-focus in strategy to take advantage of new ...

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Siemens: The SIPART PS100 Positioner – Valve control made easy

The Sipart PS100 is a positioner that is impressively easy to commission and highly robust. The Sipart PS100 can be initialised quickly at the touch of a button, automatically adjusting itself to the attached valve. If required, it is ...

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Gee Graphite Ltd are pleased to release to market the AOC Seal (Anti-Over Compression Seal)

The AOC Seal is an evolution of the traditional laminated seal for Double and Triple Offset Butterfly Valves.  The Seal eliminates the possibility of over compression, which can cause a collapse or distortion of the sealing ...

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Rotork provide electric actuation technology at New Zealand water treatment plants

Rotork IQ and IQT actuators have been ordered to be fitted on several water treatment plants in New Zealand. The Matamata (home of Hobbiton in the Lord of the Rings movies) Piako District Council, of New Zealand’s North Island, have ...

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Allvalves MD secures 100% ownership as year-on-year growth continues into 2021

As announced on their social media platforms and website recently, at the start of March 2021, Allvalves completed a share buy back and Director, Dave Chapman took early retirement from the company. This leaving Adam Chapman, Managing ...

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AVA secure major orders and expands with locations around the globe

Following initial successful years of development, AVA has hit the ground the running in 2021 with various major orders secured along with new long-term partnerships agreed. AVA has secured a large new customer in the USA that has signed ...

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Advanced Actuators Ltd: Developing Hydraulic Actuators for a Growing Water Industry

Amid a surge in interest from the water treatment industry, Chris Woodhead, managing director of Advanced Actuators, gives us an insight behind the rising tide of interest for hydraulic actuators as oppose to more traditional electric ...

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Coax Valves have the solution

Our parent company Muller Coax was established 60 years ago and is now a recognised leader in valve design and innovation within the valve industry. We are synonymous for quality, experience and reliability in valve technology, this has ...

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Pressure Tech: New Sales Manager for SE Asia & China

In December 2020 we expanded our sales coverage of south-east Asia and China with new Regional Sales Manager, Walter Koh. Walter joined Pressure Tech after a successful three years at Alco Valves where he worked closely with major EPC and ...

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Pressure Tech: We are excited to announce...

We are excited to announce TPED 2010/35/EU certification on our CV414-SC cylinder valve! TPED ...

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WSG Provalve: Essential repair services for high specification isolation valves

Ball valves often fail due to damage between the ball and seat interface. As they are an essential component in emergency shut down situations, they are frequently used in oil and gas production, along with situations in other industries ...

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Webtec rewarded with prestigious Silver Investors in People Award

Webtec, the Cambridgeshire based specialist manufacturer of hydraulic measurement and control products is very proud to achieve the Investors In People Silver award standard. The company has been ...

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EnerMech secures new five-year deal with Chevron Australia

Global integrated solutions specialist EnerMech has been awarded a five-year contract by Chevron Australia to provide a range of integrated services to its Western Australian oil and gas facilities. This agreement will see EnerMech ...

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EnerMech boosts UK operations with eight new contract wins

Integrated solutions specialists EnerMech is bringing forward a robust growth strategy for its UK operations after securing a string of new contracts in the first few months of 2021. The Aberdeen-headquartered company has a strong ...

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Emerson’s Solenoid Valves Enable More Compact Machine Designs

ASCO™ Series 256/356 offers smaller footprint, up to 40% reduced power consumption and up to 30% higher pressure ratings. Emerson has launched a range of two-way and threeway solenoid valves that support original equipment ...

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Parker Hannifin to present its H2 solutions portfolio at the Hydrogen Online Workshop

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, will showcase a selection of its comprehensive H2 solutions at the Hydrogen Online Workshop 2021. Hydrogen Online Workshop is a 24-hour event, involving more than ...

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Spirax Sarco: Peak production without the downtime – sound like a dream?

Don’t be burdened with lengthy downtime due to complex control valves. What you need are control valves that have been developed with you in mind. Spirax Sarco UK’s Darren Silverthorn National Controls and Metering Specialist ...

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Emerson Introduces Magnetic Target Switch for Position Sensing in Standard-duty and Extreme-duty Operation Environments

Emerson, a global leader in fluid control and pneumatics technology, has released its TopWorx™ Magnetic Target SwitchTM (MTS) to provide ready-toinstall, universally-certified position sensing for explosion proof and intrinsically ...

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BVAA: Business Development Event Series

The BVAA hosted the second free event in the online Business Development series last Thursday over lunchtime to ensure minimal disruption to the working day of attendees. The session was hosted by BVAA Business ...

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