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STANDARDS POLICY FOR BREXIT

We have been asked to remind members of what happens wrt Standards and Directives when the UK exists membership of the EU. ‘Business as Usual’ is the broad ExecSum on this. Most BSI activity is actually on European (EN) Standards, and BSI is - and will remain - a member of CEN (& CENELEC), which are private organisations completely INDEPENDENT of the European Union. N...

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Chartered Engineer status for FLP2's Vinny Vallabhajosula

We are delighted to announce that Vinny Vallabhajosula, Engineering Champion at Parker Hannifin and a member of Cohort 2 of the BVAA Future Leaders Programme, has successfully attained his Chartered Engineer status. Professional Registration was a goal for this year’s intake, inspired by a fellow FLP2 Matthew Knapton CEng, FI.Mech.E (Rotork), who also acted as Vinny’s sponsor. Well do...

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Help Wanted!

One of our BVAA members is looking for Valve testing, specifically: - A UK based company that would be able to carry out a 24 bar functional pressure test on a valve. Can you please recommend a company who has valve testing capabilities. If you can assist, then please contact the BVAA directly and we will put you in direct contact with our member. ...

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Spring Training

The BVAA have confirmed dates for our Spring Training Courses 2018. World class independent training available to members at a discounted rates starting from £260 + VAT. What's on: Presentation Skills Master Class - Thursday, 18th Jan Introduction to Valves - Tuesday, 20th Mar Valves Advanced Level - Wednesday, 21st Mar Control Valves - Thurs...

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Follow us

The BVAA are very active on Twitter. Especially with the AGM officially a week away. Follow us: @ValveUser @theBVAA @RobBartlettBVAA See you on the 17th! ...

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Kazakhstan - Water project equipment

A local authority is looking to upgrade a water treatment plant and pumping station. The project needs the: - rehabilitation of a water treatment plant and first lift pumping station - supply of pipes for rehabilitation of water network - supply of flow meters and pressure control valves - supply of maintenance and laboratory equipment - installation of SCADA (Supervisory c...

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Israel - Oil Valves

A leading corporation has issued a tender for valves to be used in the oil industry You must be able to supply: - valves which meet the design standard API 6D, API monogram - a 6 inch plug valve, 150, double block and bleed, rotork operated - a 20 inch gate valve, 150, rotork operated You must: - have proven experience of supplying to BP, Chevron, Exxon Mobil, K...

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ROB X2 AT SHARE FAIR

BVAA’s Rob Boycott, Rob Bartlett and Barbara Lestak-Maynes were in hectic action last week at the PILOT Share Fair, having twelve one-to-one meetings and taking in a number of the operator/service co. presentations. The very informative presentations – which include upcoming project activity and procurement contact details - are now available for download at http://oilandgasuksharefair.co.u...

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TWO PLEAS FOR MARKET OUTLOOK COMMENTS

In association with Oxford Economics, we’re putting together the next iterations of the Global and the UK Valve & Actuator Market Outlook Reports, and we need your help. After a poor response to the Survey Monkey survey, were broadcasting ‘in the clear’ that we need ideas for improving the Global Report. There will be a new front end on the spreadsheet to improve user friendliness...

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AGM - bring a fiver - or more!!

The BVAA AGM on 17th will also be Children in Need night. We’ve laid on a fun activity for attendees but we NEED YOU to bring a FIVER - EACH - as part of our fund raising and to beat last year’s amount. Larger donations will be graciously welcomed(and help you cheat!). See you on the 17th! ...

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