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Help Wanted!

One of our BVAA members is looking for some assistance in conducting a low temperature test on a 3/2 Direct acting valve product. Criteria as follows:- ‘We are looking for facilities to be able to validate the products at a temperature of -60 deg C. • The products are physically quite small (less than 100mm x 100mm x 100mm). • We are looking to run an ini...

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SUBS ARE NOT OPTIONAL

We’re also well aware that a small handful of members are delaying paying their fees due to mythical ‘lost invoices’ or the perennial ‘did you have a PO number?’ or indeed the ‘who signed it off?’ wheeze. We find it very difficult here at BVAA – a member-led organisation - to believe that any business would get 7 months into a subscription year, and be ...

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BVAA'S CRYSTAL BALL BROKEN

Orbuculums I hear you cry! No, it’s bust, and as people are living longer, there’s apparently a serious shortage of time-served orbuculum-fixers ‘on the other side.’ We’ve tried the other lot, but the demons are a notoriously difficult lot to negotiate with (except on Halloween), and ‘familiars’ have no opposable thumbs, so there’s long lead time on the repair (an...

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Turkey - Valves

An energy company is looking for steel and control valves to be used in its combined cycle power plant. It is looking for: - alloy steel valves - carbon steel valves - stainless steel valves - control valves - on-off valve - deluge valves The company: - was founded in 1998 - conducts oil and gas exploration across Turkey and neighboring countries - constructs international ...

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Algeria - Valve spare parts

An oil and gas company is looking for spare parts for valves. It needs pressure relief valves by the brand Versa and Farris. The project is taking place is Rhourde El Baguel Unit, Hassi Messaoud, Department of Ouargla, Algeria. Submit your proposal to the Department for International Trade team in Algeria. All submissions will be reviewed and you will be notified of any potential nex...

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Uzbekistan - Valve Spare Parts

An oil and gas company is looking for shut-off and control valves spares. You should be able to supply Cameron shut-off and control valves spares. Submit your proposal to the British Embassy in Uzbekistan. All submissions will be reviewed and you will be notified of any potential next steps. You can only submit a proposal if you are a UK registered manufacturer or supplier....

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Department for International Trade Latin America & the Caribbean - Market Update for UK Companies

Current Export Opportunities The demand is out there. You should be too. DIT teams in LATAC can help you navigate opportunities to help grow your business internationally. Here are some of the current export opportunities, by sector, in the Latin America & Caribbean market. Education: Brazil: A health insurance cooperative needs a range of shorts courses to b...

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Major employment report shows signs of returning confidence in the oil and gas market

Industry survey of 10,000 respondents shows: • Almost 60% of employers expect to recruit significantly over next 12 months • Almost half of employers expect salaries to rise After a tough four years new research shows that for the first time since 2014 the oil and gas industry expects more new jobs to be created than lost over the next 12 months. Since the price of oil crashed in 2...

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Valve User Advertising

A reminder to members that while we recognise that they may have, or represent, ‘brands’ of one sort or another, it is the actual BVAA fee-paying member that will be featured. Consequently it will be the fee-paying member’s logo and contact details that appears at the foot of articles. And advertisements MUST have the member’s logo/name featuring more prominently than the brand. Sev...

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2 spaces left on future leaders 2018

At time of writing just TWO places remain available for the Future Leaders 2018 cohort, starting in the new year. If you wanted to grab a place – which involves hosting an experience day in return – contact rob@bvaa.org.uk immediately. Places are free and provided on a first-come first served basis. ...

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