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Valve Working Group's Autumn Meeting

The Valve WG’s autumn meeting was held last week at the hugely impressive BEL Valves facility in Newcastle, to whom we express our grateful thanks. For nearly 80 years, VWG has been the forum for steering and developing technical work in the association, and indeed industry and is responsible for inputting in to BSI, ISO, CEN, API and other standards, creating and managing Technical Expert Gr...

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Independent Valve Testing Seminar @BHRGroup

Over twenty BVAA members and guests were present this week at the independent valve testing seminar hosted by BHR Group at their impressive Cranfield facility. Leaders in fluid engineering for over 70 years, the BHR team provided presentations on valve performance and testing, CFD, sealing and product development, as well as a tour of the facility and live demonstrations. Look out for articl...

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3 Stands Left - Fluid Power 2018

Held at the NEC Birmingham - Fluid Power 2018, is the only event in the UK that focuses on mechanical and electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. There are only 3 stands left in the dedicated Valve Zone! If you are interested, get in touch with Ryan Fuller: ryan.fuller@dfamedia.co.uk or Tel: 01732 370 344...

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Imeko xxii world congress Belfast 2018

3rd - 6th September 2018 at the Waterfront Hall Conference Centre, Belfast, UK. An event which needs no introduction among engineers, the XXII World Congress of the International Measurement Confederation, will be hosted by the InstMC in September 2018 in Belfast. The keynote speakers and attendees coming to the congress are some of the most distinguished in the feild and provide real insite in...

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WorleyParsons raises funds for Amec takeover

WorleyParsons today confirmed it had successfully raised the funds to complete its takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler’s North Sea business. The firm raised $253 million from its shareholders, at a price of $13 per share, via institutional entitlement offer to help fund the purchase. “We are pleased with the extremely strong support for WorleyParsons’ acquisition of AFW UK demonstrated ...

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Korean Energy Delegation Visit the UK

Tuesday 17th October - EIC London Lead by the Korean Governmental Trade & Investment Promotion Agency. South Korea is the ninth largest energy consumer in the world and is one of the world’s largest energy importers. Focusing on facilitating successful business between the UK & Korea this event will introduce you to eleven visiting companies from South Korea’s power generat...

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Safi donate training valve

We would like to thank Safi for generously donating a valve for our training room. Safi are sharing for the first time their new all plastic mounting bracket with Safi's Polypropylene Glass Fibre (PPGF) flanged compact ball valve fitted with Polyamide Glass Fibre (PAGF) actuator and switchbox, a perfect product for corrosive applications. Want to donate too? Contact rob@bvaa.org.uk Read more...


INCREASE YOUR CLICK THROUGHS X10!

Data received from our IT people this week shows members with logos on our home pages get TEN TIMES the click throughs to their websites! We’ve a few spaces left – get them while you can! To book or for more information please contact Natalie - Natalie@bvaa.org.uk ...

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BHR Group's 24th Conference on Fluid Sealing

7th-8th March 2018, Manchester, UK BVAA members are entitled to a 10% discount - BVAA18 Sealing systems have become a major success story. Historically everyone knew where a seal was fitted and how to change it. Now seals are usually installed well away from view and only come to the attention of end users in the very rare event of a leakage occurring. This has been achieved through imp...

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Kent Introl donate training valves

We are deeply indebted this week to a very generous donation by member Koso Kent Introl of some very special 3D printed training valves. Presented in a protective case, these valves will be invaluable, as these days we often have to travel far and wide delivering courses, with all the logistical problems that entails when using heavy, sectioned products. The detail is fantastic and th...

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