Calibration

Our Stephen Brace has his work cut out this week!! Steve is our resident calibration expert – making sure that our clients’ manual torque wrenches are re-calibrated within scope. Our semi-automatic universal torque wrench calibration machine and unique Kepler calibration software are provided by Advanced Witness Systems Ltd – one of the UK’s leaders in

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Navigator Terminals

We’ve been supporting UK bulk liquid and gas storage terminals for several years and our teams have been delivering industry approved mechanical joint integrity training to Navigator Terminals since 2021. Today our Jodi Annette is delivering the first of three days training to teams at their Thames terminal – the largest bulk liquid terminal in the UK by throughput

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THE GREATER GOOD

“A benefit or advantage that will improve a situation in the long term” Chris Mellows, Director Zulu Joint Integrity and Training recently spoke at the Institution of Mechanical Engineers ‘Bolted Joint’ seminar in Newcastle and it was evident that all those present fully supported an industry wide collaborative approach to address the UK wide skills

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MORE THAN A GUIDELINE..

Now in it’s third edition, this very important document describes the principles and best practice for the establishment of a management system for bolted joints in pressurised systems, including (but not limited to); ✅ Ownership and integration✅ The principles of joint assembly and disassembly✅ Controlled tightening of bolted joints✅ Critical assessment✅ Training and competency✅ Records,

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CAN Group

A big thank you to Gareth Scourfield and his team at CAN Group Pembroke for organising todays training at our Centre of Excellence where we continue to deliver the Valero Pembroke Refinery ‘Flange Bolting Basic Practice’ course – based on the latest ASME PCC-1 -2022 standard for mechanical joint integrity. Well done lads, I thoroughly

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All set up and ready to go..

Today we welcome the first group of several employees from CAN Group (Pembroke) to our Centre of Excellence where we continue to deliver the Valero Pembroke Refinery ‘Flange Bolting Basic Practice’ course – based on the latest ASME PCC-1 -2022 standard for mechanical joint integrity. I’ll be delivering todays course and I look forward to

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Message from Christopher Mellows

To have an opportunity to meet with the Health and Safety Executive, asset owner/operators, institutions and authorities, academia, equipment/gasket OEM’s and service providers and subject matter experts to discuss all things ‘mechanical joint integrity’ is absolutely priceless. I strongly believe that we need far more collaboration across all sectors of our process industries to address

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Back at it again!

It’s been a very busy start to the week and today I’m back in south Wales sharing knowledge and delivering training to the latest cohort from Pembroke Refinery’s mechanical contractor fraternity. Today we welcome employees from JENKINS & DAVIES ENGINEERING (Techno Engineering Limited) to our Centre of Excellence where we continue to deliver the Valero

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Phase 2

The second development phase of our Centre of Excellence near Bridgend, South Wales is well underway. In addition to managing and supporting our QA/flange inspection services for UK projects and turnaround events, this second phase will also allow us to double our capacity to deliver industry approved mechanical joint integrity courses (ECITB MJI10, ASME PCC-1

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And that’s a wrap!!

“A massive thank you to Paul Smith Chair of IMechE Pressure Systems Group, Robin Sarfas, Olivia Evans-Walcott and all the ‘behind the scenes’ team for organising such a great event today. Great presentations and lots of thought provoking and positive discussion. For me it was encouraging to hear of the issues and concerns faced by

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