Navigator Terminal

We’ve been supporting UK bulk liquid and gas storage terminals for several years and our trainers have been delivering industry approved mechanical joint integrity training to Navigator Terminals since 2021. This week our Jodi Annette has been delivering 3 days ‘back-2-back’ training to teams at their NE England terminals (North Tees). It’s always great to

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Who Remembers The Word?

Sadly it’s something that is seldom used in industry these days and it’s no wonder why – there are no where near enough 4 year indentured engineering apprenticeships in our UK process industries. From my biased mechanical background; for example the ability to strip a muti-stage pump in the workshop, take all the necessary checks

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Back from the USA and we are go!!!

Today we deliver the first of two days back-to-back training of the new Valero Pembroke refinery mechanical bolting standard (based on ASME PCC-1 2022) to 16 personnel from Altrad UK, Ireland & Nordics.

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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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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“Green skills cannot exist without the Black trades”..

This is quote from our friend and champion of skills training in South Wales, Chris O’Callaghan. And he is absolutely right. “Black trades” encompass various skilled trades that involve physical labour and craftsmanship – remember that term ‘CRAFT’ ? We certainly don’t seem to hear it enough these days. These trades involve hands-on essential engineering

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Congratulations!

Well done Jodi Annette for becoming our latest ECITB approved trainer and examiner for MJI/TMJI mechanical joint integrity courses.

Lets clear the mist..

We’ve been asked the same question several times over the last few months, so I’d like to clarify a few things regarding the mechanical joint integrity scheme developed by ECITB Just by attending (and passing) an MJI10 course, does not make you competent. Competency is built upon many things including qualifications, knowledge, skills and understanding

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