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Helensburgh – HM Naval Base, Clyde (Construction)

Pipeline Protection were involved in the Shotblasting and Coating of Tubular Piles in Ningbo, China. There were 4 Piles each weighing around 180-200 tonnes each, the piles were then shipped to the HM Naval Base Clyde on the west coast of Scotland. The Jetty is 200m long and weighs 44,000 tonnes which will provide six […]

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Farringdon Tube Station – London (Construction)

Pipeline Protection Shotblasted and applied a Slip Coating system to the 813 & 1524mm Tubular Piles designed to provide ground support to construction work. Piles were processed in close proximity to the Construction Site and taken into London during quiet times to avoid traffic congestion in the capital. Each Pile was coated with Primer then […]

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Birmingham-Airport

Birmingham Airport (Petrochem)

Esso Petroleum Ltd store and supply aviation fuel to Birmingham Airport for the re-fuelling of flights. During 2012 a new 12”NB pipeline was installed to transfer aviation fuel from the storage facility; “Esso Birmingham Link Pipeline at Birmingham International Airport” The pipe will be formed of high grade steel, manufactured in accordance with international code […]

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Birmingham Resilience Project (Water)

PSuK won the contract from Barhale to supply 25kms of 42” NB linepipe to Birmingham; taking potable water from Wales and delivering to Frankley reservoir to supply drinking water. The Birmingham Resilience Project is part of Severn Trent’s AMP6 investment programme. Most of Birmingham’s water has flowed down the Elan Valley Aqueduct (EVA) for over […]

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Port-of-Shoreham

Port of Shoreham (Marine)

Pipeline repairs were required for this project in Shoreham. To maintain a constant sea level for harbouring within the Port of Shoreham there are 4 large sea water inlet pipes which transfer water into the harbour. Pipeline Protection surveyed one water inlet pipe which recorded the condition with a full report issued to the client. […]

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Total – Elf Franklin (Oil and Gas)

Total’s Elf-Franklin development comprises two fields Elgin-Franklin platform to the West Franklin reservoir, which is the hottest, highest-pressure working reservoir in the world. The well was drilled to a depth of 6100m and stepped out 1.5km to tap an accumulation with a temperature of 197°C and a pressure of 1155bar. Pipeline Protection coated the external […]

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Laing O’Rourke (Petrochem)

Laing O’Rourke undertook the largest UK aviation construction project when extending London Heathrow to incorporate the new Terminal T5. With the increase in flight departures the aviation fuel storage and distribution facilities were developed to cope with the new demand. Laing O’Rourke undertook the project management and commissioning on new 2,651m3 aviation fuel tanks within […]

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RWE Dolgarrog – Temporary Coating Facility (Site Specific Project #3)

The hydro-electric pipeline carried water from an elevated reservoir through to the turbines located in Dolgarrog village. The pipeline was approximately 1.5km in length with a number of special fabricated fittings to follow the contour of the land. To assist the manufacture of the fittings Pipeline Protection set-up a local blast and paint shed to […]

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RWE Dolgarrog – Above Ground Coating (Site Specific Project #2)

Once the 2 metre diameter pipeline was fully installed and buried, the principal contractor remediated the land back to the original condition within the National Park designated area. Part of this scope of work required section of above ground pipes, including flanges, to be coated with anti-corrosive paint system which would blend into the local […]

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RWE Dolgarrog – Field Joint Coating (Site Specific Project #1)

The pipes were consolidated into pipe dumps and strung out for field welding. Once welded and fully NDT tested, Pipeline Protection mobilised to grit blast and coat welded joints. Pipeline Protection grit blasted the bare welded areas and applied a hot polyurethane coating, Versathane, to the field welds in accordance with the client specification. The […]

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Fabricated Water Reservoir (Water)

Scottish Water commissioned the fabrication and construction on the largest UK water holding tank for the purpose of retaining potable water. In the interests of supplying untainted potable water a large holding tank was constructed in Western Scotland, outside Fort William. Pipeline Protection grit blasted and coated over 8,000 m2 of steel to the client specification. […]

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RWE Dolgarrog Hydro-Electric Pipeline Replacement (Site Specific Project)

RWE; Dolgarrog Hydro Electric Power Station in North Wales received a £15million replacement programme. 1200 metres of the 100-year-old Coedty pipeline was replaced with new 2 metre diameter polyurethane coated pipes. These pipes were manufactured and coated in Spain, shipped to the Port of Liverpool. From the Port of Liverpool the pipes were loaded onto […]

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Dublin Bay Waste Water Transfer (Water)

The Dublin Bay Project was the largest urban drainage project ever undertaken in Ireland, providing for integrated networks and treatment at Ringsend for the whole Greater Dublin Catchment. Alfred McAlpine Pipeline Construction were responsible for constructing a 10Kk x 56” OD subsea pipeline across Dublin Bay for the Dublin Corporation. Pipeline Protection internally lined joints […]

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Marine Protection (Marine)

Falmouth-based Fugro GeoServices (FGS) was the principal construction company who erected the new Eastern Refueling Jetty with the Port of Falmouth. The Eastern Jetty project involves the fabrication and installation of 33 piles, with pile cap bracing structures and the installation of 12 bridge sections and concrete deck. The wharf will be 250 metres long […]

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NACAP Land & Marine (Oil and Gas)

Opened in November 2007, the South Wales gas pipeline is capable of carrying one fifth of the natural gas consumed by the UK. The underground pipelines are 1,220mm in diameter and 316km in length. The contractor for the Milford Haven – Aberdulais section was Nacap Land & Marine joint venture. The pipeline continues onto Felindre […]

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Buncefield-Re-Development

Buncefield Re-development (Petrochem)

Buncefield oil depot is operated by Hertfordshire Oil Storage Ltd (HOSL) and is located north of London. In December 2005 there was a series of explosions on the site which caused significant damage to the infrastructure including storage tanks and pipelines. A full reconstruction project followed which involved the construction of 8 tanks totalling some […]

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Lee-Tunnel

Lee Tunnel (Water)

The LEE Tunnel project is the largest British water engineering project for 20 years. This project involves the construction of a four-mile length of tunnel to prevent sewage discharges into the River Lee. The tunnel will prevent more than 16 million tonnes of sewage mixed with rainwater overflowing into the river from the Victorian sewer […]

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BP Shah Deniz (Oil & Gas)

BEL Valves have successfully supplied gas control valves to the Shah Deniz I and II. The Shah Deniz field is located offshore Azerbaijan in the Caspian Sea. Operated by BP, the development is one of the largest gas developments in the world. Pipeline Protection externally coated 3 large valves with a hot applied modified epoxy […]

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Amlaird (Water)

Caledonia Water Alliance (CWA), on behalf of Scottish Water, as part of its ongoing Amlaird WTW project. Scottish Water is improving the water supply network for over 200,000 people and businesses in Ayrshire and East Renfrewshire. £120 million is being invested in the drinking water network; 30 miles of new water mains will connect the […]

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Isle of Man Sea Outfall (Marine)

Pipeline Protection (NE) Ltd used Denso Sea Shield Jackets for the protection of Sea Outfall pipes where the original external coating was deteriorating prematurely. The existing pipeline coating system was undergoing gradual erosion due to an aggressive environment of wind and water borne sand/gravel particles. Denso SeaShield Jackets were specifically designed for anti-corrosion splash zone […]

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