Water Jetting Association News

Water Jetting Applications:

This section of the website aims to show (by using animation) how different applications are undertaken using the latest techniques – as time goes on it will also show methods of operation of individual items which form part of the water jetting process.

This forms part of the WJA’s continuing safety / training / education process.

FLOWLINE LTD (WJA MEMBER) – SECURES CONTRACT WITH KIER

March 13, 2017

Flowline secures contract with Kier to maintain Suffolk’s highway drainage Flowline has been selected by Suffolk Highways, a collaboration between Kier and Suffolk County Council, to maintain the highways drainage systems across the county. The initial contract term is for 18 months although there is scope for it to be extended by up to 5 …

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STONEAGE INC (WJA Member) ANNOUNCES ACQUISITION OF AQUAPOWER LTD (WJA Member)

March 7, 2017

StoneAge Inc. announces acquisition of AquaPower Ltd, expands capacity to provide world-class water blasting products and technical support to industrial cleaning contractors across the European Economic Area.   “We are committed to providing our growing customer base with fast and accurate access to localised stock, training, repair, and support.” StoneAge, Inc. is pleased to announce that …

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RE-ENDING JETTING HOSES ON HIGH PRESSURE JETTING UNITS – THE LAW!

March 3, 2017

By Alistair Hiscock: Sales Director – Flowplant Group Ltd (A WJA Member Company)   At Flowplant Group, we are always being asked if it is ‘legal’ to cut the fitting off the end of a worn high pressure drain cleaning hose and have a new end swaged back on. The simple answer is that there …

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EXPORT SUCCESS FOR A WJA MEMBER

March 2, 2017

Hughes Pumps Ltd has supplied a specialist high-pressure pumping system to clean gas-Gas heaters and air preheaters at a thermal power generation station in Morocco, North Africa. The cleaning of gas-gas heaters and air preheaters in power stations is a common application within the water jetting industry, as it increases the thermal efficiency of the …

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ZISIMOPOULOS SA (WJA International Member)

February 14, 2017

Hydrodemolition of Concrete Foundations in Gas Turbine Power Plant (Algeria) The project Scope referred to the removal of concrete from the foundations for the mechanical equipment. The Hydrodemolitioon method was chosen as the best option for its technical and financial benefits – the whole project was accomplished successfully and the extracted quantity of concrete removed …

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CALDER LTD – HAMMELMANN OPEN DAYS 2017

February 7, 2017

An Invitation to Demonstrations and Presentations (22nd-23rd March 2017) of a large range of water jetting equipment.                   Calder Ltd (as the UK and Middle East Agents for Hammelmann) are delighted to invite WJA Members et al to the Hammelmann Facility in Oelde, Germany for 2 days of demonstrations …

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WJA GUIDANCE NOTE: 103 (September 2016)

December 13, 2016

                                              Guidance Note: 103 (September 2016) Re-ending of High Pressure Hoses Used in Water Jetting Applications above 350bar W.P    Background:     As Guidance Note: 101 – prior to revision. Latest Guidance: There are several British standards (BS ENS) which relate to high pressure hose assemblies. The 2015 WJA Code of Practice refers to two standards.  …

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SEASONS GREETINGS FROM THE WJA

December 7, 2016

        WISHING ALL WJA MEMBERS A VERY HAPPY CHRISTMAS AND A PROSPEROUS 2017                                                                                …

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CITB – LATEST NEWS

December 5, 2016

                                                                                   02 December 2016 CITB to strengthen Consensus process The Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) is to treble the number of construction employers that are surveyed as part of its compulsory Levy Order Consensus process. The change is one of a series of improvements being made to ensure that CITB seeks industry’s opinion on …

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WJA MEMBER – CALDER LTD

November 29, 2016

Calder’s Announce New Tier IV High Pressure Water Jetting Unit:  For further details see their Members Entry on this website.