RVA team commences major international program of works

Power stations, RVA

Four members of the RVA Group team have embarked on overseas assignments, following an influx of international enquiries.

RVA’s front-end engineering team has secured a contract to undertake a costings study with remaining useful life (RUL) assessments, for a major power and utilities company in Saudi Arabia.

Elsewhere, RVA will have a permanent on-site presence for a client in France, following an urgent request for help on a decommissioning project that has encountered unexpected challenges. Having helped the chemical manufacturer to rescope the works, the tendering process is now complete, with a contractor ready to begin.

And having completed phase one design and planning works for a refinery in Portugal, and a power station in Cyprus, RVA will now also oversee the execution of works on these two major decommissioning projects.

“International projects are nothing new to RVA Group,” commented managing director Richard Vann. “We’ve completed almost 900 complex assignments on virtually every continent, and are well equipped to manage not only the nuances of these high-hazard undertakings, but also the cultural, legislative and supply chain challenges that arise from one brief to the next.

“At last, after the travel difficulties associated with the pandemic, it’s great to be able to confidently send our specialist engineers wherever their support is sought.

“The costs and procedural complexities associated with working in the EU have risen notably since Brexit – which naturally presents new factors to manage – but this is all part of running the business and meeting clients’ needs.”

Further project updates will be shared over the coming months.