Recent Event Highlights
2nd July 2019 | Prof Ian Moore of Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario came and gave us a masterclass in the design and behaviour of large diameter buried pipelines.
22nd - 24th July 2019 | Panel Chair Sandra Rolfe-Dickinson attended the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Pipelines 2019 Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Please contact Sandra for more information on the event.
The business of pipelines is truly worldwide, supplying energy and utilities and essential infrastructure everywhere. No matter where you are in the world there will be pipeline infrastructure and the industry which supports it. You are also likely to find a Guild member at work or a member of the Guild who is looking to develop a project internationally.
Guild members in every sector have an international outlook and business perspective. There are members at all tiers who focus on global business and engage with the Guild from countries as diverse as Australia, Argentina and Azerbaijan to South Africa, Turkmenistan and Zimbabwe. The global Guild database includes members in 30+ countries as well as corporate members with international headquarters and global offices.
The Guild International Panel focuses on the following activities to bring value to the Guild membership:
- Global projects and business opportunities
- International conferences & exhibitions
- International standards
- International skills, training and accreditation
- International market briefings
- Promoting inward international delegation visits to the UK
As a member of the World Federation of Pipeline Associations, the Guild is proud to work with our sister organisations on the international issues that concern our industry. The following associations currently belong to the World Federation of Pipeline Associations:
- Australian Pipeline Industry Association
- Distribution Contractors Association
- Drilling Contractors Association
- International Marine Contractors Association
- International Pipe Line & Offshore Contractors Association
- Pipe Line Contractors Association
- Pipe Line Contractors Association of Canada
- Pipeline Industries Guild
- Russian Oil & Gas Contractors Union
Since 1996 Sandra has specialised full-time in Pipeline Engineering for the water & wastewater sector. She has gained extensive experience in the structural design of pipelines and has developed a significant profile within the pipeline engineering industry. This has led to her serving on several British and European structural pipeline standards committees, guest lecturing at the Universities of East London, Brunel and Warwick, serving on the Pipeline Industries Guild, and supporting the UK Society for Trenchless Technology. She is sought out for help and advice from pipe manufacturers, contractors and consultants and has presented papers at several international conferences, including the ASCE Pipelines 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2017 conferences.
Sandra Rolfe-Dickinson | Panel Chair - Pipetechnics Ltd
Philip Berry | Committee Member - Future Pipe Industries
Roberto Pirani | Committee Member - PSE
Kanthi Ford | Committee Member - KFV Consulting
Wasim Hashim | Committee Member - Royal HaskoningDHV
Adam Wynne Hughes | Committee Member - Pipeline Induction Heat Ltd