News Bulletin

The safe keeping of CoC’s

The Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER) clearly state that an authorised person shall issue a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) after completion of a gas installation, repair, modification, alteration or change of user or ownership. The Southern African Gas Association (SAGA) under its mandate, has its own designated CoC, specific for the methane based gas applications to be used by Gas Practitioners. A Gas Practitioner needs to take cognizance of his/her own responsibility and ownership of the

LNG on the rise

Liquefied Natural Gas is emerging, the flexibility of export options makes it a sought-after alternative worldwide. Natural Gas is one of the cleanest, safest, and most useful forms of energy, providing the world with over 20% of its energy requirements across power generation, industry and transport applications. In Africa, the supply and use have been relatively low when compared to the rest of the world, consequently, the meaningful addition of natural gas to the continent’s

Notice: Gas work undertaken in the Domestic/Commercial Natural Gas environment

Should a unauthorised (non-registered) person be allowed to negotiate a contractual agreement with the user/client? There have been instances reported where, after concluding contractual agreements with the end user, the unauthorised person constructs the gas installation and thereafter obtains the services of  a registered Gas Practitioner to sign off. The concern raised here is that the public is generally ignorant and full of trust and engages unknowingly in such arrangements. How is the public/user in