Technical Bulletin 4 of 2015 – Registration of Natural and Liquefied Petroleum Gas equipment

Registration of natural and liquefied petroleum gas equipment with the safe gas equipment scheme The Pressure Equipment Regulations (PER) intrinsically, under various regulations contained within, makes reference to the safe use, application, installation of pressure equipment and permits. The Department of Labour has mandated the Southern African Gas Association (SAGA) as the Verification Body to register on its behalf all Industrial Equipment that operate above 0,5GJ/h for Natural Gas and above 10kg/h for Liquefied Petroleum […]

Technical Bulletin 1 of 2015 – LP Gas Industrial vs. LP Gas Thermo Processing Equipment Installations

 A LP Gas Industrial gas practitioner (installer) is ONLY licensed to carry out installations as per SANS10087 part 3.  This part specifies requirements for the installation of liquefied petroleum gas equipment, and of storage vessels and associated vaporizers, pipework and fittings up to the outlet of the first pressure reduction stage in the line.   Any installation downstream of the outlet needs to comply with SANS 329 and is a separate qualification, competency and registration criteria […]

Technical Bulletin 1 of 2013 – Unauthorised representation as a SAPGA official

It has come to our attention that there are supposedly persons unofficially posing as SAPGA representatives. This in itself creates   unnecessary confusion to users and could lead to improper practices, advice or deemed to gain additional work through misrepresentation. All Stakeholders are hereby formally informed that to date no person has been officially appointed by our offices to represent SAPGA in whatever role, responsibility or advisory position. This type of malpractice will be deemed unethical behaviour and […]