17 07, 2019

New arrangements to access Australian Standards

Standards Australia has entered into a new distribution arrangement with global publishing brand Techstreet, that it says will deliver better choice and access to users of its content in Australia. The new agreement means Techstreet will securely distribute Standard Australia’s content through a new webstore (available via the Standards Australia website) and the Techstreet Enterprise [...]

16 07, 2019

Infrastructure Magazine’s Ozpipe XIX editorial

https://infrastructuremagazine.com.au/2019/07/15/examining-the-use-of-recycled-plastics-in-infrastructure-pipe/

15 07, 2019

Updates to POP004, POP004A and POP013

PIPA has revised and published updated issues of Technical Guidelines POP004, POP004A and POP013 to clarify the temperature rerating factors that are application to PE100 materials, which have not demonstrated conformity with POP013.

15 07, 2019

TEPPFA Confirms 100+ Year Expected Lifetime for PVC and PE Pipes

The European Plastic Pipe and Fitting Association (TEPPFA) confirms 100+ year expected lifetime for PVC and PE pipes. Practical experiences gathered and technical assessments carried out support that unplasticised (PVC-U), high impact polyvinyl chloride (PVC-Hi) and polyethylene (PE) buried pipes have an expected service lifetime of over 100 years, comfortably exceeding the predicted design point [...]

12 07, 2019

Launch of Version 5 of the Code of Practice for Upstream PE Gathering Networks

APGA and PIPA will hold a seminar in Brisbane to launch the latest version of the APGA Code of Practice for Upstream PE Gathering Networks in the CSG Industry. The Code, developed by the APGA with support and input from PIPA, covers the design, construction and operation of CSG gathering networks and is referenced in [...]

9 07, 2019

Monkey Media Utility magazine editorial focuses on Ozpipe XIX

Monkey Media, Ozpipe XIX's media partner and publisher of widely distributed industry magazines Utility and Infrastructure, has published an editorial focussing on Ozpipe XIX technical pipes conference. To read the full article, follow this link to Utility Magazine online.

5 07, 2019

McElroy Manufacturing onboard as Ozpipe XIX Gold Sponsor

PIPA is pleased to confirm PE pipe welding equipment supplier, McElroy Manufacturing Inc., has come onboard as a Gold Sponsor of Ozpipe XIX technical conference. McElroy is the manufacturer of The Talon™ 2000 welding machine, a self-propelled vehicle with the unique ability to safely lift 2 metre diameter polyethylene pipe from the ground, position it [...]

4 07, 2019

CEN Publishes First EN Standard for PVC-O Pressure Pipes

The European Plastic Pipe and Fitting Association (TEPPFA) has announced the publishing of the first European Standard for PVC-O pressure pipe. EN 17176  standard is for PVC-O piping systems intended for water supply use pressurised up to 25 bar, drainage, sewer, treated waste water and irrigation systems, either underground or above-ground where protected from direct [...]