20 12, 2019

Christmas and New Year office closure

PIPA's office will close on Friday 20th December and reopen with limited services on Monday 6th January 2020. During this period the plasticspipe@pipa.com.au email address will not be monitored. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all!

12 12, 2019

TEPPFA launches new website

TEPPFA (The European Plastic Pipe and Fitting Association) has launched an upgraded website packed with useful information, case studies and tools. According to TEPPFA General Manager Ludo Debever, “Over the past few years the TEPPFA environment has changed dramatically. The marketplace is now more sophisticated in its approach for quality information at the “click of [...]

5 12, 2019

PVC AUS 2020 Shared Horizons

PVC AUS 2020 Shared Horizons 26-28th May 2020 Surfers Paradise Over two days, PVC AUS 2020: Shared Horizons will have content-rich, technical and commercial presentation streams as well as plenary sessions and panel discussions, together with plenty of networking and conversation time. With experts in PVC manufacturing, product development and markets supported by world-renowned companies [...]

2 12, 2019

Opportunity for recycled plastic drainage pipe in road projects

At the 12th meeting of the Transport and Infrastructure Council, Transport, Infrastructure and Planning Ministers from the Commonwealth, States and Territories, New Zealand and the Australian Local Government Association discussed how governments and industry can take practical steps to support the use of recycled materials, in support of the COAG Waste Export Ban and the National [...]

19 11, 2019

POP004 updated

Technical Guideline POP004 has been updated with additional coloured materials supplied by Price Plastics

14 11, 2019

APGA CoP v5 now referenced in Queensland Government regulations

Effective 8 November 2019, the Queensland Government's Petroleum and Gas (Safety) Regulation 2018 now references APGA code of practice upstream polyethylene gathering networks - CSG industry’ version 5.0. APGA CoP v5 can be accessed by visiting the APGA website.

8 11, 2019

Ozpipe XIX final report

Ozpipe XIX has been a wonderful forum for the exchange of knowledge and ideas. A total of 127 delegates representing Australia and 15 other countries have been encouraged and stimulated by 27 technical papers and case studies. The networking session allowed delegates to make and renew contacts within the broad plastic pipe family. PIPA wishes [...]

6 11, 2019

One day until Ozpipe XIX

Ozpipe XIX begins tomorrow morning, 7th November. A small number of seats remain for those who enjoy leaving things until the ‘last minute’. The PIPA office is closed during Ozpipe, so responses to emails will take a little longer than usual.

29 10, 2019

One week remaining to register for Ozpipe XIX

With Ozpipe XIX only one week away, now is your last chance to register for Australia's premier plastics pipe conference. The program of technical papers will be presented by plastics pipe, fitting and resin experts drawn from Australia and an additional 12 countries, including the UK, USA, Belgium, UAE, Austria, Spain and China, reflecting the [...]

22 10, 2019

Abstract Submission DEADLINE EXTENSION for PPXX

As requested, the PPXX abstract deadline is extended to November 15th.  The extension is to allow those attending  the 2019 K-Fair time to focus on that event and tend to outstanding business on their return home. Australia has presently only two abstracts submitted for consideration, so here is an ideal opportunity to spread the word [...]