23 09, 2019

TEPPFA joins EU wide initiative to improve the sustainable use of plastics

On 20 September, key influencers that can move society at large to a more sustainable use of plastic products, gathered in Brussels to sign the Circular Plastic Alliance Declaration. More than 100 European trade organisations, including TEPPFA, companies and public authorities signed. They represent the entire value chain from raw material producers, product manufacturers, users up [...]

18 09, 2019

POP004 updated

POP004 (Issue 20) has been updated to include latest data submitted for Qenos PE100 grades, HDF193B and HCR193B

18 09, 2019

Last week for Ozpipe XIX Early Bird Registration

This is your last week to take advantage of Ozpipe XIX Early Bird Registration rates, which close Friday 20 September. 

12 09, 2019

PIPA Members Exhibit and Present at No-Dig Downunder

PIPA members Iplex, Vinidex and Qenos represented the Australian plastics pipe industry at No-Dig Downunder in Melbourne this week. No-Dig Downunder is Australia's premier technical conference and exhibition focussed on trenchless pipe installation and renovation methodologies. These processes are becoming critically important as Australia's clay, concrete, asbestos cement and iron pipeline infrastructure reaches the end [...]

5 09, 2019

Changes to PIPA Board

Mr David Livermore, Iplex Pipelines' Head of Marketing and Technical has taken over the chairmanship of PIPA from Mr Mark Nykiel, whose term expired prior to the AGM on 3 September. Mr Nykiel remains a Category A Member of the PIPA Board of Directors. Additionally, Mr Peter McLennan of Agru Australia has replaced Mr Richard [...]

5 09, 2019

POP004 Revision

PIPA has revised and published POP004 (Issue 19) to include two additional PE100 coloured stripe materials, lime green and yellow, manufactured by PolyPacific.

2 09, 2019

In Touch with the Dutch at PPXX in Amsterdam

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has highlighted the promotional and networking opportunities of its next conference and exhibition, PLASTIC PIPES XX. Hosted in Amsterdam at the Hotel Okura, this event will be held September 21 - 23, 2020. Zoran Davidovski, Chair of the PPXX Organizing Committee remarks: “Amsterdam is a very appropriate venue for our twentieth conference. [...]

23 08, 2019

Testing PVC-O pipe in the field

https://youtu.be/WP3tUZ91u-E  

19 08, 2019

Ozpipe XIX Early Bird Registration

Reminder - Early Bird registration for Australia's leading plastics pipe and fitting technology conference expires in one month. If you're planning to attend Ozpipe XIX, act now to secure your place and save $100. Register online by clicking here

8 08, 2019

Launch of APGA CoP Version 5

Dr Alan Whittle, Chair of PIPA's PE and PVC Technical Committees represented the plastics pipe and fittings industry at the Australian Gas and Pipe Association's launch of the Code of Practice for Upstream PE Gathering Networks (CoP) in Brisbane 8 August 2019. Version 5 of the CoP will be gazetted into Queensland legislation before the [...]