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5 05, 2020

PPXX Conference moves forward

PPXX CONFERENCE MOVES FORWARD – TECHNICAL PROGRAM NOW ONLINE Many advances in the field of plastic pipe technology have been announced by organizers of the Plastic Pipes XX Conference with the online publication of their technical program. The PPCA board and operating committee are continuously reviewing COVID 19 developments and plan to move forward with their [...]

16 04, 2020

PIPA announces its new EGM

Following an extensive executive search, interview and selection process, PIPA has now named Cindy Bray as its new Executive General Manager, effective 11 May 2020, to succeed Rodger Connolly, who retired end December, 2019.Cindy has enjoyed more than 15 years’ experience in the Australian plastics pipe industry, most recently as Iplex’s Product and Category Marketing [...]

10 04, 2020

Focus on Future Development at PPXX

One of the topics addressed at Plastic Pipes XX Conference will be “Hydrogen replacing natural gas – Is the pipeline infrastructure ready?  Such a review is all the more relevant given the development of hydrogen delivery systems particularly within the transport sector. The Plastic Pipes XX Conference and Exhibition will be held September 21 to [...]

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!

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.