28 05, 2020

Update to POP004

POP004 "Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings Compounds" Issue 22 has been updated to include; Borealis grades ME3444 and HE3490-LS-H latest AS/NZS 4020 testing, Formosa Taisox 8001BL (Black) conformity, LyondellBasell CRP100 Resist Black conformity and Price Plastics JS101118GR Green stripe and jacket compound.

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!

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.