Matthew Hynes, Iplex Pipelines' National Technical Services Manager has been appointed the position of Chairman, replacing David Livermore who recently resigned from the PIPA Board. The Board of Directors thank David for his services and commitment to supporting PIPA over the term of his appointment. Matthew has served on the PIPA Board for nearly three [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]