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 [...]

17 10, 2019

Utility Magazine – Are the environmental and social benefits of plastics pipe being overlooked?

15 10, 2019

PIPA members exhibit and present at APGA 2019 Convention

PIPA was well represented at this week's Australian Pipelines and Gas Association convention in Adelaide. The convention attracted more than 350 delegates who enjoyed a packed program of technical sessions and social activities. PIPA member exhibitors were Vinidex, Iplex Pipelines and GF Piping Systems whilst technical papers were presented by Qenos' Dr Jeroen Wassenaar and [...]

9 10, 2019

Less than one month until Ozpipe XIX

With only four weeks remaining until the Ozpipe XIX technical conference in Sydney, interest in the conference is peaking. Delegates from fifteen countries have signed-up to attend, making Ozpipe XIX a truly international event. Limited space remains for those yet to register. If you’re planning on attending Ozpipe XIX but haven’t yet registered, avoid disappointment [...]

2 10, 2019

PPXX Conference Amsterdam – Last call for papers

Organisers of PLASTIC PIPES XX are expecting to receive as many as 100 abstracts for their conference and exhibition that takes place in the “Pipe” District of Amsterdam at the Hotel Okura on September 21 - 23, 2020. With a deadline of 22 October this year, only three weeks remain for delegates to submit their [...]

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 [...]