4 07, 2019

CEN Publishes First EN Standard for PVC-O Pressure Pipes

The European Plastic Pipe and Fitting Association (TEPPFA) has announced the publishing of the first European Standard for PVC-O pressure pipe. EN 17176  standard is for PVC-O piping systems intended for water supply use pressurised up to 25 bar, drainage, sewer, treated waste water and irrigation systems, either underground or above-ground where protected from direct [...]

4 06, 2019

PPCA makes Ozpipe XIX Press Release

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) announces that papers delivered at OZPIPE XIX Conference in Australia will lead to a significant upswing in the region's plastic pipe industry. This spin-off event will be co-hosted by PPCA and The Plastics Industry Pipe Association of Australia (PIPA) on 7 and 8 November 2019 at Dockside on Cockle Bay in Sydney. Also [...]

29 05, 2019

Vinyl Council of Australia to Sponsor Ozpipe XIX iPad Award

PIPA is pleased to announce Vinyl Council of Australia's CEO, Sophi MacMillan, has today agreed to sponsor the iPad award for the best PVC paper presented at Ozpipe XIX Technical Conference. The conference program suggests there will be strong competition for this award, and PIPA is thrilled to have the valued support of the Vinyl Council. [...]

20 05, 2019

Ozpipe XIX Program and Early Bird Registration Open

For two days over 7th and 8th November 2019, PIPA and the international Plastic Pipe Conference Association will gather the world’s foremost plastics pipe experts, together with Australia’s pipeline designers, operators and manufacturers, to share knowledge and latest developments in the fields of: Disinfectant resistant pipe materials, Conventional and trenchless pipe installation and design processes, [...]

20 05, 2019

Green Building Council of Australia

PIPA is proud to be a member of the Green Building Council of Australia; an association with which we have maintained continual membership since 2016.

17 05, 2019

Monkey Media on board as Ozpipe XIX’s publicity partner

Monkey Media, publishers of the widely read Utility and Infrastructure magazines, have agreed to partner with PIPA to promote Ozpipe XIX. The September issue of Infrastructure and August issue of Utility will both include full page adverts promoting Ozpipe XIX to Australian industry. PIPA is thrilled to have the support of Monkey Media and looks [...]

17 05, 2019

Call for papers at PPXX in Amsterdam

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has issued a call for papers to be presented at its next conference and exhibition, Plastic Pipes XX. Hosted in Amsterdam at the Hotel Okura, this event will be held September 21 - 23, 2020. Abstracts need to be submitted in English by October 22, 2019 and additional guidelines [...]

8 05, 2019

TEPPFA explains why flexibility is essential in pipes

The proof is in the research A recent engineering report by the European Plastic Pipes and Fittings Association (TEPPFA) called ‘Behavior of Plastic Pipe Systems in Response to Dynamic Ground Movements’ has produced findings that could be of immense value to those working in utilities, including water, gas, sewer and telecoms. Based on technical evidence [...]

8 05, 2019

POP004 updated

POP004, PIPA's Technical Guideline dealing with polyethylene pipe and fittings compounds, has been updated to harmonise PE100 resin's requirement to demonstrate ongoing conformity, with those tests defined by European standards. Issue 17 of POP004 may be accessed from the Technical Guidelines page.

1 05, 2019

PIPA website now has RSS feed

To ensure PIPA information users never miss an important POP revision, update or news post, the PIPA website now has a RSS Feed facility. To subscribe, simply click the RSS Feed button in the top right hand corner on a PIPA webpage.