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No-Dig Down Under 2022

No-Dig Down Under will now be held 8-11 March 2022 at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney. Dedicated to trenchless technology, No-Dig Down Under is

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Get on board with NEXTgen!

Standards Australia’s NEXTgen program is designed to foster the next generation of technical experts and industry representatives. The professional development program is for individuals who

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PIPA – The Plastics Industry Pipe Association was established in 1999. We are the peak industry body representing plastic pipes, fittings and raw material suppliers

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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,

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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

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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

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POP004 updated

Technical Guideline POP004 has been updated with additional coloured materials supplied by Price Plastics

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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

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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

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POP004 updated

POP004 (Issue 20) has been updated to include latest data submitted for Qenos PE100 grades, HDF193B and HCR193B

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Changes to PIPA Board

Mr David Livermore, Iplex Pipelines’ Head of Marketing and Technical has taken over the chairmanship of PIPA from Mr Mark Nykiel, whose term expired prior

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POP004 Revision

PIPA has revised and published POP004 (Issue 19) to include two additional PE100 coloured stripe materials, lime green and yellow, manufactured by PolyPacific.

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Launch of APGA CoP Version 5

Dr Alan Whittle, Chair of PIPA’s PE and PVC Technical Committees represented the plastics pipe and fittings industry at the Australian Gas and Pipe Association’s

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Executive General Manager

Our EGM has announced his retirement from paid employment, and we are calling for applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position. If you are

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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

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POP004A updated

PIPA’s supplementary list of materials specific to electrofusion and moulded fittings, POP004A, has been updated with the latest information relating to resins’ POP013 conformity.

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PPXX Amsterdam 2020

The Plastic Pipes Conference Association has released information for delegates and exhibitors planning to attend PPXX in Amsterdam, September 21-23, 2020. The main program will

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POP005 and POP018 updated

PIPA has published revisions of two technical guideline documents: POP005 Packing, Handling and Storage of Polyethylene Pipes and Fittings has been revised primarily to include

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Ozpipe XIX – Call for Papers

PIPA in association with the International Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) is pleased to announce a call for papers for Ozpipe XIX technical conference on

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Revised POP001 listed

PIPA has revised POP001 to clarify the need for welders to use mechanical peeling tools to remove the oxidised surface, when preparing PE pipe for

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Revised POP016 and POP004A listed

PIPA has revised and republished two guidelines, POP004A and POP016. POP004A “Supplementary list – Materials Specific to Electrofusion and Moulded Fittings” has been updated (Issue

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New PIPA website

Welcome to the new PIPA website, launched 15 October 2018. Over the past few months we have worked toward a refreshed format that is easy

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POP004 updated

PIPA Guideline POP004, Polyethylene Pipe and Fittings Compounds Issue 14 has been updated to include to additional materials, namely: Borealis PE100 resin grade HE3490-DS-H Polypacific Polycomp 6030

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PIPA is moving to Brisbane

The PIPA Chatswood office will close from mid-November 2018 and relocate to North Lakes on the northern fringe of Brisbane. PIPA has occupied its Chatswood

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