April 2016 Vol.1

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Mueller Pipelines Pty Ltd seeking HDPE Pipe Extrusion Liner Operator
http://www.seek.com.au/job/30832266

Goulburn-Murray Water (VIC) is seeking tenders for the supply of 1000mm HDPE pipe and fittings for a new pipeline
The supply of approximately 3900m of DN1000 HDPE pipe and fittings
http://www.utilitymagazine.com.au/tender-supply-of-hdpe-pipe-and-fittings/

ExcelPlas Australia offers a range of testing services for polyethylene (HDPE) pipe and fittings including:
Mechanical testing of polyethylene pipe butt-fusion and electrofusion welds:
• Tensile testing (ISO 13953) for butt-fusion welds
• Bend testing (BS EN  12814-1) for butt-fusion welds
• Peel testing (ISO 13954) – electrofusion socket welds
http://www.polypipetesting.com.au/

New Player in Large Diameter HDPE Pipe Welding – Butt Welding up to1600mm diameter and Electrofusion up to 710mm
http://rivpoly.com.au/?page_id=12

PLASTIC PIPES XVIII Conference and Exhibition will be hosted at Berlin’s InterContinental 12 – 14 September 2016
http://www.ppxviii.com/site/index.php?lang=en

PIPA Pipe Update POP004 updated 30th March 2016
http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:dE3bd1v4wGAJ:www.pipa.com.au/sites/default/files/document/attachment/pop004-2016-3-30_0.pdf+&cd=17&hl=en&ct=clnk&gl=au

Plastic Pipe Companies to Exhibit at OzWater16 Melbourne  May 10 – 12, 2016
Fusion, GF Piping, Iplex, Vinidex, etc
http://www.ozwater.org/

Walker Brothers Civil looking for experienced and certified Plastic pipe layers
http://www.seek.com.au/job/30827388

Interflow Seeking Civil Foreman for Pipeline Renewal Projects in Tasmania
http://www.seek.com.au/job/30675487

CRC Launch Research on Cracking in Polyethylene Pipelines
investigating PE pipe degradation mechanisms and how environment and stress concentrators (such as squeeze off practices) influence ageing leading to wall failure
http://epcrc.com.au/about/news/research-update-march-2016

Major HDPE Pipeline Projects in Tasmania
http://andrewnikolic.com/2016/03/official-opening-of-28m-upper-ringarooma-irrigation-scheme/

Lean Field Developments are Seeing Significant Activity in CSG Pipelines
https://www.pipeliner.com.au/2016/03/16/developing-the-fields/

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