December 2016 Vol. 2

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New Invention Shur Stop™ Polyethylene Natural Gas Line Stopping System (New Product)
http://www.nasdaq.com/press-release/mueller-co-introduces-shur-stop-polyethylene-natural-gas-line-stopping-system-
20161206-01127#ixzz4SkNFyKxC

Enviropipes Polyethylene Pipes Approved For Non Pressure Sewers And Stormwater Drains (New Approvals)
https://www.wsaa.asn.au/sites/default/files/appraisal/download/PA%201308%20ENVIROPIPE%20
PE%20AND%20PP%20PIPES%20FOR%20NON%20PRESSURE%20SEWERS%20AND%20
SW%20DRAINS%20FINALv1.pdf

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Short-Term and Long-Term Mechanical Testing to Evaluate the Effect of Flaws in Butt Fusion Joints in Polyethylene Pipes [PDF]
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Employment Opportunity:  UT – TOFD Technician of HDPE Welds
https://www.seek.com.au/job/32383425
Only technicians qualified and experienced with UT-TOFD examination of HDPE butt welds will be acceptable.
They must be familiar with the detection of fusion flaws common to polyethylene butt fusion welds
including but not limited to contaminates, voids, cracks, discontinuities, lack of fusion and lack of penetration.

McElroy Announces New Innovations for its TracStar Butt Fusion Welders for HDPE Pipe
http://www.mcelroy.com/en/pressreleases/tracstarseries2.htm

McElroy Introduces the MEGAMC™ Workhorse Butt Fusion Welder
http://www.mcelroy.com/en/fusion/1648megamc.htm

Reay Services Group Seeking Experienced HDPE Pipeline Welders (Mackay & Coalfields) (QLD)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/32453799

Innotech Site Services Pipeline Construction Company in Perth Seeking HDPE (Poly) Pipe Welders (WA)
http://www.innotechsiteservices.com/employment

Poly Pipe Welder Needed (Perth)
https://www.seek.com.au/job/32444092

NEW Pipe Installation Tender 29 km Butt Welded HDPE
http://www.sgwater.com.au/projects/tenders/

New Short Cut Method for Testing Stress Crack Resistance of HDPE Pipes
https://www.researchgate.net/publication/253304530_NEW_ACCELERATED_METHOD_TO_
DETERMINE_SLOW_CRACK_GROWTH_BEHAVIOUR_OF_POLYETHYLENE_PIPE_MATERIALS

$800 Million Gas Pipeline on Schedule
http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/800-million-gas-pipeline-on-schedule/news-story/ee09de688153819c15233781acc6b373

Enprocon – New Player in Installation of HDPE Gas & Water Gathering Pipelines
http://www.enprocon.com.au/index.html#services

Matrix Piping Systems Release Helpful Polyethylene Pipe Sizes Chart
http://www.matrixpiping.com.au/pages/poly-pipe-sizes

Company’s main objective is to address the known problem of leakage in electrofusion (EF) jointing of pipes
http://sports.yahoo.com/news/proper-pipe-selects-todomodo-group-121500190.html

PCA Showcases Complete Range of Electrofusion Coupling for PE Pipe
http://www.pca.net.au/ef-fittings.html

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