June 2014 Vol.3

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  1. Sold Out – 2014 Australian Pipeline Industry Association APIA Exhibition is Now Sold Out
    18 – 21 October 2014 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
  2. Spiderplough Delivers a World-first in PE Pipeline Installation 
  3. MP&C currently deployed on three projects across the Surat Basin in Western Queensland including the 5000+ km 4.3-24.8 inch HDPE pipeline for the QCLNG Gathering Project 
  4. Australian Fusion Welding (AFW) seeking Poly Welders for Dalby Expansion 
  5. WDS is celebrating its service delivery to Santos Limited with the roll-over of the Construction Services Agreement for the GLNG Project for works to be carried out in the Roma, Fairview and Arcadia fields for a further year 
  6. WDS Energy Division will be a Principal Contractor to the GLNG Project and will carry out field installation of gathering systems pipework for the connection of Coal Seam Gas (CSG) wells in GLNG’s Surat Basin gas fields 
  7. Gas industry has Led to a Boom in the Rural Economies of Queensland’s Gas Fields
    Around Dalby unemployment has dropped from 8% to 1.7% in five years while Chinchilla’s population rose from 3000 to 7000 in five years and has now hit almost 10,000
  8. WDS Limited Joint Venture Signs Contract with Arrow Energy 
  9. QCLNG contractor Thiess has now mobilised on 21 sites for the four CPPs and 17 Field Compression Stations (FCS) which are spread over a distance of 200 kilometres from Dalby, north west to Wandoan
    Andrew Kinsey is in charge of delivering the Jordan CPP and is preparing to gear up for the process piping phase. It’s a very big job. We’ll be ramping up to a total crew size of close to 450 people on this site alone.
  10. New Method for determining the strength of butt-welded joints in polyethylene pipes 
  11. Murphy Pipe & Civil wins Pipeline Industries Guild Technology Award 2014 
  12. GEM delivers HDPE welding services to the Water Treatment Facilities at the gas gathering system south of Miles in Central Queensland 
  13. New eBook Available on Non-Destructive Testing of Polyethylene Pipe Butt Fusion Welds
    21 State-of-the-Art Chapters on TOF Ultrasound, Phased-Array Ultrasound and Microwave Assessment
    Cost A$99, to order: [email protected]

  14. GD Pipelines, Iplex Pipelines, Murphy Pipe & Civil, Vinidex all exhibiting in Melbourne at APIA Pipe Conference