September 2017 Vol. 2

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PPN – Your Leading Source for Poly Pipe Industry News

CSG Contractor Ostwald Bros’ $61m Debt Could Rise After Creditors Meeting (Breaking News)

High Country Fusion Pty Ltd (McElroy Distributor) Offering a Large Range of McElroy Hire Fleet – Parts and Service

Senex Energy picks up prime CSG acreage in the Surat Basin

‘Urgent Review’ into Pacific Highway Contractor

Iplex Specialists in Trenchless Poly Pipe Solutions (Feature Article)

Asia Pacific Piping Systems Specialist Installation Services
APPS offer extensive subcontracting pipe systems installation and supporting services to mining, CSG and water industries

Seeking Strategic Business Development Manager – Electrofusion Piping Systems (Employment)

Exciting US Prospects for Aussie Pipe Technology (New)

Murphy Pipe and Civil (MPC) Seeking Commercial Manager (Employment)

Qenos Deliver PE100 Solution for New Hunter Valley Pipeline

Fracture of a Saddle Fusion (weld) joint in High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Pipe (Failure Analysis)

Pipe Goulburn-Murray Water (VIC) is seeking tenders (New Tender)
for the installation of a 18ML/d pump station and the construction of a 3.4km HDPE pipeline ranging in diameter from 280mm to 500mm in Swan Hill. Submissions to tender close 22 September 2017.

Night shift Extrusion Line Operators – (PE/Poly Pipe) Hororata (Employment)

Equipment Inventory Snapshot – Australian Poly Solutions (APS)
APS has access to a range of butt welders where projects require welding of sizes DN1000 to DN1600.

PE Electrofusion Training

Using Developed Creep Constitutive Model for Optimum Design of HDPE pipe

Primus Line Rehabilitates Two Complex Mains in NSW

Iplex Pipeline Seeking Customer Service Representatives

ExcelPlas Pipe Testing is a Leader in the Field of Polyethylene (PE) and High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Testing
ExcelPlas is accredited with the National Association of Testing Authorities (NATA) for butt weld tests, bend and tensile tests, peel decohesion tests on electro fusion sockets and failure mode determination

New UHMWPE Pipe for Tailing Offers Greater Than 4X the Abrasion Resistance of PE100

ExcelPlas Poly Pipe Weld Inspection Lists Top 7 Causes of Weld Failure:
• Lack of scraping
• Inaccurate scraping
• Contamination from dirt, water, oil or clays
• Lack of Paralell-ness of fusion faces
• Misalignment of surfaces
• Time, temperature and pressure deviations
• Not adhering to cool times

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