At the 2016 Concrete Pumper's Expo, Neville Barnes will be giving a 'Toolbox Talk.' Some of the topics Nev will be discussing are shown in the article. Further details of Toolbox Talks will be published soon.
The CPAA is attempting to calculate the size and scope of the concrete pumping industry. By completing this form you are helping us do just that.
Some heavy vehicle operators will start to receive 2016-17 registration renewal notices which show changes to national heavy vehicle charges.
In 2016 the CPAA is opening its doors for members to ‘sponsor’ The Pump Line… Our newsletter has coverage of over 95% of the concrete pumping industry in Australia with open and read though rates that are quadruple the current industry average.
All State Heavy Vehicle Laws are now under one roof thanks to The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR). The NHVR looks after a single rule-book for heavy vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass, making it easier for concrete pumps and special-purpose vehicles to operate under a new National Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle Notice.
After a recent accident that involved a pumper’s legs being caught in a hopper between the agitators, WorkSafe WA issued a safety alert to builders and pumpers. The alert urges construction workers to be aware of the need to manage risks if they operate or contract the operation of a concrete pump on a construction site.
The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia would like to invite everyone to the 2016 Concrete Pumper's Expo. The day will be packed to the rafters with industry talks, workshops, meetings (including the National Technical Committee AGM) as well as competitions and more.
On March 16, the Concrete Institute of Australia’s (CIA) shotcrete technical evening in Melbourne was well attended by consulting engineers, product manufacturers, materials suppliers and academics.
The 252 metre tower is set to be the tallest skyscarper on the East Coast of USA located outside NYC. The project is due for completion in 2017. The buildings foundation was completed with a huge concrete pumping operation which lasted 23 hours, utilised more than 170 trucks and used more than 11,200 cubic metres of ready-mix concrete.
The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia, Annual General Meeting was held at the Stamford Plaza Hotel, Sydney Airport, Sydney on Tuesday 17th November 2015. The meeting resulted in changes to all areas of the Association, including the constitution, board member positions and other consequential amendments.