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The Good and the Uninsured!

Posted 26-02-2016
Category News Briefs

In this article we feature one of our newest 'Service Provider Members', Insuregroup.   This case study hightlights risks associated with concrete pumping equipment and the need to ensure that your business investment is protected.  At Insuregroup, understanding your business and focusing on providing you with specialist plant and equipment insurance is their business.

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Shotcrete Challenges

Posted 26-02-2016
Category Events

Shotcreting plays an essential part in today's civil construction industry. It is an extremely versatile material that can be easily and rapidly applied to provide a cost-effective means of construction. The Concrete Institute of Australia - Victoria will be hosting a Technicla evening Tuesday 15th March 2016 -- 5.30pm - 8pm at VicRoads Theatrette, 60 Denmark Street, Kew VIC 3101.  A highlight of this event will demonstrate how sprayed concrete shear walls facilitated fast track of 44 level modularised building constructions.

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Support of mobile plant on outriggers

Posted 23-12-2015
Category Safety

WorkCover QLD have issued a safety alert to highlight the potential risks associated with inadequate support under outrigger feet on mobile plant – particularly on poor ground, including fill following a fatal incident involving a travel tower in Brisbane earlier in December 2015. Whilst travel towers are not concrete placing booms, this unfortunate incident is a timely reminder of the care that needs to be taken.  

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Video - Outrigger Crushing Hazard

Posted 18-12-2015
Category Safety

The set-up and pack-up of concrete placing equipment is a critical part of the safe operation of concrete placing.  Developed by Rapidcrete based in Victoria, the video highlights to pump owners and operators the various hazards, risks and accidents that workers and the general public can become involved in by the opening of closing outriggers. 

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CodeSafe - A new benchmark in workplace communication

Posted 17-12-2015
Category Safety

...a breakthrough initiative to improve health and safety, productivity and sustainability.

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Competitive New AJG Greenslip Offer

Posted 07-12-2015
Category News Briefs

AJG Insurance has some competitive new Greenslip Rates on offer for Concrete Pump Trucks.

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National Concrete Pumping Guidelines Forum

Posted 30-10-2015
Category Events

On Tuesday the 17th November 2015, following the Annual General Meeting (AGM) we will be conducting a forum on the review and structure of the draft National Concrete Pumping Guidelines.

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CodeSafe Solutions - Free Pre-Start Mentoring Workshop

Posted 06-10-2015
Category Events

Click below to find details for CodeSafe's upcoming Free Mentoring Workshop.

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Outrigger Crushing Safety Bulletin

Posted 29-09-2015
Category Technical

CPAA Safety Bulletin - Outrigger Crushing Hazard

This safety bulletin has been published to highlight to owners and operators of concrete placing booms of the hazards and risks to workers and public being injured by opening of closing outriggers.

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Australian Standards Update - AS 2550.15

Posted 11-09-2015
Category Technical

Under the guidance of the National Management Committee and the adopted strategic plan, the Association has been working closely with Standards Australia to develop a project proposal to re-establish a comprehensive review of AS 2550.15

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