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9 Days and Counting! Shotcrete Certification

Posted 12-08-2015
Category Events

We have now secured enough places to host the first Australian Shotcrete Certification and Training event! Because of this, we have extended the booking period for a few short weeks! With only a few spots remaining until the course is full it's not too late to get on the board and become one of a handful of businesses with a shotcrete qualification in Australia!

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Final Days to secure your place at Australia's first and only Shotcrete Certification Course

Posted 03-08-2015
Category Events

There are only a few days until bookings close for the public to attend Australia's first Shotcrete Training & Certification event. The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia (CPAA), in partnership with the American Shotcrete Association (ASA) and American Concrete Institute (ACI), will be host the Shotcrete Training and Certification in Melbourne over the 2 days.

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VicRoads Online Access Portal

Posted 23-07-2015
Category News Briefs

VicRoads launched a new online method on Monday 20 July 2015, for submitting permit applications for Class 1 oversize and/ or Over Mass Heavy Vehicles (OMHV),  Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV) and agricultural
vehicles for travel within Victoria.

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6 Weeks Until Concrete 2015!

Posted 21-07-2015
Category Events

As the countdown continues, we are busy organising the final components for the Concrete 2015 Conference held in Melbourne from the 30th August to the 2nd of September.‚Äč After a successful training set up of our brand new Conference Display display this morning, we are sure that our new stand will draw the interest of many delegates across the 3-day event.

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Standards Australia Forum - Concrete Placing Equipment

Posted 17-07-2015
Category Events

The AS 2550 series of Australian Standards is maintained by Standards Australia committee ME-005 Cranes and its subcommittees. An active project to revise AS 2550.15:1994 Cranes—Safe use, Part 15: Concrete placing equipment has recently been cancelled because, despite several attempts to resolve concerns raised by various stakeholders, agreement on the content of the revised document could not be reached.

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Are Your Nozzleman Trained and Certified?

Posted 08-07-2015
Category Safety

The construction industry is moving towards a more regulated operation with an increased emphasis on operator certification. Don’t let your business fall behind, get your pumpers multi-skilled and certified now! The CPAA is hosting an official Shotcrete Education and Certification event in Melbourne from September 3rd-4th. Register now! 

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Concrete Pumper's Annual Magazine

Posted 29-06-2015
Category News Briefs

The Concrete Pumpers Annual Magazine is on schedule to be published in October 2015.  This publication provides your company with the opportunity to gain increased exposure to our growing database of 1,300+ readers, Australia wide.

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$580 Million Construction Project

Posted 25-06-2015
Category News Briefs

With the Gerringong Omega Bridge now complete, the $580 million construction of the Foxground/Berry Bypass has broken ground, with construction of the long awaited investment beginning in January this year. If you are lucky enough to reside on the South Coast of NSW, then you have most likely visited the beautiful, quaint town of Berry.

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A Feat of Concrete

Posted 28-05-2015
Category Events

Opening in 2019, The Kingdom Tower in Saudi Arabia will surpass Dubai’s Burj Khalifa in height and be erected sustainably with a lifespan of over 100 years.

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The History of Portland Cement

Posted 13-05-2015
Category Technical

Everything we do here at the CPAA is about concrete! We love the stuff! So when we find the original document of the creation of Portland Cement, we go a little crazy. Patented by Joseph Aspdin in the year “One thousand eight hundred and twenty four” (1824) the two-page document outlines the key ingredients and processes needed to make “Artificial Stone”.

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