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. 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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”.
Are you living in NSW and are unsure about Work Health and Safety legislation? If this sounds like you then do not worry! NSW Work Cover is holding a webinar which will look at the basics of the Work Health and Safety legislation and how it applies to businesses.
The ACPA Education Conference was held at the Hyatt Hill Country Resort in San Antonio, Texas from 10 to 11 April 2015. Opportunities for sharing ideas and collaborating with others was also abundant. The social events and lifelong memories created from events such as these will carry with you for a lifetime.
The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia is continuously seeking out ways to advocate for the concrete pumping industry in Australia, with a strong focus on improving the benefits of membership for concrete pumping operators and others who have invested in membership. The Association has negotiated with 'Arthur J. Gallagher' (formally OAMPS Insurance Brokers), an exclusive discount only available to NSW based members for CTP 'Greenslip' insurance.