Thank you to CPAA members for their participation in the Membership Survey distributed in late March. Your contribution has enabled the Association to evaluate and tailor both existing and future projects to specifically meet member needs.
The Concrete Institute of Australia(CIA) is now seeking abstracts for technical papers for Concrete 2015, which will be held in Melbourne, Australia from 30 August to 2 September 2015.
The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia will again hold its annual Expo Day for members, non-members and industry stakeholders in October 2014. The venue (Sydney) and date (October 2014) for Expo are currently being finalised...so watch this space!
Beth Langhauser from Midwest Ltd. Concrete Pumping Service, Rock Island, Illinois, has been elected President of the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA). Beth shared some of her reasons for becoming involved in the Association.
Mobile and operational plant campaign: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has announced it will continue to target mobile and operational plant use at construction worksites across the state this year in a bid to cut serious injuries and fatalities in the industry.
Australian Standards and various state Codes of Practice require that Owners and Operators are to maintain a record of all of the maintenance carried out on Concrete Pumping Equipment at regular intervals in accordance with the Code. Our Logbooks are user friendly and are suitable for all types of Concrete Pumps.
Major inspections of cranes, hoists and winches are essential to an effective, preventative maintenance program. The Guidance Note covers cranes, hoists and winches and concrete placing units (truck mounted with boom).
SafetyCulture has produced a fully customisable OH&S Management Plan (OHSMP) for use on a construction or earthmoving site in Victoria.