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An important part of the Association's role is ensuring that Association members are kept abreast of industry developments, workplace safety and regulation.  Members and subscribers to The Pump Line will receive a bi-monthly e-blast updating them of current news and issues from across the country and around the world.  Other general news and posting will be listed on this page. Once you have filled in the form below, you will receive The Pump Line every time it is released.

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Special Purpose Vehicles Exceeding 40 Tonnes


The pre-publication draft of National Class 1 Vehicle Standards Exemption for Special Purpose Vehicles Exceeding 40 Tonnes Total Mass Notice 2018 has been completed and ready for a final review. The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia (CPAA) has been inviteed to comment on the draft.  It includes all relevant comments provided by the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) Vehicle Safety (VS) reference group and peak industry bodies.  The Association is seeking feedback and commment from members. 

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Competition Time!!


The search is on for the cover of the 2018 Concrete Pumper's Annual Magazine!

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7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference: Call for Abstracts


The Australian Industrial Ecology Network invites you to the 7th Australian Industrial Ecology Conference to be held from 19 to 21 September 2018. The program committee is now inviting submissions for presentations. 

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CPE Machinery Stock Update: Available Now!


CPE Machinery are stocking up on trailer and concrete pumps!

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Important Change to NSW SafeWork Licences


The NSW Government implemented a register of high-risk work, asbestos and demolition licence holders, and general construction induction training card holders. As of 1 July 2018, penalty notices issued by SafeWork will be published on this register. 

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CPE Machinery's Game Changing Innovation


CPE Machinery are proud to deliver an exciting new concept to Australia incorporating the latest advances in shotcrete technology.

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Uncontrolled Movement of Vehicles


This alert reminds persons working with vehicles of the risks associated with the uncontrolled movement of vehicles.

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AS 2550.15 (DRAFT) Concrete Placing Equipment is now open for Public Comment


Over the past 24 months, the Concrete Pumping Association of Australia and other industry stakeholders have been extremely active reviewing, undertaking consultation and drafting industry responses to produce this public comment draft. We encourage ALL concrete pumping industry stakeholders to view and download the draft and any incoming comments within the Standards Australia Hub.

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We could use your opinion on this one...


The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia (CPAA) wants YOUR feedback about software that is used by the concrete pumping industry to capture business data, e.g. desktop and mobile apps for concrete pumps. 

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The Leader in Software Systems for the Concrete Placement Industry in the U.S comes Down Under


"Rapid ERP Systems® provides managers with decision-making tools that promote efficiency and will ultimately change the way you do business. Rapid ERP allows us to dispatch the largest fleet of pumps..." - Jason Mercier, A&B Concrete Pumping

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