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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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Important Changes for Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) in NSW

21-08-2019

The Concrete Pumping Association of Australia (CPAA) has been working with the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and Transport for NSW (RMS) to deliver an updated NSW Class 1 Special Purpose Vehicle and Combination Operators Guide removing restrictive travel times for SPV less than 2.5 meters in width.

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New eLogbook App is available NOW!

04-08-2019

Concrete Pumping Association of Australia eLogbook App brings together safety, reporting and maintenance of concrete pumps into a simple accessble app for use on all electronic devices using the advantages of the cloud.  Developed to complement our exisiting and highly valued hard-copy logbooks sold by the CPAA. Our new eLogbook App will provide operators, supervisors, owners, inspectors and repairs access anywhere and anytime from the convenience of your all your electronic devices (smartphone or tablet)!  

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Competition Time!!

14-07-2019

The search is on for the cover of the 2019 Concrete Pumper's Annual Magazine!

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NHVR Portal Customer Essentials Training - Online Session

09-07-2019

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is Australia's independent regulator for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass. Join this free online session to learn how you can apply for an access permit through the NHVR Portal.

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Line Pump Training Course Success!

19-06-2019

In early May, the CPAA Hosted the 3rd Line Pump Training Course for Aussie Pumpers, to get formal training, upskill to the best industry practices and get hands on experience.

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Draft Australian Standards for all things Cranes is now open for Public Comment

30-05-2019

You can view the draft and any incoming comments through The Pump Line blog after entering your Standards Hub login details.  All comments are to be submitted on the Standards Hub.

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Back to Basics III - Concrete mix design, pumping practices and MRTS70 specification updates

17-05-2019

In this seminar, speakers will provide information on concrete mix designing, proper pumping practices and an update on MRTS70. The presenters will explore the process of creating a concrete mix to meet specification for various applications, including trade-offs of performance vs prescriptive specification detail.

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Is finance not your strong suit? The CPAA can help

02-05-2019

If managing the financial side of business isn’t your strong suit, the CPAA can help. Working together with trusted advisors, Banyan Co and Profit Soup, we are on a mission to identify, measure and effectively share the critical business metrics for our industry.

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Combating Silica Dust: "The biggest lung disease crisis since asbestos"

16-04-2019

Concerns over workplace injury and accidents for construction workers have always been front of mind, however, an ultra-fine dust known as silica dust is quickly becoming known as the most serious danger. Whilst it is incredibly harmful and potentially life-threatening, exposure is 100% preventable. Kärcher has introduced upgraded version of its NT Tact class vacuums and is helping spread the message of the dangers of silica dust to prevent more lung-related diseases. 

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Concrete Pumper's Magazine: Advertising now Available!

01-04-2019

The Concrete Pumper's Magazine delivers 12 months of industry news, legislation changes, members stories and CPAA Project updates. Here is your opportunity ... take a few minutes and read the 2019 Magazine advertising prospectus. It may be the most profitable thing you do this year.

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