Blog | Category: Technical (Page 2)
Some of Australia’s largest projects rely on Putzmeister concrete pumps to get the job done, proving the confidence contractors have in Putzmeister equipment and the service and advice provided by local dealer CPE Machinery.
Matt Boyer and his team at Rapidcrete completed "The Big Pour" at ICL's new Slag Grinding Facility in Melbourne. Watch now!
The CPAA is attempting to calculate the size and scope of the concrete pumping industry. By completing this form you are helping us do just that.
On March 16, the Concrete Institute of Australia’s (CIA) shotcrete technical evening in Melbourne was well attended by consulting engineers, product manufacturers, materials suppliers and academics.
CPAA Safety Bulletin - Outrigger Crushing Hazard This safety bulletin has been published to highlight to owners and operators of concrete placing booms of the hazards and risks to workers and public being injured by opening of closing outriggers.
Under the guidance of the National Management Committee and the adopted strategic plan, the Association has been working closely with Standards Australia to develop a project proposal to re-establish a comprehensive review of AS 2550.15
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”.
Deep Research Reports, a leading research company has released a Global Concrete Pump Industry Report (March 2015). The 187 page report presents research on global products, applications, developments, and market trends. The report summarises the past five years of capacity, productions, profit and costs produced by leading concrete pumping companies around the globe.
Of particular interest to the Association is the recent proposed draft of AS 2550.15 - Cranes, Hoist and Winches which has direct effect on members. The Association through its membership to ME005-15 Sub-Committee is proposing to reactivate the work of the committee and resolve the well overdue revision of the 1994 publication.
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.