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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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Conference: Concrete 2025


Concrete Institute of Australia is back with its Biennial National Conference in September 2025, and YOU are invited to participate in Concrete 2025 by submitting an abstract to form part of the program for the conference.

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NSW Decarbonising Infrastructure Delivery Policy


With the release of its Decarbonising Infrastructure Delivery Policy and Measurement GuidanceInfrastructure NSW (INSW) has set expectations for Government delivery agencies on managing ‘upfront carbon’ – carbon emissions generated in the production of materials and asset construction – in infrastructure delivery across NSW.

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Important Message from The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator Regarding Special Purpose Vehicles


As you may be aware, currently SPV motor vehicles must demonstrate compliance with Federal Australian Design Rules (ADRs) applicable to brakes, lights and mirrors. While SPV trailers must demonstrate compliance with ADRs applicable to brakes, lights and mechanical connections. This graduated transition pathway will be accessible for SPVs until 30 June 2024.

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2024 Shotcrete Certification Course


The latest CPAA Shotcrete Certification Course was held down at Mitchcon Pty Ltyd in Braeside, Victoria. The Course was an overwhelming success with attendees from 5 different companies!

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Case Study: Electric Concrete Pumping Vs Diesel Pumping


During the construction of the third and final tower at One Sydney Harbour, Lendlease piloted the use of electric machinery and equipment where options were available to understand the implications of switching from traditional diesel-powered machinery to electric equivalents on our projects. 

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A National First For The Industry - National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR)


The heavy vehicle industry and road managers will now be able to see national road network information all in one central location.

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Upcoming Sydney Line Pump Training Course


Our next Line Pump training course will be held on Wednesday 1st November, 2023 in Sydney NSW.

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Safework NSW Stakeholder Communications - August 2023


Safework NSW construction stakeholder communication for August 2023 

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Safework NSW Provide the Building and Construction Work Health and Safety Blueprint to 2026


Safework NSW are pleased to share the Safework NSW Building and construction work health and safety blueprint to 2026. The blueprint is a three year plan to reduce fatalities, injury and illness rates in the NSW building and construction industry by focusing on major WHS concerns aligned to Safework's Regulatory Priorities 2023.

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NHVR: Moving forward with the Next Generation Route Planner


CPAA members and non-members alike are encouraged to view the below update from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) regarding the Next Generation Route planner:

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