Acoustically Sound 11 Sep 2014
Acoustic drainage systems have long been associated with cast iron materials and lagged pipes but there is a new range of products on the market that aims to save time, money and of course sound. Justin Felix reports.
A Plumber learning new skills 11 Sep 2014
“Plumber”, Australia’s first hand transplant recipient, has found a new lease on life. Ian Kenins reports.
Ladies don't want broken tradies 11 Sep 2014
With tradies ranking third in the sexiest jobs scale according to news.com.au, it’s easy for Aussie tradies to think they are not only ‘hot’ but also indestructible.
Training on the Go 08 Aug 2014
Gone are the days when utility companies employed and trained hundreds of apprentices and invested/supported training infrastructure.
Wastewater goes green 18 Jul 2014
A 100% recyclable material is being used as a more eco-friendly alternative to concrete wastewater products. What’s more, these products can help a property achieve a high Green Star rating.
In case of emergency 18 Jul 2014
The Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) is building a unique emergency services learning and training facility. Head Contractor on the project, Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd, has engaged Geschke Plumbing to oversee the installation of the rainwater and gas facilities. Jonathan Jackson speaks with one of Geschke Plumbing’s directors, Gareth Dickson about the challenges ahead in this important project.
Coming out of a bad cold 18 Jul 2014
Having been involved in the plumbing industry for 46 years and in a family business with 70 plus years involvement it was a natural progression to become involved in design and consultation writes Peter Jackson.
A new funding solution 18 Jul 2014
Business owners now have a flexible rent, buy, own option to finance equipment and preserve cash in the business with Go Getta. Kevin Mark tells Plumbing Connection all about it.
Ideas from Europe 08 Jul 2014
It’s always interesting to scan the globe and see what ideas and innovations are taking place outside of Australia. Here are a couple of products we noticed from an inventive company in Sweden; we hope this interpretation (or rather Google’s translation) from Swedish to English does them justice. The company jafo (www.jafo.eu) is well-known in the drainage systems market in the Scandinavian region.