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RIP Matthew
21 May 2012
On Friday 11 May, WorldSkills Australia received the tragic news that Matthew Zambrowski, the Hunter Region representative at the recent National Refrigeration Competition, was involved in a motor vehicle collision which regrettably took his life.
Is there a need for a yellow plumber?
25 Mar 2012
Global research indicates that the world’s reserve of phosphorous is being mined to dangerously low levels. Phosphorous is a vital element which assists in converting the sun's energy and other chemicals, such as nitrogen, into usable food for plant growth. We must therefore find ways to sustain this mineral. Jonathan Jackson speaks with Dena Fam and Kumi Abeysuriya about urine diversion.
World Plumbing Day recognised in Parliament
25 Mar 2012
World Plumbing Day had impact around the world and was recognised in several Parliaments. Mr Kelvin Thomas, the Member of Willis in Australia had these kind words to say.
World Plumbing Day: The best yet
25 Mar 2012
As March 11 every year, everywhere becomes a significant day supporting plumbing and plumbers around the world, there can be little doubt that the 2012 celebrations of World Plumbing Day proved another great success.
World Plumbing Day Twitter Challenge
07 Feb 2012
It is just over a month to World Plumbing Day, March 11, every year, everywhere, and the World Plumbing Council want all their members and and staff on board supporting this day around the World.
Dealing with drain contamination Dealing with drain contamination
01 Feb 2012
A US study has found that plumbing systems may be a cause of human infection.
Drainline poisoning Drainline poisoning
01 Feb 2012
A drainline in Lahore has been found to be contaminating vegetable crops with heavy metal pollutants.
World Plumbing Day 2012 World Plumbing Day 2012
31 Jan 2012
The world's children have been invited to submit posters to represent World Plumbing Day 2012.
World Plumbing Council Concludes International Conference
22 Sep 2011
The World Plumbing Council (WPC) recently concluded its 9th Triennial Conference, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Conference host the Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers Federation (SNIPEF) reports that 363 registered delegates and companions attended.
World Plumbing Council Taps Chaney as New Chairman World Plumbing Council Taps Chaney as New Chairman
22 Sep 2011
Russ Chaney, CEO of The IAPMO Group, was elected chairman of the World Plumbing Council (WPC) for a term covering 2011‐13 during the 9th World Plumbing Conference, held between September 7‐11, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Andy Watts Receives WPC’s Distinguished Service Award
22 Sep 2011
The World Plumbing Council (WPC) Executive Board has bestowed its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, upon Andy Watts, MBE, of the United Kingdom. Newly elected WPC Chairman GP Russ Chaney presented the award to Watts during the 9th World Plumbing Conference, Sept. 7-11, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Bonding straps Bonding straps
18 Aug 2011
The use of Bonding Straps to prevent electrocution or electric shocks when plumbers are going about their daily chores has been covered in the past. Still these incidents keep happening not only to plumbers but electricians and others in the building and maintenance industry
IAPMO R&T Oceana Opens in Sydney
18 Aug 2011
Due to rapid expansion of the business and to further build upon the strong reputation and the high regard of its product certification services in the Australian and New Zealand markets, IAPMO R&T Oceana has expanded with the opening of a new office in Sydney, Australia.
Changes in water consumption Changes in water consumption
18 Aug 2011
How urbanisation is changing water consumption and distribution and a new way to combat the problem of dissipating water resources.
Holding onto Gen Y
18 Aug 2011
No matter where you come from, the division between the generations seems to be growing. What can plumbers do to stop this gulf from widening?