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Concrete Pipe Journal

Need to stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in concrete pipe infrastructure?

The Concrete Pipe Journal is the flagship publication of the Canadian Concrete Pipe & Precast Association. Published 3 to 4 times each year, the publication is your all-in-one resource for everything concrete:

  • Current events
  • Project profiles
  • Industry opinions and editorials

Each issue contains vital information on the most important topics facing contractors, designers, specifiers, and regulators in the construction industry.

Whether you’re a government employee responsible for managing municipal pipe systems, an industry consultant looking for guidance, or just someone interested in learning more about precast concrete infrastructure, you’re in the right place.

The following are links to the most recent issues.

Year2019

Winter

  • Larger than 20 square feet.
  • Equate to a culvert larger than 1.5 metres in diameter.
  • 14.5% of Delaware’s bridges were CMP culverts.
  • CMPs accounted for 72.3 per cent of the structurally deficient bridges.
  • Delaware DOT to ban the use of CMPs.
  • Delaware’s has provided the state with an improved infrastructure.
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Spring

  • Minimal Disturbance: Milestone Project Tests Capabilities of Microtunnelling.
  • Trenching Safety Can Compromise Plastic Pipe Performance.
  • Precast Concrete Tunnel Segments - Go beyond the limit!
  • Ottawa Contractor Information Session.
  • Self-Compacting Bedding.
  • Precast Concrete Tunnel Segments.
  • Congratulations to Mel Marshall - CSA 2019 Award of Merit Recipient.
  • CCPPA Announces New Region Engineer.
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Year2018

SUMMER

  • Genoa Bridge Collapse
  • Provincial Auditors Raise Concerns with Bridges and Culverts
  • WSP’s Innovative Sewer Solutions are Helping Raise Ottawa’s Skyline
  • Designers Need to do More Than Reference a Standard
  • Addendum Addresses Standard of Care for Plastic Pipe
  • Staff Changes at CCPPA
  • Concrete Pipe Used in Flood Mitigation Project in the City of Edmonton
  • Forterra Introduces Best Seal Pipe
  • Paul Imm Receives 2018 WEAO Golden MH Award
  • Cambrudge Member of Parliament Tours Forterra Pipe and Precast
  • York Region Staff Tours DECAST Ltd.

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Year2017

Winter

  • Professional Engineers Ontario Investigate Engineering Work Related to Nipigon River Bridge Failure
  • Vancouver North Arm Interceptor Project
  • Taking the Learning Outside the Classroom
  • Joint CCPPA and ACPA 2017 Annual Meetings in Hilton Head, SC
  • Precast Box – Pedestrian Underpass Spans Two CN Rail Lines in Whistler, B.C.
  • Gene Shelestynsky Retires
  • Canadian National Concrete Canoe Competition
  • CCPPA to Exhibit at OGRA’s 2017 Conference

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Issues Since2005

Here is the list of all the issues since 2005.

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