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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.



  • Dear Premiers: How Serious Are You About Supporting Canadian Manufacturing Jobs And Products?
  • Why Concrete Pipe Was Soley Specified For MTO Project
  • Precast Concrete Box Culverts Used For Stormwater Detention in Maple Ridge, B.C.
  • Colonel Talbot Pumping Station: Use Of Precast Facilitates Rapid Construction
  • Langley Concrete Group Completes New Lombard Pre-Cast Inc.'s Hillbank Production Facility On Vancouver Island
  • Souris Valley's Expertise Keeps Borea Project On Track
  • Precast Segmental Headwalls Accelerate Project Schedule
  • Precast Concrete Circular Maintenance Hole Designs For Aircraft Loading

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  • Major Mackenzie Drive Culvert Replacement
  • Benefits of Precast Concrete Box Standards
  • Precast Concrete Selected For Major Upgrade Of Lift Station
  • From Cast In Place To Precast: Ormston Subdivision - Inlet Trench
  • Forterra: Leo Steffler and Edwin Kling Retirement
  • Langley Concrete Group President Continues Movember Fundraising
  • Twinning the South Surrey Interceptor

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  • Ottawa MacDonald – Cartier International Airport Apron II Reconstruction and Expansion – Forterra Canada Provides an
    XStream Solution.
  • Fanshawe Park Road, London, ON.
  • DECAST Celebrates 30 Years in Essa Township — $12M Plant Expansion.
  • High Street Culvert — 3.5M x 4.2M Precast Concrete Box Culvert.
  • Underground Storage.
  • M CON Products Inc. Expands Plant to Increase Wet Cast Production Capabilities.
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  • 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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  • The State of Delaware's Bridge.
  • Winnipeg’s First Large Diameter Microtunnelling Project-2700 mm Trunk Sewer.
  • DE-SPAN Replaced Rusted CSP.
  • Lower Carbon Fuels: Tackling GHGs in Canada’s Cement.
  • New Report Looks at Adverse Health & Safety Impacts of Plastic PVC Pipes.
  • Upgrades to Bonnybrook WWTP Using Precast Concrete.
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  • 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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  • 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

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