Results for Jan Venter
The Southern African Plastic Pipes Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has issued an invitation to professionals interested in presenting at its PIPES XII Conference...
8 Feb 2019
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association has added its voice to the Plastics Pipe Institute's warning about substandard high-density polyethylene pipes...
25 Jan 2019
According to Jan Venter, CEO of SAPPMA, its board members decided during a recent strategic planning session to remain steadfast in their focus on quality...
16 Apr 2018
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14 Dec 2017
The SAPPMA Pipes XI Conference took place in Gauteng earlier this month, covering issues relating to plastic piping, water infrastructure and engineering...
13 Sep 2017
Despite numerous appeals made to government by industry, not enough has happened this past year to improve South Africa's water infrastructure...
Jan Venter 28 Dec 2016
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) recently hosted its PIPES X Conference in Midrand...
14 Sep 2016
A call for papers has been issued by the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers' Association (SAPPMA), ahead of it's annual Pipes Conference...
1 Jul 2015
Agbiz launched its first Agbiz Political Agri-Economy report in April...
27 May 2015
SAPPMA has expressed grave concerns about the severe pollution in water sources, water losses in distribution, and the lacking water infrastructure that is expected to support increasing demand...
20 Feb 2015
"The SA plastics industry is currently in the throes of one of the most challenging periods in its history," Plastics|SA's Executive Director, Anton Hanekom, told guests at the recent AGM...
6 Nov 2014
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has announced the main sponsors and keynote speaker for this year's Pipes VIII Conference that will take place on 2 September 2014 at the Bytes Conference Centre in Midrand.
27 Jun 2014
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) and its subsidiary organisation, the Installation and Fabrication Plastics Pipe Association (IFPA) have jointly welcomed nine new members to their associations recently.
17 Jun 2014
The South African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has welcomed the South African Bureau of Standards' (SABS) announcement that all PVC pipes manufactured in South Africa have to be free of heavy metals by July 2015.
29 Jan 2014
The seventh annual conference of the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) will be taking place on Tuesday, 10 September 2013 at the Bytes Conference Centre in Midrand, Gauteng. Various local and international experts will be presenting papers at the conference.
8 Aug 2013
At the end of August 2013, the revised 2013-2014 Technical Manual will be released by the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturer's Association (SAPPMA).
27 Jul 2013
Following the successful implementation of a pilot project that uses PVC pipe as bins for discarded fishing line along the Overberg's Gansbaai shoreline, beaches on the Western, Northern and Eastern Cape Coast will soon have bins in which fishermen can throw away broken or used lines.
12 Nov 2012
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has announced that it now includes pipe dealers as a new category of affiliated membership. According to the chairman, Jan Venter, SAPPMA is open to pipe manufacturers and suppliers into the plastic pipe industry who comply with the conditions of membership.
19 Oct 2012
The third revision of the Technical Manual of the Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturer's Association (SAPPMA) has been released. The manual is aimed at assisting engineers who are involved in the plastic pipe industry, to make informed decisions.
25 Jun 2012
The Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturers Association (SAPPMA) has announced that lead has been eliminated from all locally-manufactured plastic pipe products and that all plastic pipes manufactured by its members are guaranteed to be free of heavy metals.
12 Jun 2012
Innovative plastic pipe bins are being used in a waste removal project - the first of its kind in South Africa - to clear discarded fishing line from beaches along the country's coastline.
Wilma den Hartigh 11 May 2012