Work safer AND save time and money

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The Concrete Pipe Lifter is a safer way to offload, handle and install pipes whilst simultaneously speeding up operations and reducing costs. You simply attach it to your excavator using the quick–hitch coupling. The Pipe Lifter has no slings or chains that hands could get trapped in, and requires no additional power requirements or hydraulic links. By… Read more »

Comparative Flammability Demonstration in Drainage Pipes

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Have you ever wondered the comparative flammability of different drainage pipes?   Polypropylene pipe, reinforced concrete pipe and high density polyethylene pipe. We look which drainage pipe will be crowned champion with this unedited test conducted in October, 2015! Dry hay is ignited in three 18/18 in pipes and allowed to burn safely. What happens next? Which pipe… Read more »

Fires in sewers, combustible pipes and pipeline integrity – is it worth the risk?

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On 28th September 2014 fire-fighters were called to a fire at a building site at Cargo Fleet Lane, Middlesbrough after reports that 20 large plastic sewerage pipes had deliberately been set alight. The blaze resulted in the streets surrounding the site having to be cordoned off after the area was blanketed in a cloud of… Read more »

Site Safety takes another step forward with Type 2 Concrete Pipe Lifter

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CPSA’s award-winning concrete pipe lifter has proved a great success, improving site safety whilst reducing time and cost during offloading and installation.  The pipe lifter range has now been extended with a Type 2 lifter suitable for larger pipes DN1350 to DN2000. Available to hire or buy, pipe lifters have such a significant impact on… Read more »