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SECONDQUARTER201402ROCPOLERELAUNCHEDUniqueSoftwareGetsMajorUpgradePRODUCTIONHITSTOPGEARMassiveManufacturingforHighwayProject FRONTCOVERKevinChittendenTeamLeaderatRoclaPipelineProductsCampbellfeldcuttingreinorcementcages.TheEB1000machineismanuacturinganothercageinthebackground.WELCOMEWelcometothelatesteditionofTheWorks.Withinourbusinessweareconstantlystrivingforbestpracticeinallthatwedo.WiththatinmindthisissueofTheWorksfocusesoninnovationandthecleverwaysinwhichourteamsthroughoutAustraliaandNewZealandarehelpingclientsdelivertheirprojectssuccessfully.OurstoriesincludeafeatureontheuseofRoclaproductsinaninnovativestormwaterrecyclingprojectatCityofCharlesSturtinAdelaidefastturnaroundofalargeorderofpre-castbridgecomponentsforuseontheBruceHighwayupgradeinCairnsanddeliveryofsomeseriouslygruntyclass6pipeforthePortofTaurangasstormwaterupgradeintheBayofPlentyNewZealand.Whetheritsmanagingcomplexlogisticsforanexportcontractadaptinganexistingproducttomeetanewuseorturningaroundamajorproductionruninrecordtimeourpeoplearealwaysreadytotakeupthechallenge.HappyreadingTheRoclaTeamGotacommentEmailusatworksrocla.com.auPIPELINESYSTEMSBARRIERSYSTEMSPOLENETWORKSTRUCTURESSLEEPERSSTRUCTURES02 SERVICEANDQUALITYRESULTIN20YEARSOFBUSINESSHavingworkedwithRoclaformorethan20yearsitwasnosurprisethatCaswellCivilselectedarangeofRoclaproductsincludingthenew600diameterprecastsewermaintenanceshafttouseinthedevelopmentofsewerageandstormwaterinfrastructurefortheStoneCreekSubdivisioninUpperCoomeraonQueenslandsGoldCoast.WeonlyuseRoclaproductsbecauseweknowthattheyllalwaysbeoasuperiorquality.Theirpipesareeasytoinstallduetotheiruniormityandneatnessaroundthejointsandtheirpre-castsewersystemsaresolidandstrongbutalsoeasytoassembleandcanbecompactedaroundusingthesurroundingbackfllinsteadoexpensivestonesaysJasonCaswelloCaswellCivil.JasonaddsthattheserviceRoclaprovidesmakesdealingwiththecompanyenjoyable.TheactthatwerestilldoingbusinesswithRoclaatermorethantwodecadessaysalotabouttherelationship.TheStoneCreekprojectwhichisbeingcompletedinstagesaterbeginninginOctober2013involvedtheuseoCleansall750GrossPollutantTrapssteelreinorcedconcretepipeandthenew600mmdiameterprecastsewermaintenanceshats.FormoreaboutRoclaconcretepipeandprecastproductsandourPolesStructuresandBarriersproductranges-visitwww.rocla.com.auPIPELINESYSTEMS03 ASMARTERSTORMWATERSOLUTIONTheneedtocreateabettersolutionorstormwatermanagementatSmithsSnackFoodsBrisbanesiteledtoRamsayDrainageServicesselectionoaRocla2400mmdiameterpumpstationwithananti-foatationbaseandanadditional2400mmdiameterchambersection.UsingthetwolargerRoclaunitsworkedoutmorecosteectivethanstackingsmallerunitsandinstallationwasprettyquickandeasywesimplyplacedtheminusingan80tonnecranesaysTerryRamsayoRamsayDrainageServices.WhereaspreviouslystormwaterhaddrainedintothenearbyBulimbaCreekthenewpumpstationarrangementwillmeanitcanbecollectedtreatedon-siteandthendischargedtothestormwatersystem.Clearlythisisabetteroutcomeromanenvironmentalpoint-o-viewsaysTerry.ScottFyeRoclaSalesRepresentativesaystheabilitytooeraproductwithananti-foatationbaseisinvaluableinsituationswherespaceislimitedonsite.WecancastthebaseatourGailesactoryanddelivertheunitreadytogosavingcontractorsthehassleohavingtocastitinsituhesays.An80tonnecranewasusedtopositionthetwounitsinplaceurthersavingoncostsandinstallationtime.Theuseolargerunitsprovesmorecosteectivethanseveralsmallerunits.PIPELINESYSTEMS04 RECORDMULTI-PLATEMANUFACTUREANDINSTALLATIONGETSCOUNCILOUTOFAHOLEAfterevaluatingoptionsforreplacementoftheculvertdecidedtoreplacetheexistingstructurewithanaluminiummultiplatestructurefromCSPPacic.HDCcontactedustoseehowquicklywecouldmanufactureanaluminiumMulti-PlatestructuretosuittheirrequirementsasitwasurgentlyrequiredsaidJeremyMallenderSalesEngineerforCSPPacic.Thetimingwasfortuitousaswehappenedtohaveawindowinourmanufacturingscheduleandwealsohadaluminiumplateonhand.Wewereabletomanufacturea20mx3maluminiumMulti-Platestructureinjustfourweeks.WiththeHDCallowingamaximumroadclosureoffourdaystimingwascritical.FourdaysisntlongtosetupthestreamdiversionremovetheoldculvertcompletethefoundationsinstallthenewculvertandbackllsaysHamishFraserContractsManagerfortheHawkesBayRegionalCouncilHBRCWorksGroup.Althoughthisisaruralroaditwasbusyduringthistimeasitwasinthemiddleoftheappleseason.TospeeduptheprocessHamishandhisteambuiltthenew20mlongby3mwidealuminumMulti-PlatestructureintheHBRCcouncilyardwhichisonly20minutesfromtheinstallationsitepotentiallysavingfourdaysofinstallationtime.Atransportpermitallowedtheteamtotransportthe20mlongunittositewhereacranewithaspeciallydesignedspreaderbarwitheightliftingpointslifteditintoplace.CSPPacicwereextremelysupportivethroughoutthewholeprocessexplainsHamish.Jeremycommunicatedallthewayalongandhealsoarrivedinouryardontherstdaytohelpcoachmyteamontheassembly.Wehadextremelygoodsupportwiththemanufactureinrecordtime.WeareveryhappyandsoaretheHDC.AholeintheroadsurfaceonSwampRoadinHawkesBayNewZealandquicklybecameamuchlargerissuefortheHastingsDistrictCouncilHDCwhentheydiscoveredtheholewasduetothefailureoftheexistingculvertstructureunderneaththeroad.SLEEPERSSTRUCTURESBARRIERSYSTEMS05 M-LOCKBRIDGEPROVIDESEASYCONSTRUCTIONOFBRIDGEOVERTROUBLEDWATERSNestledintheoothillsoNewSouthWalesSnowyMountainsGilmoreCreekpartothepicturesqueGilmoreValleyisnotoriousoritssuddenchangesinwaterlevel.TwomajorfoodingeventswithinthelastouryearsmeantthatanewbridgecrossingovertheCreekwasneededtolinkEastGilmoreRoadwithWestGilmoreRoad.AssetownerTumutShireCouncilchosetheRoclaM-Lockreinorcedconcretebridgingsystemortheprojectduetoitseaseoconstructionandtheabilitytoextendthestructureatalaterstageirequired.At45metreslonginstallationothenewbridgeinvolveduseoa200tonnecranetoliteachothedecksintoplace.HavingconstructedanumberoM-LockbridgesintheShireinrecentyearsCouncilscontractorSnowyWorksandServiceswasabletocompletethejobveryefciently.AsimpleandefcientwayobuildingbridgeswheretimeisoanessencesaysBimalShahengineerinchargeotheprojectorSnowyWorksandServices.Theprojectwascompletedontimeandbelowbudget.ThecompletedM-Lockbridgeusescastellatedkerbswhichareidealorbridgespronetosubmergence.Typicaltrafcbarriersaresusceptibletoooddamageandmayneedtoberepairedorreplacedollowingoodevents.FormoreinormationaboutM-LockBridgeSystemvisitwww.rocla.com.auPIPELINESYSTEMS06 RoclaPlastreampipeisgainingpopularityonprojectswhereundergroundair-conditioningductingisrequired.Theproductisalreadywidelyusedforstormwaterandsubsoildrainagetransverseculvertsanddetentionandretentionsystems.PLASTREAMPIPEKEEPSUNDERGROUNDDUCTSRUST-FREEWereseeingRoclaPlastreampipespecifedmoreotenasundergroundductingprimarilybecauseitwillnotcorrodelikemetalductinginthegroundthebendsaresuppliedpre-abricatedandtheproductislightweightallowingoreasyinstallationsaysBrentDunkleySalesDevelopmentManagerorRocla.ArecentexampleistheGrovedaleCommunityCentreamulti-useacilityinGeelong.Roclasuppliedmorethan200linealmetresoRoclaPlastreampipestobeusedasair-conditioningducting.TheinstallationbyLunnSheetmetalMechanicalServiceswaspartoawiderredevelopmentandreurbishmentotheCentrewhichwillseetheadditionotwokindergartenroomsaswellasmaternalandchildrenshealthservices.PROJECTATAGLANCESiteGrovedaleCommunityCentreGeelongClientGrovedaleNeighbourhoodHouseContractorLunnSheetmetalMechanicalServicesProductSpecifed180linealmetresoRoclaPlastream450mmdiameterpipe24linealmetresoRoclaPlastream375mmdiameterpipeCouplingsandbendsboth45and90degreeanglesPIPELINESYSTEMS07 TheRoclaConcreteBoxCulvertswereusedontheislandaterarevieworoadinrastructurebytheDepartmentoEnvironmentandPrimaryIndustriesDEPIshowedthattheabilitytocopewithgreaterwaterfowsthroughculvertswasrequired.ThiswasthersttimetheclienthadusedRoclaConcreteBoxCulvertsonFrenchIslandsohavingaccesstoourteamstechnicalexpertisewasveryuseultothemsaysRobert.Theactthatwedealtdirectlywiththecontractorandarrangedallothelogisticsaroundthedeliverymadetheprojectmucheasierortheclientaswellheadds.ROCLACONCRETEBOXCULVERTSPROVEABETTERSOLUTIONArrangingdeliveryofmorethan17linearmetresofRocla1200x300ConcreteBoxCulvertsandlidstoremoteFrenchIslandinVictoriaprovedacomplextaskforRoclaSalesRepresentativeRobertBurns.Weathertidesandloadinglimitsonavailablebargesallhadtobetakenintoaccountinordertogettheproductsafelytoshore.PIPELINESYSTEMSROCPOLESOFTWARERE-LAUNCHEDRoclasuniqueRocPolesoftwaresolutionissettomovetoaweb-basedplatformaspartofamajorupgrade.RocPolePoleSelectionSotwareisavailabletoenableselectionotheappropriatecommunicationpoledependingonenvironmentalandtopographicalsiteconditions.Visitwww.rocla.com.auormoreinormation.PopularwithtelecommunicationsprovidersandtheconsultantschargedwithdesigningtheirnetworksRocPolesotwareassistsintheselectionothebestttelecommunicationsorcommunicationspoleorenvironmentalandtopographicalconditions.Itallowsuserstoinputarangeositeparametersarealoadsandpointloadstocreateasummaryoserviceabilityandultimatelimitstateresults.InadditiontotheexistingunctionalitytheupgradedprogramwillprovideaccesstoRoclasrangeostandardcommunicationpolesandwillalsoeatureAweb-basedinteracethatcanbeeasilyaccessedromanywhereinAustraliawithnodownloadrequired.Moreaccurateanalysis.Resultsthatincludeaserviceabilitytiprotationvalueandroughloadingpercentage.Theabilitytosavesitesandreturntothemlater.Thenewsotwarewillbelaunchedinlate2014andwillbeaccessiblethroughrocla.com.au.POLENETWORKSTRUCTURES08 PROJECTATAGLANCEProjectBruceHighwayUpgradeContractorBMDAlbemJointVentureDesignerSMECRoclaProductUsedBridging189Roclaprecastpre-stresseddeckunitsrangingfrom19metresto28metresinlength.4300linearmetresofRoclapre-castpre-stressed550mmoctagonalpiles.166linearmetresofRoclapre-castbridgebarrierunits.Stormwater1800linearmetresofRoclareinforcedconcretepipe.250linearmetresofRoclareinforcedconcreteboxculverts.PRODUCTIONTEAMSHITTOPGEARTOSUPPLYHIGHWAYPROJECTThedesignandconstructprojectdeliveredbytheBMDAlbemJointVentureconsistedofapproximately3.4kilometresofroadworksincludingsixbridgesandsupportingstormwaterinfrastructure.Nearly5000squaremetresofreinforcedearthwallpanelswereusedtocreate10uniquewalls.Ensuringtimelysupplyofthebridgepilesandthewallpanelsweresignicantmilestonesfortheproductionteamsworkingonthisproject.Someofthebridgedecksunitshadtobedeliveredatnightandintherainaslateas3.30amtokeepupwiththeprogrammeandthisrequiredasignicantfactoryendsaysRussellLawrenceAreaManagerforRocla.RussellsaysthathavingsuppliedthesamecontractorinapreviousjointventurefordeliveryoftheTullyAllianceProject2007to2009theRoclaCairnsteamwaspleasedonceagaintobeabletoworkwithBMDandAlbem.FeedbackfromtheContractorwasverypositive.OnceagainRoclaCairnshasdeliveredhighqualityproductstosuitourconstructionprogramme.Allbridgeswerecriticalpathonthisprojectsodeliveryofconformingprestressproductsontimewasparamounttoprojectsuccess.RoclaCairnshaveneverletusdownonthisprojectorpreviousonesConstructionManagerfortheBMDAlbemJointVenture.RoclasCairns-basedmanufacturingteamshadtheirworkcutoutforthemsupplyinglargequantitiesofpre-stressedpre-castbridgepilesandpre-castreinforcedearthwallstomeettheconstructionprogrammeforthelocalBruceHighwayUpgrade.PIPELINESYSTEMS09 TheWorksTWWhodoestheCPAArepresentGrahamUnderwoodGUTheCPAAisthepeakindustrybodyorconcretepipeinAustraliaandNewZealand.Itisrecognisedastheprincipalsourceotechnicalknowledgeandeducationcoveringallaspectsoconcretepipeandrelatedproducts.TWWhatdoestheorganisationdoGUTheCPAAsactivitiesocusonpromotinganddevelopingexcellenceinthesteel-reinorcedconcretepipeindustry.Itswebsiteistheindustrysportalortechnicalinormation.TheAssociationsaimistoensurethatreinorcedconcretepipeisthebenchmarkproductorstormwaterdrainagelargediametersewerlow-pressureandirrigationpipeapplicationsinAustralasia.ByengagingwithkeyplayersintheindustrytheCPAAensuresthatconcretepipeisselecteddesignedandinstalledinthecorrectmanner.TheCPAAalsoengageswithclientorganisationsandvariouslayersogovernmentseekingtoprovideasingleandunifedindustryvoicetogovernmentstatutoryauthoritiesandspecifers.ParticipationinthereviewanddevelopmentoStandardsthatimpactontheindustryisakeyactivity.TWWhataresomepracticalexamplesothevaluetheCPAAaddstotheindustryGUAgoodexampleisintheareaodesignandspecifcation.TheCPAApromotesappropriatedesignspecifcationandinstallationinaccordancewiththemostup-to-dateandrelevantAustralianandNewZealandStandards.Itidentifescurrentissuesintheindustryanddevelopsatechnicallyrobustresponse.AsanotherexampletheCPAAregularlyworkswithGovernmentRoadAuthoritiesWaterAuthoritiesandotherrelatedbodiestohelpthemmakebetterinormeddecisionsaroundinrastructureandpolicyparticularlyharmonisation.TWWhatsetsCPAAmembersapartintheindustryGUTobecomeamemberotheCPAAacompanymustundertaketomanuactureitsproductinaccordancewiththerelevantAustraliaandNewZealandStandardsanddemonstratecompliancewiththeseStandardsbyhavinganISO90012007QualityManagementSysteminplace.INDUSTRYINFRASTRUCTURETHECPAARoclaisaproudmemberoftheConcretePipeAssociationofAustralasiaCPAAandGrahamUnderwoodTechnicalandEngineeringManagerforRoclaiscurrentlyChairmanoftheCPAAsManagementCommittee.OureditorcaughtupwithGrahamtolearnmoreaboutwhattheCPAAdoes.ConcretePipeAssociationofAustralasia10 VTPIPESOLUTIONSORTSPORTSFLOODINGPROBLEMSTherststageotheprojectrequiredmorethan500linealmetresopipelinemadeupoatriplelineo1800class6RRJVTpipesandasectiono1950mmclass6jackingpipes.ThiswasnotastraightorwardprojectthereisnogradientwhatsoeveratthesiteandthePortrequiresaclass6loadingtocopewiththeextremelyheavyloghandlingmachineryincludingWagner120susedonsitewithacoverdepthojust1-1.2metressaysTonyWilsonContractsSalesRepresentativeorHumesNewZealandsBayoPlentyoperation.Complicatingmattersurtherthestormwaterlinechangesdirectionthrough90degreesunderamajorarterialroadsection-achievingthisrequiredmultiplesingle-mitredabricatedendsproducedandnumberedwiththeutmostprecisiontoensuresuccessulinstallation.ForthesereasonsourseniorengineersWayneLangdonandHushamIssaworkedcloselywiththemaincontractorConnellContractorstodesignanefectivesolutionsaysTony.HecreditsAnyaHardyHumesVTPipePlantSupervisorandNeilMitchelmoreSpunJackingPipeandWetCastManagerwithensuringthemanuacturedproductsmeteverydesignspecicationperectlyandsaystheefortsoHumesTaurangaBranchManagerWarrenIngramensuredthesupplyoproductwastimely.HavingpreviouslyworkedwithHumesontheinstallationolargediameterstormwaterpipeatnearbySulphurPointin1991DaveConnelloConnellContractorssaysthisprojecteelslikehistoryrepeatingitsel.HehadtotalcondencethattheHumesteamwoulddeliveragoodsolution.StagetwootheprojectwillbetenderedinJuneandwillbeconstructedconcurrentlywithstageone.TheneedtoaddressrequentfoodingatthePortoTaurangaandinsurroundingindustrialareashasresultedinatechnicallychallengingprojectinvolvingthesupplyomorethan3600tonnesoclass6precastconcretepipebyHumesNewZealand.PROJECTATAGLANCEClientTaurangaCityCouncilMainContractorConnellContractorsProductSupplied1500linealmetresoclass6pipeincluding39jackingpipesata1950mmdiameterandmorethan580RRJVTpipesatan1800mmdiameter.AdvantagestoClientandContractorHumes1800VTpipecloselymatchedthepipesnominaldiameterevenwithahighloadclassspecication.PIPELINESYSTEMSThePortoTaurangaisthelargestportinthecountryintermsototalcargovolumeandthesecondlargestintermsocontainerthroughput.11 SENTRYLINESURROUNDSSTATEMENTWITHSIMPLICTYANDSTRENGTHCUSTOMPITSAIDFASTERCONSTRUCTIONInafrstortheCityoJoondalupWesternAustraliaACPSentrylineWireRopehasbeenusedtocreateastrongsimple-to-installbarriersystem.WhenNorthernConstructionsGroupwastaskedwithdeliveringalargesubdivisionatEchucaVictoriaorColibanWatertheyturnedtoRoclatoprovidecustommadestormwaterpitsortheproject.Morethan100metresotheproductwasneededtoprotecttheeasternentrystatementtotheCity.SaetyBarriersWesternAustraliathecontractorchargedwithdeliveringtheprojectsaysSentrylinerequireslessconcretetoinstallthancompetingproductswhilestillmatchingthemorstrength.TheSentrylinesystemwaschosenoverotherproductsinthemarketduetotheeaseoinstallationandinparticularthesimplicityandthelesservolumeoconcreteintheanchorthatcouldbeachievedwhilststillretainingthebeneftsandintegrityothesystemsaystheirrepresentative.ThisisthefrstlotocustommadepitsthatweveorderedromRoclaandoverallweareveryhappywiththeproductthattheyvedelivered.WehaveagoodrelationshipwithRoclaanditwasgreattobeabletoworkwiththemongettingthecustomproductmadesaysDamianSmithManagingDirectoratNorthernConstructionsGroup.Havingthepitsbuilttoftthedimensionsothepipeswereusingmeanswerenothavingtomakemodifcationstotheproductandcangettheprojectdeliveredasterhesays.AdrianEmerSalesRepresentativeorRoclasaysthisprojectwasthefrstmajorproductionrunocustompitsatthecompanysWodongaplant.Theplanthassincecompletedanumberoadditionalordersorarangeoclients.WerefndingthatbeingabletosupplylargepitswithinletsandoutletsatthecorrectDTImakesourclientslivesaloteasiersodemandortheseproductsisstronghesays.BARRIERSYSTEMSPIPELINESYSTEMSTheCityoJoondalupislocated25minutesnorthoPerthandcoversanareao97kmsquarerombeachtobushland.12 CSPPACIFICSPORTABLETRAFFICLIGHTSGETTHEGREENLIGHTATAUCKLANDAIRPORTFacedwiththeissueosaelymovingprojectvehiclestoandromtheirjobsiterepairingtheexistingrunwayatAucklandAirportHigginsContractorslookedtoCSPPacicsPortableTrafcLightPTLsolution.Whentherunwayrepairjobwasawardedtouswehadtheissueomanagingtheairtrafcaswellastryingtogetourvehiclestoandromtheareaontherunwaywheretheworkisbeingcarriedout.CSPPacicssolarpoweredautomatedtrafclightslookedliketheywoulddothejobsowecalledMarioromCSPPacicsHiredivisionsaysNeilColbertProjectManagerorHigginsContractors.MarioBennettCSPPacicsHiresSalesEngineersaystheinstallationwasaNewZealandrstorthesystemanextensionoCSPPacicsrangeoVariableMessageSignsandoperatingromthesamesotwareprogramme.TheyarecompliantwithNewZealandsCodeoPracticeorTemporaryTrafcManagementCOPTTM.TwoPTLsystemswereneededandeachwasmannedbyAirportSecuritywhowereincontactwiththecontroltower.Althoughthesesystemsarecompletelyautomatedtheycanalsobeoperatedremotelyupto500metresawaybyhandheldremote.ThissituationrequiredsomeonetomanuallyswitchthelightsoninstructionsromthetowerastheaircratcanarriveanddepartatanytimeexplainsMario.WehaveusedotherportabletrafclightsystemsinthepastbuttheywerentautomatedorsolarpoweredwhichcreatedmajorissuesexplainsNeil.Itallworkedreallywell.CSPPacicsservicehasbeengoodasgold.Thesolar-poweredPTLunitsareeasytooperateandareprovidedwithacontrollerwithvariousunctions.Theyalsocontaina12vbatteryback-upandhaveanoperationalrangeupto1.6kmline-o-sight.BARRIERSYSTEMSTheportableunitsmanagedthecontractorvehiclesinconjunctionwiththeairtrafccontroltowerduringtherunwayrepairjob.13 MODULARPRODUCTENSURESMAXIMUMEFFICIENCYWhenShadorthsCivilContractorsrequiredaprecastproducttomanageseweroverowneedsattheRedbankRiverParkindustrialsubdivisioninsoutheastQueenslandtheyselectedaRoclaSewerOverowPipeOnSiteDetentionOSDsolutiontoensuremaximumefcienciesinallaspectsotheinstallation.TheinitialreasonwepreerredRoclasproductwasthecompetitivepricingandreasonableleadtime.TheyalsoallowedoursubcontractoraccesstotheirGailesactorysitetoapplyaHYCHEMTL5epoxycoatingtotheproductbeoreitwasdespatchedtosite.Beingabletocomplete90othecoatingof-sitewasverybenecialaswewereworkinginaconnedspacesaysStuartDodunskioShadorthsCivilContractors.HYCHEMTL5isaastcuringsulphuricacidresistantepoxycoatingthatprotectswaterinrastructureassetsagainstdegradationresultingromexposuretosewage.TobyStinsonRoclaSalesRepresentativesaysanothermajorbenetoRoclassolutionwasthemodularnatureotheprecastproductwhichmeantthatthetwincellunitarrangementcouldbeinstalledmorequicklythanproductswhicharecastinsitu.StuartagreesandsaystheassistanceoRoclasteamensuredastturnaround.Roclaworkedcloselywithustocoordinatedeliverysowecouldgettheproductinthegroundinjustonedaythatwasagreatproductionrateandaverygoodoutcomeorushesays.Precastmodularunitscanbecranelitedandinstalledon-sitemuchquickerthancastin-situconcrete.Thisinstallationwascompletedinjustoneday.PIPELINESYSTEMS14 PLASTREAMPIPEPROVESAGOODSOLUTIONFORWATERCORPORATIONJunesawRoclaPlastreamSRPdrainagepipeusedorthersttimebyWaterCorporationaspartoanupgradetoitsHallCreekseweragepumpingstation.CarlFeeRoclaSalesRepresentativeorPlastreampipeinWesternAustraliasaysRoclaPlastreampipewaschosenasaneconomicaleasiertotransportalternativetoconcretepipe.WhilePlastreampipeoferedsignicantbenetsinthislocationWaterCorporationneededtobecondentthattheproductslieexpectancyandperormancewouldstanduptoitsintendeduse.HappilyRoclawasabletomeetallothenecessarycriteriasaysCarl.PaulFarandaSeniorProjectEngineerorErtechthecontractorchargedwithinstallingthepipesaysErtechhasworkedwithRoclaonpastprojectsinstallingthePlastreamproductsuccessully.WearecondentWaterCorporationwillbecomeasatisedcustomerinthisinstancehesays.PROJECTATAGLANCEProjectHallsCreekSewerPumpingStationUpgradeAssetOwnerWaterCorporationContractorErtechProductUsedRoclaPlastreamPipeInstallationDateJune2014PIPELINESYSTEMSROCLAHELPSWATERPROOFTHEWESTAimingtocombatfoodingissuesAdelaidesCityoCharlesSturtCouncilhasembarkedonaninnovativestormwaterrecyclingprojectusingarangeoRoclaproductsromhighspecRoclaConcreteBoxCulvertstoMassBlocretainingwalls.DubbedWaterproongtheWesttheinitiativewillseestormwaterharvestedtreatedandstoredinspeciclocationsorutureuseinhighdemandareas.StageoneotheprojectincludesvecomponentstherstowhichistheOldPortRoadwetlandsandAquierStorageandRecoveryASR.ArangeoRoclaproductswereselectedoruseinthispartotheprojectincluding500metresorubberringjointpipein1800and1950diameters.250metresolargespanRoclaConcreteBoxCulvertsmanuacturedtohighloadingandaggressivesoilspecications.150MassBlocconcreteunits.AlargequantityosmallpipeandsmallRoclaConcreteBoxCulverts.ACDSGrossPollutantTrapunit.CivilengineeringandconstructioncompanyBardavcolisresponsibleordeliveringtheworksandRoclaSalesRepresentativeRobDeNyssaysthetwocompaniesworkedwelltogether.Itturnedouttobeareallyhighqualityprojectonethatwereallproudohesays.AndrewWoodConstructionEngineerorBardavcolagreed.Allothehardworkshowswhenyouseethenalprojectandhowwellallothediferentstormwaterstructuralandenvironmentalelementsarecombinedhesaid.PIPELINESYSTEMS15 FORFURTHERINFORMATIONCallyourlocalRoclarepresentative131004www.rocla.com.auThecontentsofthispublicationarecopyrightandmaynotbereproducedinanyformwithoutthepriorwrittenconsentofRoclaPtyLimited.Productapplicationsdescribedinthispublicationaretobetakenasillustrationsonlyandareprovidedwithoutliabilityonthepartofthecompanyoritsemployeesandagents.TrademarksofRoclaPtyLimited.ABN31000032191.AmemberoftheFletcherBuildingGroup.MassBloctrademarkusedunderexclusivelicencefromMassTecIndustriesLimitedandFletcherConcreteandInfrastructureLimited.TAU-IItrademarkandABSORB350trademarkusedinAustraliaunderexclusivelicencefromBarrierSystemsInc.Super-CorregisteredtrademarkusedunderlicencefromAILInternationalInc.DownstreamDefendertrademarkusedunderexclusivelicencefromHydroInternationalPLC.RoclaPtyLimitedJanuary2014.