No Dig 2018 – Trenchless Technology Exhibition

Representatives of CPDA member Naylor Clayware exhibited their Denlok Vitrified Clay Jacking Pipes along with other products at No Dig Live, the 14th biennial trenchless technology exhibition which took place at Peterborough showground from 18-20 September.

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Ceramic video

The European trade body of the Ceramics industry is Ceram Unie which has just produced a short video explaining the far-reaching role of ceramics; please click the link below if you would like to see it.

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OBITUARY – COLIN BLAND (1933 – 2017)

Clay Pipe Development Association Engineer and Director of Technical Services 1956 -1999 FCIWEM – Fellow of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management FRSH – Fellow of the Royal Society of Health Past Master of The Worshipful Company of Water Conservators Past Chairman of the Chimney Development Association Colin Edward George Bland died peacefully on 30th July 2017. Educated […]

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Best practice for a safe and effective clay pipe installation

Getting trench preparation right is one of the key elements of ensuring a successful clay pipe installation. However, a best practice approach to cutting, backfilling and pipe jointing must encompass critical Health & Safety considerations, writes Paul Wydell, Product Manager, Hepworth Clayware. Contractors are faced with a range of challenges when it comes to installing below-ground drainage, balancing the need […]

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Vitrified clay drainage products – sustainable from start to finish

Engineers, contractors and clients are increasingly being required to focus on sustainable solutions which offer whole-life value in below ground drainage. Most construction industry projects now have sustainability goals to a greater or lesser degree. For example, those seeking BREEAM certification must achieve credits for project sustainability including factors such as lifecycle assessment, responsible sourcing and resilience. As well as […]

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What does the future look like for SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems)?

The UK’s inability to cope with excess rainfall has always been a contentious issue and one that’s been in the news again recently following the House of Commons’ rejection of the Lords’ amendment on SuDS (Sustainable Drainage Systems). The affect of flooding in the UK As part of our Water Matters campaign in October 2015, we held a debate on […]

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