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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