Laying clay pipes in soft ground

Where trench formation has little bearing strength and won’t support pipe bedding material effectively, it’s necessary to provide a stable formation before pipe laying. Such conditions usually occur in peat, silty ground, soft clays, running sand, or in artificially-filled ground. Although trench formations are sometimes stabilised with concrete, it’s unlikely to guarantee long-term stability, so a flexible bedding construction is […]

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Naylor win Queen’s Award for Enterprise

CPDA Member and pipe manufacturer Naylor Clayware has been honoured with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in the International Trade category for its high-performance products which are used in demanding applications around the world. Naylor Clayware is a division of Naylor Industries plc, a fourth generation family business based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Clay pipe production is an activity […]

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Clay drainage: strong in demand, strong in supply claim manufacturers

The Construction Leadership Council (CLC) has issued a warning, via a joint statement from John Newcomb, CEO Builders Merchants Federation and Peter Caplehorn, CEO Construction Products Association, co-chairs of CLC Product Availability work group on the 7th April 2021, to the industry that shortages of building products and materials are set to get worse before they get better. Global supply […]

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DENLOK REVAMP GUARANTEES FUTURE AVAILABILITY

After some 12 months of intensive engineering improvements involving significant cash investment, the Denlok Clay jacking pipe manufacturing facility at the CPDA Member Naylor Drainage Cawthorne site in Barnsley, UK has increased its capacity 3-fold to ensure the requirements of both the UK and Export markets can be fully satisfied. The production facility revamp was undertaken after a full review […]

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New Chair for CPDA

The Clay Pipe Development Association has a new Chairman- Mike Ward from Wavin. Mike lives inYorkshire and is a keen mountain biker & walker. Mike has worked in the construction sector at senior levels for the last 25 years, having been Managing Director at Metsa Wood and Jeld-Wen; he has worked for Wavin since 2018. Mike commented “I am honoured […]

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Business as usual

The UK Clay Pipe industry remains very much open for business. Whilst the early stages of the pandemic reduced demand and resulted in some throttling back of production, all CPDA member companies stayed open to service customer requirements. Deliveries included loads supplied to key infrastructure and healthcare schemes. Although certain construction materials are currently reported as being in short supply, […]

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