News and Projects: Infrastructure

Pipelife Smart Probe Pilot

Smart Probe - a futureproof gamechanger for water utilities

Aug 27, 2020| 3 min read

Developed in close cooperation with water utilities, Smart Probe tackles common challenges in water sensoring. The days of blind spots in potable water networks may soon be over and network as well as water safety can be further increased.

Trenchless technologies for potable water supply

June 4, 2020 | 6 min read

The increasing number of underground supply and discharge lines, but also building structures or water bodies, make trenching difficult, very costly or even impossible. For these or similar scenarios, trenchless installation methods are a perfect low impact solution.

Aegina potable water supply solution

Pipelife connects Aegina Island to mainland water supply

May 28, 2020| 3.5 min read

Up to -94 meters below sea level, 14.8-km-long underwater PE 100 Potable Water Pipe will finally connect Aegina Island to EYDAP public water supply network via Salamina.

Warsaw Bypass S2 Road Drainage

Traffic Relief for Poland’s Capital

April 17, 2020 | 3 min read

18.5 km Expressway around Warsaw = 30 km Pipelife Pragma® Pipe System for Road Drainage. The project, initiated by the General Directorate for National Roads and Motorways (GDDKiA), is currently under construction. Pipelife contributes to increasing road safety by installing a reliable stormwater drainage system.

Pipelife has set a world record, Walvis Bay

New World Record with a 3.3 km HDPE Pipe Delivery to Malaysia

April 04, 2020 | 2.5 min read

Pipelife has set a world record after towing over 3.3 kilometers of pipe from Stathelle, Norway, to Malaysia. The long length large diameter (LLLD) HDPE pipe delivery to a major power project was towed for unrivalled 27,720 kilometers.

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Our pledge to radically reduce plastic waste

Feb 6, 2020 | 1 min read

Most of the plastic found in the oceans originates from carelessly discarded bottles and packaging, but some are resin pellets from the manufacturing industry. As a plastics manufacturer it is our responsibility to make sure that this does not happen.

Skill Builder interviews Pipelife Ireland

Jan 16, 2020 | 13 min video

Building expert, TV presenter and journalist Roger Bisby went to visit our Pipelife Ireland facility to show the 174,000 subscribers of his YouTube channel Skill Builder how plastic pipes are produced.

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Record low accident rates with safety tools

Jan 10, 2020 | 2 min read

While our goal in business is usually to increase numbers, we do everything to decrease others such as the accident rate. Thanks to strong commitment and strong safety tools we are on the right track in protecting what makes up Pipelife: us, the people, the “Pipelifers”.

Box of social warmth

providing joy & work with every clamp and sleeve

Dec 10, 2019 | 4 min read

Pipelife Austria and the sheltered workshop of the non-profit organization Lebenshilfe Lower Austria have been writing a very special success story for 30 years now. Its purpose is to help intellectually disabled people claim their rights to a meaningful life.

smart probing solution for potable water

Dec 3, 2019 | 1.5 min read

MMID, Pipelife Netherland's innovation partner, came by to install and test the latest innovation for the potable water sector they had developed together: a truly Smart Probing Solution.

Solving various water shortage issues in Poland

Nov 14, 2019 | 7 min read

Our cities are growing in population and size, climate is changing, and water is becoming scarce. Stormwater management is the key to solving an array of water related problems. Here's an example from Poland, one of the driest countries in Europe.

Raineo: Stormwater Management Solutions wrapped in one word

Nov 13, 2019 | 6.7 min read

The City of Zielona Góra completed its largest environmental infrastructure project for public transport. Within the framework of the project, the City and Polish Railway opted for a Raineo Stormwater Management System comprising Pipelife Stormboxes for stormwater retention (attenuation) with a capacity of almost 400 m³.

Extending life cycle of plastic pipes to 300 years

Oct 31, 2019 | 2 min read

One color for each life: The concept "Pipe with 3 Lives" won bronze at the annual Inovyn Awards presented at the international plastics and rubbers trade fair K 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Saving endangered fish in Finland

Oct 18, 2019 | 1 min read

A volunteering event was organized by WWF Finland, K Group and a local water and air protection association in August 2019. Pipelife Finland contributes with the innovation of a migration-friendly road culvert.

Pipelife composite GRP Cover round

better safety with new composite covers and grates

Oct 16, 2019 | 1.5 min read

Composite GRP Covers and Grates for manholes and inspection chambers are becoming more and more popular. We have scrutinized their increasing popularity and have tested them for you. Here is our conclusion.

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Pipelife sets own environmental goals

Sept 26, 2019 | 1.5 min read

As active TEPPFA member, Pipelife has signed the Plastics Alliance Declaration to help meet the "10 million tonnes target" by the European Commission by 2025

TEPPFA confirms 100-year service life for PE pipes

Sept 13, 2019 | 1.5 min read

European Plastic Pipes Association TEPPFA and PE100+ released a position paper confirming the service life of PE pressure pipes to being more than 100 years.

Prof. Ad van Wijk signing the KIWA certification of SoluForce FCP for hydrogen applications (with Eertwijn van den Dool (L) and Robert-Jan Berg (R)

First composite pipe for hydrogen transport

July 2, 2019 | 2.5 min read

A global first in the world of hydrogen transport. SoluForce, together with Groningen Seaports, has developed a Flexible Composite Pipe system for hydrogen applications. 

HDPE Cooling Water Pipes Punta Catalina Power Plant, Dominican Republic

Three 350-m-long, large diameter HDPE Pipes travel the Atlantic to be sunk in the Caribbean

Jun 12, 2019 | 5 min read

Three 350-meter-long, solid wall, so-called LLLD (long length large diameter) Pipes travelled all the way from Norway over the Atlantic Ocean to Punta Catalina power station in the Dominican Republic, where they serve as cooling water lines.

Hydro Sunndal Exchanges Wood for Pragma

Wooden pipeline replaced with a tailored Pipelife Pragma Solution

April 30, 2019 |  1.25 min read

To safeguard its alternative process water supply, Hydro Sunndal aluminum plant and Pipelife put their heads together to find a tailored solution for replacing a 64 year-old wooden water pipe.

Pipelife supplies sewer system for dutch village

Nov 22, 2018 | 1.5 min read

A completely new village is being built between Vianen and Hagestein in the Netherlands and Pipelife Netherlands supplies the materials for the sewer system!

Ocean Cleanup Pipelife stabilizers assembly and fully launched system

Pipelife partners with The Ocean Cleanup

Sept 09, 2018 | 0.5 min read

Pipelife is a proud partner of The Ocean Cleanup. A foundation that develops technologies to rid the world’s oceans of plastic.

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Tracking our environmental footprint

Jan 29, 2016 | 1.5 min read

Pipelife has issued an environmental EPD calculation tool, available as iOS app on the app store and as download from our webpage

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