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News and Projects: Infrastructure
Equipped for All Weathers
May 5th, 2023 | 3 min read
A high-capacity Pipelife stormwater retention system was installed in Kirchbach, Styria, to protect a recently built concrete plant from flood damage.
Stormwater Management for a Key Railway in Poland
Mar 29th, 2023 | 4 min read
Pipelife's end-to-end drainage and stormwater infiltration system will allow for higher speeds and more trains passing in the Warsaw Metropolitan area.
Redeveloping an Abandoned Military Site in Ukmerge
Mar 24th, 2023 | 3 min read
A deserted 20-hectare former army base in Ukmerge, Lithuania, will soon be reborn as a modern recreational, residential and business center.
Smart Water Service for Optimizing Sewage Networks
Mar 15th, 2023 | 3 min read
The Kristiansand municipality has been testing stream inlet sensors and overflow meters from Pipelife Norway’s smart water service to prevent sewage overflows.
At the Forefront of Hydrogen Infrastructure Development
Feb 15th, 2023 | 8 min read
Our renewable energy experts discuss the success of the Netherlands’ hydrogen strategy as well as the role of Pipelife's solutions in its implementation.
Safeguarding Swedish Wind Power
Feb 10th, 2023 | 3 min read
Pipelife Sweden supplied cable protection pipes to the new Skallberget-Utterberget wind farm, which will provide green energy to homes from Dalarna to Stockholm.
Half a Century of Expertise in Frost-Proof Piping Solutions
Feb 1st, 2023 | 6 min read
From Svalbard to Antarctica, our team at Pipelife Norway has protected pipes from freezing even in the world's harshest environments.
Frost-Proof Solutions for a Major Railway Tunnel
Jan 27th, 2023 | 3 min read
To secure safe water supply in extreme weather conditions, Pipelife Norway developed and supplied a variety of pre-insulated pipes for a new double-track line from Drammen to Kobbervikdalen.
Sewage Network Rehabilitation in Winter
Jan 25th, 2023 | 4 min read
The excellent installation properties of the PP Master wastewater pipe system helped resolve some of the challenges in a major renovation project in St. Peter an der Au.
Replacing Asbestos Water Line Under Challenging Conditions
Jan 20th, 2023 | 4 min read
An outdated asbestos-cement water main was successfully replaced in Järvenpää, despite the wintry temperatures and bedrock at the installation site.
All-Season Drainage Solution for Veliko Tarnovo
Jan 13th, 2023 | 3 min read
A Pipelife Pragma stormwater pipe system helped expand the capacity of the local drainage network in one of Bulgaria's most picturesque cities.
Paving the Way to the Olympics
Dec 21st, 2022 | 3 min read
Pipelife Latvia donated PE pipes to support Baldones Jib Park — the only sports complex in the country that offers a space for snow athletes to train throughout the year.
PE Fishway Helps Restore Biodiversity in the Lapua River
Dec 9th, 2022 | 4 min read
A fish passage designed by Pipelife Finland was recently opened at the Poutu weir, allowing migratory fish to travel upstream without obstacles.
Embracing Industry 4.0
Oct 28th, 2022 | 5 min read
Pipelife's production experts discuss the benefits digital twins have brought to our customers, the environment, and the future potential of this technology.
Protecting Properties and Buildings 24/7
Oct 26th, 2022 | 3 min read
Pipelife Smart Pumping Solutions allow remote monitoring of pumping stations, which are usually difficult to access, and report issues as soon as they occur.
Extending Automated 3D Printing in Production
Oct 21st, 2022 | 5 min read
Our experts discuss the benefits of 3D printed flow profiles and the opportunities this technology has brought to wastewater and stormwater industries.
Pipelife Smart Probing Raises Interest in the Nordics
Oct 12th, 2022 | 4 min read
Pipelife Smart Probing is a state-of-the-art solution that allows monitoring and obtaining real-time data from any point of the water network.
Digitization of EPD: New Opportunities for Sustainable Construction
Oct 7th, 2022 | 3 min read
Pipelife Norway is working on digitizing the EPDs of its product portfolio, making sustainable construction choices faster and easier.
Factory That Thinks Outside the Box
Sep 23rd, 2022 | 3 min read
For more than a decade, Pipelife Finland's Joensuu team has been finding solutions to non-standard requests, gaining customer recognition nationwide.
Transforming Modern Cities in the Face of Climate Change
Aug 23rd, 2022 | 6 min read
Our irrigation specialist Konstantinos Akritanakis shares his expertise in adapting green spaces to the city conditions.
Improved Road Safety in Western Poland
Aug 3rd, 2022 | 3 min read
Pipelife's Stormbox II crates were used to construct an underground infiltration system at a busy junction, ensuring safe traffic during heavy rainfalls.
Recycled Piping Systems for City Infrastructure
Jul 29th, 2022 | 3 min read
Surrounded by several national parks, Arnhem is proud of its green city reputation and strongly commits to a sustainable development of the area.
Recycled PE Piping Systems
Jul 26th, 2022 | 3 min read
Increasing the use of recycled materials in production is among the key strategies to achieve the goals of the European Green Deal.
Meet Our Welding Wizard
Jul 21st, 2022 | 4 min read
With nearly 20 years of experience, Māris Jankovskis is valued as one of the most experienced and capable welders within the Pipelife group.
Fossil-Free Pipes in Construction
Jul 19th, 2022 | 4 min read
Together with the raw material supplier Inovyn, Pipelife Sweden supplied 100% fossil-free PVC pipes for a sustainable construction project in Gothenburg.
Let’s Transition Toward A Circular Plastics Economy
Jul 14th, 2022 | 6 min read
We are proud not only to meet the European sustainability targets but also to go above and beyond them.
Reliable Water Supply for the Future Generations
Jul 6th, 2022 | 3 min read
Recently, hygienic water supply came at risk in two neighborhoods in Ruse, Bulgaria, due to a leaking asbestos water main.
Water Shortages no Longer an Issue in Miesenbach
Jul 1st, 2022 | 4 min read
In Austria’s municipality of Miesenbach, interruptions in potable water supply no longer pose a problem thanks to two GRP potable water tanks recently installed.
Future-Proofing Norway’s Cities Against Water Shortages
Jun 14th, 2022 | 4 min read
While Scandinavia typically is not considered water-stressed, there has been a prolonged low precipitation period in Eastern Norway this year.
Kilometer-Long PE Cable Ducts for Offshore Wind Farms
Jun 10th, 2022 | 6 min read
Renewable energy projects require innovative technical solutions. The Moray East project in Scotland opted for the non-welded PE ducts produced by Pipelife Norway.
Attention Growing to Recycled Stormwater Management Solutions
May 3rd, 2022 | 4 min read
Pipelife Poland has recently launched a 100%-recycled stormwater retention crate generation.
Europe’s Largest Soda Ash Producer Relies on Pipelife
Apr 26th, 2022 | 3 min read
Pipelife Bulgaria recently delivered its drainage and wastewater piping systems to Solvay Sodi to help manage water levels in the Padina sediment basin.
A Different Take on Trenchless Pipe Laying
Apr 22th, 2022 | 4 min read
A stormwater drainage pipe was recently laid through Lake Stubenberg, requiring a special deployment for the AQUALINE RC Robust pipe system.
Raineo Is Taking Latvia by Storm
Apr 20th, 2022 | 5 min read
Pipelife’s stormwater management system Raineo Stormbox II has been increasingly used to minimize flooding risks in state-of-the-art venues in Riga, Latvia.
Asserting Recycled Material Potential in Construction
Apr 14th, 2022 | 4 min read
We are proud to expand our range of stormwater systems with Stormbox E — the new attenuation and soakaway crates made from 100%-recycled material.
Meeting World-Leading Sustainability Standards in Construction
Apr 8th, 2022 | 3 min read
The A6 Logistics Park in, Riga, Latvia was constructed with sustainability in mind. Pipelife’s wastewater and stormwater solutions helped achieve this ambitious goal.
Pipe Bursting For Non-Disruptive Renewal of Water Main
Apr 6th, 2022 | 4 min read
Pipe bursting allowed to replace a major potable water main in the village of Heimdal quickly and without disruptions to the inhabitants.
Connecting Communities to Central Water Supply
Mar 29th, 2022 | 3 min read
Pipelife delivered more than 12 km of pipes for trenchless installation, ensuring safe potable water supply for villages in Klimontow municipality.
Trenchless Technologies Explained
Mar 25th, 2022 | 6 min read
With towns and cities expanding in size and population, existing underground piping networks have to be upgraded to accommodate growing needs.
Recommissioning a Depleted Gas Field in the UK
Mar 18th, 2022 | 3 min read
To resume recovery from part of the Saltfleetby Gas Field, which had been shut down by the operator, a new connection to the gas grid was needed.
Hydrogen Infrastructure for Renewable Energy
Feb 17th, 2022 | 5 min read
Hydrogen energy is often referred to as "future fuel" and is considered crucial in transitioning towards a carbon-neutral economy by the EU.
Pipelife Cable Protection Systems for the New Ennsdorf Oil Mill
Feb 10th, 2022 | 4 min read
In Ennsdorf, VFI Oils for Life is building Austria's largest organic oil mill with bio-energy production.
Developing Wind Energy Infrastructure in Lithuania
Feb 4th, 2022 | 3 min read
A new 63-MW wind farm is currently under construction in the Mažeikiai region, as the country is moving away from fossil fuels.
Pipelife Helps Resolve Water Quality Issues in Nuorgam
Jan 28th, 2022 | 4 min read
Last spring, a leak in Nuorgam’s water reservoir was discovered contaminating the drinking water.
Revisiting a Sewer Manhole after 5 Years without Maintenance
Jan 26th, 2022 | 3 min read
In June 2016, a Pipelife PRO manhole was installed in a busy road section in the city of Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria.
Azay-le-Rideau Benefits from a Reinforced Sanitation Network
Jan 12th, 2022 | 3 min read
Pipelife's sturdy PP Master sewerage pipe system was recently used to strengthen the undersized and outdated wastewater network in Azay-le-Rideau.
Pipelife Supplies Cable Ducts to North Cape
Dec 21st, 2021 | 3 min read
Pipelife Norge’s cable protection system Protectline has been selected to replace an outdated powerline in North Cape.
Durofort: Recycling Made Local
Dec 14th, 2021 | 4 min read
The Durofort pipe produced by Pipelife Netherlands was the first wastewater and stormwater pipe that is 100% recyclable and made completely from recycled PVC to enter the national market.
SoluForce Pipelines: Reaching the Next Level of Reusability
Dec 8th, 2021 | 4 min read
Pipelife’s brand SoluForce is the originator and industry leader of high-pressure Flexible Composite Pipe (FCP or RTP) systems, offering solutions that are maintenance-free and ensure unrivaled durability.
Smart Probing Solutions: Facilitating Digital Transformation of Water Utilities
Nov 26th, 2021 | 3 min read
Monitoring water quality and network functionality has always been a key priority when it comes to water asset management.
Safe Roads for the Future: Pipelife Helps Build Climate Resilience in the Czech Republic
Nov 23rd, 2021 | 3 min read
Since 2000, floods in Europe have caused at least 25 billion losses and cost hundreds of lives.
Improved Power Supply for Tervola, Finland
Aug 26th, 2021 | 3 min read
Municipalities and energy suppliers attach great importance to creating long-lasting infrastructure, to ensure their citizens and clients reliably and sustainably receive power.
Energy Efficient Infrastructure for CO2-Free Energy
Aug 19th, 2021 | 3 min read
Since the EU set the goals under Green Deal in order to become climate-neutral by 2050, all sectors have been motivated to integrate renewable energy solutions...
Secured Power Supply with 91.1 KM Cable Protection
Aug 12th, 2021 | 3 min read
Overhead power lines are easily affected by storms and other weather extremes leading to interruptions in the power supply and putting residents to risk.
Tailored Stormwater Management Solution For A Housing Project
July 20th, 2021 | 2 min read
Excessive rain alternating with dry periods are no unusual weather forecasts anymore and residential areas remain highly vulnerable to these.
Water tanks and robust pipes for reliable supply in Austria
July 1st, 2021 | 3 min read
Extreme dry spells and associated water shortages are an issue faced by many of Austria’s municipalities today. Randegg in Lower Austria is one of the municipalities addressing the topic of reliable water supply – and taking action.
PREVENTING URBAN DESICCATION WITH STORMWATER SOLUTIONS
June 14th, 2021 | 3 min read
With rising temperatures and therefore increased evaporation, cities are confronted with a growing risk of urban desiccation. Unfortunately, blue and green infrastructure solutions that would compensate for this are often difficult or impossible to implement in dense city centers.
Stormwater Management Helps Pomorie Lake Biodiversity
May 14, 2021 | 3 min read
To help rehabilitate Pomorie lake's natural salinity, Pipelife has installed a stormwater pipe system that will help to redirect the flow of freshwater into a nearby lined canal.
ECO ROAD DRAINAGE ON BULGARIA’S LONGEST HIGHWAY
Apr 27, 2021 | 3 min read
Once finalized, Hemus highway will connect Bulgaria’s capital Sofia with the country’s sea capital Varna. Pipelife Bulgaria is busy ensuring road safety with the supply of reliable, ecologically friendly road drainage systems.
Urban Greening Experiment With Raineo Stormboxes
Apr 23rd, 2021 | 4 min read
Pipelife supported the Faculty of Civil Engineering at the University of Belgrade to experiment with irrigation solutions in urban areas with a donation of 10 Raineo Stormboxes and installation know-how.
Polish Railway Ten-T upgrade with Raineo Infiltration
Apr 15th, 2021 | 4 min read
Polish railway line E59 is being upgraded to TEN-T standards with Pipelife Poland providing no fewer than 12 stormwater infiltration systems, using 8800 Raineo® Stormboxes.
AUTOMATED 3D PRINTING: UPGRADE FOR CIVIL ENGINEERING AND INCREASED SAFETY
Feb 10, 2021 | 4 min read
Underground storm- and wastewater infrastructures are receiving a significant upgrade while safety in production is increased thanks to Pipelife’s unique and novel application of high-precision production.
PRAGMA PIPES ENSURE ROAD SAFETY IN POLAND
Dec 21, 2020| 5 min read
The noble goal of the Via Carpathia route is to connect Northern and Southern Europe – from Klaipėda, Lithuania on the Baltic Sea to Thessaloniki, Greece on the Aegean Sea.
Raineo: A Reliable Partner in Rainwater Management
Dec 15, 2020| 2 min read
The construction of a new supermarket in the municipality of Lebring in Austria called for the installation of an infiltration system. The construction company had little experience in this field and thus turned to Pipelife Austria.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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