In May 2018 the staff at RCPA Melton were very happy to host representatives of the Construction & Development teams from Wyndham City. On their visit the representatives were given a tour of the facilities and learned about concrete pipe and box culvert manufacture and the accompanying quality controls required to make sure that product are… Read more »
The majority of pipes produced for storm water drainage are in the class 2 to class 4 range so it is exciting when you get the opportunity to produce unique pipes for a project. Recently RCPA (WA) had the opportunity to produce 525Dia Class 10 Pipes for a Defense Force Project in the north of… Read more »
In an effort to keep our team cool and reduce the risk of sunburn RCPA (WA) fabricated a moveable shade frame that allows our team members to move the shade as they go down the line finishing and QA inspecting the pipes before they are placed into stock. Frame was designed and constructed by Production… Read more »
RCPA is in the final stages of the commissioning process for the newly built factory in Somersby NSW. With a modern, fully electronic ePak pipe machine and state of the art reinforcement cage making facility, this plant will provide high quality pipes to the NSW civil construction market for decades to come. For more information… Read more »
RCPA Melton (2012/2013). Installation and commissioning of Pedershaab large dry cast machine to expand pipe production to 3000mm diameter, including plastic lined and jacking pipes. This also introduced a new product range i.e. box culverts up to 3000mm span. The plant is the first in Australia of this type capable of producing 3 or 4… Read more »
RCPA Kilmore (2012/13)had $750,000 spent on an upgrade and additional equipment to facilitate the production of Geopolymer concrete pipes (eCP). RCPA became the first pipe company to offer a product which had an 80% carbon footprint reduction.