There was an impressive turnout at the annual 2015 QLD YPF Christmas Function. Held at the Embassy Hotel in Brisbane following the APGA Christmas function, the event hosted a mix of YPF members and APGA members. Over 60 attendees celebrated the end of a big year in the Pipeline industry.
Thanks to Denso and CNC Project Management for their generous sponsorship of the event.
South Australia YPF’s third annual Bring an Oldie Lawn Bowls event was a great success with a dramatic finish where nothing separated the two winning teams.
Bring an Oldie is a fun night which in some ways levels the field between the young and the more experienced pipeliners, encouraging them to share stories over a few games of lawn bowls and refreshments. Read more.
On the 30th of August the SA YPF convened at the Coopers Alehouse for a technical presentation by the Energy Pipelines Cooperative Research Centre (EPCRC).
The event ensured that the young pipeliners in South Australia had access to the latest pipeline research being undertaken by the EPCRC as well as insight into a current Stress Corrosion Cracking research project. Read more.
The annual QLD YPF Strike Bowling Event was once again a great success for 2015.
Thirty-five young (and a few not-so-young) attendees kicked off the evening by participating in a bowling initiation ceremony that had the health and safety conscious amongt us raising a sweat. Read more
On the 22nd of July 2015 the Young Pipeliners Forum held a speaker night at the Highlander Bar in Melbourne’s CBD. The event we attending by over 35 Young Pipeline Professionals and sponsored by CNC Project Management. Read more.
On the 14th of May 2015, South Australian young engineers of the YPF and the YCG (young corrosion group) joined forces and organised a joint technical event at the Coopers Alehouse in Adelaide. The event focused on tape wrap coatings for corrosion protection of buried steel pipelines. Read more.
Fifty Queensland Young Pipeliners Forum members attended the first networking function of 2015 at The Fox Hotel on 13 March 2015. It was a great turn out to what is typically one of the quieter events of the year, with new and familiar faces catching up for the first time since the ever-successful End of Year Event in December. Read more.
The SA YPF kicked off 2015 in style with the annual Barossa wine tour.
The weather was sunny (as usual in Adelaide) and the Barossa beckoned for 12 young engineers and their partners. Read more.
The Young Pipeliners Forum has started a LinkedIn Group to encourage discussion and interaction between YPF members nationwide. The LinkedIn group is being managed by a subcommittee: Ian Spence, Susan Jaques and Andriy Dubyk.
Click here to visit and join the group.
On Saturday 6 December, the Victorian YPF headed north of the city on their annual winery tour, this time to the Macedon Ranges. Melbourne weather lived up to its reputation providing four seasons in one day, but did not detract from the spectacular scenery and views from the ranges. Twenty YPF participants went to two wineries, Gisbourne Peak and Paramoor, and to the Holgate Brewery in Woodend. Read more.
The SA YPF finished 2014 in fine form with the “Bring an Oldie” lawn bowl competition. A great night of food, drink, conversation and (occasionally) bowling was made possible by the generous sponsorship of SEA Gas, Epic and Maloney Field Services. Read More