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Stimulating Local Authorities to Use Plastics in On-Coming Municipal Projects



Plastic Pipes Conference Association # 1979 Brigthon


The major market for plastics pipes is still in the building, civil engineering and related public services industries but, although proven Pully reliable and much more economical on these n :lplications, less than half the pipes used in housing and other projects under the cor~trol of Local and Regional Authorities we ~nade from plastics. It is considered that this is still mainly due to the fact that.there is little, if any, budgetary control of total iristnlled cozt per metre run of  services pipe work because responsibility for this provifiion is fragmented. Co-ordinated design and instailation by one specialist contractor of all pipes ...

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