The mission of the association is to provide value to members through a forum for sharing ideas, engaging the industry and its stakeholders, facilitating business opportunities and promoting the highest standards in the pipeline industry, Adam Wynne Hughes, managing director of the UK-based Land & Marine Project Engineering, who is the current president of IPLOCA
, told Times of Oman.
Since the associationEoee1/4eaos inception in 1966, IPLOCA
members have shared ideas, networked and built business relationships with others in the industry through their membership.
Members attended the annual general meeting consisting of the president's year in review, the treasurer's report on the status of IPLOCA
's accounts and the incoming president's objectives for the year.
Doug Evans, president of the IPLOCA
and CEO of Gulf Interstate Engineering, emphasized in his speech that Herrenknecht Pipe Express can make a key contribution to environmental protection in pipeline projects.
The program kicked-off with welcoming remarks by Osman Birgili, outgoing president of IPLOCA
and senior vice president of Tekfen Construction.
However, during the year, through the appointment of committees, IPLOCA
's Board of Directors and the 240 strong membership are involved in many other activities which are reported at or culminate at the convention.
Trauner largely credits the contacts and friendships he developed at IPLOCA
meetings and conventions for the company's recent industry acquisitions.
's commitment to the promotion of health and safety is also fulfilled by the publication of annual aggregated health and safety and environmental statistics, submitted by its members.
The past president of IPLOCA
, Adam Wynne Hughes, has also joined CRC-Evans as managing director of the company's Inspection Group.
At the IPLOCA
annual convention, during a series of technical sessions, meetings and social events and tours, senior executives from the pipeline industry, accompanied by their spouses, will build relationships, network and share ideas with their peers from over 40 countries.
He recently outlined his goals for P&GJ regarding his priorities for IPLOCA
and its members today and into the future.
is a not for profit organisation with the mission to provide value to members through a forum for sharing ideas, engaging the industry and its stakeholders, facilitating business opportunities and promoting the highest standards in the pipeline industry.