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Leveraging the Science of Water and Sustainability: Achieving Public Health Benefits with PVC Pipe Underground Infrastructure

By Mayor John Marchand, City of Livermore, CA Spring 2017
Newsletter of the Mayors Water Council of The United States Conference of Mayors

In our nation, mayors face many challenges and find themselves relying on the skills and advice of others while also drawing on their own knowledge and

Royal Building Products, Shelby Township, now part of North American Pipe Corporation, named to Plastics Technology magazine’s list of 2016 top 25 World Class Processors.

Royal Building Products’ Pipe and Fittings plant in Shelby Township, Michigan, was named a 2016 “World Class Processor” by Plastics Technology magazine. Plastics Technology is a monthly trade publication that features technical and business information designed to improve plastics processing in North America. Its editorial content focuses on problem solving, tips and techniques, best practices, market opportunities and new technology in the plastics industry.


By Richard Doyle

Richard Doyle is the president & CEO of the Vinyl Institute

December 20, 2016

As our next administration and Congress grapple with the challenge of improving our nation’s deteriorating water infrastructure, they should keep one fact in mind. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe is the safest and most durable and affordable material available today to replace our aging underground systems and serve the interests of U.S. taxpayers.

Press Release: North American Specialty Products Provides Easy Assembly, Rugged Performance in Heap Leach Mining Operation with Yelomine™

Yelomine® restrained-joint PVC pipe system is providing an easy-assembling, rugged heap leach mining solution for U.S.-based Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold's ongoing Sulfolix project at the El Abra copper mine in northern Chile's Antofasta region. The project is focused on leach mining to extract copper from copper sulfide ore and is expected to extend the mine’s useful life by 10 years.