Pipeline Construction Training

Empowering the industry toward better pipeline infrastructures for a better future

Marley is a company that prides itself on nothing but quality – not only in the products that we manufacture, but also the very integrity of the pipe installations that make up the backbone of our country’s infrastructure and economy.

As part of our commitment to sustainable development at all levels of the value chain, we strive to create opportunities to bridge the critical gap in the fundamental knowledge of best practice pipeline design and installation as it correlates with quality standards and specifications to address service delivery challenges, through hands-on support and skills transfer.

Through the various training opportunities, led by industry experts, Marley teaches contractors, installers and specifiers not only on the importance of quality in the manufacture and installation of pipe systems, but also key considerations in the layout and design of piping systems to safeguard structural integrity and to ensure that compliance is maintained.

Pipeline Training Courses

All of the courses listed below are offered free of charge* as our value-add to you and can be presented to groups of between 20-30 people at one of our venues or at a venue of your choice in your region. Training takes place in the 2nd and 3rd week of every month.

The Fundamentals of Polyolefins in Pipeline Applications

Thermoplastic Welding Inspection Programme

* A certain number of attendees will be required to justify travel to outlying provinces


Meet the Trainers

Willem Locke
Product Specialist: Polyolefins & Petroplas

  Ian Venter
Product Specialist: Petroplas & Weholite

Willem Locke   Ian Venter

Willem is very involved in proactively promoting and marketing Marley’s product range to various specifying bodies, including consulting engineers, architects, government, municipalities and construction companies. This requires an extensive level of product and operational knowledge, problem solving ability, and hands-on project experience to derive meaningful solutions to core issues.

His over 40 years of experience in the civil engineering space has equipped Willem to contribute significantly to the business, having worked for companies such as Everite Building Products, Gundle Plastics Group, Aqua-Loc Water Demand Management Systems, DPI Trading and Amanzi Starway

Ian kicked off his career in 1990 when he started working with polymer conversion/production design. In 1997, he obtained a National Higher Diploma in Polymer Technology from Pretoria Technicon (Tshwane University of Technology). Later, he was formally Technical Product manager PVC HDPE and Weholite® structured wall HDPE pipe, all forming part of the Petzetakis Africa(Pty)LTD product range.

Being an active member of the SAPPMA (Southern African Plastic Pipe Manufacturing Association) technical committee, Ian has been involved in various projects to draw up new revised standards regarding the manufacture and design, installation and end use. In 2008, he was awarded a SAPPMA MERITORIOUS AWARD.

Contact Marley Pipe Systems

Marley Building Division
t. +27 11 739 8600
f. +27 11 739 8680

Marley Mining & Industrial Division
t. 0861 MARLEY (627539)
t. +27 12 045 0997
t. +27 83 282 3238 (HDPE/Weholite)

e. info@marleypipesystems.co.za
e. rdomingo@marleyps.co.za

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