Novel Construction Session

    For more information on the Novel Construction Initiative, please click here.

    Thursday & Friday, 15 - 16 March 2018
    Mercure Hotel Tempelhof 
    - Berlin, Germany

    The Novel Construction Spring Session took place in Berlin on Thursday, 15 and Friday, 16 of March 2018, immediately following the Pipeline Technology Conference (PTC). We would like to thank everyone for their active participation and collaboration.


    To view the agenda of the meeting including the Novel Initiatives presented, please click here

    Working groups

    The current Novel Construction working groups are: 

    Group Leader E-Mail
    Planning & Design Criss Shipman (G.I.E.) e-mail
    Earthworks & Crossings Paul Andrews (Fluor) e-mail
    Welding & NDT Gustavo Guaytima (TransCanada) e-mail
    New Trends & Innovation Mustafa Abusalah (CCC) e-mail
    Coatings Somaieh Salehpour (Shawcor) e-mail
    Environment Sue Sljivic (RSK) e-mail
    Logistics Bruno Pomaré (Spiecapag) e-mail
    Pre-Commissioning Vincenzo Calabria (Sicim) e-mail
    Bending Geert Dieperink (Maats) e-mail 
    Health & Safety Alain Gauthiez (Spiecapag) e-mail

    The meetings were held at the Mercure Hotel Tempelhof where people from different companies gathered for a productive session to discuss new construction tecnologies.


    After a short introduction on IPLOCA from IPLOCA's Executive Secretary, Juan Arzuaga, the agenda included several presentations on new technologies in the industry from knowledgeable speakers. To view the presentations, please click on the title below:


    Group work sessions were then held during the afternoon.


    After the group work sessions on Thursday, the different groups presented the results of their discussions.