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Re: Are Court fines too low?
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 22:03:37 GMT

Yes the fines are too low compaired to what we have to pay as tradespeople. And costs are the same.

As practitioners we will have paid for the investigation and the prosecution. Just because we are Plumbers Gasfitters and Drainlayers we have to pay for...

Bio Gas
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 06:59:29 GMT

Anyone have much to do with bio gas installations? I've come across a underfloor hot water heating system for a pig farm where the installation is semi complete.  I am interested to learn more about this type of work. Cheers

Re: How not to crimp kembla
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 23:49:30 GMT

yeh does look like a pexal/rifeng crimper.
Have seen these crimps been done wrong with the correct tool when the jaws haven't been put round the fitting fully and have started the crimp and the jaws dig into the copper ring and leave a raised section.

Re: Are Court fines too low?
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 20:34:08 GMT

hi guys, did the Board actually take this guy to court? it is not clear. Also to advertise these services surely is not illegal if the work is carried out by a licenced person. Companies can be owned by anyone who does not have to be the person who doe...

Are Court fines too low?
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 19:01:00 GMT

Its no mystery as to why these people operate without a license.  I can't believe they got $2k fines and bugger all else.  Surely the Boards costs should have been rei...
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