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PPG VP Sekmakas to Retire

PPG VP Sekmakas to Retire

Monday September 25, 2017

PPG last week announced the retirement of executive vice president Viktor Sekmakas, along with other personnel moves that see Tim Knavish stepping into the role of senior vice president of industrial coatings, and Gary Danowski becoming vice president of automotive coatings.


US Lab Studies Coatings for Solar Energy Storage

US Lab Studies Coatings for Solar Energy Storage

Monday September 25, 2017

A researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory—run by the U.S. Department of Energy—is working on developing nickel-based coatings that could help to protect concentrating solar power plants from corrosion caused by molten salts that are part of the power-storage process.


Contractors Key at New Industry Event

Contractors Key at New Industry Event

Monday September 25, 2017

Contractor Connect, a novel event putting some of the country’s largest painting contractors together with coating and abrasive suppliers and equipment manufacturers, is drawing near, and time is running out to reserve a spot.


Quake Lab Performs Biggest Bridge Test Yet

Quake Lab Performs Biggest Bridge Test Yet

Monday September 25, 2017

Engineers based out of the University of Nevada, Reno recently tested the damage a bridge could sustain by replicating a 7.5-magnitude earthquake in the lab in the largest-scale experiment of its kind to ever be performed.


Tata, ThyssenKrupp Announce Merger Plan

Tata, ThyssenKrupp Announce Merger Plan

Friday September 22, 2017

Two major global steelmakers announced Wednesday that they plan to combine their flat steel businesses into a joint venture unit that they say will ship 21 million tons of product each year.


ASRC Acquires US Coatings Inc.

ASRC Acquires US Coatings Inc.

Friday September 22, 2017

In a move to expand its construction, maintenance and repair operating group, ASRC Industrial Services has acquired US Coatings Inc., a marine specialty coatings company based in Alabama.


The Case of the Pilfered Pavement Paint

The Case of the Pilfered Pavement Paint

Friday September 22, 2017

When you think of a big heist operation, things like jewelry and cash might come to mind, not road paint. But thieves in Johannesburg had other ideas, making off with several hundred gallons of the stuff for resale and private use.


$3B Gas Pipeline Construction Begins

$3B Gas Pipeline Construction Begins

Friday September 22, 2017

Energy firm Williams Partners announced earlier this week that construction is underway on the Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline in central and eastern Pennsylvania, which the company says will connect shale gas drilling sites in the northeastern part of the state with consumers in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast.


Researchers Eye New Nanomaterial for Protective Coatings

Researchers Eye New Nanomaterial for Protective Coatings

Thursday September 21, 2017

A team of researchers in the U.K. say that when it comes to protective coatings, graphene—touted as a “supermaterial”—may not be the panacea some hope, but another material, hexagonal boron nitride, may be leading a new pack of nanocoatings that could change the industry.


European Fire Forum Explores Intumescent and More

European Fire Forum Explores Intumescent and More

Thursday September 21, 2017

Intumescent coatings, specifications governing reactive coatings for steel protection, and a new fire-retardant polyurethane binder will be some of the topics discussed at this year’s European Coatings Fire Forum, to be held next month in Berlin.


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