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SSPC 2016 Dives into Water, Wastewater

In anticipation of SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT, which will take place Jan. 18-21, 2016, in San Antonio, TX, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has announced its lineup of programmin...

Webinar Zeroes in on Wastewater

The wastewater environment poses its own special considerations. An upcoming free webinar focuses on everything you need to related to coatings in wastewater applications

Save the Date: Corrosion Solutions

Engineered Corrosion Solutions, in association with Chicago Corrosion Group LLC, has announced its upcoming Engineered Corrosion Solutions 2016 conference, to be held May 5, 2016, in Elk Gro...

White House Seeks Streamlined Process

Responding to the sense that lengthy federal permitting and review activities hamper improvement of the nation’s infrastructure—as well as its global competitiveness—the White House unveiled...

$1.9B Helps NJ Shore Up against Storms

NJ Gov. Chris Christie recently signed legislation making up to $1.94 billion in state financing available for projects that would improve the drinking water and wastewater infrastructure in...

Site Showcases Infrastructure Pioneers

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) recently announced the release of its Infrastructure Game Changers report.

New Elastomer Made for Vertical Lining

MAPLE SHADE, NJ--Stonhard has introduced a spray-applied lining system for reservoirs, large tanks, cooling towers and other vertical applications in corrosive environments.

Sewage Suds on Tap for Water Reuse

PORTLAND, OR—Craft beer in Oregon may soon have a new ingredient: wastewater.

'Booze and Snooze' Scandal Rocks Plant

The world's largest wastewater treatment facility has suspended at least nine workers after a plant security officer accidentally broadcast a slur- and obscenity-laced description of a secre...

Tackling Specialty, Pipeline Coatings

Fire protection, pipeline integrity and other critical structural issues depend on choosing the right protective coating system—decisions informed by new, free technical resources from JP...

New eBooks Whet Water Coating Know-how

Water, water everywhere...but how to coat around it? That is the focus of two new free technical eBooks published by JPCL.

International Rolls Out 1-Coat Lining

AkzoNobel’s International brand has launched Enviroline 2405, an advanced hybrid epoxy lining system, in North America.

Victim’s Kin Fights for Minimum Fine

Brett Collins' family says his life was worth more than $2,363—and they are determined to effect a change that may spare other families some of their sense of insult and loss.

Fouling Control System Touts Long Life

AkzoNobel's International brand has introduced a foul-release system for the North American power, water and wastewater segments.

Water Additive Eyed in Corroded Sewers

A surprising connection between water treatment and wastewater management could be causing the sewers in Australia to quickly corrode.

Engineering Project Finalists Named

From a complex rail crossing to a research station floating on a block of ice, five projects have been selected as finalists for the American Society of Civil Engineers' most prestigious awa...

Coatings Fraud Allegations Dismissed

A Massachusetts maker of coatings and spray equipment has withdrawn its claim that a licensee-turned-competitor built the new business on stolen information.

AkzoNobel Adds Potable Water Lining

AkzoNobel has introduced Interline 975P, a solvent-free, single-coat potable water lining for the North American water and wastewater market.

Mussels Stall Michigan Pipeline

A $274 million pipeline project in Michigan is facing a massive hurdle of tiny proportions—a two-inch mussel.

Texas Water Tank Contract Awarded

N.G. Painting LP, of Kerrville, TX, will paint and repair an 8.5 million gallon water storage tank in Cedar Hill, TX, the Trinity River Authority of Texas announced.

JPCL Salutes Excellence in Papers

ORLANDO—Outstanding technical articles on coatings topics from A (application) to Z (zinc) were honored Monday (Feb. 10) with JPCL Editors' Awards as SSPC 2014 opened in Orlando, FL.

eBook Tackles Environmental Controls

Dehumidification, ventilation and other environmental controls can have high-stakes consequences for coating and blasting workers and projects alike.

14 States, 14 Paths for 2014

Where (if anywhere) does infrastructure fall on the radar of America’s governors this year? What are the states’ priorities, and how will they pay for them?

5 New eBooks Offer Coatings Guidance

From bridges to chemical plants, free technical guidance on choosing and buying coatings for a variety of structures and environments is the focus of five new eBooks published by
JPCL: J...

Construction Boom Faces Labor Bust

U.S. construction and engineering may be facing the best and worst of times, as a near-trillion-dollar industry forecast collides with widespread employer reports of a skilled labor shortage...

New Teflon Coating is Water-Based

DuPont has introduced what it calls the first “truly water-based,” low-VOC protective coating with a corrosion resistance of up to 3,000 salt spray hours.

After Sandy: Building for the Next Hit

One year after Hurricane Sandy crippled the East Coast, federal agencies have spent billions to rebuild damaged infrastructure but say there is more work to do—especially when it comes to pr...

Free Webinar Plumbs Wastewater Coatings

Hands-on experience in what works—and, just as important, what doesn’t—in coating water and wastewater structures will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.

SSPC Sets Wastewater Coating Standard

Performance requirements for certain concrete coatings used at wastewater facilities are the focus of a new standard by SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.

Report: Coatings Need Novel Solutions

Developing new technology for harsh environments will be key in the future of the protective and marine markets in North America and Europe, new research says.

Free Webinar Plumbs Sewer Rehab

Evaluating protective coatings and other components of sewer rehabilitation will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.

2 Indicted in Project Skimming of $4.8M

A former executive with one of the nation’s largest construction contractors is accused of orchestrating a kickback scheme that drained more than $4.8 million from his company during a proje...

Tacoma Awards $217K Coating Job

A Washington State contractor who was the sole bidder on an industrial coating project in Tacoma, WA, has been green-lighted for the job.

Painting of 5 Tanks Up for Bid

A water utility in Maryland is inviting bids for cleaning, lead abatement and recoating of four hydro-pneumatic storage tanks and one elevated water tank in California, MD.

Fatal OH Plant Blast Draws $325K Fine

A deadly explosion at a Cincinnati sewage plant has drawn 22 federal health and safety violations and $325,710 in fines for the facility owner.

New eBooks Guide Plant Coatings

Free technical guidance on coatings for power and wastewater plants is the focus of two new eBooks published by JPCL.

EPA: Water Infrastructure Needs $384B

Drinking water infrastructure across the country is rapidly approaching the end of its lifespan and will need over $384 billion in improvements over the next two decades, a newly released su...

$500M Set for Sandy-Hit Water Works

Water-treatment facilities across New York and New Jersey will receive more than $500 million to tackle repairs and upgrades desperately needed after Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Environmental ...

New Coatings Protect Tanks and Piping

Induron Protective Coatings has released two new products for the sewage and water industries.

Sauereisen Debuts SewerGard Industrial

Sauereisen has introduced a new line of coating products for the industrial wastewater market designed to protect concrete and steel from chemical attack.

Engineers Give U.S. Infrastructure a D+

When the good news is that your grade has improved to a D+, there isn't much good news—but that is the current state of U.S. infrastructure, the nation's civil engineers say.

ASCE Reports on Infrastructure Gap

Without an extra $1.57 billion per year invested in U.S. infrastructure, the country will face a rough road ahead, according to a new report on infrastructure investment.


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Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

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New WOLF LED and fluorescent lights are now available, including low voltage tank lighting kits.
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Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Truss bridge treated with Termarust's (HR CSA) in 1995. This highway & rail truss bridge is still stable and there still is no active corrosion.

Short Elliott Hendrickson Inc. (SEH)

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