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Giant Peach: Fruit of Painter’s Labors

It was a big job, but for one Welsh painter, you might say it was just peachy.


Scottish Bridge Gets Unorthodox Paint Job

A bridge in Scotland just got a new coat of paint, but it wasn’t a standard job involving a crew of bridge painters and a three-coat system.


When It Rains, It Shows

Boston’s sidewalks look just like any other city’s sidewalks…until it rains. A rainy day quickly exposes lines of poetry to the city’s pedestrians.


New York Artist Eyes Floating Bridge

Most bridge projects are undertaken with a goal of longevity, but a proposed bridge in one Brooklyn neighborhood is only intended to last one day.


CA’s Bay Bridge East Span to Live On

Millions of pounds of steel was used in the construction of the original San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, and as sections of the East Span are slowly demolished, many observers are wonderin...


Murals Color Streets During a Monsoon

What would a city look like if paintings on city streets suddenly appeared every time it rains? People in Seoul, South Korea, know the answer.


Bridge Rainbow Sparks a Movement

LONDON--A gray Monday morning took an unexpectedly bright turn this week for thousands of bridge commuters who happened upon the global debut of a movement to "spark joy" in city life.


Paper Bridges Art and Nature

CUMBRIA, UK—The newest pedestrian bridge in England boasts a unique substrate—22,000 sheets of bright red paper.


Pothole Provocateur Presses Penile Plot

MANCHESTER—Forget those local "road hotlines." One artful Brit has found a better way to call attention to untended potholes: Festoon them with genitalia.


The Art of Pothole Patching

While potholes are the nemesis of most drivers, for Jim Bachor, they are a blank canvas awaiting his artful touch.


Titanic’s Home Faces Future with Hope

An 11-acre portrait of a young girl, created from sand and soil, has briefly transformed the birthplace of the doomed RMS Titanic into a message of hope for the future.


IL Town Fires Up its Artistic Side

Fire hydrants in Geneva, IL, are getting an artistic makeover, compliments of individuals who “adopted” the hydrants through a new city program.


Mine Muck Sustains Painter’s Palette

The toxic sludge polluting streams from abandoned coal mines is going green—and yellow and red and orange.


Tax-Funded Graffiti Tags Critics

Legitimate or not (and it is totally legitimate), a group called the Blight Society may occasionally find itself misunderstood.


Knit Wits Spin a Good Bridge Yarn

Protective coatings do a great job of keeping corrosion off bridges, but they don't exactly convey a warm, fuzzy feeling. For that, fortunately, there's Knit the Bridge, a grassroots communi...


Artistic Bus Plan Spawns Bid Request

A local Alaskan transit agency has issued a fishy request for proposals—specifically, the development and application of a salmon-themed graphic design, infused with Northwest Coast Native a...


 
 
   

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PreTox Products - NexTec, Inc.
GOT LEAD? Specify Pretox System products

The ONLY Lead Stabilizer Compatible with All Paint Removal Methods. Works with all Blast Media: Grits | Recyclable Abrasives | CO2 | Water | Power Tools | Etc. Call Dave Steffen at 800.338.8296.


Fischer Technology Inc.
MP0R with rotating display screen

Automatic rotating display screen just like your smart phone. Click for Video
Call 800-243-8417


Safway Services
Safeguard Assets. Ensure Productivity. HAKI®

Protect assets and equipment. Keep facilities open and operational. Maintain schedules regardless of weather. Ensure smooth and continuous production. Easy to erect. Safway is the primary distributor of HAKI® products including HAKISPAN and HAKITEC® 750 – in North America.


Atlantic Design, Inc.
GOING BEYOND INDUSTRY STANDARDS

The ADI HD40 Dust Collector is a smaller, more economical way to meet/ exceed Industry standards. Watch the video for details on our website. 866.Call.ADI


Novatek Corporation
Novatek Corporation, Dustless Coatings Removal

Strip, clean and profile all dust free! Comply with new lead standards. Contact today: (866) 563-7800


ABKaelin, LLC
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