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Students Tackle Corrosion in 2 Contests

NACE is challenging students to solve this country's corrosion problems, from bridges to defense systems, in a pair of competitions.


Veterans Get Corrosion Career Training

U.S. military veterans are becoming certified in cathodic protection with the help of a $2,500 grant from Consumers Energy, an electric and natural gas utilities company in Michigan.


Corrosion Salaries Head Up and Down

North American corrosion professionals are significantly outearning their European counterparts, according to a new survey by NACE International.


NACE Expands Training to Middle East

NACE International has announced plans to open a new corrosion control training facility in Dubai, UAE.


NACE Tallying Corrosion’s Global Cost

NACE International has launched a two-year global study to determine the financial and societal toll of corrosion on infrastructure, utilities, transportation, the military and other sectors...


Webinar Sifts Data from ‘Hocus Pocus’

Using performance data and standards to compare and select products will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Free Webinar to Cover DFT Measurements

Using SSPC’s standard for dry coating thickness measurement requirements will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Free Webinar Covers Polyurea Standard

Polyureas, polyurethanes and the latest industry standard for field application of those coatings will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


NACE Offers Free Bridge Corrosion Paper

A white paper on how and why highway bridges corrode, along with solutions for low-cost control methods, is now available for free download from NACE International.


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.


Webinar Dips into Galvanizing Coatings

Navigating the many options for overcoating galvanized steel—for both protective and aesthetic purposes—will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Corrosion Takes Center Stage at NATO

The U.S. military has teamed up with its European counterparts in what is rapidly becoming a worldwide effort to combat corrosion.


NACE Names Education Director

NACE International - The Corrosion Society has announced the appointment of Matthew M. Miller as Director of Education.


Free Webinar Tackles Blasting Safety

Protecting abrasive blasters in their dangerous work will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


DOD-Led Exhibit Spotlights Corrosion

A new permanent exhibit mounted by the biggest names in rust busting targets the scourge of corrosion and encourages students to unlock the mysteries of materials degradation at the Orlando ...


Corrosion Clout: NACE Launches PAC

NACE International is taking its $476 billion case for corrosion control inside the Beltway with a new political action committee.


SSPC Seeks Papers, Offers Student Aid

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has announced a call for papers for its annual conference and exhibition dedicated to protective, marine and commercial coatings.


Waterjetting on Tap in Free Webinar

New updates for standards and technical guidance on using waterjetting for surface preparation will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


CoatingsPro Names New Editor

NACE International has appointed Stephanie Marie Chizik as the new editor of CoatingsPro Magazine, the society's bimonthly publication.


Industry Vet Opens Consulting Firm

With 25 years of multifaceted expertise in coatings and construction, JPCL<\i>Top Thinker Alison B. Kaelin has left KTA-Tator Inc. to open her own coatings consulting firm.


Cert Programs Join New NACE Institute

NACE International has moved its corrosion certification programs to the new NACE International Institute.


Tesla Adds 3 to Management Team

Tesla NanoCoatings has announced the addition of three top managers to its team.


New NACE Standard Targets Pipeline MIC

A new NACE standard tackles critical testing and diagnosis of a severe threat to pipeline interiors—microbiologically influenced corrosion.


USACE Awards $18M ND Dam Painting

S&S Coatings Inc., of Spokane, WA, has been awarded an $18,271,224 contract to clean and recoat the 28 spillway gates at the Garrison Dam in central North Dakota.


Bids Sought for $20M+ Painting Project

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is inviting bids for the second phase of painting of the Sunshine Bridge—a project estimated at up to $30 million.


Coatings Pro Chief Joins JPCL Publisher

Jennifer Kramer, the editor of Coatings Pro Magazine and a NACE-certified coating inspector, has been named Editor-in-Chief of Durability + Design Magazine.


NY Ports Seek Structural Coating Expert

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has issued an RFP for a variety of ongoing professional structural coatings consulting services.


SSPC, NACE Replace Waterjet Standard

Four new waterjetting standards will replace SSPC-SP 12/NACE No. 5, the joint standard, “Surface Preparation and Cleaning of Metals by Waterjetting Prior to Recoating,” according to SSPC: Th...


SSPC Revises QP 5

SSPC has revised its QP 5, “Standard Procedure for Evaluating the Qualifications of Coating and Lining Inspection Companies” in format and content.


Storied OH Bridge Contract Awarded

An historic bridge in Ohio will celebrate its centennial a few years early by receiving a new paint job.


Free Webinar Tackles New Waterjetting Standards

Detailed new waterjetting standards, coming soon from SSPC and NACE, will be the topic of a free webinar July 9 sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


2 SD Dam Rehab Projects Up for Bid

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept bids June 27 for the multimillion-dollar rehabilitation of spillway gates at Fort Randall Dam and Big Bend Dam in South Dakota.


Free Webinar Tackles Abrasives Choice

Narrowing down the vast field of abrasives options—a major factor in the success and cost of coating projects—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


Shipyard Seeks Cathodic Protection Bids

Alaska officials will accept bids June 12 for installing a cathodic protection system at the Ketchikan Shipyard—a contract estimated at up to $2.5 million.


MPI Unveils Online Training Program

The Master Painters Institute has introduced online training and certification for a range of professionals who work with paints and coatings in commercial/architectural applications.


Bids Sought for Spillway Gate Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept bids May 18 for rehabilitation of 36 spillway gates at Oahe and Garrison Dams in the Dakotas.


NACE to School Lawmakers on Corrosion

Waking up federal lawmakers to the billion-dollar, life-threatening consequences of unchecked corrosion will be Job 1 when members of NACE International drop in on Capitol Hill this month.


Paint Bids Sought for Historic Bridge

Sandusky County, OH, will accept bids May 17 for cleaning and recoating of the historic (and reportedly haunted) Tindall Bridge over the Sandusky River—a contract estimated at more than $1.1...


NACE Guide Targets Bridge Corrosion

NACE International has published a new guide that lays out strategies to reduce the $8.29 billion annual cost of bridge corrosion and extend the life of reinforced concrete structures.


TruQC Eases Painting Site Paperwork

TruQC, of St. Louis, MO, has launched a suite of cloud-based apps for job-site documentation for the iPad, developed for industrial painting by industrial painting workers.


Free Webinar to Aid Coating Specifiers

Specifiers of coatings in the complex wastewater treatment environment can gain valuable help in executing an effective spec in a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


URS Seeks Shipboard Coating Inspector

URS Corp. is actively seeking an experienced coating Inspector to inspect shipboard corrosion and preservation issues in the Norfolk, VA, area.


Bids Sought for $3 Million Tank Rehab

The Anchorage (AK) Water and Wastewater Utility is inviting bids for painting and other improvements at the city’s Reservoir 4—a contract estimated at up to $3 million.


International Paint Names N. American Protective Manager

International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has promoted Chris McMillan to Protective Coatings Marketing Manager for North America.


VA Coating Inspectors Needed

Quinn Consulting Services Inc. is seeking several experienced coating inspectors in the Virginia area for seasonal and full-time positions.


Protective Coating Advisor Needed

Protective coating specialists experienced in the wind, rail, oil and gas and marine markets are being sought for a position as a coating advisor.


Consultant Seeks Coatings Inspectors

T.C. Inspection Inc. has several openings for NACE Level I and II coating inspectors for refinery, water and pipeline projects in Northern California.


Protective Coating QA Advisor Needed

A Houston-based company is seeking an experienced protective coating specialist to advise customers on the use and application of coating systems.


Contractor Prevails as OSHA Drops Case

Federal officials have withdrawn two serious safety citations against a Mississippi industrial painting contractor with a model safety record, saying the inspections that led to them should ...


Railcar Maker Seeks Coatings Advisor

Trinity Industries Inc., the nation’s largest railcar manufacturer, has an opening for an experienced NACE II advisor to perform inspection and verification on work and records completed to...


NACE Issues New Marine Coating Standard

NACE International has developed a new coatings documentation standard designed to ease compliance with International Maritime Organization protective coatings requirements .


Tank Coating, Inspection Bids Sought

The Hartford (CT) Metropolitan District will open bids Dec. 15 for coatings and related work on eight existing steel water storage tanks at six district sites, and for a third-party coatings...


Bids Sought for $13.9M Bridge Rehab

The Maine Department of Transportation is inviting bids for coating, steel repairs and related work on Augusta’s Memorial Bridge—a contract potentially valued at nearly $14 million.


Spot vs. Full Job: How to Make the Call

When can spot repair and priming help facility owners and maintenance chiefs head off a full recoating job? That’s the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Sponge-Jet Relocates, Expands Training

Sponge-Jet Inc., global manufacturer of reusable abrasive blasting media and equipment, has moved its corporate headquarters and Training and Technology Center, tripling its facility size an...


Green Coatings Offer Interim Protection

Cortec has introduced two bio-based, biodegradable coatings for temporary corrosion prevention without flammable solvents or petroleum-based materials.


People on the Move: Hempel, Dur-A-Flex, Saint-Gobain Make Changes

New senior leadership has been installed at coatings maker Hempel USA; industrial flooring systems provider Dur-A-Flex Inc.; and Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company.


Corrosion Studies Program Gets $11M

The Rust Belt is well on its way to becoming the Rust Control Belt, with millions of dollars in new contributions nurturing the University of Akron’s pioneering corrosion research program.


Job Fair Planned Tuesday at NACE 2011

Major employers will be on hand Tuesday (March 15) at NACE Corrosion 2011 in search of corrosion professionals, who continue to be in high demand in today’s economy.


Singleton Wins ASTM’s 2010 LaQue Award

Raymund Singleton, president of Singleton Corp. in Cleveland, OH, has received ASTM International’s 2010 Francis L. LaQue Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the field of corrosi...


SSPC 2011 Debuts ‘Women in Coatings’

Joyce Wright didn’t set out to be a pioneer. She just needed a job, and painter’s helper—surface prep and “bustin’ rust” at the local shipyard¬—was available. So she took it.


Bids Sought for USCG Cutter Painting

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will accept bids Jan. 31 for coating and other dockside maintenance and repairs on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher, docked in Atlantic Beach, ...


U. of Akron Pioneers Degree, Research in Corrosion Engineering

The road to many of tomorrow’s protective coatings now begins in Ohio, where the University of Akron has launched the nation’s first undergraduate degree in Corrosion Engineering and Reliabi...


NACE Names New Executive Director

NACE International, the Corrosion Society, has named Robert (Bob) H. Chalker as its new Executive Director, effective Aug. 4.


NACE Names New Board Members

NACE International, The Corrosion Society, named several new members to its board of directors at the end of its annual conference, held in March in San Antonio, Texas.


WVU Hosts 55th AUCSC

The 55th annual Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course (AUCSC) will take place May 18-20, 2010, at the West Virginia University in Morgantown, WV.


NACE Opens Kuala Lumpur Office

NACE International, The Corrosion Society (Houston, TX), has opened an office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to meet the needs of its membership in that part of the world.


 
 
   

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