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Bridge Group Delays Work to Test Coatings

Officials responsible for operating the bridge connecting the twin cities of Sault Ste. Marie, MI, and Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, plan to test alternative coatings for use on future painting...

Company Touts New Name, Product

Anti-corrosion coatings and lubricants provider A-76 Technologies Inc. announced it has changed its name to Aidant Brands. As part of the rebranding initiative, its A-76 line of preservation...

Reuse Makes for a Shipshape Pavilion

A rusted ship’s hull has found new life as an art exhibit and meditation space at South Korea's National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA).

'Smart Release' Coating Holds Off Rust

Researchers at a university in Wales have developed a “smart release” coating that could serve as a potential alternative to the use of hexavalent chromium as a corrosion inhibitor.

Pipeline Company Faces Criminal Charges

Nearly one year to the day from the pipeline breach that spilled 140,000 gallons of crude oil on the California coast, the Houston-based pipeline operator has been indicted on 46 criminal co...

Grants Help Preserve Historic Structures

Two federal agencies that share a commitment to maritime preservation and education have announced the award of nearly $2.6 million in matching funds to help preserve the sites and objects—f...

Plains Told to Purge Idle Line

Fearing ongoing corrosion damage, federal regulators have ordered the owner of a 130-mile pipeline in California to purge the system, though idle, of the crude that remains in the lines.

Citric Acid-Based Gel Tackles Rust

A new citric-acid-based rust remover announced by PPG Industries’ industrial coatings division is touted as a safe, environmentally friendly option for removing rust and mill scale.

A NJ Icon Gets a Makeover

A 134-year-old American icon is in need of more than a bit of restoration, as rust and years of exposure to sand and salt air have eaten away at its layers of protective coatings.

Caltrans Seeks Damages from Builder

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is ending its contract with the main contractor of the new eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.

University Team Tackles Corrosion

A coatings project at North Dakota State University (NDSU) not only seeks to improve the safety of pipelines when it comes to corrosion protection, but also enhances the career path of the s...

Research ‘Sees’ Rust on the Surface

NEW YORK--Corrosion researchers know that what they see on the surface really does count.

Corrosion Fighter Sports Water Base

A new waterborne formulation offers a safer anti-corrosion option to solvent-based metal primers, manufacturer Dunn-Edwards reports.

Repair vs. Replace: A Look at Rust

Determining how costly a rusty coating system will be to repair or replace is the focus of a new how-to video that breaks down corrosion distribution.

New Bridge Already Needs New Paint

Although well shy of its first birthday, the new San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge already needs to be repainted, according to a new report.

Blinded by Light, Copper Resists Rust

Intense light can cancel out rust-forming properties on copper, yielding an environmentally friendly way to create propylene oxide, the basis for many coatings, engineers from the University...


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