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Supplier Pilots Bio-Based Material Tracking

Coatings supplier AkzoNobel is working with a raw materials manufacturer to track bio-based materials through the supply chain in what it calls a first-of-its-kind project.

Upcoming Holiday Schedule, Features

As 2016 comes to a close, PaintSquare Daily News will be wrapping up its regular daily news coverage for the year and getting the annual “best of” issues ready.

App Made to Help Report Wage Theft

A new tool to combat wage theft and labor exploitation among immigrant workers was introduced last month by the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, New York-based day labor wo...

Partners Debut Mobile Inspection Tool

Pavia Systems (Seattle), a software company specializing in technology for the transportation infrastructure industry has partnered with construction engineering firm Jacobs (Pasadena, CA) t...

PaintSquare Site Maintenance This Weekend

Attention readers: Our website will be undergoing scheduled maintenance beginning at 8 p.m. ET Friday (Sept. 23) to 8 p.m. ET Sunday (Sept. 25).

Alert: PaintSquare Planned Maintenance

Readers of PaintSquare News attempting to access content on the website may experience a period of server unavailability this weekend.

Coatings App Gets Expanded Mobile Access

Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings (Cleveland) has announced that its Water & Wastewater App is now available for use on smartphones.

Directory to Make E-Construction Connections

Pavia Systems, a software company specializing in technology for the transportation infrastructure industry, has launched a construction industry resource database.

Get Pro-Level Knowledge from Free Videos

From corrosion protection to access equipment, a selection of new titles in the free PaintSquare Pro Video Series can help you stay on top of a variety of important industry topics.

Upgrades Augment Job-Site QC Software

TruQC LLC has released an update to its cloud-based job-site documentation and iPad quality control application.

App Puts Chemical Info in Hand

In an effort to educate workers, employers and occupational health professionals about workplace chemicals and hazards, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has ...

App Supplies Coatings Info

Spray equipment manufacturer Titan (Plymouth, MN) has released a new free smartphone application designed to provide quick answers to busy paint professionals.

Program Update Offers New Reporting Tools

DeFelsko Corporation has released a new version of a software application developed for managing inspection data captured with its PosiTector and PosiTest instruments.

Video Sessions Bring Conference to You

Were you double-booked for presentations at SSPC 2016? Is there a bit of data or guidelines from a lecture you’ve been trying to remember?

Tool Estimates Respirator Cartridge Life

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the U.S. federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related i...

D+D Launches Free Coatings Instruction

Opportunities abound for increasing your knowledge of coatings chemistry selection, performance and applications in 2016.

Enjoy the New PaintSquare Daily News

Welcome to 2016 and the new PaintSquare Daily News. Our new look not only offers a fresh face, but also increased usability and additional functionality—in desktop and responsive mobile form...

PaintSquare News Gets Revamp for 2016

Watch your inboxes in the new year for a fresh take on PaintSquare News—we will launch 2016 with a new clean, responsive newsletter design geared to professionals on the go.

ACI Updates Concrete Manual for 2015

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI—The newly revised bible of best practices for concrete is now available from the American Concrete Institute.

Contractor Guide Maps Licensing Needs

U.S. contractors can navigate the thickets of state licensing and regulatory requirements nationwide with a new directory.

Transportation Gets New Web Resource

A new website with a plethora of ways for transportation officials to communicate and learn has been launched, industry representatives announced.

Tool, App Turns Phone into Gage

DeFelsko Corp. has introduced a tool that works with a free mobile app to turn cellphones and tablets into virtual PosiTector gages.

NIOSH Trumpets Ways to 'Buy Quiet'

Construction work is not just dangerous; it's deafening, warn health officials, who are sounding an alarm to save what's left of workers' hearing.

New Web Tool Manages Pipeline Data

GE and Accenture have teamed up on a new "Industrial Internet solution for pipeline management" to give pipeline customers faster access to data.

Free How-to: Cutting into Coatings

Sometimes being destructive is the only way to get it done—at least when it comes to measuring each layer in a coating system, according to a new how-to video that covers the basics of the T...

A New Look at Coatings News from EMEA

UK refineries, Middle East coatings, and the professional perils of arrogance top the new issue of JPCL Europe, a publication for protective and marine coatings professionals in Europ...

How-To Steers through Thick and Thin

Making sure concrete coatings are applied just right—not too thick and not too thin—is the focus of the next installment in the PaintSquare Video Learning Center series.

Coating Tips: Cleaning Your Concrete

How to roughen and clean concrete for proper coating application is the focus of the latest installment in the PaintSquare Video Learning Center series.

Patrol Hazards in OSHA Video Game

A new video game can help workers identify safety issues and raise awareness about resources to address hazards in the workplace.

Getting the Goods on Sneaky Moisture

Undetected moisture in concrete can wreak havoc with a coating project, making accurate moisture measurement a must before the project begins.

5 Minutes to a Better Surface Profile

Achieving the optimal surface profile for a project—a crucial component of coatings success—is the focus of the newest installment in the PaintSquare Video Learning Center series.

SSPC Launches Free Mobile App

Standards, events, JPCL articles and other resources for coatings professionals on the go is now available as a free mobile app from SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.

From CPWR, 52 Weeks of Worker Safety

A leading construction safety organization has a free holiday gift for the industry: a year’s worth of ready-to-use materials to educate workers about daily jobsite dangers.


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