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Sydney Bridge Asbestos Stokes Concerns

Workers on a well-known bridge in Sydney unexpectedly found asbestos under concrete slabs earlier this year, and some government officials are questioning why they didn’t find out for nearly...


Honoring Women in Construction Trades

With a mission of enhancing the success of women in the construction industry, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), has designated March 6-12 as the time to celebrate w...


Cracking Found in New Rail Bridge Spans

Two of 24 pre-cast concrete spans that will carry an elevated train for Australia’s largest public transportation project have cracked less than a year after they were installed.


Construction Site Water Tank Ruptures

A mother and her two children were among drivers who escaped with only minor injuries after a water tank at a hospital construction site in Australia ruptured and sent a wall of water rushin...


Graffiti-Smelling Tech Traps Taggers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—Technology that sniffs out paint is helping police nab graffiti vandals in the act in New South Wales.


Sensors May Outsmart Smart Pigs

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA—New technology being developed in Australia could help that nation's pipeline network reach the 100-year mark.


Man vs. Robot: Who Paints It Better?

The aerospace sector is one area trying to determine whether robots can do a job faster and more precisely than humans.


Contractor Gets 2nd Confined-Space Case

Four months after settling 17 federal health and safety violations, a Kansas-based provider of railcar painting and maintenance services is facing a second case for similar issues.


Australia: Rising Sea Will Cost $226B

With most of its resources close to the coast, Australia faces havoc with its infrastructure and, possibly, its economy in the decades to come, scientists warn.


Sawdust Fires up a Greener Brick

A combination of new technologies—and a whole lot of sawdust—has enabled Australia’s largest brick producer to turn out what it calls the first carbon-neutral brick.


Australia Takes on Aging Pipelines

An Australian university is tackling the country’s aging pipeline needs with a new industry-backed research center and a novel coatings sensor.


Stealth Coating Garners Defense Award

A new coating that helps submarines avoid detection has earned an Australian scientist a prestigious government defense award.


At 81, Sydney Bridge Preps for Facelift

Q: How many painters does it take to paint a coat hanger? A: 50, when the hanger in question is the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.


 
 
   

NACE International, The Corrosion Society
Refresh Your CP Skills

With this 12-station, interactive program, practice your CP skills online by working through step-by-step, real-life testing scenarios.


Novetas Solutions
Safer Abrasive! 100% Recycled Glass!

NO Free Silica, Beryllium or other human Toxins! Great White Metal Finish and safer than Slags!
Call us at 866-775- 6226


N.T. Ruddock Co.

Our Abrasives Hold Up Under Pressure

N. T. Ruddock focuses on abrasive selection, equipment evaluation, equipment maintenance & reduction of abrasive consumption. Other services include Screen Analysis & Background Radiation Testing.


SAFE Systems, Inc.
SAFE Systems'
Blast Lights &
Deadman Switches

Halogen or LED blast lights available with our NEW urethane bumper. Switches available in many colors for color coding your hoses.


CS Unitec
Remove Coatings, Corrosion & More!

For metal & concrete. Scalers, scabblers, deck hammers & scarifiers. Safe for hot work zones. Call our specialists: 800-700-5919.
Demo videos at www.csunitec.com.


DRYCO
Humidity & Temperature Control Equipment

Rental Desiccant Dehumidifiers, ArcticDRY Units, Air Conditioners, Heaters and Generators to help control the climate on your next industrial painting project. Nationwide locations, 24/7 service: (866) 379-2600 www.drycogroup.com”


Abrasives Inc.
Check our Prices for Blast Abrasives

Faced with higher abrasive costs? We invite you to call & check our rates on Black Magic® coal slag and other quality blast materials. Abrasives Inc. 800-584-7524


Advanced Recycling Systems
ADVANCED RECYCLING SYSTEMS (ARS)

Recycling Machines, Dust Collectors, Rapid Deployment units are time-tested and approved for the rugged industrial environment. Contact ARS today!
(330)536-8210


Clemco Industries Corp.
Maximum Dust Suppression Systems Start at $14,950

The system comprises proven technology and equipment with user-friendly flexibility in mind. See it in action.


SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

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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