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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.


Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Termarust Technologies
Termarust (HR CSA) Chemically Stops
Active Corrosion

Truss bridge treated in 2000 with Termarust's (HR CSA) field-proven rust mitigation system chemically stopped corrosion, crevice corrosion & pack rust.

U.S. Zinc
Zinc. Quality With U.S.

We provide a superior experience to each of our customers. Through added infrastructure, we have become a fully integrated REACH-registered supplier.


Temporary climate control equipment. Dehumidifiers,
Heaters, A/C, Power, More…
Call: 866-379-2600

Minerals Research & Recovery

With easy access to mainline railroads and I-40, Minerals Research Inc.’s state-of- the-art plant is situated to serve you better and faster! Steve: 520-297-4626

KTA-Tator, Inc. - Corporate Office
Coatings Inspection

Any structure, any height, any place - A qualified coatings inspector is always available. Call 1-800-245-6379.

GMA Garnet USA
GMA Garnet™
Natural Abrasives

- Superior cleaning
- Even Profile
- Low Dust
- Cost-Effective
- Environmentally friendly
- Recyclable up to 5 times
Tel : +1 832 243 9300

Axxiom Manufacturing
Schmidt Improves Conversion Kits

Schmidt's conversion kits turn out-of-date blast pots into high quality, efficient blasters. Quick, easy to install with step by step instructions.
Call 1-800-231-2085

SAFE Systems, Inc.
Enduroguard -
The Tough Cable
for a Tough Industry.

Reduce maintenance costs and down time, increase job site safety with Enduroguard Cable. Available exclusively from SAFE Systems. UL listed, flexible, abrasion resistant and cut resistant.

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