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Corrosion: Understanding It, Stopping It

Corrosion reportedly costs the United States more than $500 billion a year. Finding long-term, economically sound solutions for corrosion is highly complex.


Falling Concrete Spurs Blame Game

Debris falling from the Ambassador Bridge led to the closure last week of three streets that run beneath it on the Canada side of the aging structure.


New NY Bridge Rises above Water

Work on the $4 billion new Tappan Zee Bridge, also known as the New NY Bridge, hit the halfway mark in construction earlier this month.


Design Hurts Deadline, Sparks Debate

The completion date for the bridge in the St. Croix Crossing project, which will connect Oak Park Heights, MN, and St. Joseph, WI, has been pushed back, the Minnesota and Wisconsin Departmen...


In L.A. Guns Support Infrastructure

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department (LASD) has a novel approach to transforming weapons used in criminal activity into something that contributes to the community as a whole.


2 Firms Cited in Tunnel Wall Collapse

TUMWATER, WA—Two contractors are each facing $2,050 in fines after a rebar wall collapse that injured five ironworkers, one critically, in February.


Radar Sees Inside Bridge Damage

Ground Penetrating Radar could well be the next tool deployed to uncover inner bridge defects before they become disasters.


Worker Survives Impalement in Fall

A 62-year-old worker on a waste plant construction site has survived a horrific fall that left him impaled on a length of rebar.


Clear Protection Made for Concrete

BASF has introduced a water-based, 100 percent acrylic coating to protect vertical concrete exteriors from water and dirt.


In LA, Guns for Infrastructure

Call it the modern equivalent of beating swords into plowshares: melting illegal weapons into materials for bridges and roads.


Posh ‘Monument of Defects’ to be Razed

Six years after revelations of serious construction defects stopped work, a Las Vegas luxury high-rise will be painstakingly dismantled without ever opening.


Fire Collapses Bridge onto Interstate

A fire sparked by a blowtorch and fueled by strong winds has wiped out nearly two months of construction work on a $59 million California interstate project.


Robot is 1-Stop Building Demo Shop

An award-winning, multitasking robot named ERO may be the next hero of the building demolition and materials recycling industries.


Cortec Unveils MCI Concrete Sealer

Cortec Corp. has introduced a single-component penetrating concrete sealer with the company's migrating corrosion inhibitor (MCI) technology for bridges, highways, parking decks and other st...


Standoff Grips $120M Problem Project

Not so fast. That's the word from Montgomery County, MD, which has advised Washington, D.C.'s transit agency that it cannot simply bail out of a troubled $120 million project that it ...


Agency Wants Out of Botched $120M Hub

Already $80 million over budget and more than two years behind schedule, a $120 million Maryland transit center will not be used as planned because its structural flaws are too expensive to ...


DuPont Coatings Names Rebar Leader

DuPont Powder Coatings has announced the appointment of area manager Robert R. Phillippi as rebar segment leader, managing DuPont's efforts in this market segment.


 
 
   

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Fischer Technology Inc.
Measure TSA Coatings on Stainless Steel

The PHASCOPE® PMP10 from FISCHER precisely measures thermally sprayed aluminum (TSA) on stainless steel.


RBW Enterprises, Inc.
Robotic Blast Cleaning & Painting News

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SEMicro Division, M.E. Taylor Engineering, Inc.
Coatings Adhesion Testers

The PATTI® accurately measures the bond strength between coating & substrate. Outfitted properly, the surface can be rough, porous, or curved & >10K psi strong!


Dampney Co., Inc.
High Heat Stainless Steel Paint & Coating

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