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Steel Bridge Coating Guide Revised

Three leading technical organizations have teamed up to overhaul an outdated guide specification for shop painting of bridge steel.


Free Webinar Navigates Tricky Rigging

Industrial painting projects can pose complex challenges when it comes to rigging and scaffolding.


SSPC Seeks Next Executive Director

A search is underway for a successor to longtime SSPC Executive Director Bill Shoup, who plans to retire from the society in September.


SSPC, NACE Revising Applicator Standard

NACE and SSPC are seeking input on their joint applicator certification standard as they prepare to review and revise the standard.


Free Webinar: Proper Concrete Prep

What does it take to make coatings stick to concrete? Proper application, sure, but one of the most important factors in successful coating work sits on the surface.


SSPC Unveils 2015 Show Lineup

Hot-dip galvanizing, concrete protection solutions, and green evolution coatings are among the topics on tap for SSPC 2015, according to the new program lineup.


Free Webinar Takes on 2k Urethanes

Increasing regulations are handing the coating industry new challenges in providing products that are environmentally friendly without sacrificing performance.


Free Webinar: Prepping an Inspection Plan

Coating inspectors equipped with a thorough plan will be better positioned to navigate complex coatings specifications, and a new webinar offers an assist in developing one.


Free Webinar Shores Up Offshore

The harsh environment of the offshore gas and oil industry has led to new technologies and methods to overcome maintenance challenges.


Waterjetting Splashes into Free Webinar

Waterjetting fills a wide variety of removal and cleaning needs in coatings work, but how does it affect later coatings and what standards guide the process?


Webinar Offers Tips on DTM Performance

Ensuring that the new generation of waterborne direct-to-metal coatings performs as required will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


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.


Global Industrial Painter Training Set

SSPC has thrown its weight behind a leading UK painting and blasting training curriculum as part of an effort to expand the program worldwide.


Webinar Teaches Tank Lining Features

Navigating the options for internal tank linings that protect against contamination and corrosion will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Deflecting the Assault by Salt

An often-invisible enemy of coating performance—soluble salt and chemical contamination—is the focus of the newest PaintSquare Video Learning Center how-to.


Webinar Aids Safe Painting at Heights

Ensuring the right equipment to protect painters working at heights will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Free Webinar Addresses Blasting Safety

The inhalation hazards of working with toxic substances during abrasive blasting will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


SSPC Revises Zinc Primer Standard

Testing and performance requirements for highly pigmented primers containing zinc dust are part of new revisions to a standard from SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.


O, Canada, This Sounds Familiar

ORLANDO-When it comes to industrial protective coatings, what happens in Canada (or Australia or Indonesia or the U.S.) doesn't stay in Canada (or Australia or Indonesia or the U.S.).


Top Coating Projects of 2013 Honored

ORLANDO—Coatings projects dazzling, daring and dangerous joined industry leaders in the winners circle Monday (Feb. 10) as SSPC 2014 opened to a record crowd in Orlando, FL.


SSPC Announces New Polyurea Standard

Performance requirements for polyurea and polyurea/polyurethane hybrid coatings used to protect industrial structures are the focus of a new technical standard by SSPC: The Society for Prote...


Bids Open for San Fran Ferry Work

The Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District is seeking contractors to provide routine drydocking and repair of the M.S. Sonoma Ferry in San Francisco, CA.


Webinar Tackles Polyaspartic Protection

Polyaspartic coatings, a relatively new class of coatings, and their successful use in protective and marine applications will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL...


Building Industry on Board for D+D 2014

From rooftop to foundation and wall paint to structural steel, technical organizations representing the spectrum of building science technologies will partner withDurability + Design ...


Free Webinar Covers CUI Systems

Preventing corrosion under insulation with a “sandwich” of jacketing, insulation and the right CUI coating will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Webinar Spotlights Power Tool Cleaning

Choosing the right power tools and using them effectively for spot cleaning, corrosion removal and more will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Free Webinar Plumbs Wastewater Coatings

Hands-on experience in what works—and, just as important, what doesn’t—in coating water and wastewater structures will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Webinar Sifts Data from ‘Hocus Pocus’

Using performance data and standards to compare and select products will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Free Webinar to Cover DFT Measurements

Using SSPC’s standard for dry coating thickness measurement requirements will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Free Webinar Covers Polyurea Standard

Polyureas, polyurethanes and the latest industry standard for field application of those coatings will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Bids Sought for CO Tank Painting

The City of Glenwood Springs, CO, is seeking bids to repair, clean and recoat the interior of one of the city's 500,000-gallon water storage tanks.


SSPC Sets Wastewater Coating Standard

Performance requirements for certain concrete coatings used at wastewater facilities are the focus of a new standard by SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.


Free Webinar Plumbs Sewer Rehab

Evaluating protective coatings and other components of sewer rehabilitation will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Webinar Dips into Galvanizing Coatings

Navigating the many options for overcoating galvanized steel—for both protective and aesthetic purposes—will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Video How-to Offers VIS 3 Tips

A free video tutorial on how to use SSPC’s VIS 3 surface preparation reference guide is now available as part of the PaintSquare Video Education Series.


Webinar Looks At Analyzing Soluble Salts

A look at selecting specific procedures for retrieving soluble salts and determining the concentration of salts will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


How-to Helps Measure Surface Conditions

A how-to guide to properly measuring ambient conditions is the latest in an original series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by PaintSquare.


Bids Invited for Coating 10 Tanks

The City of Bartlett, TN, is seeking maintenance and inspection services for 10 steel tanks in the city’s water system over the course of 10 years.


SSPC Updates Mineral Abrasive Spec

An expanded list of abrasives and clarification of testing responsibilities are among the new updates to an abrasive specification from SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.


How-to Helps Measure Surface Profile

A hands-on guide to accurately measuring surface profile depth is the latest in an original series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by PaintSquare.


Corrosion Takes Center Stage at NATO

The U.S. military has teamed up with its European counterparts in what is rapidly becoming a worldwide effort to combat corrosion.


Webinar Examines New Spray Technology

A look at the newest plural-component spray technology used to apply today's high-solids protective coatings will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Free Videos Offer Film Thickness Demos

Hands-on demonstrations of two popular coating thickness gages are the latest free offerings in an original 30-part series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by Pain...


Bids Sought for $5M+ LA Bridge Contract

Bids to clean and paint almost 10 million pounds of steel on a Louisiana bridge will be opened April 24, transportation officials announced.


Webinar Targets Offshore Fireproofing

Understanding the critical requirements and certification needed to use passive fireproofing materials offshore will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


Blast QC Opens Video Learning Series

A how-to guide to determining blast cleanliness opens an original 30-part series of video tutorials presented by KTA-Tator Inc. and produced by PaintSquare.


SSPC Revises ‘Paint 23’ Primer Standard

Performance requirements for latex primer used on steel surfaces are the focus of a newly updated coating standard by SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.


Bids Invited to Paint Historic Weapons

The U.S. Navy is seeking bids for the cleaning and painting of historic weaponry at the 95-year-old Naval Support Facility in Dahlgren, VA.


Free Webinar Tackles Blasting Safety

Protecting abrasive blasters in their dangerous work will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


SSPC 2013 Video Sessions Released

Coating projects at heights, ice-phobic coatings for wind turbines, coatings for immersion service and other critical topics are among nearly two dozen newly released video presentations fro...


$10M Bridge Painting Project Awarded

The Blue Bridge will bring $10,070,000 in green to an Ohio painting contractor, under a newly awarded cleaning and coating contract.


Waterjetting on Tap in Free Webinar

New updates for standards and technical guidance on using waterjetting for surface preparation will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


WSDOT Announces Bridge Coating Project

Washington State is seeking proposals for cleaning and recoating the Nisqually River Bridges—a contract estimated at $5 million to $7.5 million.


Industry Vet Opens Consulting Firm

With 25 years of multifaceted expertise in coatings and construction, JPCL<\i>Top Thinker Alison B. Kaelin has left KTA-Tator Inc. to open her own coatings consulting firm.


Cert Programs Join New NACE Institute

NACE International has moved its corrosion certification programs to the new NACE International Institute.


SSPC Seeks Input on New Lead Rules

SSPC is recruiting data and reports from its members on federal regulators' plan to expand lead-safe rules to commercial and public-works projects.


Bids Sought for 420K Gallon Tank

The West Kern Water District is accepting bids until Feb. 4 for cleaning and coating the interior and exterior of the Derby Acres Tank #16, a 420,000-gallon, welded-steel ground storage tank...


VersaFlex Launches Polyurea University

Those seeking to become polyurea experts have a new tool at their disposal, as VersaFlex Inc. has announced the launch of four polyurea training degrees and renamed its training school Polyu...


For Industry Women, the Club Stops Here

SAN ANTONIO—Gone are the days of the good ol‘ boys club, at least as far as the protective coatings industry is concerned.


Structure Awards Show Coating's Best

SAN ANTONIO—The daring, the durable, the difficult, and the dazzling took center stage Monday at SSPC 2013, as the coatings society opened its annual show with the Seventh Annual Structure A...


Cleveland Seeks Station Facelift Bids

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority is inviting bids for platform repairs and coating work at two rail stations.


USACE Awards $2.6M in Bridge, Dam Work

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $2.6 million contract to a Tennessee firm to rehabilitate the Canton Lake Bridge and four sluice gates at the Canton Dam in Canton, OK.


$508K Tower Coating Awarded in FL

A Tampa, FL, painting contractor has been awarded a $508,250 contract to clean and recoat utility absorption towers within St. Johns River Power Park (SJRPP), in Jacksonville.


Bids Invited for ‘Big Mac’ Painting

The Michigan Department of Transportation is accepting bids to clean and recoat structural steel surfaces on the Mackinac Bridge.


Free Webinar Tackles New HazCom Rules

New U.S. requirements for classifying chemicals and communicating hazardous information on container labels and material safety data sheets will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar by SS...


OH Painter Awarded $25M Bridge Contract

Louisiana officials have awarded a $25,137,642 contract to North Star Painting of Youngstown, OH, for the second phase of painting on the 8,236-foot-long Sunshine Bridge.


Shipyard to Get Sole-Source Coating Job

Washington State Ferries intends to award a sole-source contract to drydock and repair the Jumbo Class ferry MV Spokane.


MD Rebidding $10+M Nice Bridge Project

The Maryland Transportation Authority will accept bids Nov. 20 for repairs, cleaning and painting on the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge—a contract now valued at $10 million to $15 million.


Webinar Tackles Pipe Coating Repair

Maintenance and inspection of below-grade pipe coating systems—critical components of transmission pipeline integrity—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar by SSPC and JPCL.


CA Seeks Bids for $2.3M Bridge Painting

Having just let a project to relocate a suspended deck system on the San Diego-Coronado Bridge, California transportation officials are now inviting bids to paint four spans on the bridge—a ...


USACE Awards $18M ND Dam Painting

S&S Coatings Inc., of Spokane, WA, has been awarded an $18,271,224 contract to clean and recoat the 28 spillway gates at the Garrison Dam in central North Dakota.


Expert Webinar Explains SSPC’s New PA2

Navigating the demands of SSPC’s long-awaited overhaul to PA 2 will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar sponsored by SSPC and JPCL.


SSPC Releases 4 New PA Standards

SSPC has introduced four new Paint Application (PA) standards related to profile measurement, polyurea application, steel test panels, and scribe undercutting.


Industrial Painting Committee Seeks Members

SSPC’s venerable Industrial Painting Committee has appointed new leadership and is seeking new member companies.


Bids Sought for $20M+ Painting Project

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development is inviting bids for the second phase of painting of the Sunshine Bridge—a project estimated at up to $30 million.


Global Consultant KTA-Tator Names CEO

Coatings consultancy KTA-Tator Inc. has appointed Daniel P. Adley, CIH, CSP, as Chief Executive Officer, succeeding company founder Kenneth B. Tator, P.E.


IUPAT Opens $3.5M Training Facility

The world’s largest painters’ union has launched a $3.5 million facility that aims to be the country’s premiere training site for industrial, commercial and residential painters and related ...


Free Webinar Touts Tips for Blasting QC

The secrets of top-notch performance in abrasive blasting will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


NY Ports Seek Structural Coating Expert

The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has issued an RFP for a variety of ongoing professional structural coatings consulting services.


WV DOT Awards $2.4M Bridge Painting

An Ohio industrial painting contractor has been awarded a $2.4 million contract for the first phase of cleaning and painting on West Virginia’s Hospital Bridge over Wheeling Creek.


Topcoat Made to Fight Wear, Hold Color

VersaFlex has introduced Aliphatic ClearCoat-Fast, a 100% solids topcoat designed to provide abrasion-resistant, high-gloss protection for industrial and commercial floors.


Study: Less Blasting May Save USN $10M

Why undertake the gargantuan task of removing a battleship’s entire underwater hull coating system when only a fraction of the coating is loose?


FL Contractor Wins $1.5M WV Bridge Job

A Florida painting contractor has bested 14 other bidders to win a $1.5 million contract to clean and recoat West Virginia’s David Morgan Memorial Bridge over the Monongahela River.


Webinar Tackles New SSPC Spec Standard

An important new SSPC standard on the specification implications of surface profile/roughness will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


SSPC Invites Structure Award Nominees

Has your firm recently completed an industrial or commercial coatings project of great peril, complexity, beauty—or all three?


Bids Sought for Cape Cod Bridge Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is inviting bids for cleaning and recoating of Massachusetts’ Sagamore Bridge over Cape Cod Canal—a contract estimated at up to $10 million.


Webinar Helps Fight CUI with Coatings

Wielding the right coatings to thwart corrosion under insulation will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


SSPC, NACE Replace Waterjet Standard

Four new waterjetting standards will replace SSPC-SP 12/NACE No. 5, the joint standard, “Surface Preparation and Cleaning of Metals by Waterjetting Prior to Recoating,” according to SSPC: Th...


SSPC Revises QP 5

SSPC has revised its QP 5, “Standard Procedure for Evaluating the Qualifications of Coating and Lining Inspection Companies” in format and content.


SSPC Revises DFT Standard

SSPC has announced that it has made technical revisions and editorial clarifications to its coating application standard, SSPC-PA 2, Procedure For Determining Conformance To Dry Coating Thic...


Storied OH Bridge Contract Awarded

An historic bridge in Ohio will celebrate its centennial a few years early by receiving a new paint job.


Put Your Best Project Forward

SSPC members have until October 15 to nominate their best projects for SSPC’s 2012-2013 structure awards.


LA Firm Awarded $2.1M Bridge Painting

Two historic Baton Rouge vertical lift bridges are in for a makeover, under a cleaning and recoating contract just awarded to a longtime local contractor.


Free Webinar Tackles New Waterjetting Standards

Detailed new waterjetting standards, coming soon from SSPC and NACE, will be the topic of a free webinar July 9 sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


2 SD Dam Rehab Projects Up for Bid

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept bids June 27 for the multimillion-dollar rehabilitation of spillway gates at Fort Randall Dam and Big Bend Dam in South Dakota.


Free Webinar Tackles Abrasives Choice

Narrowing down the vast field of abrasives options—a major factor in the success and cost of coating projects—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


Free Intumescent Webinar Gets Fired Up

From specifying to application, industry professionals can learn the latest about the fast-changing technology of intumescent coatings in a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Shipyard Seeks Cathodic Protection Bids

Alaska officials will accept bids June 12 for installing a cathodic protection system at the Ketchikan Shipyard—a contract estimated at up to $2.5 million.


MPI Unveils Online Training Program

The Master Painters Institute has introduced online training and certification for a range of professionals who work with paints and coatings in commercial/architectural applications.


Bids Sought for Spillway Gate Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept bids May 18 for rehabilitation of 36 spillway gates at Oahe and Garrison Dams in the Dakotas.


Paint Bids Sought for Historic Bridge

Sandusky County, OH, will accept bids May 17 for cleaning and recoating of the historic (and reportedly haunted) Tindall Bridge over the Sandusky River—a contract estimated at more than $1.1...


SSPC Seeks 2013 Award Entries, Papers

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is soliciting presentations for SSPC 2013 and nominations for its 2013 Structure Awards.


$4.2M PA Bridge Rehab Awarded

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded North Star Painting Co., of Youngstown, OH, a $4.2 million contract to rehabilitate the Parker Bridge over the Allegheny River.


Free SSPC 2012 Video Sessions Released

Coating performance, concrete maintenance, corrosion under insulation and other critical topics covered at SSPC 2012 are now available as free downloadable video presentations.


Free Webinar Helps Painters Set Climate

Ensuring the appropriate air temperature, humidity and other atmospheric conditions vital to coating performance will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


TruQC Eases Painting Site Paperwork

TruQC, of St. Louis, MO, has launched a suite of cloud-based apps for job-site documentation for the iPad, developed for industrial painting by industrial painting workers.


Bids Sought for WA Iron Bridge Painting

The City of Spokane, WA, will accept bids April 2 for coating work as part of the rehabilitation of the city’s historic Iron Bridge over the Spokane River.


SSPC Offers Online Inspector Training

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has launched an online version of its well-known Protective Coatings Inspector (PCI) program.


Free Webinar to Aid Coating Specifiers

Specifiers of coatings in the complex wastewater treatment environment can gain valuable help in executing an effective spec in a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Bids Sought for $3 Million Tank Rehab

The Anchorage (AK) Water and Wastewater Utility is inviting bids for painting and other improvements at the city’s Reservoir 4—a contract estimated at up to $3 million.


Free Webinar Tackles Better Blasting

The secrets of more productive, safer abrasive blasting will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


NJ Awards 8-Bridge Painting Contract

A New Jersey painting contractor has been awarded a maintenance contract valued at nearly $2.5 million to clean and coat eight bridges in South Jersey.


Bids Sought for $5M+ Bridge Rehab

The Maryland Transportation Authority will accept bids March 21 for repairs, cleaning and painting on the Harry W. Nice Memorial Bridge—a contract valued at $5 million to $10 million.


Waterjetting Opens Free eBook Series

JPCL: The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings has launched a new, free eBook series with Ultra-High-Pressure Waterjetting.


International Paint Names N. American Protective Manager

International Paint LLC, an AkzoNobel company, has promoted Chris McMillan to Protective Coatings Marketing Manager for North America.


Free Webinar Focuses on Adhesion Tests

The secrets of performing an accurate, reliable adhesion pull-off test will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Protective Coating Advisor Needed

Protective coating specialists experienced in the wind, rail, oil and gas and marine markets are being sought for a position as a coating advisor.


Webinar Tackles Industrial Painting QC

The many critical issues involved in quality control of industrial painting operations will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


ME Bridge Painting Far Below Estimate

Painting of Maine’s Memorial Bridge in Augusta will cost the state about half what it had expected, under a contract awarded recently.


Bids Sought for Spillway Gate Painting

The Tarrant Regional Water District will accept bids Feb. 8 for Phase II painting and refurbishing work on the Richland Chamber Reservoir Spillway Gates in Fort Worth, TX.


Structure Awards Honor Industry’s Best

From a towering national icon to a remote Alaskan military bridge, coatings projects of excellence took top honors Monday (Jan. 30) at SSPC 2012 in Tampa, FL.


JPCL Names Top Authors; SSPC Confers Honors

Research articles on the “underworld” of VOCs, dehumidification, inspection, testing and other critical facets of protective coatings work garnered top editorial recognition Monday (Jan. 30)...


SSPC, PaintSquare to Light up Show

Live webcam, a show app, web updates and complete video and print coverage will follow thousands of attendees, more than 100 exhibitors and all the action at SSPC 2012, set to begin Monday (...


Free JPCL eBooks Focus On Protective Coatings

JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings has launched a new series of free eBooks with eight titles on bridge coating systems, coatings for petrochem plants, and other industry-specifi...


LA Awards $3.1M Bridge Painting

Louisiana’s Department of Transportation and Development has awarded recoating of the Horace Wilkinson Bridge over the Mississippi River to Hames Contracting Inc., of Alpharetta, GA.


Bids Sought for $2.5M Penstock Coating

The City of Tacoma, WA, is soliciting bids for cleaning and recoating two municipal utility penstocks—a painting contract estimated at up to $2.5 million.


Protective Coating QA Advisor Needed

A Houston-based company is seeking an experienced protective coating specialist to advise customers on the use and application of coating systems.


Contractor Prevails as OSHA Drops Case

Federal officials have withdrawn two serious safety citations against a Mississippi industrial painting contractor with a model safety record, saying the inspections that led to them should ...


SSPC Seeks Board Nominees

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is seeking nominations to fill three seats on its Board of Governors.


LA Seeks Bids for $70M Bridge Painting

The Louisiana Department of Transportation will open bids Jan. 11 for the first phase of painting and repairs on the mile-long Huey P. Long Bridge in Baton Rouge—a project estimated at $70 m...


USACE Lets WA Spillway Weir Painting

Extreme Coatings Inc., of Pasco, WA, will perform the cleaning and coating of the McNary Top Spillway Weir in Walla Walla, WA.


Webinar to Help Compute Coating Costs

Untangling the complex considerations involved in determining a coating’s true cost will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


JPCL Dons a Fresh Coat for 2012

JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings will greet its 29th year as the industry’s journal of record with a whole new look, expanded features, and a new special issue.


N. American Coatings Show Cancelled

The Powder Coatings Institute will return to a solo show format in 2012, after cancelling The North American Coating Show it had co-hosted for two years with NACE International.


Webinar Clarifies SSPC QP Standards

Navigating the requirements of SSPC’s Painting Contractor Certification Program will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


PA Awards $31M Mansfield Bridge Rehab

A Pittsburgh contractor has been green-lighted for a $31 million project to recoat and rehab the W.D. Mansfield Memorial Bridge over the Monongahela River.


Free Webinar Tackles Coating Thickness

Assuring accurate measurement of coating thickness—a critical quality control issue in protective coatings—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


LA Awards $4.8M Bridge Painting Work

Texas Bridge Inc. has been awarded a $4,809,850 contract to perform coating and related work on the Judge Seeber (Claiborne Avenue) Bridge, which links New Orleans with the Lower and Upper N...


Tank Coating, Inspection Bids Sought

The Hartford (CT) Metropolitan District will open bids Dec. 15 for coatings and related work on eight existing steel water storage tanks at six district sites, and for a third-party coatings...


Webinar Tackles Scaffold Standards

Working from scaffolds and aerial lifts is not only a critical safety issue in protective coatings; it is also a leading area of federal safety violations for employers.


Lloyd’s Sets Marine Coating Web Series

Lloyd’s Register has developed a new series of online coatings inspection courses, designed to ensure compliance with marine coating standards and promote maritime safety.


Bids Sought for $13.9M Bridge Rehab

The Maine Department of Transportation is inviting bids for coating, steel repairs and related work on Augusta’s Memorial Bridge—a contract potentially valued at nearly $14 million.


Spot vs. Full Job: How to Make the Call

When can spot repair and priming help facility owners and maintenance chiefs head off a full recoating job? That’s the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Nor’easter Sinks Bridge Painting Barge

Freak storms that pounded the U.S. Northeast over the Halloween weekend managed a trick that was no treat for one of the nation’s largest industrial painting contractors.


DOD Funds Free SSPC Training

Free SSPC training in specifying, inspection, coatings removal, abrasive blasting and other topics is now available to military personnel under a new contract with the Department of Defense ...


Free Webinar Tackles Coating Thickness

Assuring accurate measurement of coating thickness—a critical quality control issue in protective coatings—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


$1.1M Contract Let for TN Dam Painting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $1,173,780 contract to Fuel Tank Maintenance Co. of Cookeville, TN, to recoat the Cordell Hull Dam.


$296K Dam Painting Project Awarded

A Florida contractor has been awarded a $296,500 contract to paint the service and spillway bridges at the Beltzville Dam in Lehighton, PA.


$3.8M DE Bridge Painting Awarded

An Ohio painting contractor has been awarded a $3,886,625 contract for painting and repairs on the Reedy Point Bridge over the Delaware River.


Bechtel’s Fultz to Head SSPC in 2013

Industry veteran Benjamin Fultz, of Bechtel Corp., has been elected Vice President of the SSPC Board of Governors, clearing the way for him to become President of the organization in 2013.


Free Webinar to Focus on Blast QC

Assuring quality control of abrasive blast cleaning—critical to the success of protective coatings projects—will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Deadline Nears for Structure Awards

Nominations close Oct. 31 for SSPC’s sixth annual Structure Awards, which honor excellence in protective coatings projects.


JPCL to Honor Industry’s Top Thinkers

JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings has announced the Clive Hare Honors, a unique award that recognizes the distinguished achievements of 24 thought leaders worldwide who have adv...


AL Water Works Bids 2 Painting Jobs

The Birmingham (AL) Water Works and Sewer Board will accept bids Friday (Sept. 30) for two projects: blasting, painting and related work on tanks and silos at three plants; and blasting and ...


Wastewater Plant Coatings Are Focus of Webinar

The ins and outs of selecting the correct coatings systems for wastewater plants will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


$50K Spillway Painting Up for Bid

The City of Tacoma, WA, will accept bids Oct. 11 for recoating and related work on the spillway gates at Cushman Dam No. 1—a contract valued at $50,000 to $60,000.


IN Firm Gets $5.3M Bridge Paint Job

An Indiana industrial painting contractor has bested a crowded field of bidders to capture a $5.3 million contract for cleaning and painting on the Arch A. Moore Jr. Bridge, which connects W...


SSPC Extends Reach To Commercial/Light Industrial

SSPC: the Society for Protective Coatings is making a new push into the commercial/light industrial coatings sector.


SSPC Reauthorized as Training Provider

Coatings professionals who complete SSPC training and certification will continue to receive Continuing Education Units, as the Society for Protective Coatings renews its status as an author...


NJ Company Lands $1.6M Crane Painting

Broward County, FL, has awarded a New Jersey industrial painting contractor a $1.6 million contract for crane coatings work in the Southport Terminals area at Port Everglades.


Webinar Targets Contractor Safety

Developing and implementing the critical practical and regulatory complexities of a company safety program will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


$5 Million Bridge Painting Up for Bid

Bids will be accepted Sept. 9 for painting and related work on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers swing bridge in Rock Island, IL—a painting contract valued at up to $5 million.


$42.3M Mystic River Bridge Work Let

An Ohio-based joint venture has landed a $42.3 million contract for cleaning and painting on a section of Massachusetts’ Maurice J. Tobin Memorial Bridge—or the Mystic River Bridge, as it is...


$34.5M OH Bridge Project Up for Bid

Cuyahoga County (OH) officials will open bids Sept. 21 for repairs, coating and other rehabilitation work on the Columbus Road Lift Bridge over the Cuyahoga River in Cleveland—a contract est...


‘Elcometer U.’ Makes Debut with Class

Elcometer Inc., a global provider of coatings inspection equipment and software, has capped and gowned its customer training and support component with a wide-ranging new website known as El...


Cordell Hull Dam Painting to be Bid

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will accept bids Aug. 15 for coating and related work on Tennessee’s Cordell Hull Dam—a painting contract valued at up to $1 million.


JPCL to Launch Coating e-Book Series

JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings will expand its veteran coatings buying guide this fall into a new series of 10 eBooks featuring selection and specifying advice for uni...


PA Contractor Lands $16M Bridge Job

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded a $16,697,408 contract to Trumbull Corp., of Pittsburgh, for coatings, concrete repair and related rehabilitation work on the Ambrid...


SSPC Seeks Structure Award Nominations

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is accepting nominations for its sixth annual Structure Awards, which honor excellence in protective coatings projects.


SSPC Launches PCI Level 3

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has announced the release of the next level of its Protective Coatings Inspector (PCI) program: PCI Level 3.


Abhe & Svoboda Wins Aqueduct Coating Contract

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (Oakland, CA) awarded a contract of $6,183,310 to Abhe & Svoboda, Inc. of Prior Lake, MN, to perform lead abatement and coatings application on the Mo...


Texas Bridge Partners to Recoat Sunshine Bridge

The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development awarded a contract of $6,223,574 to Texas Bridge Partners, LLP, of Humble, TX, to perform superstructure and substructure painting ...


Eric Kline To Present Webinar on One-Coat Systems

The results of FHWA research on laboratory and field performance of both one-coat and long-term coating systems for bridges will be the subject of the SSPC/JPCL Education Series Webinar, “On...


SSPC Elects 3 to Board of Governors

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has filled three open seats on its Board of Governors, following its recent elections.


Capital Victory: Bridge Painter Bests NY State’s Tax Man

What’s the difference between maintenance painting and capital improvement painting? About a million dollars, for one New York bridge painter.


Webinar Sticks to Adhesion Testing

The practical how-tos of pull-off adhesion testing will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Fischer Integrates New Unit, Software

Fischer Technology has introduced the Dualscope FMP100, a touchscreen coating thickness measurement instrument designed to combine the capabilities of PC-based lab instruments with the manag...


KY Painter Gets $22.6M FL Bridge Job

Intech Contracting LLC, of Lexington, KY, has beat out seven other bidders to win a $22,689,657.10 contract for painting and rehabilitation work on the Mathews Bridge in Florida.


SSPC Renewed as Official FBPE Trainer

The Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE) has renewed its authorization of SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings as a continuing education provider, SSPC has announced.


Webinar Tackles Steel Coating Thickness

Achieving optimal coating thickness on irregular steel surfaces—a critical challenge for complex coatings projects— will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and ...


SSPC Seeks Structure Award Nominations

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is accepting nominations for its annual Structure Awards, which recognize teams of contractors, designers, end users and coating manufacturers for e...


DOD Turns Lights, Camera, Action on Corrosion Training

The Defense Department is trying to recruit new troops of all ages in its war on corrosion, with several new programs in development for today’s and tomorrow’s engineers.


Corrosion Studies Program Gets $11M

The Rust Belt is well on its way to becoming the Rust Control Belt, with millions of dollars in new contributions nurturing the University of Akron’s pioneering corrosion research program.


SSPC Holds Election, Calls for Papers

Elections are now underway to fill three positions on the Board of Governors for SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings.


Webinar Offers Concrete Repair Tips

Concrete repairs that last will be the topic of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Rust and Reward: A Well-Coated Life

When Joyce Wright started in industrial coatings, she was so green that she didn’t touch paint for two years. Today, she is godmother to many industry leaders.


WA Dam Painting Contract Up for Bid

Industrial painting bids will be accepted May 6 for coating and related work on the Lake Chelan Dam, in central Washington State.


$42.7M Bridge Rehab Contract Awarded

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has awarded a $42.7 million contract for rehabilitation of Philadelphia’s George C. Platt Bridge to a joint venture representing two industrial ...


Tom Dunkin: ‘Always Do the Right Thing’

What do Thomas Dunkin Sr. and SSPC’s Industrial Painting Committee have in common? Both were mentors to Thomas M. Dunkin II, this year’s SSPC Honorary Life Member.


Bids Sought for $6M Aqueduct Painting

East Bay (CA) Municipal Utility District, will accept bids April 27 for painting, lead abatement and related work on the Mokelumne Aqueducts—a project estimated at $6 million to $8 million.


Joint Standard Certifies Paint Shops

Industrial painting companies that shop-apply protective coatings systems may now seek certification under a new standard jointly developed by two leading technical organizations.


SSPC Launches New Website

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has launched its new website, designed to provide easier navigation, faster downloads and searches, and cleaner interface.


Webinar Takes Up Confined-Space Perils

Approaching the life-threatening task of working in a confined space demands strict adherence to best practices and regulatory requirements—protocols that will be discussed in a free upcomin...


Webinar to Tackle Respiratory Safety

The critical worker-safety issue of appropriate respiratory protection will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Free Webinar Tackles Fall Protection

Preventing falls—the leading cause of death in construction-related industries—will be the focus of a free webinar Thursday (Feb. 24) co-sponsored by JPCL and SSPC.


Webinar to Tackle Respiratory Safety

The critical worker-safety issue of appropriate respiratory protection will be the focus of a free upcoming webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


SSPC Seeks Board Nominees, Replaces Member

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is seeking nominations to its Board of Governors in several categories.


Free Webinar Addresses HP Waterjet Waste

Containment and disposal of High Pressure Waterjetting waste will be the focus of a free upcoming Webinar presented by JPCL and SSPC.


Singleton Wins ASTM’s 2010 LaQue Award

Raymund Singleton, president of Singleton Corp. in Cleveland, OH, has received ASTM International’s 2010 Francis L. LaQue Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the field of corrosi...


Nimitz Takes 1st SSPC Military Honor

The U.S. Navy’s storied USS Nimitz has taken top honors in SSPC’s first Military Coatings Project Award of Excellence, which recognizes exceptional coatings work performed on U.S. mil...


SSPC 2011 Debuts ‘Women in Coatings’

Joyce Wright didn’t set out to be a pioneer. She just needed a job, and painter’s helper—surface prep and “bustin’ rust” at the local shipyard¬—was available. So she took it.


SSPC Structure Awards Honor Projects

From the soaring new Hoover Dam Bypass to the historical statue of the god Vulcan, outstanding coatings achievements took center stage Monday (Jan.31) at the annual SSPC Structure Awards, pr...


Bids Sought for USCG Cutter Painting

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will accept bids Jan. 31 for coating and other dockside maintenance and repairs on the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Kingfisher, docked in Atlantic Beach, ...


JPCL Corrects SSPC 2011 Meeting Time

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings will hold its First Annual Business Meeting and Awards Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 31, at SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT.


SSPC Highlights Confined Space Dangers

Working with flammable and hazardous materials and managing the unique hazards of penstocks are among the topics addressed by SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings in a new “Confined Spa...


$5M Smith Point Bridge Rehab Awarded

Suffolk County, NY, has awarded a $5,096,422 contract to Gibson & Cushman Contracting, of Port Jefferson, NY, for rehabilitation of the Smith Point Bridge over Narrow Bay.


Rehab Awarded for CA’s Highest Bridge

Golden State Bridge Inc. of Martinez, CA, has been awarded a $58,374,849 contract by Placer County (CA) to rehabilitate the Foresthill Road Bridge, which towers 730 feet above the North Fork...


NY Subway Painters Demand More Lead Protection

New York City subway painters are calling on the city transit authority to adopt tougher lead abatement standards on capital projects.


Bids Sought for Coating of WA Bridge

The City of Tacoma, WA, will accept bids Jan. 4, 2011, for rehabilitation and painting of the East Lincoln Avenue Bridge.


Free Webinar Focuses on Plant Painting

Developing a maintenance painting program at a petrochemical plant will be the topic of a free SSPC-JPCL Education Series webinar Dec. 8.


Bids Sought to Rehab Historic Eads Bridge

Metro Transit of St. Louis, MO, will accept bids Dec. 21 for rehabilitating the city’s historic Eads Bridge.


SSPC Adds Disciplinary Action for Fatalities

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has revised its Disciplinary Action Criteria to establish sanctions for SSPC-certified contractors who have a workplace fatality.


Notre Dame Takes Responsibility in Lift Death

The president of the University of Notre Dame has accepted responsibility for the death of a student videographer who was killed when the hydraulic scissor lift where he was working blew ove...


U. of Akron Pioneers Degree, Research in Corrosion Engineering

The road to many of tomorrow’s protective coatings now begins in Ohio, where the University of Akron has launched the nation’s first undergraduate degree in Corrosion Engineering and Reliabi...


SSPC Begins Revision of Soluble Salt Standard

SSPC is beginning its five-year revision and update of SSPC-Guide 15, Field Methods for Retrieval and Analysis of Soluble Salts on Steel and Other Nonporous Substrates.


SSPC's UAE Chapter to Meet Nov. 30

The United Arab Emirates chapter of SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings will hold a meeting from 4 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30 at the India Club in Dubai.


Thousands Expected for SSPC GreenCOAT Show

More than 200 exhibitors and 2,500 attendees are expected for the first GreenCOAT Show, hosted by SSPC: the Society for Protective Coatings.


6 MG Tank Coating Contract Up for Bid

The city of Lubbock, TX, will accept sealed bids Oct. 13 for coatings application on the exterior surfaces of a 6 MG, 211-foot-diameter, welded-steel, water storage tank.


Owners, Chapters Top SSPC President’s Agenda

Strengthening the chapter culture and re-igniting facility owner participation are the top items on Russ Brown’s to-do list as the new president of SSPC: The Society of Protective Coatings.


SSPC Invites Structure Award Entries

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is seeking nominations for its 5th Annual Structure Awards, which recognize excellence in protective and marine coatings projects.


SSPC/JPCL Webinar to Focus on Inspection Data

"Digital Data Management for Coating Inspection Tasks on Steel Structures" will be the topic of a free SSPC/JPCL webinar this week.


Five Achieve SSPC PCS in Dubai

Five industrial coatings professionals recently became certified SSPC Protective Coatings Specialists (PCS) after taking the PCS exam in Dubai.


SSPC/JPCL Webinar Deals with Digital Inspection Data

The SSPC/JPCL Education Series Webinar “Digital Data Management for Coating Inspection Tasks on Steel Structures," will be presented on Wednesday, September 15 at 11:00 a.m. by Joe Wa...


SSPC’s New Show Debuts in Vegas

For the first time since 2003, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings will hold its own show, SSPC 2011 featuring GreenCOAT, in Las Vegas, NV, on January 31–February 3, 2011.


SSPC/JPCL Webinar on Dealing with Moisture in Concrete

The SSPC/JPCL Education Series Webinar, “Moisture Evaluation and Remediation of Concrete,” will be presented by Fred Goodwin of BASF on Wednesday, August 26, at 11 a.m. Goodwin will d...


SSPC Releases 2 New Coatings Standards

Performance requirements for a two-component epoxy primer coating and moisture-cured polyurethane coating system are the subject of two new standards from SSPC: The Society for Protective Co...


SSPC/JPCL Webinars to Focus on Prepping Concrete

Two free SSPC/JPCL Education Series Webinars—one on acid etching and one on moisture remediation—will deal with preparing concrete for coatings.


SSPC Makes Global Inroads; New Directors Named

With chapters emerging in eight countries outside the U.S. and a new International position on its Board of Governors, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is rapidly expanding its glob...


Labor Dept.: Pay Workers for Time Spent Donning PPE

The Department of Labor has reversed earlier decisions and issued an interpretation letter stating that workers are entitled to compensation for time spent donning personal protective equipm...


SSPC Ontario To Host Golf Outing, Award Presentation

The SSPC Ontario Chapter will hold its 7th Annual Golf Tournament on Sept. 16, 2010, at the Willow Valley Golf Course.


SSPC Endorses Course on Nuclear-Plant Coatings

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings announced recently that following a detailed review, it has endorsed the coatings inspection training course “Nuclear Power Plant Coatings Inspectio...


Cavallo to Present SSPC-JPCL Webinar on Nuclear Coatings

Jon Cavallo, recent winner of the ASTM Award of Merit, will present the SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar, “Nuclear Coatings,” on Wednesday, July 21 from 11 a.m. to noon. The program...


SSPC-JPCL Webinar to Address 1-Coat Bridge Systems

The SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar, “One-Coat Systems for Steel Bridge Structures,” will be presented from 11 a.m. to noon June 23. The program is one of 20 webinars in the series...


Windtower Coatings Webinar Offered May 26

A free webinar offered as part of the 2010 SSPC-JPCL Education Series, “Challenges of Coating Windtowers,” is scheduled for 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 26.


SSPC Training Programs Offered at Mega Rust

SSPC will offer several training and certification programs at Mega Rust 2010, the annual U.S. Navy Corrosion Conference, scheduled for June 4-8 in San Diego, Calif.


Election Under Way for SSPC Board

SSPC is inviting society membership to participate in the organization’s 2010 SSPC Board of Governors Election; one new board member will be elected, and another board member is a candidate ...


SSPC Issues Guide to Evaluating Flash Rust

SSPC issued a guide to performance of a field assessment of flash rust, “Recommended Guidelines for Evaluating Flash Rust.”


SSPC Certifies GPI-Southeast to QP 5

SSPC has announced that GPI-Southeast, Inc., of Florida, has met the certification requirements of the SSPC-QP 5 program.


SSPC-JPCL Webinar on Marine Coatings over Flash Rust Scheduled for April 14

The SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar on “Performance of Marine Coatings Applied over Flash Rust,” one of 20 webinars in the series to be offered during 2010, will be presented April...


1500 Registrations for the SSPC-JPCL Webinars Thursday and Friday

More than 1500 registrations have been received for the SSPC-JPCL Training Days Webinars to be held this Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26.


1500 To Attend SSPC-JPCL Webinars Thursday and Friday

More than 1500 participants have registered for the SSPC-JPCL Training Days Webinars to be held this Thursday and Friday, March 25 and 26. The 5 webinars on these days are part of a 2...


SSPC-JPCL Inspection-Plan Webinar Offered

The SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar, “Preparing a Coating Inspection Plan,” will be presented from 1:15-2:15 p.m. on March 26.


Kline to Present Webinar on Overcoatability

Eric Kline, KTA-Tator Inc., will present the webinar, “Overcoatability of Existing Coating Systems,” on March 25.


Webinar on Fire-Resistant Coatings To Be Sponsored by Quantum

The Quantum Group of Companies will sponsor the SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar on “Fire-Resistant Coatings,” one of 20 webinars in the series to be offered during 2010.


SSPC Offers BCI at KY Transportation Cabinet in March

SSPC has a BCI: Coatings Inspection Training and Certification for the Bridge Industry Tech Level/Level 1 Course planned for March 8–12 at the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet in Frankfort, K...


DeFelsko To Sponsor SSPC-JPCL Webinar on Adhesion

DeFelsko Corp. will sponsor the SSPC-JPCL Education Series Webinar on “Adhesion Testing Methods and Equipment,” the first of 20 webinars in the series to be offered during 2010.


SSPC Holds Marine Courses in Japan

SSPC held its Marine Plural Component Applicator Certification course (MPCAC, C-14) at the U.S. Naval Ship Repair Facility & Japan RMC on November 12–13 in Japan.


SSPC, JPCL Collaborate on Free Webinar Education Series

SSPC and JPCL will offer 20 education and training webinars, each an hour long, on protective coatings during 2010.


Lloyd’s Approves SSPC Coatings Inspector Program

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings has announced that effective December 1, 2009, Lloyd’s Register, the world’s largest commercial shipping classification society, has approved SSPC’s...


Applicator Training Program Released

The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER; Gainesville, FL) has announced that the Center and NACE International have developed a training and certification program ...


Deadline Nears for Upcoming SSPC Courses

October 19 is the deadline for registering for either of two SSPC coating courses scheduled for November 2-6: C1, Fundamentals of Protective Coatings, and C2, Managing Coatings Projects.


SSPC Structure Award Nominations Due Oct. 30

SSPC is accepting nominations from the membership until October 30, 2009, for the association’s annual structure awards for outstanding coating work.


SSPC Ontario Chapter Plans Golf Outing

The SSPC Ontario Chapter has scheduled its 6th Annual Golf Tournament for September 17, 2009, at the Willow Valley Golf Course in Hamilton, Ontario.


SSPC’s PCI Program To Be Held in UAE, India

SSPC’s Protective Coating Inspector (PCI) Program will be held in the UAE and India in July and August.


PDCA Names CEO

The Painting and Decorating Contractors of America have appointed Richard Greene as Chief Executive Officer. Greene replaces interim CEO Beth Horan, who had been filling the position after t...


SSPC Northern CA/NV Plans to Meet in June

The SSPC Northern CA/NV Chapter will hold a meeting on June 18 at Jeffco Painting & Coating, Inc./ABC on Mare Island in Vallejo, CA.


SSPC Invites PACE 2010 Abstracts

SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is accepting abstracts for PACE 2010, which will be held in Phoenix, AZ, February 7¬–10, 2010.


SSPC Hampton Rds. To Meet May 19

The SSPC Hampton Roads Chapter will hold its next meeting on May 19 at the Marriott Hotel and Resorts in the Greenbrier area of Chesapeake, VA.


SSPC Three Rivers Chap. Plans Kennywood Day

The SSPC Three Rivers Chapter has planned a Kennywood day for Friday, June 12.


SSPC Members: JPCL Last Issue Error

Due to an error in the mailing process, SSPC Members mistakenly received a "Last Issue" notice with their April 2009 JPCL.


Deadline Approaching for SSPC Golf Outing

SSPC is accepting registration until April 27 for its third annual Three Rivers Chapter Golf Outing.


SSPC AZ Chap. Reorganizes, Announces First Meeting

The SSPC Arizona Chapter has reorganized and plans to hold its first meeting on May 13 at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Phoenix, AZ.


SSPC Northern CA-NV Chap. Plans to Meet

The SSPC Northern California-Nevada Chapter plans to meet on April 23 at Zio Fraedo’s Restaurant in Pleasant Hill, CA.


PACE 2010: Call for Presentations

SSPC and PDCA have announced that they are currently accepting abstracts for presentations for their joint conference, PACE 2010 (February 7–10, 2009, in Phoenix, AZ).


Hampton Roads Chapter To Meet March 17th

The Hampton Roads Chapter of SSPC will hold its next meeting on March 17 in Hampton, VA, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.


SSPC Honors Five Projects at PACE 2009

SSPC President Bruce Henley presented five 2009 Structure Awards for outstanding coating projects at the 2009 SSPC Annual Meeting and Awards Program, held February 15 at PACE 2009 in New Orl...


SSPC Empire/Keystone Chapter, NACE T3 Plan Show

The SSPC Empire/Keystone Chapter will hold its inaugural joint SSPC/NACE T3 event on Friday, March 27, at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY.


SSPC North CA-NV Chap. To Meet Feb. 25

The SSPC Northern CA-NV Chapter will meet on February 25, 2009, at Zio Fraedo’s Restaurant in Pleasant Hill, CA.


SSPC Receives ANSI Accreditation for Standards

SSPC has announced that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) granted accreditation to SSPC’s standards development process, effective January 9, 2009.


Feb. 13 Is Cutoff for SSPC BCI Course in KY

February 13 is the deadline to register for SSPC’s BCI program, Coatings Inspection Training and Certification for the Bridge Industry, to be held March 2–6 in Frankfort, KY. The Kentucky D...


SSPC Three Rivers Chapter Sets Event Dates

The Three Rivers Chapter of SSPC has set the date for two events in 2009.


SSPC Holds Ontario Section Meeting

The SSPC is holding an Ontario Section Meeting on January 29, 2009, at the Valhalla Inn in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Munters’ Brown Heads Global Development

Russ Brown, the vice president of SSPC Board of Governors, was named global business development manager of temporary humidity control (THC) for Moisture Control Services (MCS), a division o...


SSPC Launches eLearning Program

SSPC has introduced its new eLearning program, an all-new, interactive, web-based system.


SSPC Board Seeks Nominees

SSPC is now seeking nominations for a seat on its Board of Governors, in the category of Contractor.


SSPC Announces First QP 1, QP 3 Contractor in Indonesia

Bill Shoup, executive director of SSPC, presented representatives of contractor P T McDermott Indonesia, Batam, with SSPC-QP 1 and QP 3 certificates during the opening ceremonies of the Indo...


 
 
   

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