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Bidding Open on 2MG Oregon Water Tank

Contractors have until Jan. 28 to bid on interior and exterior cleaning and coating work on a 2-million-gallon welded steel, ground-level water storage reservoir in Veneta, OR.


Contractor Fined after Painter Burned

A California contractor is being held responsible for a flash fire inside a metal tank that left a painter severely burned—and for not reporting the incident for four days.


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.


Bids Sought for CA Tank Work

The El Dorado Irrigation District is seeking contractors to rehabilitate a 2.8 million-gallon tank in Placerville, CA.


eBook Tackles Environmental Controls

Dehumidification, ventilation and other environmental controls can have high-stakes consequences for coating and blasting workers and projects alike.


Bids Sought for 5 Florida Tanks

The City of St. Petersburg, FL, is seeking bids for the cleaning, repair, and recoating of four existing elevated water storage tanks and one surge tank.


5 New eBooks Offer Coatings Guidance

From bridges to chemical plants, free technical guidance on choosing and buying coatings for a variety of structures and environments is the focus of five new eBooks published by
JPCL: J...


Railcar Finishing Operation Fined $133K

Abrasive blasting without fall protection, lining work in unexamined confined spaces, silica hazards and other dangers have drawn federal citations against a railcar finishing contractor for...


Bids Invited for Water Tank Contract

The City of Ludington, MI, is accepting bids for a full-service, 10-year tank maintenance and asset program for the Brye Road water storage tank.


Bids Invited for 10-Year Tank Project

Limestone County, AL, authorities are seeking contractors for an extensive 10-year tank maintenance project in Athens, AL.


Painting of 5 Tanks Up for Bid

A water utility in Maryland is inviting bids for cleaning, lead abatement and recoating of four hydro-pneumatic storage tanks and one elevated water tank in California, MD.


Free eBook Offers Tank Coating Help

A new compilation of technical guidance on coating protection and maintenance of water tanks is now available as a free downloadable eBook from JPCL.


MA Bill Seeks Tank Inspection Change

Paint companies could see fewer storage tank inspections and related fees in Massachusetts under a bill seeking to amend annual inspection laws, said the American Coatings Association.


Producer Blamed in Death of Tank Diver

A California film studio is being held liable for the death of a water tank cleaner who drowned on a movie set last fall.


Cargo Tank Coating Offers Low-Temp Cure

Advanced Polymer Coatings has introduced GuardLine LTC, an ambient-cure coating designed for application versatility and chemical resistance.


Hempel Acquires Blome International

Moving aggressively to expand its protective coatings reach, Hempel USA has announced the acquisition of Blome International, a global supplier of protective coatings and linings.


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.


Potable Water Lining Touts Fast Cure

Sherwin-Williams has introduced SherPlate PW Epoxy, a 100% solids coating designed for immersion service in potable water pipes and storage tanks.


EPA Proposes Stronger Tank Containment

Facing thousands of petroleum and hazardous chemical leaks each year, the federal government has proposed stronger rules for underground storage tanks, with new requirements for containment,...


Tank Worker Hazards Draw $54K Fine

Allowing workers to clean tanks without precautions for confined-space work and other hazards has drawn an Ohio company 16 federal health and safety violations and fines totaling $53,900.


DOT Fines OH Tank Maker Nearly $4M

The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined one of the nation’s oldest tank makers nearly $4 million for manufacturing and selling what it calls “unsafe” cargo tanks used to carry causti...


Sherwin-Williams Bows Food-Safe Lining

Sherwin-Williams has introduced Magnalux 304 FF, a flake-filled vinyl ester approved for surfaces associated with producing, storing and transporting food products.


Tank Linings Incorporate Leak Detection

Goad Company is introducing custom-engineered tank linings for companies with critical containment requirements and/or concerns about leaks.


Epoxy Made to Protect Food Shipments

Sherwin-Williams has unveiled Carflex HS Epoxy, designed as a tough, flexible coating to prevent contamination when transporting and storing dry bulk food products.


PPG Unveils Solvent-Free Tank Linings

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings has introduced two veteran solvent-free tank linings to the North American market and launched a third for the emerging fuels market.


Tank Painting Job Gambled, and Lost

The old margarine commercial warned against fooling Mother Nature. If you’re in industrial painting, you might not want to gamble with her, either.


Epoxy Said to Ease Tanker Cargo Change

International Paint has introduced Interline9001, a bimodal epoxy coating for the cargo tanks of chemical tankers, designed for enhanced cargo resistance, zero absorption for many cargoes, a...


Tank Painting Taints NY Town’s Water

More than 500 households in the town of Ithaca, NY, have been drinking from a tainted water supply since a coatings curing problem in November apparently contaminated the town’s water storag...


No Cause Set in ‘Whistling’ Tank Blast

A Detroit-area tank lining contractor will not be cited in the explosion of a 27,000-gallon tank during lining removal because authorities are unable to determine what caused the blast.


Goad Introduces New Tank Lining Technology

Tank fabricator and lining applicator Goad Company has rolled out N-FUZE Lining Technology, capping a six-year R&D effort to address what the company calls the “Achilles heel” of tank lining...


DuPont Opens $30M Coatings R&D Center

DuPont Performance Coatings has launched a new $30 million research and development facility dedicated to automotive, protective and marine coatings.


Tank Coating, Blasting Studies Win NSRP Grants

Research on “single coat” tank coatings and “spot and sweep” blasting are among the potential cost-saving measures to be evaluated with grants from the National Shipbuilding Research Program...


NY Contractor Killed in DuPont Plant Blast

Federal, state and local authorities are investigating a baffling tank explosion that has killed one worker and injured another at a DuPont plant in Western New York.


Remote Tank Corrosion Imaging Unit Wins Patent

A newly patented video camera-and-software system allows remote, safe inspection and analysis of corrosion in tank liners and other caustic environments, the inventors say.


Tank Coating Touts Chemical, Acid Resistance

Developed for coating and lining storage tanks, piping, scrubbers, and processing equipment in the chemical industry, the Master Bond Polymer System EP21ARHT is designed to provide outstandi...


Tnemec Acquires, Renames Glass Armor Linings

Tnemec Co. Inc. has purchased Glass Armor epoxy linings for aboveground storage tanks and will market the technology under the new name Tank Armor.


International Coatings Introduces Troweled-On Liner

International Coatings has introduced a heavy-duty, troweled-on floor and sump lining for aggressive chemical exposures.


Tnemec Adds to Linings for Secondary Containment

Tnemec Company Inc. has introduced epoxy and vinyl ester linings for secondary containment to its StrataShield product line.


 
 
   

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