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Tank Epoxy Designed for Ease of Application

A new epoxy from Wolverine Coatings Corporation is designed to protect potable water tanks without the need for plural-component application equipment and special techniques, the company say...


Slick Coating Made to Aid Manufacturers

With an eye toward expanding its super-slippery coating platform beyond consumer packaging, LiquiGlide Inc. has announced an added focus on applications for manufacturing that aim to elimina...


2 Painters Rescued from MI Water Tower

State investigators are looking into what happened to cause two painters to fall into a Michigan water tower Friday (Nov. 4).


Officials Investigate Partial Tower Collapse

Inspectors are working to determine what caused the top of a water tower in New Jersey to collapse late last week.


CSB Cites Lack of Inspection, Repair in Spill

The federal agency tasked with investigating chemical accidents has said that a failure to inspect or repair corroding tanks contributed to the 2014 contamination of drinking water in Charle...


Epoxy Lining Offers Fast Cure, Protection

Announcing the launch of its Hempaline Defend epoxy linings, protective coatings company Hempel (Copenhagen, Denmark) says it now offers a complete range of linings for applications where he...


New Linings Serve Rail Transport

Two new U.S. Food and Drug Administration-compliant linings have been added to AkzoNobel’s International-brand protective coatings portfolio.


EPA: Diesel Storage Tank Corrosion Common

A vast majority of diesel fuel underground storage tanks may exhibit moderate to severe corrosion, according to the U.S. government—but few of the tanks’ owners are aware of it.


Tank of Year Contest Opens

High-performance coatings manufacturer Tnemec is inviting nominations for its 11th annual Tank of the Year competition, which honors innovative use of the company’s coatings on water storage...


Linings Target Energy Sector

A new series of linings has just been launched for the power generation and oil and gas markets, says protective coatings supplier Hempel (Copenhagen).


The Witch Will Be Back

A water tower in New England is getting a makeover, but it won’t be losing its most notable feature: the Salem Witch.


Dunn-Edwards Expands Its Catalog

Architectural, industrial and high-performance paint manufacturer Dunn-Edwards is growing its industrial coatings lineup with the addition of US Coatings products, the company announced Tues...


New Heat-Resistive Pipe, Tank Lining

Denso USA has announced its new internal pipe and tank lining, Archco 453HT. The lining has been designed to protect steel tanks and internal pipes from corrosion and to disperse heat in hig...


Coating Targets Liquid Cargo Tanks

Danish marine coatings supplier Hempel has launched a new tank coating targeted to ship owners carrying chemicals, crude oil or liquid foodstuffs.


High-Bake Phenolic Tank Lining Debuts

US Coatings has introduced a high-bake phenolic tank lining that the company says offers chemical resistance for a range of applications.


Oil and Gas Tech on SSPC 2016 Docket

As SSPC 2016 featuring GreenCOAT nears, SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings is sharing the schedule of conference programming dedicated to work in the oil and gas business.


Bidders Sought for Water Tank Painting

Coating proposals are invited for a 250,000-gallon elevated water storage tank in Marysville, KS.


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.


 
 
   

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