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Enbridge Begins Work to Assess Line 5 Replacement

Enbridge Inc., operator of the controversial Line 5 under Michigan’s Straits of Mackinac, is in the early stages of studying potential alternatives to the aging underwater liquids pipeline.

Judge Stops LA Pipeline Construction

A federal judge has halted construction of a new 160-mile stretch of crude oil pipeline in Louisiana after ruling federal environmental approvals were not given proper consideration.

Judge Rules Keystone XL Docs Must Be Released

After a challenge from environmental activists, a federal judge in Montana has ruled that the U.S. government must supply additional documentation related to its approval last year of the pr...

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Blogs (5)

The Development of Protective Pipeline Coatings, Part 2

by Lee Wilson

The 1980s really did see the birth of the three-layer systems comprised of a polyolef...

Deep Dive into Subsea Coatings

by Lee Wilson

I was approached recently by a fellow coating inspector who had applied for a positio...

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Articles (24)

Selecting Pipeline Coatings: Do Current Standards Help?

by Ian Robinson, 3M Company

Failure Analysis: Disbonded Coating and Cathodic Protection Shielding for Pipelines And Utility Poles

by Mehrooz Zamanzadeh, Matco Services, Inc. and George T. Bayer, Exova

This article emphasizes the basic problems and applied aspects of failures encountere...

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Events (23)

Pipeline Coating 2017

February 14 - February 16, 2017

NACE International Pipeline Coating Technology Conference

January 24 - January 26, 2017

Ageing Pipelines Conference

October 5 - October 9, 2015

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Resource Guides (1)

E-Book: Transmission Pipeline Coating Systems: Selecting and Sourcing

Sponsored by 3M

This eBook features an article from the Journal of Pro...


Video Learning Center (8)

Application: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings application.

Coatings Technology: A PaintSquare Video Education Series

The PaintSquare Pro Video Series: A collection of technical presentations hosted by in cooperation with SSPC

A collection of archived webinars hosted by focused on coatings technology and their applications.

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Standards (8)

Aboveground Survey Techniques for the Evaluation of Underground Pipeline Coating Condition

issued by NACE

New in 2009. Presents various techniques for aboveground evaluation of the coating condition of...

SP0210-2010 Pipeline External Corrosion Confirmatory Direct Assessment

issued by NACE

This standard practice covers the NACE external corrosion confirmatory direct assessment (ECCDA...

SP0502-2010 Pipeline External Corrosion Direct Assessment Methodology

issued by NACE

REVISED IN 2010! Covers the NACE external corrosion direct assessment (ECDA) process—a process ...

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Graco Inc.
Graco EcoQuip 2: Experience the Difference
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