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News (167)

Federal Contracts' Minimum Wage Raised

Contractors working on applicable projects for the federal government will see a boost in their paychecks at the start of next year, when the annual minimum wage increase for goes into effec...

Air Force Sues Contractor Over Paint

The U.S. Air Force has sued an Oklahoma company for more than $1.7 million for a breach of contract, saying that the company supplied a cheaper paint than what the contract specifications re...

States Take Action for Fair Pay

Workplace fraud and fair wages have come under the scrutiny of two state agencies who seek to bolster the economy and protect that states' workforce.

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Blogs (5)

‘Competent Persons’ vs. Competence

From On the Contrary by Simon Hope

One of the eternal problems that our industry grapples with is defining the differenc...

Business Building: Investing in ‘Yes’

From Hard Hat Geek by Robert Ikenberry

I’m often amazed when I watch other contractors interact with owners.

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Articles (30)

Risky Business: Exploring the Emerging Necessity of Risk Management

by Deidre Dunkin, Dunkin & Bush, Inc.

In this month’s edition of Basic Training, the author details the concept of risk man...

Coatings and Collaboration: Industry Joins Forces to Restore Historic Tanks

by Susan Boyd, Vulcan Painters, Inc., and Pamela Simmons, JPCL

This installment of “Profiles in Success” features the restoration of seven historic ...

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Events (13)

SUBExcel 2016

March 3 - March 5, 2016

CA Construction Expo

August 13, 2015

8th Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum

February 25 - February 27, 2015

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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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Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

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Clemco Industries Corp.
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Sidewinder/Persyst Enterprises, Inc.
The Sidewinder Model M2 Solvent Recycler

Combat the rising cost of gunwash, thinners, acetone & more while drastically reducing waste disposal coat.

Novetas Solutions
Number 1 Crushed Glass Abrasive in America!

6 NEW plants coast to coast! Safe for environment, 100% recycled glass. White Metal Finish! No unsafe toxins like Beryllium & Arsenic!
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CS Unitec
Peening Preparation Tools

CS Unitec’s hand-held scarifiers are an ideal alternative to small-area shot blasting for cleaning and preparing concrete & metal surfaces.

Modern Safety Techniques
Modern Safety Techniques

See our Low Temperature Catalyst for your CO removal needs. Help to provide your workers with safe, comfortable breathing air!

Built for Tough Jobs

From Epoxies to Urethanes to other high solid coatings, the new Binks Airless 75 delivers a great finish using an ergonomic design. Visit for more information.

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTector 200 for concrete

Rugged, simple and affordable coating thickness gage for concrete measures protective coatings including polyurea.

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