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New Product Announcement: Short-Handled Brushes

New Product Announcement: Short-Handled Brushes

Thursday May 26, 2022

Purdy, a painting application company for paint and decorating projects under the Sherwin-Williams Consumer Brands Group, has recently announced via emailed press release that its Cub brush line has expanded.

Naval Shipyard Overhauls Navy Anchor Chains

Naval Shipyard Overhauls Navy Anchor Chains

Thursday May 26, 2022

According to a release from the Naval Sea Systems Command, the Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, Virginia, has been named the Center of Excellence for inspecting and servicing anchor chains for the United States Navy.

NY DEC Launches Paint Recycling Program

NY DEC Launches Paint Recycling Program

Thursday May 26, 2022

To help consumers and businesses safely dispose of leftover paint, at the beginning of the month the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation formally announced that a new paint recycling program was underway.

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April Billings Index Moderates Slightly

April Billings Index Moderates Slightly

Thursday May 26, 2022

Last Wednesday (May 18), The American Institute of Architects released its Architectural Billings Index score for April, revealing a slight decrease in demand for design services.

Industry Commends Contractor Connect Event

Industry Commends Contractor Connect Event

Thursday May 26, 2022

As the date nears closer for Technology Publishing Company’s hosted buyer event this fall, industry players reflect on last year’s Contractor Connect and experiences.

Contractors Needed for Storage Tank Project

Contractors Needed for Storage Tank Project

Wednesday May 25, 2022

The City of Decatur in Texas is currently seeking contractors for the rehabilitation of a one-million-gallon elevated water storage tank.

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Research: Disposable Masks Create Durable Concrete

Research: Disposable Masks Create Durable Concrete

Wednesday May 25, 2022

Known to be a carbon-intensive process, the production of cement is reported to be responsible for as much as 8% of the world’s carbon emissions.

University Utilizing 3D Printing Industrial Robot

University Utilizing 3D Printing Industrial Robot

Wednesday May 25, 2022

Cornell University in Ithaca, New York, recently announced that it is now home to a 6,000-pound robot with 3D printing capabilities, with a goal of potentially making the construction industry more efficient and sustainable.

WH, Agencies Partner for Infrastructure Programs

WH, Agencies Partner for Infrastructure Programs

Wednesday May 25, 2022

Last week, the White House announced that it is partnering with philanthropic, labor and nonprofit organizations to make it easier for smaller cities and counties to apply for funding under the bipartisan infrastructure law.

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EPA Awards Over $250M in Brownfields Grants

EPA Awards Over $250M in Brownfields Grants

Wednesday May 25, 2022

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the award of $254.5 million in Brownfields Grants to 265 communities, including four grants totaling $1.6 million across Puerto Rico.

Faster, Safer Offshore Drilling Mud Tank Cleanings

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Tuesday May 24, 2022

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JPCL May Issue is Now Online

JPCL May Issue is Now Online

Tuesday May 24, 2022

The May issue of the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings is available in print and online at paintsquare.com. This issue contains feature articles on the new NSF water tank lining standard, AWWA steel tank standards committee updates and guidance to the next generation of protective coatings consultants and inspectors.

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Scientists Create Coating for Mercury Sorption

Scientists Create Coating for Mercury Sorption

Tuesday May 24, 2022

Scientists from Flinders University in Australia recently modelled a polysulfide coating made from waste products that has shown to absorb mercury and other metal contaminants in water.

New Product Announcement: Air-Powered Sprayer, Gun

New Product Announcement: Air-Powered Sprayer, Gun

Tuesday May 24, 2022

Equipment manufacturer Graco Inc. recently announced its latest air-powered protective coatings sprayer from its King line of sprayers and a new spray gun.

ACI Expands Partnership for Carbon Neutrality in Concrete

ACI Expands Partnership for Carbon Neutrality in Concrete

Tuesday May 24, 2022

Earlier this month, the American Concrete Institute and the Federacion Interamericana Del Cemento completed an addendum to their International Partner Agreement which calls for a joint effort to achieve carbon neutrality in the concrete/cement sector.

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ABC Speaks Out Against Davis-Bacon Act

ABC Speaks Out Against Davis-Bacon Act

Tuesday May 24, 2022

In wake of a new report issued by the Beacon Hill Institute, the Associated Builders and Contractors are again speaking out against the U.S. Department of Labor’s Davis-Bacon and Related Acts.

How FEVE-Based Coatings Extend Bridge Life

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Monday May 23, 2022

A new e-book compares bridge coatings

Schedule Alert: No Newsletter Monday

Schedule Alert: No Newsletter Monday

Monday May 23, 2022

PaintSquare Daily News will not publish a daily newsletter Monday, May 30, in observance of Memorial Day.

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