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Contractors Sought for McCullough Bridge Painting

Contractors Sought for McCullough Bridge Painting

Thursday September 20, 2018

The Oregon Department of Transportation is seeking contractors for coating of the Conde B. McCullough Bridge, spanning the Coos Bay in Coos County, Oregon.


SSPC Trainthepainter Comes to Columbus

SSPC Trainthepainter Comes to Columbus

Thursday September 20, 2018

The University of Akron will be facilitating SSPC’s Trainthepainter training program in October in Columbus, Ohio, providing five days of coating applicator training for workers seeking to further their knowledge and advance toward SSPC certifications.


Q&A: Graphene for Corrosion Protection

Q&A: Graphene for Corrosion Protection

Thursday September 20, 2018

After years dominating the conversation as a “supermaterial” with high conductivity, corrosion resistance and high strength, graphene has begun to go commercial in the paints and coatings market: Applied Graphene Materials, based in Cleveland, England, introduced its Genable line of graphene dispersions for protective coatings earlier this year, and in recent years other graphene-based paints (like the Graphenstone line of lime-based architectural paints marketed by the Spanish firm of the same name) have begun to emerge.


Silver Line Concrete Panels Will Be Sealed

Silver Line Concrete Panels Will Be Sealed

Thursday September 20, 2018

Weeks after early test results were revealed, indicating that potential issues with concrete panels on the D.C. Metro Silver Line Extension project may not have been as bad as originally feared, officials told local reporters this week that no major fixes or replacements will be necessary, only maintenance coating with a sealant.


Market and Labs Rife with Antifouling News

Market and Labs Rife with Antifouling News

Thursday September 20, 2018

With some biocides, like tributyltin, long banned in marine coatings and others subject to public scrutiny in recent years, the race to find effective antifouling agents without biocides has heated up in the research-and-development world.


Boring Company Introduces Tunnel Garage Prototype

Boring Company Introduces Tunnel Garage Prototype

Thursday September 20, 2018

Elon Musk’s Boring Company was recently granted approval from the Hawthorne City Council to implement a new addition to its tunnel prototype—a garage that would connect a passenger’s car directly to the underground infrastructure network.


Meeting the Challenges of FPSO Corrosion Protection

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Meeting the Challenges of FPSO Corrosion Protection

Wednesday September 19, 2018


Engineers See Big Future for Graphene Gilding

Engineers See Big Future for Graphene Gilding

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Graphene—an atom-thin later of carbon that’s been touted for its strength and conductivity—has found a new use thanks to some engineers at the University of Illinois: The so-called supermaterial could be used to help preserve ancient artifacts, and the research being done around the process could have implications for the protection of larger structures.


HP Introduces Next-Gen Metal 3D Printer

HP Introduces Next-Gen Metal 3D Printer

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Office and tech company HP is rolling out a new 3D printer that will allow users to print small objects made of stainless steel in high resolution, further expanding the possibilities related to the additive manufacturing process.


Congress Approves Spending, Delays DOT Talks

Congress Approves Spending, Delays DOT Talks

Wednesday September 19, 2018

In a race against the clock to avoid a government shutdown, the majority of the U.S. Senate voted last week to approve a $854 billion spending bill that includes funding for the Department of Defense as well as Labor and Education, among other agencies. A bill to address funding for transportation was again delayed, however.


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