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Biocide-Free Antifouling Used on Cruise Ship

Biocide-Free Antifouling Used on Cruise Ship

Tuesday May 21, 2019

Nippon Paint Marine recently announced the successful application of Aquaterras, a biocide free, self-polishing antifoulant, to AIDA Cruises’ 38,531gt cruise vessel, AIDAcara. The decision to use the coating follows successful testing using test patches on Carnival cruise ships.


Covestro CEO MacCleary to Retire

Covestro CEO MacCleary to Retire

Tuesday May 21, 2019

Global provider of high-tech materials company Covestro LLC recently announced the retirement of chief executive officer and chairman of the board, Jerry MacCleary, effective December 31.


Hawaii DOT Testing Sustainable Concrete

Hawaii DOT Testing Sustainable Concrete

Tuesday May 21, 2019

In a move to facilitate the development of sustainable transportation technologies, the Hawaii Department of Transportation is testing a concrete mix injected with waste carbon dioxide.


Trump Lifts Some Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

Trump Lifts Some Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

Tuesday May 21, 2019

President Donald J. Trump recently announced that the United States will be lifting its steel and aluminum tariffs imposed on Canada and Mexico in exchange of a new monitoring and enforcement system that will prevent import surges into the U.S.


DC Bridge Almost Halfway Complete

DC Bridge Almost Halfway Complete

Tuesday May 21, 2019

The new Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, running over the Anacostia River in Washington, D.C., is halfway complete, according to reports. The structure is slated to open in 2021, costing $480 million.


Resin Company to Eliminate NMP from Portfolio

Resin Company to Eliminate NMP from Portfolio

Monday May 20, 2019

Global resins manufacturer Royal DSM announced last week that it will be phasing out all uses of 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (also known as n-methylpyrrolidone and more commonly known as NMP) from its resins product portfolio.


Electric Road to Charge Vehicles

Electric Road to Charge Vehicles

Monday May 20, 2019

Near the center of Lund, Sweden, construction is about to begin on the city’s first prototype of an electric road. Elonroad, having no relation to Elon Musk, is the tech company behind the idea.


Nouryon Imagine Chemistry Finalists Announced

Nouryon Imagine Chemistry Finalists Announced

Monday May 20, 2019

Specialty chemicals company Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has announced the finalists for this year’s Imagine Chemistry collaborative challenge.


Contractors Wanted for NY College Hall Reno

Contractors Wanted for NY College Hall Reno

Friday May 17, 2019

The New York State Dormitory Authority is seeking contractors to perform renovation of the Great Hall found within Shepherd Hall of the City College of New York in Manhattan.


New Fire-Retardant Coating Developed

New Fire-Retardant Coating Developed

Friday May 17, 2019

Researchers out of the VTT Technical Researcher Center of Finland Ltd. recently announced that they have developed a highly fire-retardant coating from nanocellulose. The goal is for the coating to improve properties in wood-based materials.


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