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Boston to Replace Century-Old Bridge

Late last month, the board of the Massachusetts Department of Transportation approved a $205 million, five-year project to replace Boston's 117-year-old North Washington Street Bridge.


Corrosion Renders Carolina Condo Unsafe

A North Carolina apartment building has been evacuated due to extensive corrosion.


Webinar Explores Coatings by Environment

A free webinar detailing which coating system is optimal for a specific project will be held 11 a.m. EDT (8 a.m. PDT) on Wednesday, April 19.


Hazards Cited at Nursing Home Project

A Wisconsin renovation company is facing over $240,000 in federal fines for allegedly exposing workers to carbon monoxide and asbestos hazards, authorities have announced.


Fine Levied for Paint Chemical Hazards

Federal authorities allege that workers were exposed to toxic levels of chemicals in adhesives and paints because a Wisconsin facility in which they were working in lacked adequate engineeri...


Team Structures a Tougher Coating

Researchers behind a new composite say the spray-applied metal coating can ward off corrosion in an environmentally friendly way, even under extreme conditions.


PPG Debuts New Intumescents for Steel

Specifiers on steel structures have several new intumescent coating options for hollow and solid building components.


Paint Shifts Shades to Signal Heat

Imagine walls and doors that could warn firefighters of the intensity of a fire by changing color, or equipment that turns from blue to red when it's too hot to handle.


PPG Adds Steel Intumescent Coatings

PPG Protective & Marine Coatings has announced new products in the Steelguard range of intumescent fire protection coatings for steel structures.


Smart Paint Signals Excessive Heat

New color-changing coating technology can warn when material or equipment is too hot to handle, signaling the possibility of malfunctions, explosions or burns, researchers say.


Transit Coatings Protect Exposed Metal

A new series of transit coatings has been designed to protect exposed metals that are stored and shipped outdoors, manufacturer Daubert Cromwell announced.


Keys to a Mondo Condo Failure (II)

After the Epic Fail of a paint job that caused an unbudgeted $165,000 do-over on a posh young condo tower, one big question remained: What went wrong in the first place?


New Hempel Coating Tackles CUI

Versiline CUI 56990 is Hempel’s new coating designed to resist heat and protect carbon and stainless steel from corrosion under insulation.


New Coating Has Tie-Coat Properties

Hempel USA has introduced an anti-corrosive coating and primer with antifouling tie-coat properties for atmospheric and immersion service.


5 New eBooks Offer Coatings Guidance

From bridges to chemical plants, free technical guidance on choosing and buying coatings for a variety of structures and environments is the focus of five new eBooks published by
JPCL: J...


JPCL Releases 5 New Coatings eBooks

Free technical guidance on choosing and buying coatings for a variety of structures and environments is the focus of five new eBooks published by JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linin...


At DOD, Busy Arctic Future Takes Shape

As the ice-locked Arctic is transformed to ocean, unleashing unprecedented shipping traffic and human activity, what will that mean for U.S. ships and infrastructure?


Dust Monitor Measures in Real Time

A new handheld dust monitor to measure dangerous concentrations of inhalable dust and aerosols is the latest offering by Casella CEL, a manufacturer of instruments for the safety, industrial...


Urethane Made for Weather Protection

Sports complexes, schools and public buildings that take a pounding from the elements have a new coating option from Sherwin-Williams.


New Finish Made for Extreme Weather

Sherwin-Williams has announced a new fluoropolymer urethane coating for structures that require extreme weather durability.


More Cracks Found at Nuke Plant

The owner of an Ohio nuclear plant with a cracked concrete shield building says that it has found new cracks in the structure and that some of the old cracks have lengthened.


New eBook Covers Specialty Coatings

Free technical guidance on choosing and buying specialty function coatings, such as anti-graffiti, fire-resistant and heat-resistant coatings, is the focus of two new eBooks published by ...


Coating eBooks Cover Railcar, Pipelines

Free technical guidance on choosing and buying coatings for railcars and transmission pipeline is the focus of two new eBooks published by JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings


New eBooks Guide Plant Coatings

Free technical guidance on coatings for power and wastewater plants is the focus of two new eBooks published by JPCL.


OSHA Drops Citations in 2 Deaths

Two workers asphyxiated in a manhole’s toxic atmosphere were engaged at the time in “construction,” not “general industry work”—a distinction that is likely to spare their employer federal c...


New Coating eBooks Focus on Oil and Gas

Technical guidance on coatings for chemical and petrochemical plants and offshore platforms are the focus of two new, free eBooks published by JPCL.


New eBook Offers Marine Coating Advice

Free technical guidance on selecting coatings for marine applications is the focus of a new eBook published by JPCL: Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings.


New eBook Aids Bridge Coating Selection

Free expert technical guidance on selecting and specifying bridge coatings is the focus of a new eBook published by JPCL: The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings.


Hoover Dam Hit with 58 OSHA Citations

Lead contamination, hexavalent chromium exposures and a wide variety of other hazards at the Hoover Dam Hydroelectric Power Plant have resulted in the filing of 58 federal health and safety...


EPA Withdraws New Cadmium Rule

Under pressure from producers, the U.S. government has reversed a brand-new rule that would have increased safety disclosure requirements for products containing cadmium, used in some protec...


 
 
   

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