PaintSquare.com
Follow us on Twitter Follow us on LinkedIn Like us on Facebook Follow us on Instagram Visit the TPC Store
Search the site

 

News, articles, video, resources and interactive content serving readers in Canada and the United States of America

 

News (24)


Graphene Firm Plans Antifouling Foray

Advanced materials company First Graphene Limited (Nedlands, Australia) recently announced it has entered into an agreement with Engage Marine (Perth, Australia) to develop graphene-enhanced...


Australian Workshops Examine CUI

A series of technical workshops to be held across Australia this June will tackle the topic of corrosion under insulation, the unseen menace that deteriorates metal in areas where insulative...


Woman Trademarks Bridge Graffiti

Graffiti emblazoned on the side of a rail bridge declares “Jesus loves nachos,” becoming a local icon. A woman from the Northern Territory, Australia, area has trademarked he local graffiti ...


Work Begins on Australia's Biggest Wind Farm

Construction on Australia’s largest wind farm began last week, ushering in part of the Queensland Labor government’s commitment to creating 50 percent renewable energy by 2030.


MIC Research Nets Australian Team Honors

A researcher based out of the Swinburne University of Technology was recognized for his development of a method that lessens corrosion on submarines, which has provided both additional benef...


Southern Hemisphere's Largest Wind Farm Proposed

Plans for the southern hemisphere’s largest wind farm were submitted late last month, amounting to a $1.7 billion proposal that will include the construction of over 200 wind turbines.


Massive Floating LNG Platform Leaves Shipyard

It’s the world’s largest offshore structure, it’s built to withstand a Category 5 cyclone, and right now, Royal Dutch Shell’s Prelude FLNG platform is on its way to its permanent home, off t...


Report: Corroded Tank Blamed in Deckhand's Death

Corrosion in a cylinder has been blamed for a February explosion on a cruise ship that killed a crew member in New Zealand, investigators said Thursday (May 11) .


Man Paints over Historic Clock Tower

A man has been charged with criminal and willful damage after he painted over a historic clock tower at Southern Cross railway station in Melbourne.


Report Released on Sydney Metro Crack

Although the crack that plagued progress in Australia’s Sydney Metro Project last September is gone, a recently released failure assessment has shed light on what went wrong with a section o...


Sculpture Primer Error Causes Costly Rust

Corrosion on a steel sculpture has led to a hefty repair bill for the government in one Australian territory, and the problem reportedly stems from a failure to apply needed primer when the ...


Sydney Bridge Asbestos Stokes Concerns

Workers on a well-known bridge in Sydney unexpectedly found asbestos under concrete slabs earlier this year, and some government officials are questioning why they didn’t find out for nearly...


Honoring Women in Construction Trades

With a mission of enhancing the success of women in the construction industry, the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC), has designated March 6-12 as the time to celebrate w...


Cracking Found in New Rail Bridge Spans

Two of 24 pre-cast concrete spans that will carry an elevated train for Australia’s largest public transportation project have cracked less than a year after they were installed.


Construction Site Water Tank Ruptures

A mother and her two children were among drivers who escaped with only minor injuries after a water tank at a hospital construction site in Australia ruptured and sent a wall of water rushin...


Graffiti-Smelling Tech Traps Taggers

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA—Technology that sniffs out paint is helping police nab graffiti vandals in the act in New South Wales.


Sensors May Outsmart Smart Pigs

VICTORIA, AUSTRALIA—New technology being developed in Australia could help that nation's pipeline network reach the 100-year mark.


Man vs. Robot: Who Paints It Better?

The aerospace sector is one area trying to determine whether robots can do a job faster and more precisely than humans.


Contractor Gets 2nd Confined-Space Case

Four months after settling 17 federal health and safety violations, a Kansas-based provider of railcar painting and maintenance services is facing a second case for similar issues.


Australia: Rising Sea Will Cost $226B

With most of its resources close to the coast, Australia faces havoc with its infrastructure and, possibly, its economy in the decades to come, scientists warn.


Sawdust Fires up a Greener Brick

A combination of new technologies—and a whole lot of sawdust—has enabled Australia’s largest brick producer to turn out what it calls the first carbon-neutral brick.


Australia Takes on Aging Pipelines

An Australian university is tackling the country’s aging pipeline needs with a new industry-backed research center and a novel coatings sensor.


Stealth Coating Garners Defense Award

A new coating that helps submarines avoid detection has earned an Australian scientist a prestigious government defense award.


At 81, Sydney Bridge Preps for Facelift

Q: How many painters does it take to paint a coat hanger? A: 50, when the hanger in question is the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge.


 
 
   

**Commercial white papers, product videos, and other sponsored documents posted on this site are paid content from third-party companies; inclusion and posting on this site does not imply an endorsement nor recommendation of the content by Technology Publishing/PaintSquare. By signing in and viewing or downloading this paid content, you agree to make your name and full contact information available to the sponsor of the content.

Advertisements
 
SAFE Systems, Inc.
 
Portable Blast &
Recovery Equipment
 
Trailer or skid mounted blast and recovery equipment. Systems designed for maximum versatility, environmental compliance
and overall cost savings.
Call 1-800-634-7278
 

 
Tarps manufacturing, Inc.
 
QUALITY MADE IN AMERICA —Available near you!
 
CLICK to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Tarps Manufacturing makes the highest-quality tarps right here in the USA — available nationwide.
 

 
SABRE Autonomous Solutions
 
Productivity
 
Personnel are free to do other tasks while the ALPHA1 does the “dirty work”.
 

 
Graco Inc.
 
Graco EcoQuip 2: Experience the Difference
 
While others claim their equipment is the same, none of them compare to Graco’s EcoQuip 2™ Vapor Abrasive® blasting line. Visit graco.com/ecoquip to learn more.
 

 
Fischer Technology Inc.
 
DUALSCOPE®FMP100 with DataCenter IP
 
Transfer customized inspection plans from PC to FMP100 using step-by-step guidance with prompts and pictures throughout the measurement procedure
 

 
Bullard
 
Bullard Made in the USA
 
 

 
Sika-Us
 
Sika® Industrial Floor Coatings
 
Click to learn about floor and wall systems relied upon for performance, durability, easy maintenance and aesthetics across the every industry and environment.
 

 
CHLOR*RID International Inc.
 
SOLUTIONS THAT WORK
 
Companies that invest in corrosion control use CHLOR RID products
  • Soluble salt removal liquid
  • Test kits to verify contamination levels
  • Surface passivation to hold the blast
INFO@CHLOR-RID.COM 800.422.3217
 

 
SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
 
http://www.sspc.org/
 
Join SSPC and Enhance
Your Career !
 

 
US Minerals
 
Blast with the best
 
The most effective blasting media on the market, Black Diamond hits harder and cleans faster.
 

 

Technology Publishing Co., 1501 Reedsdale Street, Suite 2008, Pittsburgh, PA 15233

TEL 1-412-431-8300  • FAX  1-412-431-5428  •  EMAIL webmaster@paintsquare.com


The Technology Publishing Network

Durability + Design PaintSquare the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings Paint BidTracker

 
EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About PaintSquare.com   |   Privacy Policy (Updated 5/24/2018)   |   Terms & Conditions   |   Support   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us