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Bids Needed for NY Standpipe Coating

The Suffolk County Water Authority is currently seeking contractors to clean and recoat the Middleville Road Standpipe in Oakdale, New York.


Øresund Bridge Painting Begins

Nearly two decades after its opening, the Oresund Bridge—a roughly 8-kilometer-long (roughly 5 miles) cable-stayed bridge that connects Denmark and Sweden—will finally begin receiving a new ...


Sherwin-Williams' Coatings Protect Royal Navy Warships

Global protective coatings company Sherwin-Williams has announced the delivery of over a million square meters worth of protective coatings to two Royal Navy warships through an emailed pres...


Graphene to Protect Chinese Military Infrastructure

Researchers in China are working on the development of a new protective coating intended for military weapons and infrastructure that’s been installed on artificial islands in the South Chin...


Chicago's Ledge Reopens After Cracked Coating

Last Monday, The Ledge’s—a popular tourist attraction at the Willis Tower in Chicago—protective coating cracked, resulting in an immediate shut down.


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Silver Line Phase 2 Still Facing Rail Tie Issues

Washington Metro expects another possible delay of the Silver Line extension project to the Dulles International Airport and Ashburn, according to WTOP.


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Coating Developed for Wear Resistance

An Arkansas startup has won a National Science Foundation grant meant to help it bring its patent-pending coating technology to market.


Air Force Discusses Corrosion Control

Coatings and corrosion control help more than just metal—they also help in national defense.


3M Sues over Alleged Patent Infringement

Global manufacturing giant 3M, headquartered in St. Paul, MN, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit


Trunk Show: Lucy Gets a Paint Job

The New Jersey beachfront stomping ground has not been kind to "Lucy the Elephant."


A NJ Icon Gets a Makeover

A 134-year-old American icon is in need of more than a bit of restoration, as rust and years of exposure to sand and salt air have eaten away at its layers of protective coatings.


Gauges Measure Steel Thickness

A quality-control company has introduced a handheld ultrasonic thickness measuring device that the company says is useful on primarily steel structures.


Navy Hopes Coating Will Extend Sub Life

The U.S. Navy is trying out a new painting method to keep marine foul off of attack submarines in an effort to extend the vessels’ service expectancy.


AkzoNobel Joins ‘100 Cities’ Effort

Building on its own Human Cities urban renewal campaign, AkzoNobel has now thrown its support behind 100 Resilient Cities, a new global project of The Rockefeller Foundation.


AkzoNobel Sets Committed, Colorful 2015

Expanding its commitment to global urban renewal, and the power of color within it, AkzoNobel has pledged support to 100 Resilient Cities, a worldwide project pioneered by The Rockefeller Fo...


Coatings Fraud Allegations Dismissed

A Massachusetts maker of coatings and spray equipment has withdrawn its claim that a licensee-turned-competitor built the new business on stolen information.


Stores Pump Sherwin-Williams’ Profit

Sherwin-Williams’ 3,500-plus retail stores delivered a fine finish to the paint and coating maker’s 2013, helping the company ring up a record $10.19 billion in consolidated net sales for th...


Sherwin-Williams Finishes Fine in 2013

Paint stores popped and protective and marine sales held to wrap Sherwin-Williams’ 2013 fiscal year with a record $10.19 billion in consolidated net sales.


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.


Knit Wits Spin a Good Bridge Yarn

Protective coatings do a great job of keeping corrosion off bridges, but they don't exactly convey a warm, fuzzy feeling. For that, fortunately, there's Knit the Bridge, a grassroots communi...


PPG Opens 2013 on a Flat Note

Cooling off after a record earnings year, PPG Industries’ sales remained static for the first quarter of 2013, with weak European markets taking the brunt of the blame.


PPG on the Move, But Sales Stall

The world’s No. 2 paint and coatings company racked up major acquisitions in the first quarter of 2013, but weakness in Europe kept PPG Industries’ overall sales flat.


ASTM Updates Nuclear Coating Standards

Nuclear coatings performance monitoring, inspection training, and specialist qualifications are the focus of three newly revised standards by ASTM International.


Sherwin-Williams Joins China’s Car Boom

Sherwin-Williams has waded deeper into China’s vast automotive market with the acquisition of Changzhou (Jiangsu) Pulanna Coating Co. Ltd., a leading maker of automotive coatings for the Chi...


NYC Accepts Bids for Verrazano Narrows Bridge Work

The Triborough Bridge and Tunnel Authority, a division of the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority, recently accepted two sets of bids for major repairs on the 13,700-foot-lon...


 
 
   

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