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Building Materials Project Receives Two-Year Grant

10/23/2020 6:00 AM

A drywall waste textured block. Image courtesy of Washington State University.

BASF Finalizes Construction Chemicals Deal

10/22/2020 6:00 AM

Covestro Acquires Royal DSM's Resins, Functional Materials Business

10/21/2020 6:00 AM

Photo courtesy of Covestro.

American Chemistry Council, OSHA Renew Alliance

10/20/2020 6:00 AM

New Cooperation Agreement for Concrete Inspection Technology, Access

10/19/2020 6:00 AM

Image courtesy of ELOP.

Podcast: Bob Franco on Corrosion Control in Oil and Gas Operations

10/16/2020 12:00 PM

Elcometer Acquires Paint Spray Equipment Company Sagola

10/16/2020 6:00 AM

Image courtesy of Elcometer.

Norwegian Concrete Inspection Technology Group Wins Government Grant

10/15/2020 6:00 AM

Image courtesy of ELOP.

U.S. Transportation Safety Board Finds Corrosion in Fatal Tunnel Crash

10/14/2020 6:00 AM

This cross-section of strut 16 from the Lehigh Tunnel shows oxidation and PVC coating disbondment from the metal. The strut and other conduit support system and electrical conduit components were examined by the NTSB’s materials laboratory. NTSB photo by Matthew Fox.

Air Force Awards Large Contract to Develop Aerospace Coating Systems

10/13/2020 6:00 AM

U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Marc A. Garcia.

Australian Researchers Develop Zero-Cement, Anti-Corrosion Concrete

10/12/2020 6:00 AM

Left: Highly corroded ordinary Portland cement concrete. Right: Zero cement concrete. Photo courtesy of RMIT University.

Boeing Approves AkzoNobel for Color Blending

10/9/2020 6:00 AM

AkzoNobel’s aerospace coatings facility in Dongguan, China. Photo courtesy of AkzoNobel.

Podcast: Why Microbial Control Is Becoming More Important in 2020

10/8/2020 12:00 PM

Researchers Discover Rust on the Moon

10/8/2020 6:00 AM

The blue areas in this composite image from the Moon Mineralogy Mapper (M3) aboard the Indian Space Research Organization's Chandrayaan-1 orbiter show water concentrated at the Moon's poles. Homing in on the spectra of rocks there, researcher found signs of hematite, a form of rust. Image courtesy of ISRO/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Brown University/USGS.

Online Voting Opens for 2020 Tank of the Year Contest

10/7/2020 6:00 AM

The 2019 Tank of the Year in Wamego, Kansas, USA. Photo courtesy of Tnemec.