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May 2022

Featured Article

Turning Your Online ‘Searcher’ Into a Customer

What do you need today to give you the best chances at turning a “searcher” into a customer?

In This Issue

  • Skilled and “Dirty Job”
  • Manhole: Major Deterioration
  • Asset Management Prioritization
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Steel Surfaces

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Sign, Steel, Deliver

There are a lot of parts and pieces involved in coating one steel substrate. From prep standards to access, from stripe coating to inspection, a steel coating project is anything but formulaic.

In This Issue

  • Blast Helmet Cleanliness
  • Failures by Holiday Detectors
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March 2022

Featured Article

Understanding Quality Processes in Specifications

Quality assurance and quality control are often used interchangeably or combined using the term “QA/QC.”

In This Issue

  • Lead Is Dead—Or is it?
  • Office Roof Waterproofing
  • Crisis Cashflow Forecasting
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SurfacePrep Supplement

Featured Article

The Constant Need for Surface Prep

There have been a lot of changes the past few years. Between COVID-19, OSHA standards, company mergers and acquisitions, the changes they are plenty.

In This Issue

  • Concrete Surface Profile
  • Importance of Steel Prep
  • Blasting a Lighthouse
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January 2022

Featured Article

Nighttime Ground Control

Back in the late 1920s, the city of Los Angeles created its first municipal airport that would connect it to the then-fledging aviation industry.

In This Issue

  • Coating Inspection Checklist
  • Productivity Vs. Efficiency
  • Marijuana Floor Trouble
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Concrete Covered Supplement

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How Contractors Can Overcome Concrete's Challenges

Concrete surrounds us. From tall bridges and roadways to walls and flooring, and from interior food and beverage environments to infrastructure exposed to the outside elements, the range of potential projects and industries for concrete coating contractors is tremendous.

In This Issue

  • Core Before You Coat?
  • Prepping Concrete Floors
  • How And When to Use Polyurea
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November 2021

Featured Article

WWI

During World War I, decision makers within the British Royal Navy were faced with a dilemma. German U-boats were able to identify their vessels easily by shape and size despite various attempts to conceal them.

In This Issue

  • Top 10 OSHA Violations
  • Transmission Tower's Recoat
  • Strategies for Supply Chain Issues
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Roof Coatings

Featured Article

Roof Coating Failures

A coating lacks intelligence. It does not have sentience. A coating cannot decide to wet out over one area, even if those areas are 5 feet (1.5m) apart.

In This Issue

  • Spray Foam Solutions
  • Roofing Reflections
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September 2021

Featured Article

Spider Crack Solution

When Million Air Dallas in Texas needed a new resinous flooring system installed in three aircraft hangars, they turned to T.W. Hicks, Inc., for a long-term solution.

In This Issue

  • Boring Company Website?
  • Failure Causes & Remedies
  • Preventing Suicide in Construction
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Equipment Supplement

Featured Article

Floor Grinders 101

Surface grinders are a helpful tool for many applications, such as surface preparation and coatings removal.

In This Issue

  • Facility Roof Rehab
  • Offshore Equipment
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July 2021

Featured Article

Rooftop Winter Work

Located in East Fairmount Park, adjacent to the Strawberry Mansion neighborhood in North Philadelphia, Pa., the East Park Reservoir is a city landmark that has endured for generations.

In This Issue

  • Fiber in Concrete Floor
  • Using a Fractional CFO
  • 2021 Product Spotlight
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SourceBook 2021

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AMPP Membership News

This month, you can take a closer look at what's happening with the 2021 on-demand annual conference, spring publication updates, and more.

In This Issue

  • Category Listings
  • Company Contact Listings
  • Brand/Distributor Index
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May 2021

Featured Article

No Blasting On Bridge

Network Rail owns, operates, and develops the United Kingdom's railway infrastructure. This includes 20,000 miles (32,186.9 km) of track; 30,000 bridges, tunnels, and viaducts; and thousands of signals, level crossings, and stations.

In This Issue

  • Failure on Steel Tank Exterior
  • Wastewater Waterproofing
  • Blue Hues for Aquarium
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Steel Surfaces

Featured Article

Testing Your Mettle Against Metal: Coating Steel

From onshore to offshore oil and gas assets to marine vessels and elevated potable water tanks, there are a variety of industries that use metals extensively.

In This Issue

  • Marine Vessel Repairs
  • Steel Grit Blasting
  • Member Profile
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March 2021

Featured Article

Hanging 10 Offshore

For the crew at Dynacoral GOS Sdn. Bhd., their assignment in late 2019 to recoat nine corroded Viper conductor casings at a wellhead in offshore Malaysia came with plenty of extenuating circumstances.

In This Issue

  • "Tesla Tower" Leaks
  • Who's There? It's OSHA!
  • Concrete Coatings for Wastewater
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