HMB Endeavour Hull Preservation

HMB Endeavour Hull Preservation John Dingley, Sponge-jet Product manager Bruno Favretti, Favcote Managing Director Project Outline The ablative anti-fouling bottom paint on HMB Endeavour, a modern-day replica of the vessel that took Captain James Cook on his 1768–71 voyage of discovery, desperately…

Don’t Gamble on Your Coating Selection

Don’t Gamble on Your Coating Selection Alex Spillett, Industrial Galvanizers (Australia) The redevelopment of the Star City Casino (now known as ‘The Star’) beside Sydney’s Darling Harbour is a recent application of Hot-Dip Galvanized (HDG) steel in a high profile project. The…

Fremantle Ports – Protecting the Unseen

Fremantle Ports – Protecting the Unseen Craig Hutchinson, Innovative Corrosion Management Pty Ltd Dario Vallini, Fremantle Ports In May 1897 Fremantle Ports’ Inner Harbour was officially opened bringing increased trade into Western Australia. One hundred and fourteen years later in 2011, the Port…

Loy Yang Chimney Cappings

Loy Yang Chimney Cappings The stainless steel flue cappings on top of one of the main exhaust stacks at Victoria’s largest Power Station Loy Yang Power were suffering from extremely corroded cappings stiffeners and windshields. Absafe Pty Ltd. won a select tender…

Swansea Bridge Rehabilitation

Swansea Bridge Rehabilitation Mohammad Ali, GHD Swansea bridge, constructed circa 1989, is a high profile opening bridge on the Pacific Highway at Swansea, NSW (refer Figure 1). Due to harsh marine exposure, the bridge substructure elements have suffered from reinforcement corrosion induced…