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The 2016 AGM of the Institute was held on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 at The Council Chambers, Birmingham - More Info

Midlands Branch

A half day seminar was held on 30th November 2016, prior to the Institute AGM. Three presentations were given on the topic of “Pipelines and Stray Current Corrosion”. - More Info

Branch News - Aberdeen Branch

The November meeting was a joint session with IOM3 and there were two topics presented - “Managing Marine Corrosion on Offshore Wells - Avoiding Structural Failure” by Ian Taylor of Shell, and “Cormorant Alpha Leg C4 Leaks – Cause, Response and Lessons Learned” by Fraser Selfridge (TAQA). - More Info

London Branch News

The 28th Annual Christmas Luncheon
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ICORR Training Courses

Level 2 cathodic protection technician - marine metallic structures course and Advanced Cathodic Protection Course Success in Stratford upon Avon - and Links between ICorr and SGK - More Info

Young ICorr

Christian Bridge has been elected as the Young ICorr Council Representative. The intent of the role is to encourage Institute membership for younger engineers working within the corrosion community - More Info


The first presentation of the new Supervisor Course will be on 14-15 March - More Info

New Sustaining Member ...

Pipeline Technique has been providing Field Joint Coating services to Onshore, Offshore, Multi-Jointing and Spool Base projects worldwide since 2000 for its parent company, Heerema Marine Contractors. - More Info

From The Editor

I would like to add my welcome to that of the new President. I have been working with Square One, the publishers of Corrosion Management, for the last few months to improve the content of the magazine and offer more benefit to members. - More Info

The President Writes ...

It is with great pleasure that I am able to write to you in my new role as President of the Institute. - More Info

New Sustaining Member ...

MCL Site Projects is a leading coating applicator serving the whole of the UK - More Info

Welcome ...

WELCOME to our 105 new members and 11 Sustaining Company Members who joined the Institute in 2016. TOGETHER WITH THE CONGRATULATIONS of the Institute to all the following members who have attained Professional Status in 2016: - More Info

Obituary - Professor Graham Wood, DSc, FREng, FRS (1934-2016)

Graham Wood was born in Farnborough, Kent, England (some 15 miles south east of London, then a small village adjacent to open countryside) and became a towering figure in the somewhat arcane subject that we know of as corrosion science. - More Info

Accelerated Corrosion Testing – A Qualification Method for Field Testing?

By Svante Nordänger, Björn Tidbeck and Johan Tidblad, Swerea KIMAB, Sweden
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The Institute of Corrosion and Correx have embarked on a route to obtain Certification to ISO 9001:
2015 Quality Management Systems.
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John Fletcher of Elcometer Limited Joins ASTM International Board of Directors

John Fletcher, technical support manager for Elcometer Limited in Manchester, United Kingdom, will serve a three-year term on the ASTM International board of directors. - More Info

Corrosion Engineering Division

Paul McIntyre Award - More Info

Out with the old and in with the new

At the AGM on Wednesday 30th November 2016, Sarah Vasey was elected to serve a two-year term as President of the Institute of Corrosion when John Fletcher stands down at the end of his term of office. - More Info

The President Writes ...

This will be my final article written as President of the Institute of Corrosion, as my two-year term will have finished by the time you read this. - More Info

London Branch News

Under the chairmanship of Jim Glynn, the London Branch began their 16-17 season of technical presentations, with a joint meeting with the London Materials Society (LMS) on 13th October at Imperial College. - More Info

ICorr Stalwart Celebrates his 80th Birthday

A surprise birthday party for David Deacon, organised by his family, was held on 24th October at Wendover. - More Info

New Sustaining Member ...

Pittsburgh Corning Europe NV - More Info

ICorr Website has a new editor

It is with great pleasure that the Institute of Corrosion can announce that a new website editor has been appointed to keep the website,, both up to date and relevant for both our members and the general public. - More Info

New Sustaining Member ...

D F Coatings Ltd - More Info

New Sustaining Member ...

B.I.G. Group - More Info

Benefits of ICorr for Students

One of the main objectives of the Institute is to raise corrosion awareness in all industries and at all levels - More Info

ICATS Update

The rules for the CSCS (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) cards are changing, from September next year the old CRO (Construction Related Occupation) card will no longer be valid. - More Info

Aberdeen Branch

The first meeting of the 2016/17 session was joint with The Welding Institute (TWI), at which Steve McCoy of Special Metals, gave a presentation on “New Alloy Developments for High Strength and Corrosion Resistant O&G Applications”. - More Info


The Institute of Corrosion and Correx have embarked on a route to obtain Certification to ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management Systems. - More Info

L'Oreal-UNESCO For Women In Science Awards Now Open

I am pleased to announce that the 2017 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science UK & Ireland Fellowship Awards Programme is now open for applications. - More Info

Corrosion Inspection Prevention 2016 - 1 - 2 December 2016

Corrosion Inspection and Prevention 2016 - 2 day conference - More Info

Aberdeen Branch News ..

The second meeting of the season will be on the 25th October, when the speaker will be, Eugenia Marinou - Centrica/LR, who will give a presentation on “Water Quality and Impact on Corrosion Control Decisions”. - More Info

The President Writes ...

I can start my article for this, the September/October 2016, issue of Corrosion Management by confirming that the ICorr office has been successfully moved from the Newton Building at the University of Northampton to our new location at Barratt House on Kingsthorpe Road in Northampton. - More Info

London Branch News ...

The next meeting of the London Branch, which is joint with The Welding Institute (TWI), is on 10th November 2016 - More Info

New Sustaining Member

Firesafe Services (NE) Ltd specialise in the onsite application of Intumescent Coatings, Sprayed Industrial Decorative Coatings, Floor coatings, Firestopping, Air Sealing, Soffit Insulation & Fireline boarding. - More Info

Collaborative Project between Sellafield Ltd and The Supply Chain To Help Local Unemployment

Livingstone Surface Treatments Limited is working in collaboration with employability service West Cumbria Works to provide a pilot project that delivers Industrial Coating Applicator Training Scheme (ICATS) training to local unemployed people to help develop their skills, confidence and motivation. - More Info

The ICorr Office Move 2016

In 2015 the University of Northampton told the Institute of Corrosion that we would have to vacate the offices we had been occupying for more than five years. They had decided that the development of the University required that the whole of the Newton Building where the ICorr offices were located would be required for the University Administration. - More Info

New Sustaining Member

Vector Corrosion Technologies, a member of the Vector Construction Group, is a leading full-service supplier of corrosion mitigation products and services for reinforced concrete and masonry structures including bridges, car parks, general buildings, marine structures, masonry steel framed buildings and industrial facilities. - More Info

Midlands Branch News ..

The programme has been announced for the Branch half-day event on 30th November, to be held in the Chamberlain room & main chamber of Birmingham Council House. - More Info

Corrosion Science Division

The Corrosion Science Symposium for 2016, hosted by Swansea University, was held in the new Bay Campus on 5th and 6th of September. - More Info