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ICorr MIC Training Course for 2023

ICorr Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) Training Course Plan for 2023 The Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) is pleased to announce the plan for the MIC training course for 2023. Both the Awareness and Certified MIC Technologist proficiency levels are offered,...

President Handover – Bill Hedges to Stephen Tate

The Institute of Corrosion is very pleased to announce the successful election of Stephen Tate as its New President and Dr Yunnan Gao as its New Vice President. Stephen has worked with Aberdeen Branch Committee for the past 11 yrs in various roles and has twice been...

New ICorr MIC Training Course Available

The Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) is delighted to announce that we have developed a Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) course to meet the increasing demand from industry. MIC is the least understood phenomenon of corrosion despite the number of high-profile...

Marine Corrosion Forum Meeting 6 July 2022 – Birmingham

Marine Corrosion Forum Meeting 6 July 2022 National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham, B92 0EJ Revised program Access Live Stream via MCF web site ‘Attend’ page https://marinecorrosionforum.co.uk/attend 1030   Registration and Coffee/Tea 1100   Using the new Standard EN...

Qatar Presentation 24 April 2022

Degradation of Structural Materials for UK Net Zero 2050 Bill Hedges Qatar Qatar Presentation for World Corrosion Day 24th April 2022 Download Presentation

CEOCOR 2022

International Virtual Congress & Technical Exhibition 17 - 20 May CEOCOR, founded in 1956, is an international scientific non-profit association dealing with corrosion and protection of pipes and pipeline systems. CEOCOR brings together specialists from...

Level 4 Cathodic Protection Examinations

ICorr rolls out Level 4 Cathodic Protection Examinations at Corrosion House. These examinations will enable experienced CP Level 3 Senior Technicians who have been mentored and trained by Level 4 colleagues and have studied independently the complex CP design...

40 years of regulating the UK Engineering Profession

This week marks the Engineering Council's 40th year of setting and maintaining standards, to ensure that society continues to have confidence and trust in the engineering profession. CEO Alasdair Coates: "Voluntary regulation is important because standards matter -...

Corrosion Science Symposium – 6-9 Sept 2021

Talks from the 2021: Corrosion Science Symposium/ Advances in Corrosion Protection by Organic Coatings are now available  One of the presentations is the Institute of Corrosion UR Evans award 2021 to Professor Mary Ryan.

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ICorr MIC Training Course for 2023

ICorr Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) Training Course Plan for 2023 The Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) is pleased to announce the plan for the MIC training course for 2023. Both the Awareness and Certified MIC Technologist proficiency levels are offered,...

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News

President Handover – Bill Hedges to Stephen Tate

The Institute of Corrosion is very pleased to announce the successful election of Stephen Tate as its New President and Dr Yunnan Gao as its New Vice President. Stephen has worked with Aberdeen Branch Committee for the past 11 yrs in various roles and has twice been...

read more
News

New ICorr MIC Training Course Available

The Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) is delighted to announce that we have developed a Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion (MIC) course to meet the increasing demand from industry. MIC is the least understood phenomenon of corrosion despite the number of high-profile...

read more
News

CEOCOR 2022

International Virtual Congress & Technical Exhibition 17 - 20 May CEOCOR, founded in 1956, is an international scientific non-profit association dealing with corrosion and protection of pipes and pipeline systems. CEOCOR brings together specialists from...

read more
News

Level 4 Cathodic Protection Examinations

ICorr rolls out Level 4 Cathodic Protection Examinations at Corrosion House. These examinations will enable experienced CP Level 3 Senior Technicians who have been mentored and trained by Level 4 colleagues and have studied independently the complex CP design...

read more

Institute News

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Obituary, John Thirkettle (1944 – 2022)

John Thirkettle was a Professional Member the Institute of Corrosion from 1982 and later a Fellow of ICorr. He was an active member of the ICorr Midland Branch between 1983 and 1993 and later Aberdeen Branch from 1993. He was Chair of the Scottish Branch of the...

Aberdeen Branch

The branch held its Annual Corrosion Forum (ACF) on 30th August, on the subject of “Energy Transition - Corrosion and Material Challenges.” This was a hybrid presentation at the Palm Court Hotel, Aberdeen. There was a series of in-person and video presentations to a...

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North East Branch

The branch is hosting a presentation on advancements in PFP technology at the IMME offices in Newcastle at 18.00 hrs on the 15th of December. The speaker will Britt Gevaert, project engineer, Acotec NV, Belgium, and who are also sponsoring the event. The presentation...

Industry News

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Fellow’s Corner

This series of articles is intended to highlight industry wide engineering experiences, practical opinions, guidance, and focused advice to practising technologists. The series is written by experts who have made significant contributions to the field of corrosion...

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New coatings association for the Middle East

Ten leading paint manufacturers in the Middle East, Akzo Nobel, Altakamol, Asian Paints, Axalta, Caparol Paints, Hempel, Jotun, National Paints, PPG and RAR Holding, have agreed to launch the Middle East Paints & Coatings Association (MEPCA), with the backing and...

Innovative Products

Universal Primer

Global liquid and powder coatings supplier Axalta, has recently launched what it calls the first premium universal thermosetting powder primer available in the world. Alesta ZeroZinc UniPrime has been released in the EMEA region and is available from local Axalta...

Ask The Expert

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Ask the Expert

The question in this issue features the type of coating needed for the internal protection of an above ground storage tank. Question: What type of generic coating is required to protect the inside of a tank containing a liquid with pH ranging from 2-13, and operating...

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Ask the Expert

The questions in this issue feature pipeline corrosion and how to decide whether a full repaint or sport repair is required for a failed vessel lining Question: What is Top of the Line Corrosion?  When would you expect this, and how do you mitigate against it?  BK...

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Ask The Expert – Issue 165

Question: Under what types of exterior atmospheric exposure (other than marine) is it necessary to test for soluble salts before maintenance painting?   PS Answer: The effect of soluble salt contamination on protective paint systems is well documented in terms of the...

Fellows Corner

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Electrochemical Noise

This article will look at the Electrochemical Noise Method for corrosion monitoring. Firstly, what are its attractions? Well, it’s as unintrusive as its possible to get, just using the fluctuations which are produced naturally by the corrosion process to tell us the...

Basics of passive fire protection

Carbon steel is widely used a construction material of choice for buildings due to its inherent strength. Steel columns, trusses, girders and beams are the critical building components, failure of which usually leads to progressive collapse of the local and global...


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ICorr office will be closed from Thursday 22nd December 2022, and will reopen Tuesday 3rd January 2023

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