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The President Writes ..

It has been a very busy few months since I last wrote to you.  I recently returned from a week in Houston where I attended the Offshore Technology Conference, and it was encouraging to see the number of attendees were once again up and people I spoke to all seemed...

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Subsea Inspection – The Future by George Gair of Subsea 7 and Integrity Management of Brownfield Projects: Challenges and Rewards by Monzar Najami – Principal Inspection Engineer of Oceaneering International

George Gair of Subsea 7, commenced the evening session with a thought provoking theme ‘Subsea Inspection – The Future’ that considered many aspects of the current cost reduction environment, where there is a major focus now on how to reduce costs by incorporating new...

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Privacy Policy

Revised 6th March 2018 Introduction The Institute of Corrosion (ICorr) is required to maintain certain personal data about living individuals for the purposes of satisfying operational obligations. The Institute recognises the importance of the correct and lawful...

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The Paul MacIntyre Award

The Paul MacIntyre award 2018, has been awarded to Dr John Broomfield for his services to the corrosion protection industry by the Institute of Corrosion President Sarah Vasey at the Corrosion Engineering Division working day in Warrington. The award is presented to a...

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New Sustaining Member – Cescor UK Ltd

Cescor UK, an independent specialist engineering company,  delivers the full spectrum of materials and corrosion engineering, cathodic protection and integrity management services to the oil, gas, renewables, petrochemical and utilities industries globally, and...

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Quality Assurance

The Institute of Corrosion has always understood the importance of providing a high quality of service to its members and clients, and has therefore embarked on setting up a Quality Management System fully complying with ISO 9001:2015.  This was also a requirement by...

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CEOCOR Congress 15 – 18 May 2018

Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford upon Avon The conference and associated exhibition will cover recent research and experience related to corrosion and protection of internals and externals of pipes and pipelines in the drinking water, waste water and oil and gas...

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The President Writes

Even though the weather seems to want to slow us down in the UK, the Institute continues to move forward at a pace.  The last council meeting which was held at the end of February in Northampton, was very lively indeed, and shows the passion that is held by council...

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Paul McIntyre Award

After due consideration of the nominations for the CED 2018 Paul McIntyre award, the selection panel has agreed to give this year’s award to Dr. John Broomfield.  He will be attending the next CED working day to receive the...

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Midlands Branch April Meeting

Midland Branch Meeting Date:               Tuesday, 10th April 2018 Venue:             Amey International Design Hub, 20 Colmore Circus Queensway, Birmingham B4 6AT  Time:               17:30 - 20:00 – Food and light refreshment provided  Topics:             Branch...

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Midlands Branch April Meeting

Date: 10th April 2018 and will include the branch AGM Topics: Midland Branch AGM Meeting              Detailing advancements in Galvanic Anode systems for use in reinforced concrete structures. The presentation will be              provided by senior corrosion...

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Midland Branch

The Branch half-day event and ICorr AGM took place in the Chamberlain Room & Main Chamber of the Birmingham Council House on Wednesday 29th November 2017. The event was well attended and after lunch and refreshments attendees were welcomed to the council...

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London Branch Joint Meeting withTWI

The second presentation of the 17/18 season was a joint meeting with TWI, and James Hesketh of the National Physical Laboratory gave a presentation on the Influence of H2S on the Pit to Crack Transition in Sour Testing of Corrosion Resistant Alloys. James highlighted...

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New Sustaining Member

Segcorr Ltd, Independent Consultants The company specialises in cathodic protection and corrosion management, and their skills include condition assessment, identification of deterioration mechanisms, development of rehabilitation techniques, the design and...

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Training Courses

The Institute offers training courses in two formats, residential with its partner IMechE and online with its partner Corrodere.   In addition, The Corrosion Protection Association (CPA)  offers the full range of ICORR Cathodic Protection of Steel in Concrete Courses...

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The President Writes

The AGM was held in November in Birmingham after a very successful half-day technical meeting, and my thanks go to Midland Branch for once again organising these events in such a wonderful location.  Hence it has now been over 12 months since John kindly passed the...

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Corrosion Fundamentals By Dr Jane Lomas

The first presentation of The Young Engineers Program (YEP) also start at CB&I in London with an excellent presentation on the Basics of Corrosion by Jane Lomas. The event was opened by Bill hedges of BP and continues through the year with 9 modules including a Case...

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The Obituary of William Desmond (Bill) Holden

The Latest News (August 1922-November 2017) Bill was born on 1st August 1922, to Walter and Georgina Holden.  He was an only child.  He lived initially on Wigan Road in Westhoughton, then on Manchester Road, before the family moved to St John’s Road in Chew Moor in...

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London Branch 8th February 2018 Meeting

The Use of EIS as a Predictive Tool for Coating Lifetime  By Dustin Traylor – Axalta Global Product Manager Dr Stephen Drew – Axalta EMEA Coatings Leader This presentation will evaluate the use of Electro Chemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIC) to assess the adhesive...

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September and October Meeting

The opening events of the 2017-2018 session kicked things off to a very good start with an average attendance of 50. Firstly, September was a joint event with TWI, and there was a very interesting presentation by Susan Jacob of CAN (Offshore) Ltd, entitled...

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CEOCOR 2018

The CEOCOR 2018 CONGRESS is being organised by the Institute of Corrosion, which is the British representative to CEOCOR, from May 15th until May 18th 2018, at Stratford on Avon. This is a great opportunity to present your most recent research and experiences on...

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ICATS (Steve Barke)

2017 has been another eventful year for ICATS with the launch of the new Supervisor Course, the update of the Req Doc and the introduction of the CSCS Partner Scheme Card. 2018 promises to be another busy year with several new innovations planned. Company...

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Corrosion Engineering Division (Nick Smart)

2018 Paul McIntyre Award We look forward to receiving nominations for the 2018 Paul McIntyre award, which is presented to a senior corrosion engineer, who, as well as being a leading practitioner in his field, has advanced European collaboration and...

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What counts as CPD?

It takes effort to carry all this out, so, when planning and recording your CPD, remember the acronym SWEAT! (Self-study, Work experience, Events and seminar, Academic study, Training courses).   Information on any of these activities can be recorded in mycareerpath®...

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Growing our Membership (Gareth Hinds)

Like all professional societies, ICorr needs to take regular stock of how well it is serving the needs of its members. At the same time, the Institute has ambitious plans for future growth, with a target of achieving 2000 members by 2020. With this in...

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Route to Chartership (David Mobbs)

The Institute of Corrosion has developed a programme to assist Engineers and Technicians obtain their Chartered Status.  The Society of Environmental Engineers (SEE) in an agreement with the Institute of Corrosion, has been licensed by the Engineering...

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November Meeting

The November meeting was held at the Rosen Facility in Gosforth, and Barry Turner gave a presentation entitled, “A review of ISO 21809-3 standard for field joint coating”. Barry has over 30 years’ experience in industrial coatings and plastics for the oil...

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Next YEP Programme

Following on from the successes of the previous YEPs, the next Young Engineer Programme will start in January 2018. Lectures will cover, basic corrosion, welding, materials, coatings, painting, fire protection and linings, cathodic protection, chemical...

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Young ICorr

On November 8th, Young ICorr hosted a joint young engineering networking event in collaboration with The Welding Institute and the London Materials Society, at the TimberYard in Soho, London. The evening brought together fifty young engineers,...

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The President Writes …

We have made great strides in continuing the work started by the previous Presidents in focusing on delivering value for our members.  The committee who worked on the support we are giving in the ‘Route to Chartership’ have delivered an excellent package,...

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Young Engineers Program (YEP) 2018

Young Engineers Program (YEP) 2018 Following on from the success of the 2012-13 and 2014-15 young engineers program the Institute of Corrosion will be starting the next event in this series in January 2018. There will be subjects related to Corrosion in Oil and Gas as...

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