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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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CEOCOR 2018

CEOCOR 2018 Congress 15th to 18th May 2018, Crowne Plaza Hotel, Stratford on Avon, organised by ICorr/CORREX Ltd. Sponsors and exhibitors are already booking, and confirmed sponsors include, National Grid (Platinum), Cathodic Protection Co. (Gold), Corrosion...

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Next programme to run in 2018

Following on from the successes of the 2012-13 and 2014-15 young engineers programme, the Institute of Corrosion will be running the next programme in 2018, starting in January. There will be lectures on the subjects related to Corrosion in Oil and Gas, including,...

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The President Writes – Sept / October Issue

Last month I had the pleasure of presenting the prestigious U.R. Evans award on behalf of the Institute of Corrosion.   The award this year was presented posthumously to Prof. Hugh Isaacs, a leading figure in the corrosion field and fellow of the Electrochemical...

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Fundamentals of Corrosion for Engineers

A new Fundamentals of Corrosion course is presented by the Institute of Corrosion.  The course will be based on practical information and hands-on examples as well as relevant background theory. Attendees on the course will be given a wide ranging introduction to all...

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Young Engineers Program (YEP)

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 lectures on the subjects related to Corrosion in Oil and Gas as shown below. [1]...

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Aberdeen Branch News

The final evening event of 2017 was held on Tuesday the 30th May, with 50 attendees representing a wide range of sponsors and also many visiting guests.  The Branch was once again honoured to have the presence of ICorr President Sarah Vasey, who provided a welcome...

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The President Writes .. July/ August Issue

I had the pleasure of attending the North East Branch summer event in Durham recently, it was well attended by members old and new. We had a tour of the Castle followed by an excellent presentation from Professor Jon Gluyas entitled “Energy past, present and future”....

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North West Branch News

After a year’s hiatus the North West Branch held a lively Golf Day followed by the AGM. The meeting was well attended and the incoming Chairman is Andy Bradley of Omniflex, a manufacturer of specialist monitoring and control systems including cathodic protection power...

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North East Branch News

The Branch had their summer event at Hatfield College Durham on 6 July, including a very interesting tour of Durham Castle with a wee bit of a history lesson! Durham castle is the ancient palace of the Prince Bishops of Durham. It was built on the order of William the...

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Midland Branch News

The Midland Branch welcomed two new sustaining members, Mapei Ltd based in Halesowen, West Midlands, and Cathodic Protection Engineering based in Wythall, Birmingham. The last Midland Branch meeting took place on 27 June at Amey’s office in Birmingham. As well as...

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London Branch

The first meeting of the new season is a joint meeting with LMS on 12 October, and the evening has been handed over to the Young ICorr Group, who have organised a presentation by Simon Bowcock of BP on “Corrosion challenges and considerations for the design and...

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New Sustaining Member – HCL

HCL is a UK based family owned business providing cost effective, non-metallic and innovative solutions for the subsea, cathodic protection and anti-corrosion industries.   It is one of the world leaders in high strength non-metallic polymer banding technologies for...

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New Sustaining Member – Mapei UK Ltd

A family business with 80 years’ experience, Mapei is the one of the world’s leading manufacturers of adhesives, sealants and chemical products for the building industry, including products for the installation of cathodic protection, protective coatings,...

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