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Veggie-Plastic Coating Ecodur Showing Potential to Protect Hundreds of Millions of Wood Rail Ties, Following Tests

Reno, Nevada, January 30, 2017 – An all-weather test trial of wood railway ties with an Ecodur veggie-plastic coating has shown no degradation and excellent penetration through the original creosote protective layer, bringing the prospect of radically prolonging tie life and reducing toxic run-off. US railroads have 200,000 miles of tracks and on the majority [...]

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Ecodur 201: Basement Coating Project

Unfinished home basements provide opportunities for extending living accommodation as well as areas for entertainment and storage. However, they can also provide a route for damp to rise through and cause damage from mold and saturation. Damp may not be obvious in terms of visible patches once it has entered an entire floor and walls. [...]

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Veggie-Plastic Company CEO Sees ‘Cause For Optimism’ in Oil & Gas Sectors as Oil Prices Consolidating in Mid $50 Range

Reno, Nevada, January 9, 2017 – The Chairman and CEO of one of North America’s most pioneering protective coatings companies Castagra’s Peter Roosen commented today, “The proposed cutbacks by OPEC last month and oil prices seemingly consolidating round the mid-$60 range, does give us cause for optimism in the US oil and gas services sectors [...]

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Ecodur 201: Water Truck Tank Coating

With oil prices seemingly in recovery mode, maintenance programs for truck fleets are being re-energised as confidence returns and margins improve into the plus side of the oil and gas fracking business, especially in the Marcellus Shake area that covers a large part of Pennsylvania. This region also benefits from having Utica Shale beneath it [...]

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