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Ecodur 201: Commercial Kitchen Floor Coating

Pizzas’ popularity in the US is unflagging. There are an estimated 70,000 pizzerias in the country and the combined annual sales of the fast food is worth $38 billion. On average, 3 billion pizzas are sold a year. This particular food favorite dates back to at least AD 997 in Gaeta with the first known [...]

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Bronx NY Fountain Pump Room Coating

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Ecodur 201: Vac Truck Tank Coating (EPC)

Haulage trucks are as vital to the oil and gas industry as red blood corpuscles are to the human body. They can haul efficiently on highways, but, most importantly, they can access the thousands of miles of rough roads encountered close to many production sites. The industry has benefited from the recent price improvement with [...]

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Ecodur 201: Rail Bridge Coating

With America’s infrastructure that includes, bridges, pipelines, highways etc. getting a constant ‘D’ rating and in need of urgent rehabilitation that could run into the trillions of dollars if ever such a program is fully implemented, simple solutions such as extremely long lasting coatings are a highly cost-effective answer to extending the life of steel [...]

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Bringing New Life To Old Dams – Ecodur Shown To Be Effective Overcoat For Coal Tar Enamel

Reno, Nevada – One of the oldest protective coatings known to Man, coal tar has met its match in the form of a completely non-toxic veggie-plastic coating Ecodur that can overcoat it and give it decades more life in critical installations in the U.S. such as hydro-electric, waste-water and drinking water facilities. “Coal tar has [...]

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Ecodur 201: Concrete Balcony Coating

Apartment building construction quality varies widely throughout North America as developers manage a fine line between cost of construction and making a profit. Design plays an in integral role in their longevity as well as climate of course. Denver, Colorado, where this case study of an older 45-apartment complex is focused, is a case in [...]

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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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