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JAN 2013

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sHoW NeWs New Year Begins with Important Shows S sspC 2013 SPC 2013, billed as the only c on ferenc e a nd e x h ibit ion d e d ic a t e d 10 0 p e rc e nt t o protective, marine, industrial, and commercial coatings, is slated for January 14-17, 2013, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. SSPC, the Society for Protective Coatings, was founded in 1950 as the Steel Structures Painting Council, a non-profit professional society concerned with the use of coatings to protect industrial steel structures. SSPC 2013 track sessions include: • S u r f a c e P r e p a r a t i o n : T h e Foundation of Ever y Coating Project • Protective Coatings - An Overview • Working in the Coatings Industry— What You Need to Know! How to Avoid Premature Coatings Failures • Green Evolution • Looking Down at Concrete Floor Protection • Bridge Painting and Protection For more informat ion, contact SSPC at (877) 281-7772 or visit www. 84 Coatingspro g January 2013 World of Concrete T he L a s Vega s C onvent ion C enter hosts the World of Concrete (WOC) Febr ua r y 5 –8, 2013. WOC is bi l led as t he industr y's only annua l internat iona l event ded ic ated to t he com mercia l concrete a nd ma son r y c on s t r u c t i on i n du s t r i e s . WO C showcases producers and suppliers of concrete-related produc ts, machi ner y, a nd c on s t r uc t ion e qu ipment . T he e ve nt of fe r s s a fe t y t r a i n i n g , courses in technolog y, and networking opportunities. The event's outdoor exhibits include a masonry construction competition, decorative concrete artistry, concrete producer's challenge, a nd ot her excit ing demonst rat ions. Seminars begin February 4, according to WOC's website. For more information, contact: World of Concrete, international roofing expo The Internationa l Roof ing Expo is slated for February 5-7, 2013, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center i n Sa n A ntonio, Texas. Educat ion sessions include: • "OSHA 10-Hour Program," a construction program specifically designed to help identify and avoid hazards likely to be encountered every day on the job, presented by Harry Dietz • "Effective Use of Roof Coatings," presented by Matthew Copeland • "How to Prosper as a Roofing Contractor," by Monroe Porter • "Change Is in the Air: Air Barrier Requirements for Roof Assemblies," presented by Mark Graham and Peter Kalinger For more information, contact: The International Roofing Expo, Cp

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