Australasian Corrosion Association Featured Articles


Managing corrosion risk in the water industries
by Corrie Cooke – featured in Water NZ, July – Aug issue pp 27-29 Risk-based inspection plans are increasingly accepted ...

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C&P2016 to showcase corrosion prevention advances

Corrosion is a continuing challenge to industries and governments around the world. It has been estimated that more than three per cent of global GDP each year is spent on corrosion mitigation and repair, making it vital that the latest technologies and practices are applied to managing this insidious threat.

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Corrosion management in a challenging economy
The nature of today's working environment is changing as budgets become more constrained and the political landscape transforms around the world. 

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Cost of urban water infrastructure failure
The economic impact of corrosion and it’s degradation of infrastructure and assets is estimated to be 3 to 5 per cent of GDP each year. This rep...

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Protecting Petroleum Pipelines
As the global economy continues to grow the markets for petroleum products continue to expand. To meet increasing demand, more and more oil and gas in...

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Correcting concrete corrosion
Corrosion of the reinforcing steel in concrete is a worldwide problem that causes a range of economic, aesthetic and utilisation issues. However, if corrosion effects are considered in the design phase and the right decisions made prior to construction, buildings can be built to last and protected for as long as possible...

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Subsea pipeline corrosion management
At offshore oil and gas fields around the world, there are thousands of kilometres of subsea pipelines connecting drilling rigs and production platforms to wellheads and onshore facilities. These represent billions of dollars of investment by companies over many years. 

Owners of these high-value assets must understand the cost implications of ignoring the effects of corrosion. There are many advantages of planning for corrosion control and mitigation, two of which are that the life of an asset can be extended and maintenance time and costs reduced. 

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