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The Melbourne Star - Three Years On

03 February 2017
It’s been three years since Melbourne’s iconic observation wheel, the Melbourne Star, took flight, giving visitors a new perspective on the world’s most liveable city.

Four key factors to consider when choosing a protective coating

20 January 2017
Choosing the right protective coating for your project will not only ensure that your structures stay newer for longer, it will also save you time and money. Here are four key factors to consider when choosing a protective coating for your next project.

Protecting the whole wind turbine from tip to toe

15 December 2016
AkzoNobel is now the leading coatings provider capable of protecting the whole of a wind turbine foundation to blade following the acquisition of BASF’s Industrial Coatings Business.

Introducing our more sustainable epoxy primer range

24 November 2016
Discover how it can help you get more steel through your shop with less paint, in less time.

AkzoNobel to produce marine and protective coatings in Russia

27 June 2016
New capacity to be added to existing Performance Coatings site in Lipetsk

London Array breaks offshore production record

13 January 2016
Discover how International products helped wind farm break records

Our coatings perform at the new home of the Greek National Opera

06 November 2015
Visitors to a new cultural center in Athens, Greece, that will house the Greek National Opera will find that high performance protective coatings from AkzoNobel have taken center stage.

Muong Dong II now powering Vietnam into the future

05 November 2015
Vietnam’s largest coal power station Mong Duong II, which was successfully commissioned in May 2015 following five years of construction.

Reduce manufacturing complexity and cost

09 September 2015
Discover how this is possible by ensuring you get your coating specification right first time

Chartek 8E - Protecting Offshore Interests

28 August 2015
The August issue of APCJ (Asia Pacific Coatings Journal) features some indepth insight into AkzoNobel's latest passive fire protection product, Chartek 8E

Records will tumble with new gas plant

28 July 2015
A new combined cycle power plant protected with International coatings is set to break records

Introducing Chartek 7E

03 July 2015
Discover Chartek 7E - a mesh free lower applied weight epoxy fire protection solution.

Gode Wind offshore farm takes off

21 May 2015
International protective coatings used on the Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind project include the heavy duty Interzone 954 for the submerged areas. Find out more.

Discover Chartek 8E

04 May 2015
Discover the future of Chartek passive fire protection

DanTysk complete and connected

23 April 2015
Vantenfall’s recently connected offshore wind project, DanTysk, is protected by International protective coatings.

First Luchterduinen Turbine is up

14 April 2015
Installation of the first wind turbines has begun at Eneco’s Luchterduinen Offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

Passive fire protection for LNG in the Arctic

18 March 2015
Find out more about the challenges faced in the construction of LNG facilities in the Arctic in relation to passive fire protection

AkzoNobel provides International coatings for the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm

05 March 2015
The high-voltage substation for the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind project has recently been installed in the Dutch North Sea.

Advanced fluoropolymer fouling-release coating deters macro and micro fouling

05 March 2015
Find out how part of our product range deters macro and microfouling

Australia’s newest seven pointed star – The Melbourne Star Observation Wheel

12 January 2015
Find out more about Australia’s newest tourist attraction, coated in International's Interzinc 52 primer and Interfine 979 topcoat.
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