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    the environment from the adverse effects of corrosion.
British Columbia Section
News and Activities
NACE BC Section Fall Social 2018
Posted on 10/12/2018

Thanks to everyone who came out to the NACE BC Section 2018 Fall Social, held at Central City Brewers and Distillers in Surrey, BC.  About 30 people attended the event, which delicious food, a great tour of the brewery, and of course some wonderufl drinks.  Congrats to all the prize winners!  And special thanks to Central City Brewers and Distillers for hosting us!

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NACE BC Golf Tournament - July 21, 2016
Posted on 6/17/2016

The annual NACE BC Section Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, July 21, 2016 at the prestigious Westwood Plateau Golf Club in Coquitlam.

Please see the attached tournament information brochure and registration form for additional details regarding the event.

Last year’s tournament at Westwood Plateau was a great success and we have received nothing but positive feedback from those who attended.

We encourage all members to invite, clients, colleagues, family and friends. The tournament format will be Texas Scramble (best ball) so skill level does not matter.

Included in your registration fee is:

  • World Class Golf Course Green Fee
  • Power Golf Cart complete with GPS
  • Tailgate BBQ before your round
  • Best of BC Buffet Dinner
  • Prizes for all golfers
  • Sponsor Gifts and door prizes

The registration deadline is July 13, 2016.  Please complete the attached registration form and scan or take a picture with your phone and send it to Scott Bowing scott.bowing@fortisbc.com or call 604-785-3327.

Tournament Sponsorships are almost Sold Out! We have the following opportunities still available:

1.       Hole Sponsorship (only 1 left!)                   Cost: $250

This sponsorship includes: 

  • a full color sign with your company logo displayed prominently on the tee box of one hole.
  • your logo displayed on all communication and marketing material for the event

Thank you to all of our committed sponsors!

NACE 2016 Golf Tournament Information  (.pdf, 639 KB)
Registration Form  (.pdf, 63 KB)
Join us on Facebook!
Posted on 10/19/2015

The British Columbia Section is now on Facebook! Join us here to stay current about upcoming events, membership updates, news and general industry goings on. Welcome!



Half-Day Technical Seminar
Posted on 10/14/2015

The NACE BC Section is pleased to host this half-day technical seminar. The program will include four presentations from highly respected industry experts. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to expand your knowledge, learn from industry leaders and network with your peers.

Who Should Attend

Engineers, scientists, managers, field technicians responsible for corrosion mitigation and facilities management and those who want to expand their professional network – this technical seminar is for you.

5 Reasons to Attend

  • Learn best practices to strengthen your professional knowledge
  • Network and develop relationships with others who experience similar work challenges
  • Engage through technical sessions and discussion with exhibitors to solve technical problems
  • Gain expertise from leading authorities in industry, academia, and government
  • Expand your knowledge of corrosion control solutions


  • Steve Clarke, SJC Materials Engineering
  • E.J. Johnson, Jotun Paints
  • Tim Whited, MESA
  • Norm Walline, HDIM

Technical Topics

  • Vapour Phase Inhibitors – Soil Side Corrosion (Above Grade Tanks)
  • Oil Pipeline/Tank Linings
  • Corrosion Control of Above Grade Storage Tanks
  • Material Selection and Corrosion Control for Mineral Processing

Register Today! (Registration must be received by October 28th, 2015)

To register please fill out the attached form (see below) or contact:
Scott Bowing

November 4, 2015

Pacific Gateway Hotel
3500 Cessna Drive
Richmond, BC

9:00AM to 2:00PM

$60 ($30 student rate)

-Buffet Lunch
-Coffee/tea break
-Technical Speakers

Event Sponsors:
PPG Protective and Marine Coatings

Cloverdale Paint

Westwood Plateau Golf Tournament July 16, 2015
Posted on 6/22/2015

Date: Thursday, July 16, 2015
Location: Westwood Plateau Golf Club, 3251 Plateau Blvd, Coquitlam
Time: Tee Times Starting at 10:30AM (Buffet Dinner to Follow at 5PM)
Cost: Single Golfer: $190.00
Foursome: $700.00 ($175/Golfer)

1. 18 Hole Championship Golf Fees
2. Power Cart with Cooler and Water
3. Best of BC Buffet Dinner
4. On‐course Beverage Cart Service

  • Nike Golf Clubs are available for Rental directly from the course
  • The Westwood Plateau Golf Club asks that all golfers respect their dress code: No denim, cut‐off shorts, muscle shirts, tank tops
  • Each player must have his/her own set of clubs

1. Closest to the Pin (2)
2. Long Drive (men & womens)
3. Winning Team
4. Hole‐in‐one (3 holes)
5. Participation (everyone gets something)

Contact & Registration
Scott Bowing


NACE BC 2015 Golf Tournament Sponsors  (.pdf, 662 KB)
Registration Form  (.pdf, 64 KB)
2015 NACE BC Spring Technical Presentation
Posted on 5/13/2015

NACE British Columbia Section Members, we have a ½ day Technical Presentation scheduled for Thursday, June 11, 2015. The event will be held in Langley, BC at the Cascades Conference Centre, from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM. At present, we have 3 speakers confirmed.

Due to limited space available, please take advantage of the early registration to ensure your attendance!

To register email Scott Bowing at Scott.Bowing@fortisbc.com.

2015 Golf Tournament
Posted on 4/27/2015

Please save the date for the BC Section Annual Golf Tournament, to be held on July 16, 2015 at Westwood Plateau Golf Club, more details to follow.

The 2014/2015 Executive
Posted on 4/27/2015

Below is the list of NACE BC Section Executives for the July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  Any objections or additions to the proposed list must be received by June 1, 2014. No response will be considered your vote to approve the executive as listed.

Ian Thornton                      FortisBC                               Chair
Scott Bowing                      FortisBC                               Vice Chair
Debra Boisvert                  Target Products                     Trustee
Peter Tom-Wing                Cantech Inspections              Education Chair
Ray Kufaas                        Norske Corrosion                  Membership Chair
Craig Eaton                       Cloverdale Paint                    Events/Arrangements Co-Chair
Mark George                     Cloverdale Paint                    Events/Arrangements Co-Chair
Crystal Lambert                 Purity Casting Alloys             Webmaster
Caroline King                     Corrcoat                                Treasurer
Sheng-Hui Wang               NRCC                                    University/Student Section Liaison
Fred King                           Corrcoat                                 Member at Large
Den Dutton                        Anotec                                    Member at Large
Jim Korpi                           CitiWest Consulting                Member at Large

These are the folks that are hard at work for the NACE BC Members!