Applus+ organized on November 13th, the VII Intercompany Conference at its facilities in Bellaterra, on the UAB campus in Barcelona. In the event, which had a high attendance of participants from different companies in the sector, issues related to cathodic protection and inspection of buried metal structures
The day began with the welcome presentation of the Head of the Mechanic department, Juan Carlos Miguel, to all attendees to the event and this was preceded by numerous papers of the attendees. As planned, by Applus+ intervened Antonio Pérez and Iván González, who addressed "The practical case of safety in works of cathodic protection". After finishing with the presentations and before the joint meal, the guests had the opportunity to complete the day with the visit of three laboratories of the Applus+ Laboratories division:
- The structural testing laboratory
- The materials testing laboratory
- The fire resistance testing laboratory
This has been the first time that Applus+ has organized this day, aimed at presenting practical cases related to cathodic protection and the integrity of pipelines
, as well as sharing experiences. Next year will be held in the museum of the "Gas Natural" Foundation in Sabadell. Hopefully it will be a success too!