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Kevin Farrell FIMMM (Obit)

Kevin Farrell, Chief Executive of the British Ceramic Confederation (BCC) for 25 years, died peacefully at the Douglas MacMillan Hospice in the early hours of 28 March 2009.

Professor Dr Wladimir W Krysko CEng FIMMM (Obit)

Professor Dr Wladimir W Krysko, who died in Watford, Hertfordshire, on 23 February 2009, spent most of his working life in the academic world.

Surface Engineering Division - Hub

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The SED Technology Hub is under development but when live will allow members to access information and articles on each of the technology sectors within the hub (Transport, Packaging, Energy, Manufacturing, Consumer Products and Medical) and allow  members to access articles on the supporting technologies (Legislation/REACH, Education/Training, Best Practice and Metrology/Measurement).

 

Getting the green light — bio-composite racing car

A UK-based research consortium from the Universities of Ulster and Warwick is building an eco-friendly Formula 3 racing car. They are making use of bio-resins and bio-composites to make a lighter structure and reduce fuel use.