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1 Jan 2018

Dr Martin Baumers, Assistant Professor of Additive Manufacturing Management at the Centre for Additive Manufacturing, UK, takes a look at the industry and the materials it uses.

1 Jan 2018

Kathryn Allen talks to Peter Winebloom, Technical Training Director at EEF – The Manufacturers’ Organisation, UK, about his career to date, technical training and the apprenticeship levy.

1 Jan 2018

Kathryn Allen looks at how the apprenticeship levy is shaping UK investment in technical education.

1 Jan 2018

In the 1930s, during a time of global depression, the Hoover Dam project brings work to the western American states and valuable lessons for future dam engineering. Ines Nastali reports.

1 Jan 2018

Michael Schwartz examines the challenges facing the South African mining sector and asks, how long will they last?

1 Jan 2018

In the last ten years, the number of local authorities collecting beverage cartons at kerbside has jumped from 10% to 67%. Mandy Kelly, from The Alliance for Beverage Cartons and the Environment, outlines how it was done.

1 Jan 2018

Anglo American’s Tracey Kerr argues that the mining industry has to be bold and brave in its climate change targets.

1 Jan 2018

Professor Jacqueline Glass looks at what can be done to ensure organisations are sourcing materials from ethical and responsible suppliers.

1 Jan 2018

The global mining equipment market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.3% over the next decade, reaching US$198.3bln by 2025. But what factors are influencing this upward trend? Ledetta Asfa-Wossen reports.

1 Jan 2018

Markus Mannström, Executive Vice President Biomaterials at packaging and pulp company Stora Enso, tells Gary Peters why wooden biomaterials
need to be put on the map. 

1 Jan 2018

An effective way to reduce CO2 emissions is to use supplementary cementitious materials such as calcined clays, as Mark Tyrer, Christopher Cheeseman and
Alan Maries argue.

1 Jan 2018

Crossrail’s boring machines excavated 42km of tunnels for the new train line that will run through the south east of England in 2019, but what happens to the excavated material? Ines Nastali investigates.

1 Jan 2018

Gary Taylor, Regional Manager at additive manufacturing service provider EOS UK and Ireland, explains the transformative nature of additive manufacturing.