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Get talking: glass in the circular economy

President of British Glass discusses the importance of sustainable operations and the role of glass in the UK

Get talking: improving the image of shale gas

Steve Kirby discusses the public image of fracking

Fred Starr recollects: bolting for cover

Fred Starr recalls a heated debate over nuts and bolts

Fred Starr recollects: waters of destruction

Fred Starr puts the UK’s burst water mains into perspective, recounting his experience with dirty water in Pakistan.

Get talking: Fracking – a lesson in bad PR?

Mike Turner CEng FIMMM and Dr Andrew Sturgeon CEng FIMMM, Chair of the IOM3 Oil and Gas Division, give their thoughts on how fracking has been communicated to the public. 

Fred Starr recollects: Brief Encounter

Fred Starr recalls his efforts to discuss metal dusting in 1997 and how they were sabotaged 

Get talking: energy from waste

Allan Childs proposes we shift focus from new nuclear to energy from waste.

Opinion: publish or perish?

Dr Paul Coxon reflects on a recent Royal Society paper discussing poor scientific practices.

HGVs v cyclists

Mark Godden looks at how responsibility for the safety of HGVs extends from the quarry to drivers and cyclists

Fred Starr recollects: real science fiction

Fred Starr pleads with the nuclear establishment to get over its fixation with the pressurised water reactor

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