Following the success of PrintIT! Proskills, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector, has launched DigIT! to BuildIT! with the aim of attracting young people into the industries of extractives and building products.
As the effects of recycling PET in the presence of polylactic acid come under scrutiny, a UK collaborative project by the Materials Knowledge Transfer Network and Smithers Rapra aims to uncover the facts.
The Materials Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) has launched an energy reduction competition – ‘Watt’ are You Saving? – for the UK plastics and rubber industries. The aim of the competition is to recognise the best use of technology, innovation and environmental impact in energy reduction and to showcase best practice.