The Mining Institute of Scotland Newsletter - September 2011

The latest newsletter contains many articles relating to the Petroleum and Drilling Engineering Division.

Aerospace 2050 – The Future of Aviation and Space

First of the SMEA 2011/12 evening lecture programme to be held on Tuesday 4 October
Glenfiddich Copper Still from Crown Speciality Packaging

Stars of the show - Starpack Industry Awards 2011

As the Starpack Awards 2011 are presented at the London and South East Packaging Dinner at the Landmark Hotel in London, we look at the winners and the judges' comments.

Through the haze - anti-smoking packaging measures

Following the Government's announcement that it was considering the use of plain packaging as an anti-smoking measure, we ask industry members what the implications of such a move would be.
stylised "green" petrol pump graphic

Driving ahead with plastic diesel

By 2012, the first UK facility to convert end-of-life plastics into road specification diesel and other kerosene fuels is scheduled to open.