Demand for polymer engineers in Ireland prompts new scholarship

Ireland’s polymer and medical devices industry is known as one of the fastest growing in the world. Given that 18 of the world’s top 25 medical device companies are located in Ireland, career opportunities for graduates are strong.

The Member's Benevolent Trust Annual General Meeting 2017

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Member’s Benevolent Trust of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining is to be held on Wednesday 28 June 2017 at 14.00 at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 297 Euston Road, London NW1 3AD.

Robot brickies could help humans

A new bricklaying technology could bring robotics and automation onto construction sites in the UK. Natalie Daniels reports.

Are there bricks on Mars?

A manned mission to Mars may not need to transport building materials from earth, as Ellis Davies reports.

Economic digest

A round-up of the latest figures affecting construction and related industries in the UK.