Ceri Jones

testing cross-laminated timber

Two new trees support cross-laminated timber

Materials World magazine
Timber engineers in the USA prove that low-grade trees can boost timber supplies and the local economy.
Inventor holding a slab of bendable concrete

Bendable concrete without cement

Materials World magazine
A robust yet flexible concrete that contains industrial waste and no cement can reduce carbon footprints.
hydrogen to waste facility

UK’s first waste-to-hydrogen plant gets approval

Materials World magazine
A hydrogen processing plant has secured planning permission, which will make it the first of its kind in the UK.

Material Marvels: Capping it off - the evolution of the bottle top

The screw cap bottle top has been a packaging staple for decades, but the need for functionality and sustainability has prompted a flurry of innovative designs and material choices. Ceri Jones looks the development of modern closures.

Seeing how batteries degrade

Materials World magazine
Combining imaging techniques has helped researchers see activity inside working battery cells for the first time, which could improve manufacturing. Ceri Jones reports.

Tata steeled for EV future

Materials World magazine
Tata Steel Europe has announced plans to get on board the electric vehicle industry to embed the company into a growing market. Ceri Jones reports.

New materials institute launched in Wales

Materials World magazine
A new materials and engineering research facility has been opened at Swansea University in Wales, UK.

Injecting hydrogen into the gas grid for lower carbon energy

Materials World magazine
A project injecting hydrogen into natural gas supplies has been reported as fully operational, making it the first zero-carbon hydrogen grid in the UK. Ceri Jones reports.

Recycling electric car batteries

Materials World magazine
Audi moves closer to a circular economy for electric car batteries. Ceri Jones takes a look.

Oil industry round up

Materials World magazine
A look at some of the core events in the oil and gas sector.

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