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Shrewsbury’s flaxmill is recognised as the world’s first skyscraper, influencing architecture globally with its innovative iron-frame construction. Shardell Joseph looks into its history and plans for its restoration.
Qualifications in metallurgy are increasingly diminishing in the UK. Richard Brown of M&C Educational Training Services Ltd discusses the current situation and how metallurgy training can be saved.
Mark Miodownik, Professor of Materials and Society at University College London, and Director of the Institute of Making, talks to Ellis Davies about his career and the future of materials science.
Anna Ploszajski investigates the properties of wire
Anna Ploszajski delves into the ancient world to uncover the history of bronze
Product innovation, market expansion and customer service in the heat treatment industry
The history of sheet glass, also known as architectural glass or window glass, including some recent high-tech developments such as self-cleaning glass.
Maria Felice looks at the varied uses of, and changes to, aluminium foil over the years
John Hunt was an eminent metallurgist who will be remembered as a pioneer in the field of solidification research.