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  • Material Marvels: La Specola Observatory

    From medieval prison tower to observatory and now museum, La Specola has a rich history of redefining itself. Idha Valeur looks into how the building has been adapted for purpose and how it is maintained.
  • The history of IOM3

    Take a look at how IOM3 has grown from the Iron and Steel Institute to become a representative body of more than 20 divisions in 2019.
  • Get talking – President’s message

    IOM3 President Serena Best highlights the need for collaboration and inclusivity as the Institute moves forward.
  • Get talking – CEO’s message

    IOM3 CEO Colin Church discusses the work ahead as the Institute strives to champion responsible materials development and waste management.
  • V&A Dundee. Credit: Hufton + Crow

    Material marvels: Scotland’s Finest - V&A Dundee

    V&A Dundee opened last year, celebrating the country, the local area and its rich design history. Ceri Jones takes a tour of the building.
  • Material Marvels: Climbing high

    The Burj Khalifa, United Arab Emirates, stands as an impressive feat of architecture and engineering, comprising meticulous structural design, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • YMC Meets... Dr Chris Watson

    Miss Aimee Goodall of the YMC spoke to Dr Chris Watson of Rolls-Royce plc.
  • Spotlight: Testing and inspection

    Cement is created by a complex process involving multiple ingredients, testing is therefore essential to ensure compliance with specification and application requirements. Alfonso Rivera, Technical Department and Field Service Manager for materials testing ELE International, UK, reports.
  • Material Marvels: The Golden Gateway

    From its completion in 1937 to the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York in 1964, the Golden Gate Bridge had the longest main span in the world. It now stands as an iconic landmark in San Francisco. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • Material Marvels: Tame the river

    In the 1930s, during a time of global depression, the Hoover Dam project brings work to the western American states and valuable lessons for future dam engineering. Ines Nastali reports.

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