• Power to protective structures

    Materials World magazine
    Structures that can withstand anything man or nature throws at them are not simply unrealistic fodder for a Hollywood action film - materials scientists and engineers worldwide are quietly working to make protective construction a reality.
  • roof tiles

    Predicting tile behaviour

    Materials World magazine
    Predicting the behaviour of fired clay materials subjected to frost, such as roof tiles, may be one step closer, say researchers in France.
  • The Dig it to Build it team with pupils from Murray Park School

    DigIT! to BuildIT! is a hit at Bretby 2010

    International Clay Technology Association
    Following the success of PrintIT! Proskills, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector, has launched DigIT! to BuildIT! with the aim of attracting young people into the industries of extractives and building products.
  • Construction industry must undergo huge change to meet the low carbon challenge

    The construction industry faces the largest change management programme since Victorian times if it is to meet the low carbon agenda, according to an industry report published recently.
  • Materials Science & Engineering Spotlight

    Maney Publishing is the official publisher for the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM 3 ). Members of the Institute enjoy free access to the Institute’s refereed journals. View this article to find out more about Maney’s journals in the Materials Science & Engineering collection and how to access content.
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    Ultra-fine clay particles

    Clay Technology magazine
    A cementitious minerals processing technology could provide an alternative to ball mills, for producing ultra-fine-particles of cement, clay bodies and calcium carbonate for industrial applications. The technology, which is ongoing patent application, is said toimprove energy and cost efficiency due to improved grinding and the ability to produce ultra-fine comminution products at quicker rates.
  • New BIS Showcase of Low Carbon Manufactured Products includes Low Carbon Tableware

    The Ceramics Society
    A new exhibition showcasing UK-manufactured low carbon products has been unveiled. The exhibition includes hospitality tableware produced by Dudsons with the lowest carbon footprint of any ceramic hospitality tableware manufactured anywhere in the world.
  • Broken bricks

    Durable brick waste

    Materials World magazine
    Replacing Portland cement with 20% ceramic waste powder could lead to superior and durable concrete for building applications, due to its pozzolanic properties.
  • Nominations open for IOM3 Medals and Prizes

    The 2011 Medals and Prizes from IOM3 are open for nominations.
  • Free access to Cement and Concrete Science Virtual Journal

    Maney Publishing are pleased to announce an online collection of articles chosen to complement the 2010 Cement and Concrete Science meeting organised by the Cementitious Materials Group of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. The articles are freely available to download.