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  • Material Marvels: the Taj Mahal

    A mausoleum and example of Indo-Islamic architecture, the Taj Mahal has become synonymous with India. However, it faces threats from pollution and tourism. Kathryn Allen takes a look at its history.
  • Tanzania: Firing up

    Ali Sheriff looks at how to make the leap from batch to continuous firing of bricks in Tanzania.
  • Survey from the sky

    Adrian Wilkinson and Rupert Wilks, QuarryDesign, UK, explore the use of drones in quarry surveys.
  • Q&A – Nigel Cooke

    Dr Nigel Cooke, Director of the UK Quality Ash Association, talks to Gary Peters about his career and the fly ash industry.
  • Sustainable thinking

    Aidan Bell, co-founder of Envirobuild, UK, looks at the production of clay and how modern methodologies have influenced an ancient discipline.
  • With spraying colours

    Ines Nastali looks at the latest trends in pigment engineering and how chemicals used in the industry should be surveyed for effective environmental impact control.
  • The good in engineering

    Alastair Marsh, University of Bath, UK, Cecilia Isvén, Senior Technical Consultant at IBM, and Peter Gates, Associate Structural Engineer at Giraffe Engineering, UK, talk about how engineers can support the greater good.
  • 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.
  • Materials Marvels: A strategic waterway

    A major part of global trade routes, the Panama Canal celebrated its centenary in 2014. However, the first attempt to build the canal failed. Kathryn Allen examines how the waterway, nevertheless, became a vital access point.
  • Fox Marble – standing tall in Kosovo

    Chris Gilbert, CEO at Fox Marble, a UK-based quarrying, stone processing and dimension stone company, speaks to Gary Peters about his career in the record business and entertainment industry, and the potential of developing Kosovo’s unexploited natural resources.

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