• Inspiring young nuclear professionals

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    The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA), UK, has set up a year-long partnership to support young people in the nuclear industry.
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    Bigger autonomous buses

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    A full programme of trials of buses featuring CAVstar autonomous drive systems will be taking place during 2020 and 2021. They will feature on a 30-mile route in Scotland, UK, between Fife, across the Forth Road Bridge, to the Edinburgh Park Train and Tram interchange.
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    Sheffield working to decarbonise UK military

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    University of Sheffield, UK, researchers are developing a new biological engineering process using bacteria and algae that could help to decarbonise the UK military.
  • Prestigious European awards for materials research

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    Major European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grants have been awarded to fund cutting-edge projects. Several materials related projects have been sucessful.
  • Review into UK offshore oil and gas licensing regime

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    The UK Government is to review its policy on the future UK offshore oil and gas licensing regime.
  • Tailings dam – Vale asset freeze sought

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    State and federal prosecutors in Minas Gerais, Brazil, are seeking a freeze on nearly UA$5 billion in assets from Vale.
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    Scotland on track for greener railways

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    Scottish Enterprise, UK, is behind a series of projects designed to find more environmentally friendly train and track solutions, as well as boosting Scotland’s manufacturing and engineering sectors.
  • Consideration of decommissioning vital for circular economy

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    The environmental cost of low-carbon infrastructure can be reduced if ideas of a circular economy are adopted, b https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352550920304413?via%3Dihub ut there is a limited timeframe for action say researchers.
  • EU project eyes Europe’s mining industry

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    The European Commission has granted EUR 8.4 million to a three-year H2020 project developing an artificial intelligence platform for the monitoring and analysis of mine sites across Europe. https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/869398
  • Report calls for materials transition

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    Consultancy Wood Mackenzie has issued a report indicating that the global rate of materials extraction is ‘unsustainable’ and there is a need to untether economic growth from consumption.