• Q&A – Nigel Clamp

    When it comes to health and safety, Nigel Clamp, Health and Safety Director Africa & Eastern Mediterranean Basin at Heidelberg cement, has seen it all. Here, he talks to Gary Peters about his varied career and his role looking after people in 20 countries.
  • Mali’s mining boom

    Mali is climbing the ranks of the mining world. Michael Schwartz explains how.
  • Lead in water – keeping it clean

    Dr Jeremy Hopwood investigates the problem of lead in tap water and what can be done to better protect the UK’s drinking supply.
  • Shale at the forefront

    An EU-backed project has developed a set of best practices to analyse short- and long-term environmental risks of shale gas exploration, as Dr Catherine Isherwood explains.
  • Monitoring the UK mining sector

    Paul Bradley, Operations Manager at the Mines Inspectorate, talks to Gary Peters about the ins and out of having responsibility for all UK underground mining operations.
  • The grand sustainability challenge

    Alexandra Mitchell, Alison Allen and Edvard Glücksman compare the EU environmental directives and the World Bank’s IFC Performance Standards, and how these assist in achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals, in relation to infrastructure projects.
  • Stretching the frontiers

    Dr Arnab Basu investigates the growing potential of cadmium zinc telluride, a semiconductor that is making waves, and asks, can it really transform the world of X-ray and gamma ray detectors?
  • Materials on a mission

    Ledetta Asfa-Wossen examines the shrewd material innovations underway to address humanitarian needs.
  • Managing nuclear and radioactive materials

    Gary Peters speaks to Jon Schwantes about the Nuclear Forensics International Technical Working Group (ITWG) and how to respond to incidents of nuclear and radioactive materials out of regulatory control.
  • 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.