• IOM3 mentoring membership

    Materials World magazine
    Important news for existing and prospective CEng, IEng and EngTech, from Ian Bowbrick, IOM3 Director of Professional Development and Membership.
  • Material Marvels – To Boldly Go…

    Materials World magazine
    The Space Shuttle Enterprise stands as a testament to the human need to explore and seek answers. Ceri Jones looks at its journey from build to retirement.
  • uk-oil

    100th anniversary of the first UK oil well spud

    Materials World magazine
    This October will mark the 100 th anniversary of the first successful mainland oil well in the UK, which was spudded on 15 October 1918 at Hardstoft, in Derbyshire.
  • 3D-printed guns: fad or threat?

    Materials World magazine
    As digital blueprints for 3D-printed guns cause controversy in the USA, Kathryn Allen looks at the danger these weapons pose.
  • Get talking: Asbestos still affects people 20 years after ban

    Materials World magazine
    Abestos has been banned in the UK for nearly 20 years, but it’s still killing thousands of people every year as it sometimes can’t be removed from buildings, Nick Pullan, Asbestos Surveyor for Alpha Surveys, warns.
  • Have we found a successor for TNT?

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le talks to David Chavez about a melt-cast bis- oxadiazole compound that could be the ideal replacement for the longstanding and toxic explosive, TNT.
  • Patent of the month: conjoined joints

    Materials World magazine
    Hybrid manufacturing helps to form joints between dissimilar materials. Dr Jennifer Unsworth, Patent Attorney at intellectual property law firm Withers and Rogers, reports.
  • Get talking: A modern Victorian

    Materials World magazine
    Is it time to change how we build houses considering the widespread condensation problems in modern homes, asks Ken Tailby.
  • Dreadnoughts dominate MoD budget

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le looks at the new submarines bolstering the UK nuclear arsenal, and recent issues that may jeopardise their deployment.
  • Contamination lead

    Materials World magazine
    Research has shown that black plastic components made from recycled electrical equipment introduce lead into food-contact items.

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