• Textile for fire fighter clothing

    Materials World magazine
    Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers describes high-performance textiles for firefighter clothing.
  • Game changer

    Materials World magazine
    Ellis Davies reports on a method for designing advance materials using an algorithm created to beat computer games.
  • Moving on with HS2

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le looks at the latest news around HS2 as Phase 2b starts to take shape.
  • 60 seconds on snake robots

    Materials World magazine
    What are they? Snake-like robots that could be used to carry out inspection and maintenance work on the International Space Station (ISS). While the researchers are yet to determine the...
  • World’s first building made from hardwood CLT

    Materials World magazine
    First used publicly in 2013, American tulipwood cross-laminated timber has been used to build a cancer support centre in Oldham, UK.
  • Grantham library gets materials and mining collections

    IOM3
    Another important bank of metals and materials documents was recently moved to join the mining and materials collections in the new library facility at the IOM3 Grantham Centre in the East Midlands. The collection, known as the National Materials and Mining Archive, dates back to 1869 and has historic archival links to the founder fathers of the Iron and Steel Institute.
  • Martin Cox, IOM3 President

    Martin Cox: Six months in the president's seat

    IOM3
    After six months in the president’s seat, I thought it was high time to pen a few notes outlining some of the activities attended, getting around the UK and further afield representing the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), trying to provide support and promote interest in existing engagement while gauging areas of potential future involvement and development, with a view to scotching the rumour that all the President does is attend dinners.
  • Wienerberger adds more slender bricks

    Clay Technology magazine
    Adding to its Roman range, Wienerberger, UK, has released seven new long-format bricks.
  • Patent of the month: gravity-driven water purification

    Materials World magazine
    Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers describes an innovative water filter
  • Magnesium partnership eyes low-volume production

    Materials World magazine
    The world’s largest magnesium component producer is attempting to dispel myths and make the light metal more practical for low-volume applications.

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