• Financial benefits to carbon management

    Materials World magazine
    Companies may be pressured into further action on carbon mitigation, or risk losing opportunities and weakening their financial standing. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Country report: Chile

    Materials World magazine
    Chile’s recent commitment to renewable energy has been described as a revolution, built on progressive policies, and solar and wind potential. But flagging efficiency reveals the scale of transition remaining. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Nominations invited for IOM3 2019 Awards including Prince Philip and the Colwyn Medal

    The Polymer Society
    Online nominations are invited for achievement in the Rubber and Plastics sector in these highly prestigious awards
  • Parsons 2019 - Call for Papers extended to 31 May

    IOM3
    Call for Papers now open for the 2019 Parsons Conference. The 2019 Parsons conference will focus on the challenge of turbines operating under novel conditions, looking the interactions between environmental degradation mechanisms and mechanical interactions, in both gas and steam turbine applications.
  • New process for bark utilisation

    Materials World magazine
    A new process for extracting tannins from softwood bark has been discovered, making it possible to use the full material. Idha Valeur reports.
  • How a mantis shrimp packs a punch

    Materials World magazine
    Robotics could be improved with super strength shrimp design. Ceri Jones reports.
  • The future of UK mining

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le looks at the most promising new lithium, tin, gold, and coal mines in the UK.
  • The cost of going nuclear

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le looks at the technology of small modular reactors, as backers request significant amounts from UK taxpayers for construction costs and regulatory processes.
  • Colombia embraces women in emerald mining

    Materials World magazine
    Fura Gems has launched the first all-women wash plant in a move the company believes will help provide greater support for women in the mining industry.
  • Polymer from the membrane

    Materials World magazine
    Nafion membranes for hydrogen cells could be improved with new information on their interaction with water. Ellis Davies reports.

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