Blame the management - Materials information management

The Materials Data Management Consortium has come together to identify critical issues in materials information management. They have worked with Granta Design to create software so that materials selections can be made from materials analysis information contained within a single source repository.

Nothing ventured - Mining exploration budget survey

A survey by the Metal Economics Group of the impact of global exploration expenditure by the mining industry details the changes in exploration budgets, and determines the specific areas and at which stage the money has been spent. Companies then use this trend data to determine the best use of resources and reserves needed to attract investment funding and achieve maximum return.

The decline in students studying Physics

Friends ring me up or stop me in the street to tell me how pleased I must be that nuclear power looks as though it’s in for some sort of...

The mines of Madagascar - The mineral mining potential of Madagascar

The government of Madagascar has launched an economic revival plan, which together with a World Bank/IMF funded programme, is designed to attract mining investment and provide a favourable environment for the island to reach its mining and mineral potential.

Aspects of aluminium - European Aluminium Award 2006

At the European Aluminium Award in 2006 an international jury met in Essen, Germany to assess entries and select winners after considering criteria on materials original and functional use, product functionality, design solutions, recyclability, durable lifecycle costing, and the representational and promotional value of aluminium.