Evia Attika cable (courtesy Nexans Ltd)

Plumbing to new depths - undersea electricity cables

Supplying electricity across water expanses can only be completed through durable cables. Kristin Hessen, Communications and Marketing Director, from Nexans, Halden, Norway, outlines the developments in cross-linked polyethylene conductors for more efficient power delivery.
printed circuit

Printing prowess - printed silicon technology

In electronics, fabricating smaller components is a major objective. Professor David Britton, from the NanoSciences Innovation Centre at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, outlines the progress made in printed silicon technology.
Fraunhofer IWS Dresden Adhesive Bonding Team

Work of the Adhesion Team at the Fraunhofer IWS, Dresden

Since its formation in 2001, the Adhesive Bonding Team at the Fraunhofer IWS Dresden, Germany (based at the Technische Universität, Dresden), has been working in the fields of surface pretreatment, surface characterisation, adhesive modification, bonding, ageing and testing. This feature gives an in-depth review of their work and facilities.
Professor Albert Davies

Professor Albert Davies CEng EurIng FSAIMM FRSA FIMMM (Obit)

Albert Davies was a Past President of the former Institution of Mining Engineers (IMinE). He died on 13 July 2010.