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Gordon Dunn

Gordon Dunn FIMMM (Profile)

Gordon Dunn is the Mine Manager of Winsford Salt Mine in Cheshire which produces up to 1.3 million tonnes of rocksalt per year to de-ice the roads in winter.

John Nielsen Ratcliffe FCIS HonFIMMM (Obit)

John Ratcliffe was Secretary-General of The Plastics and Rubber Institute for nearly 30 years and played a key role in the post-war development of Britain’s plastics and rubber industries.
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A glittering future? Canadian diamond reserves

After three years of falling sales, the demand for diamonds is increasing. Michael Forrest talks to Patrick Evans of mining firm Mountain Province about Canadian diamond reserves.

The hydrogen solution? Polymer network for hydrogen storage

A polymer network using polyaniline could be the solution to enhanced hydrogen storage. Dr K Balasubramanian from the Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) in Pune, India, explains how this could provide an alternative to traditional energy systems.

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