Extreme exploration - Uranium in the Arctic Circle

What prompts a company to set up a base perched on the edge of the Arctic Circle, more than 200km from the nearest town? Michael Forrest talks to Jim Paterson of Kivalliq Energy Corp to find out.

The road to El Dorado - Argentinian gold fields

A closer look at the gold fields of Argentina is set to reap rewards for UK-based Samco Gold Ltd. Michael Forrest spoke to CEO Paul Richardson to find out more.

Special section: Powered up - Superconducting power cables

Superconducting power cables can carry 100 times more electricity than copper, but costs can be prohibitive.

Special section: Polymers in energy harvesting

Energy harvesting is the scavenging of energy from sources that would normally be lost to the environment, for example solar, thermal, wind and kinetic energy. Despite more than 10 years of academic and industrial interest, it is still an emerging technology.