John Kilner CEng CPhys FIMMM (profile)

In 2012 John was awarded the Institute's Platinum Medal

The future’s green - education in low-carbon design

A recent report argues that unless decisive steps are taken to train and educate specialists in low-carbon design, the UK has no hope of reaching its carbon reduction targets

That’s a wrap - stretch hooding

Shrink hooding might be the conventional choice for brick manufacturers, but many companies are shifting towards a greener alternative. Daren Spice from Gordian Strapping Ltd examines the cost savings and environmental benefits of stretch hooding

Safe as houses - health and safety

HM Principal Inspector Dr Phil Smith reviews the latest Government health and safety strategies and what they mean for the future of the construction industry.

Manufacture of epoxy resins from steam explosion lignin derived from softwood

The winning Poster at Euradh 2012 showed and interesting method of using a wood by-product to produce an epoxy resin