With university tuition fees reaching £9,000 a year, apprenticeships are an increasingly attractive alternative for many young people. But how do they compare with higher education? And how might this affect employers?
Titanium is a transition metal, aptly named for its strength equivalent to some steels while being 45% lighter. Its biomedical applications, especially, demonstrate how modern materials science has improved life quality for millions of people.
Uranium mining brings with it a host of issues as well as benefits. Nevertheless, demand is on the rise for the foreseeable future, says Mark Kenwright, Associate Director of Geology and Resources at Wardell Armstrong International.