Get talking: glass in the circular economy

President of British Glass discusses the importance of sustainable operations and the role of glass in the UK

Get talking: improving the image of shale gas

Steve Kirby discusses the public image of fracking

The fast-forged process: titanium vs steel

Dr Martin Jackson argues for a new hybrid solid-state process that will support the expansion of titanium alloy use in aircraft.

Fred Starr recollects: bolting for cover

Fred Starr recalls a heated debate over nuts and bolts

Material of the month: bio-based polymers

We look at plastics made from sugarcane, milk and a range of other biomass sources.