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Obituary - Donald McLean DSc FIMMM

Donald McLean was one of the greats of physical metallurgy and structural integrity who will be forever remembered in the annals of physical metallurgy among those leading the transformation of the discipline from a qualitative metallurgical art to a quantitative materials science

Mali’s mining boom

Mali is climbing the ranks of the mining world. Michael Schwartz explains how.

A more natural future for the construction industry

Mike Lawrence, who has spent 12 years working in the field of natural building materials, examines why there is growing interest in plant-based alternatives in the construction industry.

Q&A – Dr Nan Li

Kathryn Allen talks to Dr Nan Li, Lecturer at the Dyson School of Design Engineering, Imperial College London, UK, about her career to date and the importance of mentoring.

Spotlight: Making the move to bio-plastics

Materials World talks to Nigel Flowers, UK Managing Director at Sumitomo (SHI) Demag, about injection moulding with bio-plastics.

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