Established bauxite

Michael Schwartz reviews bauxite production globally and focuses on a key producer.

Coming soon – self-healing materials

Barnaby Redwood looks at some examples of self-healing materials making their way on to today’s market.

Fred Starr recollects: travel

Fred Starr takes a trip back to his first time visiting the USA, and the opportunities the country presents.

Finding the money for mine decommissioning and reclamation

Decommissioning the ever-growing number of end-of-life abandoned or orphaned mines and oil and gas wells is proving an increasingly costly and technical problem for companies, regulators and policymakers. Nicholas Newman investigates.

Materials joining batteries and AI

Lien Ngo explores materials’ place in the intersection between batteries and AI, and delves into the Internet of Materials.