Looking ahead with light metals

The Institute’s Light Metals Division board members Mike Clinch , Innoval Technology Ltd, and Paul Lyon , Luxfer MEL Technologies, UK, highlight some of the most exciting developments and opportunities in the UK light metals community.

How to... examine materials using beam-exit cross-sectional polishing

Dr Alex Robson, Lancaster Material Analysis Ltd explains the uses of beam-exit cross-sectional polishing.

Mining in Alaska

Michael Schwartz reports on a mining area that suffers from a negative image.

How to... use plasma treatment in electron microscopy

Henniker Scientific Ltd, UK, explain the advantages of using plasma treatment to maintain microscopy equipment.

Exploring the money

Michael Forrest* explores the financing and exploration side of the mining sector, and takes a look at the FINEX conference ahead of its 2018 event.