• Built to order – fast and eco-friendly vehicle manufacture

    Materials World magazine
    Vehicles built and delivered to order in five days could be possible within a decade thanks to the European Intelligent Logistics for Innovative Product Technologies project. Working with industry, the team has created a modular car design that can be manufactured quickly using plastics and steel.
  • IOM3 member recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

    [img_assist|nid=2589|title=|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=100|height=70]Dr Graham Honeyman CEng FIMMM has been awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
  • Sir Henry Bessemer Lecturer Announced

    The Iron & Steel Society
    This year's Sir Henry Bessemer Lecture will be presented by Dr Tridibesh Mukherjee, Group Director, Technology and Integration, Tata Steel - Corus. The lecture will be held at the Law Society, Chancery Lane, London on Wednesday 5th November 2008 at 6.00 p.m.
  • 5th European Rolling Conference

    Materials Science & Technology Division
    The 5th European Rolling Conference will take place in London, UK in June 2009.
  • Producing low-carbon pressed bricks

    Clay Technology magazine
    A process for creating pressed bricks containing little or no embedded carbon has been developed by Gengsheng Minerals in Gongyi, China. These bricks can withstand temperatures up to 1,600ºC, and can be used in furnaces and ladles in iron and steel mills.
  • Mine waste produces fuel

    Materials World magazine
    Power generation from acid mine drainage (AMD) is the subject of research being conducted at Pennsylvania State University, USA. The team is investigating treatment of mine waste using a specially developed fuel cell that generates electricity while recovering ferric iron for use in pigments.
  • Final programme available for Materials Congress

    A full listing of presentations is now available for Materials Congress, which is being held from 13-15 May in Grantham, UK. The technical symposia and masterclasses incorporate an exciting array of speakers representing a vast array of sectors.
  • Junior Euromat 2008

    Junior Euromat 2008, a four-day informal poster conference, will be held at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland, from 14-18 July.
  • SISI Wilkinson lecture looks at chain making history

    The Staffordshire Iron and Steel Institute held their Wilkinson Memorial Lecture evening in April 2008 at the Dudley Museum and Art gallery. The annual lecture, acknowledging the enterprise of John...
  • Overview of programme for Materials Congress 2008

    An 'at a glance' programme for Materials Congress 2008, to be held on 13-15 May 2008 in Grantham, can be downloaded for a quick and easy overview of all the sessions taking place.