Scientists and engineers have made major contributions to mining, from tools to drive efficiency to regulations and practices to prevent repeated disasters. The IOM3 Mining Technology Division lays out some of the critical contributions to the safety and economics of the mining industry.
The Coal Authority Technical Lead – Chemistry and Process Engineering, Ben Cordier*, talks to Idha Valeur about the IOM3 CEng in a day workshop, transferrable skills and combining digital and traditional skills.
Shrewsbury’s flaxmill is recognised as the world’s first skyscraper, influencing architecture globally with its innovative iron-frame construction. Shardell Joseph looks into its history and plans for its restoration.