• Fox Marble – standing tall in Kosovo

    Chris Gilbert, CEO at Fox Marble, a UK-based quarrying, stone processing and dimension stone company, speaks to Gary Peters about his career in the record business and entertainment industry, and the potential of developing Kosovo’s unexploited natural resources.
  • Spotlight – How to... find heat treatment data for a specific steel grade

    Joakim Fagerlund*, Senior R&D Engineerat steel solutions company Ovako, Sweden, talks about the company’s new online heat treatment guide.
  • Materials Marvels: A strategic waterway

    A major part of global trade routes, the Panama Canal celebrated its centenary in 2014. However, the first attempt to build the canal failed. Kathryn Allen examines how the waterway, nevertheless, became a vital access point.
  • Low carbon or low commitment?

    The UK government is keen to burnish its low carbon credentials and has unveiled a variety of measures for doing so over the past two years. But, Rhiannon Garth Jones asks, is it all just (the wrong kind of) hot air?
  • Serbia’s mining success

    Michael Schwartz reviews the ever-improving situation in Serbia, as this Balkan mining nation looks to continue its rise up the league tables.
  • Q&A: Rowena Sellens

    Rowena Sellens is CEO of Econic Technologies, a company that uses captured CO 2 in the production of plastics. Here, she tells Gary Peters how the technology works and the potential impact on CO 2 emissions.
  • Norsepower – sailing to a new age

    Jarkko Väinämö, CTO at Norsepower Oy Ltd, analyses the role that sandwich composites can play in wind propulsion and in efforts to decarbonise the maritime industry.
  • A coal legacy – protecting the environment

    Deep coal mining in the UK might have ceased, but landscapes are still dominated by its legacy. Eric Burgess, from the Coal Authority, examines how to keep environments safe.
  • Fighting the good fight – uncovering mining corruption

    Micah Willbrand, Global Head of Anti-Bribery & Corruption Solutions at Nice Actimize, an international firm that fights financial crime, argues that the mining industry needs to open its eyes to the use of technology in the fight against bribery and corruption.
  • Q&A – Tom Reynolds

    The British Ceramic Confederation (BCC) has outlined concerns about the dumping of cheap goods in the UK. Tom Reynolds*, BCC Commercial & Public Affairs Director, talks to Gary Peters about the need for a level playing field and a comprehensive trade deal post-Brexit.

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