• The rise of calcined clays

    An effective way to reduce CO 2 emissions is to use supplementary cementitious materials such as calcined clays, as Mark Tyrer, Christopher Cheeseman and Alan Maries argue.
  • Shining a light on wooden biomaterials

    Markus Mannström, Executive Vice President Biomaterials at packaging and pulp company Stora Enso, tells Gary Peters why wooden biomaterials need to be put on the map.
  • Mining – equipped for growth

    The global mining equipment market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 8.3% over the next decade, reaching US$198.3bln by 2025. But what factors are influencing this upward trend? Ledetta Asfa-Wossen reports.
  • Keeping it ethical

    Professor Jacqueline Glass looks at what can be done to ensure organisations are sourcing materials from ethical and responsible suppliers.
  • Mining for a sustainable future

    Anglo American’s Tracey Kerr argues that the mining industry has to be bold and brave in its climate change targets.
  • Nicaragua’s progress

    Michael Schwartz examines how and why Nicaragua has become a mining success story.
  • Hellyer Gold and beyond

    Gary Peters speaks to Brian Stockbridge, Non-Exec Chairman at NQ Minerals, about his varied career and transition into the mining sector, as well as the company’s plans for the Hellyer Gold project.
  • Six mistakes to avoid when tempering glass

    Sami Kelin, Product Manager at Glaston, Finland, explains some common mistakes made in the tempering of glass.
  • Material marvels: The birth of the Shinkansen

    The Shinkansen, or bullet train as it is affectionately known, redefined rail transport. Making its debut in the 1960s, it presaged a new era of high-speed travel, transforming not just its host country Japan, but also the wider region and the world. Gary Peters reports.
  • Linking philosophy and low carbon materials

    There are many activities involved in low carbon materials, underpinned by an urgency to change human activities to prevent climate change. Alastair Marsh explains why philosophy will be a useful part of the discussion.