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  • Crossrail – dig it out

    Crossrail’s boring machines excavated 42km of tunnels for the new train line that will run through the south east of England in 2019, but what happens to the excavated material? Ines Nastali investigates.
  • Material Marvels: Tame the river

    In the 1930s, during a time of global depression, the Hoover Dam project brings work to the western American states and valuable lessons for future dam engineering. Ines Nastali reports.
  • Let’s get technical

    Kathryn Allen looks at how the apprenticeship levy is shaping UK investment in technical education.
  • Q&A – Peter Winebloom

    Kathryn Allen talks to Peter Winebloom, Technical Training Director at EEF – The Manufacturers’ Organisation, UK, about his career to date, technical training and the apprenticeship levy.
  • Spotlight – A snapshot of additive manufacturing

    Dr Martin Baumers, Assistant Professor of Additive Manufacturing Management at the Centre for Additive Manufacturing, UK, takes a look at the industry and the materials it uses.
  • 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.
  • Q&A – Kirsten Bodley

    Kathryn Allen speaks to Kirsten Bodley, Chief Executive Officer of the Women’s Engineering Society, about her career to date and good management practice.
  • Material Marvels: The Crystal Palace

    There are only a few pillars left of what was South London’s Crystal Palace – a glass building that burned down in 1936. Anna Ploszajski writes.
  • Exploring injection moulding

    Sara Cammarano, Senior Industrial Issues Executive at the British Plastics Federation, gives an overview of injection moulding.

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