Bricks and aggregate made from fly ash

Clay Technology magazine
Researchers at the University of New South Wales' Australian Defence Force Academy have developed bricks and building aggregate that can be manufactured entirely from waste fly ash from coal-burning power plants. Potential markets include increasingly industrialised countries such as China and India.

Nominations invited for Institute's 2007 Awards and Prizes

The Institute is inviting nominations for its Awards and Prizes 2007.

Consumers should not be alarmed by reports of harmful contamination of food by latex allergens in packaging

Packaging Professional magazine
Consumers should not be alarmed by recent reports on the harmful contamination of food by latex allergens in packaging, according to IOP: The Packaging Society, a division of IOM3. Reports in the media have warned that individuals suffering from latex allergies may be at risk, following a study conducted by Leatherhead Food International.

Change of SAA chairman

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
By the end of June, the then current Chairman of the SAA - Dr. John Comyn - completed three years in post. In accordance with the society's articles of association...

First MADE event

Hosted by InnovationRCA and IOM3, the second Materialise Forum on 26 September 2006 marks the start of MADE, the newly established design node of the Materials KTN.