Building blocks - National Skills Academy

Clay Technology magazine
Proskills has succeeded in its bid to establish a National Skills Academy (NSA). It is designed to deliver technical and management skills for the processing and manufacturing industries, which includes the building products sector. The Proskills Building Products Group, which comprises representatives from Baggeridge Brick, Ibstock Brick and Hanson have been consulted on the plans.

Premier Awards Dinner for Institute’s 2007 Medals and Prizes

The Premier Awards Dinner for recipients of the Institute's 2007 Medals and Prizes was held in early July at the Institute's London headquarters. Despite the overcast and chilly evening, the event began with a warm and friendly champagne reception, with entertainment provided by the Jon Spanyol Jazz Quartet from the Royal College of Music.
Award winner Sara Bellini

Winner of the Design Innovation in Plastics Award

A personal bag hook has won the Design Innovation in Plastics Award, a competition co-organised by IOM3 and the Worshipful Company of Horners.

UK Packaging Summit and Starpack Award

The UK Packaging Summit and Starpack Awards 2008 combine a cutting edge event with the traditional Starpack Awards and Annual Packaging Dinner.

Materials Literature Review Prize winner

This year’s Materials Literature Review Prize has been awarded to Yi Zhang, a PhD student at the University of Cambridge.