Building work

Construction products industry calls for help

Clay Technology magazine
Urgent delivery of promised public construction programmes is needed, says the UK Construction Products Association Chairman, Adrian Barden, in a letter to the Government. In the past year UK construction has fallen by nearly 50%, with over 69,000 jobs being lost as of February, according to the Office for National Statistics.

Packaging operators receive NVQs

The Packaging Society
PIABC has awarded packaging operators at Catalent Pharma Solution’s packaging facility in Corby National Vocational Qualifications Level 2.

Abstracts invited for tunnelling conference

Abstracts are invited for a tunnelling conference to be held in Hong Kong in November.
Literature Review Prize Masterclass participants

Materials Literature Review Prize masterclass

The Masterclass for the IOM3 Materials Literature Review Prize, run by the Editorial Board of the Institute journal Material Science and Technology , was held on 23 February at the Institute’s London headquarters.
Richard Cooper (IOM3), Raj Kher (Browsealoud)

Improving website accessibility

Website managers from member organisations of the Science Council and Engineering Council (UK) visited IOM3 in March to hear about Browsealoud, the screenreading software recently acquired for the IOM3 website.