Special section on manufacturing

The lifeblood of many countries is their manufacturing industry. This month's Materials World magazine focuses on the sector.

Places available on The Member's Benevolent Trust board

The Member's Benevolent Trust is seeking two people to fill vacancies on its board.

Registration for Offshore Europe now Open

Energy Transition Group
Registration for Offshore Europe 09 is now open. The Offshore Europe Conference & Exhibition attracts a global audience of engineers, technical specialists, industry leaders and experts, to share ideas, debate the issues of the moment and to create common agendas for the future of the upstream industry. To register go to

Event report - Thames River Cruise, 2nd July 2009

London and SE Packaging Society
Ninety guests enjoyed a summer evening's networking, marking the second London & South East Packaging Society Thames river cruise.

Continuous cancer monitoring in vivo

Materials World magazine
Non-invasive, continuous, in vivo monitoring at the site of cancerous tumours may eventually be possible thanks to research at MIT, USA. Scientists are looking into what they say is the first implantable device that can fulfil this function.