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BOS Plant Vessel Charging

Materials Society visit to Corus Strip Products UK Port Talbot Works – steelmaking and reductions in carbon footprint

South Wales Materials Association
On 27 January Port Talbot Works hosted a visit from 45 members of the South Wales Materials Association.
Bioreactor

Treating bioleach effluent

Materials World magazine
Pilot trials are ongoing to remove iron and sulphate, using a bioprocess, from the acidic effluent that results from heap bioleaching metals from minerals. The work is being undertaken at the Talvivaara Mining Company’s nickel mine in Sotkamo, Finland. The technique is said to be more cost effective and environmentally friendly than current methods for iron removal.
Glue

Sticking together – adhesives in industry

Materials World magazine
Adhesives and sealant manufacturers are overcoming the challenges posed by environmentally stringent legislation with new formulations and products. Rachel Connolly investigates
Nanotechnology

Plotting the UK's nanofuture

Materials World magazine
Investment is urgently needed to unlock the commercial potential of nanotechnology in the UK. That is the conclusion of a business-backed report presented to Government on 14 January.

Media Fellowships for research scientists

IOM3
Media Fellowships are available for scientists who wish to gain a greater understanding of journalism.

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