New Taranis combat aircraft thunders into view

Defence, Safety and Security Committee
A prototype unmanned combat aircraft of the future, Taranis, has been unveiled by the MOD
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BPF Business Conditions Survey signals industry confidence in recession recovery

The Polymer Society
The results of the British Plastics Federation’s Business Conditions Survey 2010 have signalled industry confidence in post recession recovery, with 73% of all respondents forecasting an increase in UK Sales Turnover in the next 12 months.

Good Practice Guidance on Health Impact Assessment

International Mining & Minerals Association
The International Council of Mining and Metals has released a guide to "Good Practice Guidance on Health Impact Assessment".
Steve Painter with the six finalists

Winners announced for 'Refreshing Design' award

The Polymer Society
The 2010 Design Innovation in Plastics competition challenged student designers and design engineers to create a product that addressed economic and environmental concerns yet was innovative and ‘refreshing’.

Plastics are a strong contender in London 2012 Olympic sustainability effort

The Polymer Society
The use of a variety of plastic products throughout the London 2012 Olympic sites has positioned the material as a significant player in the Games’ sustainability effort, says the BPF.