Vinyltec 2010 Programme announced

The Polymer Society
PVC – Meeting the Challenge of the Future is the focus for the SPE Vinyl Plastics Division and Palisades New Jersey Section sponsored Vinyltec 2010 conference planned for 18 October to 20 October 2010 in Iselin, New Jersey, USA.

Future Sensing of Underwater Threats

Defence, Safety and Security Committee
The Center for Defence Enterprise (CDE) is seeking applications that provide novel means to detect both static and mobile underwater targets.
Keynote Speaker - Dr Dan Kells, BAE Systems

Materials issues in defence and security

Defence, Safety and Security Committee
The Welding and Joining Society hosted the Materials Technical Group Meeting on 9 June 2010 at TWI Cambridge Conference Centre and captured some of the ongoing issues and latest developments, initiatives centred in Defence and Security through presentations and discussions.
Jaguar XJ has an aluminium body

Advances in aluminium for automobiles

Materials World magazine
Making aluminium alloys easier to work with for car manufacturers is the focus of research at Imperial College London, UK, enabling them to exploit the light metal, improving fuel economy and reducing emissions.
Dave Dalton

Politics as usual? Profile of Dave Dalton, CEO of the British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation

Materials World magazine
As CEO of the British Glass Manufacturers’ Confederation, Dave Dalton wants to persuade his members and the UK Government that investment is urgently needed to ensure the industry’s future prosperity. Gary Price learns how he intends to fight for change in a sector that he has worked in for almost 30 years.