Mining Qualifications and Competency Conference - Extra Dates

International Mining & Minerals Association
Two extra dates have been added to the Mining Qualifications and Competency conference to be held in September.

Materials Literature Review Prize & Masterclass 2011: Call for entries

The 2011 Literature Review Prize of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, with sponsorship from the UK Centre for Materials Education, is now open for submissions.

Journal of the month.....was a success!

Each month we feature a key journal, lifting restrictions on content to make it freely available to all, and providing additional insights into the team behind the journal, its history, and its content. In July, the Journal of the Energy Institute was Maney's journal of the month. If you've not yet taken advantage of our free content for Journal of the Energy Institute you have until 15 August to do so.

Body armour made from cornstarch?

Defence, Safety and Security Committee
Researchers claim to have used the same scientific principles found in cornstarch to invent a lightweight, flexible composite material able to dissipate high-impact energy.
Smashed up bricks

Durable brick waste

Clay Technology magazine
Replacing Portland cement with 20% ceramic waste powder could lead to superior and durable concrete for building applications, due to its pozzolanic properties.