Decayed tree-trunk

Fighting decay - organic preservation method for wood

Materials World magazine
An organic preservation method for treated wood used in residential applications may provide an effective and environmentally friendly way to prevent wood decay.
Broken bricks

Durable brick waste

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

Rethinking minerals processing

Materials World magazine
Sustainable development opportunities could soon be placed higher on the agenda of engineering firms that design and operate mineral processing plants, thanks to a process known as SUSOP being pioneered in Australia.

Materials scientists receive Nobel Prize

Two materials scientists share this year's Nobel Prize for Physics.

Nominations open for IOM3 Medals and Prizes

The 2011 Medals and Prizes from IOM3 are open for nominations.