Clay – a radioactive waste solution?

Clay Technology magazine
Researchers at the Institute of Nuclear Chemistry at the University of Mainz, Germany, are trialling deposits of Opalinus clay found in Switzerland and the southern part of Germany to store radioactive plutonium and neptunium waste from nuclear power plants.
waste bricks on shelves

Binding a future for waste bricks

Clay Technology magazine
A test manufacturing facility is producing ‘carbon-negative’ masonry bricks from recovered aggregates reinforced by an innovative binder. This could provide an alternative to clay.

Institute opens for Trooping the Colour

The London office of IOM3 will open for members and their guests on 11 June for Trooping the Colour.

Latest issue of Materials World focuses on professional development

Materials World magazine
The April issue of Materials World takes an in-depth look at professional development.

Guidance on risk

The Engineering Council has launched a new guidance document for the engineering profession.