News in brief - carbon cutting, new CIOB competition

Clay Technology magazine
Clay construction products added to EC list of at-risk sectors; Cut the Carbon Partnership launches free email alert service for SMEs; Chartered Institute of Building inviting entries for International Innovation and Research Awards.

Search for talent in the packaging and processing sectors

A new competition is looking to find the rising stars of the processing and packaging machinery industry.

Recycling critical materials

A new report has been published on 'The Feasibility of Protecting and Recovering Critical Raw Materials through Infrastructure Development in the South East of England'. It addresses concerns about the security of supply of raw materials critical to high technology or green economy applications.

NDT unlocks die cast flaws in 3D

Materials World magazine
Researchers in Chile have developed a non-destructive method of detecting and imaging aluminium die casting defects in 3D that they believe could enhance analysis of more complex flaws.

Call for Papers: Adhesion Society Inc.

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
The Adhesion Society Inc. is now seeking papers for its 35 th Annual Meeting.