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Reinventing the brick - historic restoration and conservation

Clay Technology magazine
Historic building restoration was among the issues discussed at the Brick Development Association Conservation Day.
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The chattering packages

Materials World magazine
Near field communication (NFC) could turn packaging into a gateway for more information, according to researchers at VTT Technical Research Centre in Otaniemi, Finland.

Young Persons' Lecture Competition final to take place in London on 25 April

The YPLC final will be held on Wednesday 25 April at the Armourers’ Hall, London. Please confirm your attendance by 19 April!

Siberian connection - Novosibirsk brick factory

Clay Technology magazine
A state-of-the-art brick factory is helping to meet a growing demand for construction materials in Siberia.

Redcar blast furnace relit

The blast furnace at the former Corus plant has been relit creating more than 1,000 jobs in the North East.