Mali revealed as hub for illicit gold

Materials World magazine
A new report has found that West African countries are smuggling gold through Mali to avoid export taxes.

MDF recycling takes a step forward

Materials World magazine
MDF recycling technology has taken a step closer to commercialisation, as Ellis Davies reports.

Solving water scarcity and energy supply together

Materials World magazine
Solutions to water scarcity and filtration are married with energy security and uses of graphene. But how realistic are they? Khai Trung Le reports.

Patent of the month: Post-synthesis processing of super-hard materials

Materials World magazine
Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers describes a novel lapping technique.

Country report: France

Materials World magazine
The country with the world’s highest share of nuclear generation, France is transforming its energy mix to meet ambitious carbon targets.