Transforming energy technology

Materials World magazine
A new report released by the IEA looks at how technological advances could play out in the next four decades. Natalie Daniels reports.

A plastic Industry 4.0

Materials World magazine
The BPF’s Industry 4.0 summit looks to prepare the plastics manufacturing industry for the opportunities of the digital factory. Khai Trung Le reports.

Mining industry steadies ship

Materials World magazine
PwC’s Mine 2017 report on the mining industry finds 2016 was a strategically modest year

Best foot forward for gait recognition

Materials World magazine
Not only could CSIRO’s new wearable technology generate its power from footsteps – it could use a wearer’s gait for identification, too.

Patent of the month: Diamond aggregate sorting apparatus

Materials World magazine
Dr Jennifer Unsworth of intellectual property firm Withers & Rogers describes a machine that knows a boart from a gemstone.