Colombia embraces women in emerald mining

Materials World magazine
Fura Gems has launched the first all-women wash plant in a move the company believes will help provide greater support for women in the mining industry.

Polymer from the membrane

Materials World magazine
Nafion membranes for hydrogen cells could be improved with new information on their interaction with water. Ellis Davies reports.

Binding with graphene

Materials World magazine
The use of an adhesive inspired by mussels can be used to reinforce graphene fibres, as Ellis Davies reports.

Technology Communities Board invites nominations

The IOM3 Managing Board recently approved the restructure of the Industry & Technology Policy Board by creating a new Technical Communities Board (TCB). Nominations are now being sought for the role of Strategic Advisors on the TCB. This voluntary role is open to any member of the Institute. Members can request a full prospectus which sets out the ethos behind the change and includes both the job description and Terms of Reference.

Wood Technology Society sponsors the UK Wood Panels Conference

The Wood Technology Society
The Wood Technology Society sponsors the UK Wood Panels Conference.