Wireless bridge sensor powered by traffic vibrations

Materials World magazine
A novel wireless sensor for use on bridges can be powered by the vibrations of vehicles passing overhead. The device, made from piezoelectronics, measures temperature, humidity, light and pressure, and could function for years without requiring maintenance or battery replacement.

Superplasticity standards now available

Materials Science & Technology Division
ISO and ASTM standards to measure the superplastic properties of materials are now in the public domain having been published for the first time in 2006 and 2007.

SDG to testify to House of Lords Science & Technology Sub-committee

Following from a written submission to the House of Lords Sub-committee on Waste Reduction, the SDG have been invited to sumit oral evidence to the Committee on behalf of IOM3.

Examination in mining law relating to health and safety 2008

The Examination in Mining Law Relating to Health and Safety will be held on Wednesday 11 June 2008. The closing date for applications is Friday 2 May 2008. The fee...

Entries invited for environmental engineering award

An environmental engineering award is open for applicants.