Benefits from leaving coal outweigh costs - study

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Research from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany, shows that coal combustion is the single most important source of CO2, accounting for more than a third of global emissions, as well as having detrimental effects on public health and biodiversity.

International Materials Reviews, Vol. 65, No. 3

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International Materials Reviews, Vol. 65, No. 3, is now available online.

IOM3 advice for working from home during COVID-19

Following the escalation of Coronavirus (COVID-19) the Government on 18 March 2020 announced measures to help tackle the spread of COVID-19 by announcing that people should work from home where possible. With working remotely/home working is now becoming the ‘new norm’ for most people, IOM3 has put together a list of do’s and don’ts that you may find useful over the weeks to come.

Assessment of permeability and behaviour of chalk in deep boreholes

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The UK’s fast rail-link, HS2 proposes to boring a deep tunnel 60m+ through the Chilterns, chalk hills located in the South of England. James A Elson EngTech MIMMM explains his role in testing.
Drone inspection of coal tips.

Coal tip safety work in Wales

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The Coal Authority, UK, is undertaking an urgent review of all coal tips throughout Wales to assess any risk posed to people or property.