Outline of Linc’s demonstration coal to liquid plant at Chinchilla

Underground coal gasification

Materials World magazine
Australian company Linc Energy Ltd has announced the first production of diesel from its demonstration coal to liquid (CTL) facility at Chinchilla, Queensland. The firm claims this is the first time underground coal gasification has been combined with CTL, reducing the cost and lifecycle carbon emissions of the fuel.
An example of steel used in architecture

Quality control for structural steelwork moves forward

Materials World magazine
The European conformity standard (CE mark) for the design, fabrication and erection of structural steelwork will be introduced to the UK in August 2009. The BS EN 1090 Part 1 outlines what systems steelwork contractors need to put in place to ensure the health and safety levels, as well as quality, of their finished products. Meagan Ellis reports

Research and Development Strategy Workshop - Geological Disposal Facility

Energy Materials Group
Professor Robert Pine attended the NDA’s workshop on the R&D Strategy for a Geological Disposal Facility. He attended on behalf of IOM3 on 17 and 18 November 2008.

Winter 2008: Society for Adhesion and Adhesives/BASA, one day Symposium on 'Additives for Adhesives and Sealants'

The Society for Adhesion & Adhesives
A full report on the Society for Adhesion and Adhesives one-day symposium on Additives for Adhesives and Sealants.

ICMM publishes latest issue of good practice newsletter

International Mining & Minerals Association
The International Council on Mining and Metals has recently published its latest edition of "Good Practice" Newsletter