Discount on climate change levy

The British Plastics Federation's Climate Change Agreement will allow plastic processors to claim a discount from their energy supplier. The deadline for applications is 31 October.

Government and industry launch progress report on strategy for sustainable construction

As part of the Progress Report on the Strategy for Sustainable Construction the Government and industry have revealed the achievements made so far on their commitments to change radically the way the UK construction industry designs and builds.

Government announces Low Carbon Review of the Construction Industry

At the meeting of the Strategic Forum for Construction, Peter Mandelson announced that he was commissioning a review of the construction industry to ensure it was "fit for purpose" for delivering a low carbon future.

Withdrawal of Engineering Council UK Examinations

From October 2011, Engineering Council UK Examinations are being withdrawn.

New MinSouth website

Applied Earth Science Division
MinSouth website re-launched on