• Washing hands

    Soaking up savings - water efficiency

    Materials World magazine
    Water-efficient technology has vast potential and the associated tax relief can help manufacturers boost their bottom line. Water specialist Claire Sweeney, at UK sustainable business programme Envirowise, reports
  • Counting carbon

    Materials World magazine
    The UK Carbon Reduction Commitment kicks in from April 2010. Alessandra McConville, Environmental Programmes Leader at EEF, the manufacturer’s organisation, provides guidance on the process of compliance.
  • Ben Whiteside launching the MNT Centre

    Polymer Process Engineering 09 – a polymer micro and nano technology focus

    The Polymer Society
    The biennial Polymer Process Engineering international meeting was held in the Norcroft Conference Centre, Bradford on 27-28 October 2009
  • Conference survey needs your input

    IOM3
    As part of the Institute's continuing commitment to provide the best services and products possible, IOM3 is inviting you to participate in a survey on conferences.
  • Nominations invited for Institute’s 2010 medals and prizes

    IOM3
    The Institute’s 2010 medals and prizes are accepting nominations until 18 December.
  • London Technology Fund Invests in Novacem

    IOM3
    London Technology Fund (LTF), London’s specialist investor in new technology companies, has completed an investment in Novacem, a start-up company developing a carbon-negative cement. LTF was joint lead in a syndicate which included Imperial Innovations Group plc and the Royal Society Enterprise Fund, together investing over £1 million.
  • Nanotechnologies: influence and inform the UK strategy

    Nano Committee
    The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) is inviting views to assist t he Government in developing a strategy for nanotechnologies.
  • Deadline approaching for CEnv fast track

    IOM3
    Members have until the end of August to take advantage of the fast track accreditation for Chartered Environmentalist status.
  • Ecosheet being used on a construction site

    Mixed plastic plyboard

    Materials World magazine
    A reusable construction board made from recycled mixed plastics is on offer from 2K Manufacturing, based in London, UK. The company is using a powder impression moulding (PIM) technology to process up to seven waste polymers into one, and the plyboard can also be broken down and re-moulded at the end of its lifecycle.
  • Economic crisis headlines

    Trialling times – the credit crunch

    Materials World magazine
    As the full brunt of the recession starts to take effect, Materials World talks to 18 leading members of the UK engineering and manufacturing industries to get their views about the effects of the economic climate on their sector and where future redemption may lie. To express your views on the impact of the recession, visit the Materials World forum at the link below.

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