In this week’s episode, Ian Bowbrick, Director of Membership & Professional Standards talks to Jeremy Wrathall of Cornish Lithium and Reimar Seltman of the Natural History Museum about the importance of the UK Lithium industry to the nation’s economy and in mitigating climate change.
The six students who have just been revealed as finalists of the 2021 Design Innovation in Plastics (DIP) competition supported by IOM3 have demonstrated the excellence of design faculties within our universities – according to the competition judges.
The UK’s first industrial quantum-secure network has successfully shared live data for remote manufacturing using Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), over a 2-month trial period.
According to research by the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research (ISI) cities, the human habitat and built environment has the potential to become a source of raw materials supply through urban mining.
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has appointed two experts to lead an independent review of the system for testing construction products.
Provding training in metals and casting
Providing training in polymers
Funding for research into new coatings could also assist space travel exploration
Group hope to utilise renewable hydrogen
The Institute is seeking to hire a Licensed Activity Administrator to join our Professional Development Team based in Grantham.
Environmental think tank Green Alliance publishes its latest net zero policy tracker, which monitors the extent to which the UK Government policy and spending commitments since the start of 2020 will enable the UK to reach its legally binding climate targets.
Global mining company Anglo American has delivered on its commitment to source 100% renewable energy for all its operations in Brazil, Chile and Peru.
With papers looking at on microstructure and properties, shipbuilding steels, and Self-piercing riveting.
The work includes an integrated supply chain for the long-term sustainable supply of critical raw materials for Europe.
Looking at dislocations and recrystallisation.
Items include considering aerogels for electromagnetic interference shielding applications, the Microwave-absorption characteristics of polyaniline-coated multi-walled carbon nanotube composites and Tribological properties of bismaleimide alloy blend with a novel silicon dioxide-containing benzoxazine-monomer.
According to new research commissioned by the International Copper Association (ICA), net substitution of copper stood at 0.95% of total global copper use in 2020, a slight rise from 0.83% in 2019.
Highways England has announced two contracts worth £285mln to upgrade the concrete surface of roads across the country to make sure they are safer, quieter and easier to maintain for the future.
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