Sierra rutile revival - Titanium dioxide mining in Sierra Leone

After the conflict of the civil war in Sierra Leone ended in 1995, Sierra Rutile Ltd regained control of the country's mined titanium dioxide. Operations continue to revive exports and boost the economy.

Wall-to-wall - magnetic properties of nanostructures

Research into the magnetic properties of nanostructures, and the application of nanomagnetism on hard disc drive (HDD) magnetic information storage systems, diagnostics, controlled drug delivery. Methods used include magnetic imaging and modelling as well as characterisation.

To the extreme - Magnetic materials under extreme conditions

The development of novel magnetic materials that can be used in extreme environments requires a number of measurement techniques that can determine the properties for conditions of use.

The new iron age - Iron ore price trends

As iron ore underpins the steel manufacturing industry and the global economy. Here we consider recent trends in production and pricing.

A developing attraction - Responsive Mode funding for magnetic research

Presenting the challenges of magnetic materials research and associated funding opportunities.