hand-making tiles

Unique beauty - hand made clay roofing tiles

Neil Tobin, Managing Director at Keymer Tiles and Chairman of ICTa, describes the manufacturing skills that lie behind the natural beauty of hand made clay roofing tiles.
"London" bricks

Taking the heat out of bricks - unfired clay building materials

Dr Jonathan Oti from the University of Glamorgan looks at the development of unfired clay building materials for sustainable building construction.
Professor Phil Coates

Professor Phil Coates FREng FIMMM (Profile)

Professor Phil Coates is Pro Vice Chancellor for Research & Knowledge Transfer and Professor of Polymer Engineering at the University of Bradford.
Mine at Chuquicamata, Chile

The future is underground - from open-pit to underground mining

Keith Marshall, Global Practice Leader of Underground Mining for Rio Tinto, discusses the opportunities but also the risks associated with the inevitable transition from open-pit to underground mining.
gold mining

Value at depth - gold mining in Australia

The escalating price of gold is encouraging companies to revisit exploration targets and mines in the expectation that high prices will transform their economics, and that there may be more gold to be found.