Material of the month: PVC

The history, production and applications of PVC are examined by Rhiannon Garth Jones

Progress on processes

Rhiannon Garth Jones looks at developments in production technology.
Surface mining equipment, image courtesy of Caterpillar

Mining equipment: market update

The mining equipment market is predicted to bounce back from global recession, according to new mining industry research, Guy Richards reports
Phosphate mine

Phosphate mining - supply and demand

Resources, security and risk of world phosphate deposits are examined by researchers at the University of Toronto, Canada

Q&A: Louise Jones talks solar energy

The Electronics, Sensors and Photonics KTN’s Technology Translator talks frankly on the challenges and growth of the UK solar industry