Obituary - Dr Peter Jost CBE HonFIMMM

Dr Peter Jost - "the father of Tribology" - died at the beginning of June 2016

Letter from South America – another day in the life of a mine manager

A mine manager in South America recalls daily life living and working on an active mine site.

Obituary – David Barradell CEng MIMMM

David Barradell was instrumental in promoting developments in the steelmaking process at British Steel in the 80s and 90s, as well as an excellent mentor of younger technologists

Obituary – Dr Allen Robert Waugh

Bob Waugh was one of the world’s top electron optical engineers, and developed the first commercial focused ion beam, which is now used in laboratories worldwide for transmission electron microscopy specimen preparation and surface chemical analysis

Material of the month – Porcelain

It is a material best known for creating the highest quality fine bone china. This month, Anna Ploszajski discovers the history of porcelain