The Philippines – what now for mining?

A new government campaign to fight environmental degradation is putting more pressure on mining companies, as Michael Schwartz explains.

3D mining and the extractive industry

3D mining technology could revolutionise the extractive industry with the launch of new software.

Exploring the world’s hottest hole

Iceland is tapping into hot magma to create a natural wealth of energy. Natalie Daniels looks at how the country is benefitting from exploring geothermal wells.

Q&A with Noel Sharkey

Kathryn Allen speaks to Noel Sharkey about his career, his work promoting STEM and the involvement of women in engineering.

Natural materials in natural environments

Natural materials in natural environments may still be something of a niche interest in architecture, but that hasn’t stopped some of the most creative practitioners exploring this area to great effect, as Peter Wilson explains.