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DS Smith invests in robot workforce at UK’s largest paper mill

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Published: September 7th, 2021
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‘Cooling Paper’ Made From Paper Waste Keeps Buildings 10°F Cooler

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Published: September 7th, 2021
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How hydrogen innovation is decarbonising the steel industry

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Published: September 7th, 2021
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Drone usage by the cement industry

Global Cement explores the potential uses for drone technology within the cement industry

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Published: September 7th, 2021
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Adam Neville Prize for the Best National PhD in the field of Cement and Concrete

The Adam Neville Prize for the best national PhD in the field of cement and concrete is sponsored by the family of Professor Adam Neville via the Neville Centre for Excellence in Cement and Concrete Engineering; the event is supported by The Concrete Society and The University of Leeds.  The competition is now open with a closing date of 31st October 2021.

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Published: September 6th, 2021
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‘Green steel’: Swedish company ships first batch made without using coal

Hybrit sends steel made with hydrogen production process to Volvo, which plans to use it in prototype vehicles and components

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Published: August 25th, 2021
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Chinese scientists develop world’s strongest glass that’s as hard as diamond

Material could find applications in solar cells due to its ‘outstanding’ mechanical and electronic properties, say scientists

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Published: August 10th, 2021
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Cement industry must be regulated to eliminate its carbon emissions, says environmental expert

While major producers have reduced their use of fossil fuels for energy and refined the chemical process, eliminating emissions remains an elusive goal. The production of cement – the active ingredient in concrete – accounts for around seven per cent of global carbon emissions.

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Published: August 10th, 2021
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University of Sheffield takes central role in new digital manufacturing research centres

The University of Sheffield is to play a key role in the UK’s new Manufacturing Made Smarter research centres announced today (27 July 2021).

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Published: July 29th, 2021
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£18.27 Million Investment Puts Midlands Firmly on the Map for Advanced Ceramics

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group has secured £18.27 million in government funding provided through UK Research and Innovation’s flagship Strength in Places Fund (SIPF), to put the area firmly on the map as a global centre for advanced ceramics

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Published: July 29th, 2021
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