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UK steel industry could expand in transition to Zero Carbon future, report reveals

The decarbonisation of the steel industry provides Britain with an opportunity to stimulate domestic production and take a lead in the new Green Industrial Revolution according to a report by Syndex UK and the Materials Processing Institute. The new report,…

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Net Zero Carbon Concrete: Registration open

Virtual Event: Institute of Concrete Technology’s Annual Convention ‘Net Zero Carbon Concrete: Do we know where we are going?’ will be held between 29 and 30th April 2021. Registration is open until 25th April 2021. Full details and registration form…


UKRI publishes study of innovation readiness in UK Foundation Industries

Enterprise Research Centre on behalf of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), has published its findings of a recent study into innovation readiness within the UK foundation industries.  The report, conducted by Lee Hopley, Dr Ian Drummond and Dr Temitope Akinremi,…

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021

Celebrating International Women’s Day 2021

TFI Network+ celebrated International Women’s Day 2021 by highlighting the work of inspiring women within the Network and foundation industries. On Monday 8th March, we highlighted the careers and research of women in our network with a series of social…


New study suggests recycling face masks into road materials

Disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste. The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) has increased dramatically during the COVID-19 pandemic, with an estimated 6.8 billion disposable face masks being…

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