Identifying the Global Coal Industry’s Water Risks

Coal transport ships are often used for importing coal to China and India

The water–energy nexus is becoming one of the great challenges of our generation—one that also holds significant implications for all.

New wood-based production plants to save material

New wood-based production plants

Retrofit or new plant? This is the question machinery and plant manufacturer Siempelkamp will answer at the Xylexpo fair from May 13 to 17 this year.

Tital partners up with Rolls-Royce

Tital partner up with Rolls-Royce

Engine manufacturer counts on cooperation with German investment casting specialist Tital.

Solvay acquires Plextronics to improve OLED offerings

Expansion also includes new electronics lab in Seoul, South Korean.

BASF opens new R&D centre in Mumbai, India

Will focus on organic synthesis, advanced process and formulation research, discovery chemistry for modern agricultural solutions, and molecular modelling.

Large-scale power storage system made from reused batteries

Large-scale power storage system made from reused batteries

The company Sumitomo Corporation completed the world’s first large-scale power storage system made from reused electric vehicle batteries in Japan.

Cutting-edge solar air heating technology

Cutting-edge solar air heating technology

ArcelorMittal has entered a partnership with Conserval Engineering to manufacture a technology that uses solar radiation to heat buildings while reducing a building’s heating costs.

More efficient forging – on behalf of the EU

More efficient forging – on behalf of the EU

The German-based IPH is optimizing forging together with two other research institutes and four enterprises from five European countries.

A week in the materials industry: February 11th 2014

A roundup of news from the past week in the materials science industry.

Europewide challenge to Moore’s law begins

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New pan-european research projects aims to extend Moore’s law by reducing costs and improve the energy efficiency of electronic devices.