Welding Training Centre Opens At Oaklands College

Oaklands College in Welwyn Garden City has opened a new welding training centre, where the engineers of tomorrow can hone their skills in virtual and hands-on training environments. According to the Welwyn Hatfield Times, the new centre will provide support [...]

New Perovskite Solar Batteries Developed

Scientists in Russia have developed a new form of inorganic perovskite solar battery that is incredibly efficient. TASS - the Russian News Agency reported on the development, noting that these new batteries have very high efficiency light conversion of 10.5 [...]

New Lithium Discovery To Spark Cornish Mining Boom?

A boom in mining in Cornwall could well be seen in the near future if start-up company Cornish Lithium has its way, having just gained the rights to start drilling for this particular mineral from two other mining companies as [...]

New Milestone For Global Solar Power Reached

There is now 300 gigawatts of total installed solar power capacity around the world, hitting a new global milestone according to the German Solar Association. The organisation revealed that in 2016, there was an increase of approximately 30 per cent [...]

Nanotechnology ‘Can Benefit Environment’

Innovative uses of nanotechnology could be good for the environment, and people’s health. The Bavarian project association - UMWELTnanoTECH - is given funds by the Bavarian State Ministry for the Environment and Consumer Protection each year to fund around ten [...]

Trump To Use Liveris To Turn Around US Manufacturing

President-elect of the USA Donald Trump is overhauling his administration team and wants to use the expertise of Andrew N Liveris, chief executive officer of Dow Chemical. He has appointed Liveris to the head of the American Manufacturing Council in [...]