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Researchers at the University of Bristol in the UK are attempting to recycle nuclear waste into batteries that last for thousands of years. The next-generation diamond batteries use energy from radioactive materials. Researchers at the university... Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Trust and transparency are crucial elements for consumers. Consumers want to be able to trust the brands they are buying and are actively looking for transparent brands. Being transparent in the eyes of the consumers means to be sustainable and... Read more

FOOD & BEVERAGE

After two decades of offshore productions in low-cost countries, manufacturers are now struggling with the rapidly growing salaries and counter-effects of cheap production. The question that industries are asking today is: do we continue... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

As part of Qatar's preparations to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup, Qetaifan Projects has signed a memorandum of understanding with ADMARES for the construction and operation of 16 floating hotels to provide accommodation to visitors during the event... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

“It is difference of opinion that makes horse races,” said Mark Twain. But what’s the leading opinion on whether photovoltaic (PV) solar panels are really the ecological and economical solution they are cracked up to be? Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Trials of the world’s first experimental section of road pavement with graphene nanotubes have demonstrated a 67% increase in resistance to rutting and cracking. The next step in the industrial application of the technology is designing a road... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

The advent of 3D printing is arguably one of the most disruptive innovations to have emerged over past two decades. Evolving from an optimistic attempt made by Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis, University of South Carolina, to create a 3D printed wall... Read more

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

A partnership between Linde and BASF has been given an ICIS award for groundbreaking new catalyst and steam-reforming process which significantly reduces carbon dioxide emissions... Read more

CHEMICALS & BIOCHEMICALS

Most industrial machinery used today can be effectively referred to as “legacy” hardware and is older than at least 10 years. There are several reasons for this, the most obvious being that if it works, why replace it? Another reason is that newer... Read more

A world-first in pipeline technology that is set to revolutionise performance and safety will feature at a robotics conference in the UK later this month... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

Researchers at EPFL have patented a new concept that could cut trucks’ CO2 emissions by almost 90%. Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

In 2020, more than 70% of manufacturers will accelerate their smart factories journey to boost revenue and productivity... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

A landmark lawsuit has been filed in the US District Court in Washington against five of the world's largest tech companies. The legal complaint accuses five household names of being complicit in the death of children in the Democratic Republic of... Read more

The island state city of Singapore is often hailed as the world’s premier smart city. With a 99% connectivity rate, robo-taxis and huge network of sensors providing a large pool of data for analysis, it is easy to see why the island is at the... Read more

Swedish company Azelio is combating climate change with an award-winning thermal energy storage solution. It enables distributed and dispatchable electricity at all hours of the day at a very competitive cost. This December, Azelio’s system will... Read more

Baltic shipping giant Viking Line has announced that is now building its new vessel, Viking Glory, which it claims will be one of the world’s most climate-smart vessels when it is put into service in 2021... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

The European Investment Bank (EIB) is providing a €50-million loan to Prodrive Technologies, a Dutch tech company active in the design and manufacturing of electronics, software and mechanics... Read more

AUTOMATION, ROBOTICS & AI

The Serbian government has awarded the contract to construct the country's first 5G-ready motorway to Bechtel ENKA Joint Venture. The 112 km (70 mile) dual carriageway, in the West Morava river valley, will be Serbia's second major transport... Read more

The European Commission has given the green light to €3.2-billion of state aid from seven member state for the research and development of battery technology. The announcement comes as part of Brussels continued push to find strategic areas where... Read more

Changes to the world of modern manufacturing are elevating industry leaders and leaving incumbents behind. Today's "smart factory" is fitted with technologies such as 3D printing and Internet of Things (IoT)-compatible machinery. The systems... Read more

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