UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is investing £15mln in an experimental glass furnace facility in St Helens, UK. The, facility will be capable of producing 30 tonnes of glass a day for R&D into products such as bottles, jars or windows.
AMBEC has issued a statement calling for Britain to be more self-sufficient and responsive to outside market forces through STEM. Christine Blackmore BSc MSc CEnv CSci FIMMM IOM3 Vice President and IOM3 Mining Technology Division Chair responds.
The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI), national trade association of the metal can manufacturing industry and its suppliers in the USA, will make grants available in 2021 to material recovery facilities for aluminium can capture equipment, helping ensure used beverage cans are accurately sorted, sold and recycled.