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Consortium set up to develop next generation battery technology receives materials boost from Morgan Advanced Materials

16/05/2022 A consortium set up to develop the next generation in battery technology has received a significant boost, with the donation of a pioneering advanced material to the project. Morgan Advanced Materials has provided Lucideon with a high-performance lithium conducting solid-electrolyte material, which is not yet available in the marketplace. The solid electrolyte will be […]


Key appointments take Midlands’ multi-million pound SIPF programme forward

10/05/2022 Key appointments have been made to drive forward a multi-million pound collaboration, which is working to put the Midlands region at the heart of the global advanced ceramics industry. Four roles have been created to develop workstreams across the Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group after it was allocated £18.27 million in government funding through UK […]

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National trade body reveals scale of inflationary pressures on the building sector

05/05/2022 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR Forecasts from a leading national construction trade body reveal that inflation will have a significant impact on the industry throughout 2022. The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) says there is growing uncertainty in the supply chain, stemming from rising energy prices, with the situation escalating due to the outbreak of war in […]


We’re looking for an apprentice!

23/03/2022 An opportunity has arisen to work at Shepherd PR, a busy agency in the Staffordshire Peak District. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Business Administration apprentice, keen to start their career. Key responsibilities: Compiling media lists Audience, data and topic research Cuttings monitoring and creation Client reports Speaking to the press – including […]

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Trade body unites building industry with Ukraine appeal

23/03/2022 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR The Builders Merchants Federation is launching a national campaign, calling on its members and their customers to support the Ukraine crisis. The BMF, which represents 770 merchant and supplier companies across the UK, has set up a dedicated JustGiving page to raise vital funds at Chief Executive of the BMF, […]

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Materials expert at Lucideon joins ceramics society

23/03/2022 A materials expert at the international technology company Lucideon has been appointed to a key scientific committee. Dr Richard White, Principal Consultant in materials at Lucideon has joined as the company’s representative on the Ceramic Science Committee, which sits under the IOM3 Ceramics Society. The committee, which is a technical group of the Institute […]


Check credentials to protect your home

23/03/2022 TRADE ASSOCIATION PR A national trade body is calling on householders to check the credentials of painters and decorators before allowing work to start on their home. The Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) has an online database of its members, who are all trained, insured and experienced operatives, who commit to the Associations Code […]

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Acoustic excellence celebrated at trade body event

03/12/2021 Professionals, together with academic and industry guests gathered in Birmingham to celebrate the achievements in the acoustic sector over the past year for the Association of Noise Consultants (ANC). Held at the ANC’s conference at Austin Court, the winners were presented by Bridget Shield MBE. For nine years ANC, the voice of professional consultancy […]

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New website launch for the British Compressed Gases Association

15/11/2021 National trade body the British Compressed Gases Association (BGCA) has launched a new online platform to support members and professionals operating in the industrial, food and medical gas sectors. The new website at showcases BCGA publications, latest news, and information on topics across a broad spectrum of subject areas. It also includes an […]