News: Reclaiming resources
A new integrated production system could see high-value machine parts remanufactured on site in a single process, cutting costs and reducing carbon emissions, according to the UK consortium working on the initiative.
Thursday, 28th May 2009
The project started in September 2008 and will run for three years with the aim of launching an exploitable project the following year. To read the full report in 'The Engineer', follow the link on this webpage.
Paper explores IP issues in reman of vehicle batteries
A new paper in the Journal of Remanufacturing explores management of intellectual property uncertainty when remanufacturing automotive energy storage systems
RICS tackles the Circular Economy and Public Interest
David Fitzsimons will take part in a breakfast discussion at the ICE to answer the question: why is the Circular Economy still only a minority issue among business leaders and policy makers?
20 m litres of leftover paint: UK MPs call on government to support solutions
On Tuesday in Parliament, MPs had a lively debate surrounding how to create a circular economy for leftover decorative paint in the UK. Sponsored by Angela Smith MP, the debate focused on the British Coatings Federation’s (BCF) PaintCare programme.