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I am an honours graduate (BSc. Hons. Strath-Glasgow) coupled with an MBA-ICG (Paris) , experienced, Metallurgist - Materials Scientist and Engineer & Manager turned Consultant & Blogger. I specialised in Superalloys (aero-engine_Seminal Work peer reviewed & published IOM3_MST, Feb.1985, the 2nd issue of this now well known journal dedicated to the fundamental aspects in our multidisciplinary subject area ) My experience over a wide range of Special Alloys is extensive. (Cryogenic,Controlled Expansion-Dilatometric,Magnetic, Corrosion Resistant Grades and finally HSLA-Aircraft Undercarriage. (Great Stuff-I was lucky) My responibilities were especially in Melting & Refining to 1st Forming stage. Responsibilities include QC,QA & Accounting, Melt/Remelt Process  & Products, R&D.  Bilingual English-French. 
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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Build your confidence:"Five Rude And Insulting Interview Questions -- And How To Answer Them"

Need a confidence booster.?

Read the following link from Forbes Reading List-

PS for once Forbes are not defending the Worlds Richest when it is the poor often very very poor who need help-International Help; (Wedge these damned wars please !)

Five Rude And Insulting Interview Questions -- And How To Answer Them:

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EU nations set to wipe out forests and not account for emissions from New Scientist

OhOh! Are the EU (and their governing national-passing the buck- bodies) not to mention the notorious lobbyists leading us all up the "garden" path?

(We are already having to contend with missleading national govenments  giving us issues such as BREXIT! Big financial winners Wales, Scotland and Research, the latter being my own field.

As the well known song goes:"When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn!!!

REF: Paper from the highly reputable New Scientist

EU nations set to wipe out forests and not account for emissions | New Scientist:

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Thursday, 6 April 2017

Why Finland now leads the world in nuclear waste storage : Nature News & Comment

Why Finland now leads the world in nuclear waste storage : Nature News & Comment: "Why Finland now leads the world in nuclear waste storage"

Please read this News brought by the famous Science Magazine NATURE.

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Pesticides Health Warning well worth being brought to readers & concerned citizens notice._Ref: Webzine Pure-Sante in French, Translation below


Pesticides & santé : Big Chimie veut nous imposer PLUS de perturbateurs endocriniens REF: Webzine Pure Sante in French.


Health & pesticides:  Big (and powerful) Chemical firms and the EU Commission  are being strongly criticised for not taking sufficient care in the use of pesticides.  


Such Issues must be correctly treated in the renewal of our transatlantic commercial agreements.   

LINK for Readers of French


Tuesday, 18 October 2016

Follow-up to previous post_The Biowaste4SP


"The Biowaste4SP project focused on biowaste in Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco and South Africa, identifying streams that could be put to better use. It produced a catalogue of residues from agriculture and food production, and looked into ways of transforming these materials into bioethanol, biogas, chemicals, biofertiliser, or food and feed ingredients.

READ MOREBiowaste from EC /europa.eu/research/infocentre/