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Published on September 28th, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

According to a press release from Tile Edizioni, 2009 marked the first year in the tile production sector’s history that production fell. Although Asia’s share of the production and consumption markets continues to grow, Europe and the Americas have experienced a sharp downturn in imports and exports. According to data collected in a survey conducted …

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Ceramic Tech Today




Published on September 27th, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

Sandia National Lab researchers have developed a new system that provides a way for utility companies to predict and prepare for fluctuations in power output due to changes in weather. By observing cloud shape, size and movement, the system can monitor how clouds affect large-scale photovoltaic power plants. According to a Sandia news release, the …

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Business




Published on September 24th, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

Thomas R. Earnest, Jr., venture leader for DuPont Photovoltaic Solutions, examines a prototype of the solar panels behind him. (Credit: DuPont.) A new announcement from DuPont gives some indication of just how rapidly the solar energy industry has grown in a relatively short period of time. According to the company, it expects to report $1 …

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Business




Published on September 24th, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

“Serac” Greensound speakers I am sure some of our glass experts will provide a correction if this claim is wrong, but Greensound Technology has unveiled a line of high-end speakers that they claim is the world’s first wireless, high-fidelity glass speakers and subwoofers, and I have to admit they look pretty cool. The company is …

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Business




Published on September 23rd, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

[flash http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Prip2QUgnOo&feature=player_embedded preview=force] Ceramic sanitary ware and tile manufacturer Ceramic Industries CEO Nick Booth expects to see an uptick in the residential construction market by the middle of next year, which would bode well for the group. In a recent interview, he noted that the manufacturer had achieved “robust results” from its tile division in …

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Biomaterials




Published on September 23rd, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

A simple chemical process converts a leaf skeleton into iron carbide, which is magnetic and conducts electricity. (Image: Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces via Nanowerk.) Via Nanowerk, researchers have developed a simple technique that could be used to make a new generation of carbide materials. Zoë Schnepp of the Max Planck Institute of …

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Business




Published on September 21st, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

The China Research & Intelligence Agency has released a new report predicting a 20% demand increase in the Chinese ceramics market over 2009. Released earlier this month, the report, titled, ” Research Report on Chinese Ceramics Industry, 2010-2011,”  offers an extensive overview of market trends and demands.  In 2009, Chinese ceramics production totaled about two-thirds …

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Career




Published on September 21st, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

I realize that teamwork analysis was a pretty hot topic in the late 1990s and the early 2000s, but a group of investigators say more work specifically needs to be done to optimize the work of interdisciplinary scientific teams, such as the ones ceramists and other materials scientists and engineers frequently find themselves a part …

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ACerS news




Published on September 21st, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

On Thursday, Sept. 23 at 10:00 a.m. EST, Ford Motor Company will be offering a free webinar presentation that will demonstrate how they are using simulation to deliver affordable environmental technologies based on Li-ion batteries. The webinar, titled Batteries & Fuel Cells Simulation, will show how simulation technology accelerates the design of electrochemical systems. This …

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Business




Published on September 21st, 2010 | By: pwray@ceramics.org

According to StockMarketsReview.com, shares of India-based tile maker Bell Ceramics Ltd. rose by the daily 5% upper limit on Monday after the company said that one of its promoters is planning to sell his entire shareholding of 62% in favor of Orient Ceramics & Industries Ltd. Orient Ceramics, another large tile maker, said it had …

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