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Researchers from 45 countries descend on Vancouver for week of ceramics, energy, and environment

By Eileen De Guire / June 17, 2015

This week’s 11th CMCEE conference attendees grapple with the ceramic materials aspects of energy and environmental technologies.

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Getting down to business—Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation’s first Board of Trustees meeting lays groundwork for initial programs

By Eileen De Guire / April 29, 2015

On Monday, the Ceramic and Glass Industry Foundation Board of Trustees met in Cleveland, Ohio, marking the next important step in the Foundation’s growth.

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New book on ceramic porcelain high-voltage insulators for power transmission

By Eileen De Guire / June 19, 2012

High-voltage insulators in a 550 kV circuit breaker testing jig. The porcelain columns are five meters tall. Credit: Liebermann; Schulze KG, Germany. We post plenty of stories about electrical power, but almost always from the perspective of R&D of technologies for renewable power generation. The transmission and distribution of the power is assumed. Even so-called…

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Germany is epicenter of ceramic engineering and manufacturing this week

By Eileen De Guire / May 25, 2012

From Tuesday’s gala dinner at the CMCEE conference this week in Dresden, Germany. In contemporary garb from left are ACerS President George Wicks; ACerS Executive Director Charlie Spahr; CMCEE Cochair Jay Singh; CMCEE Chair Alex Michaelis; and CMCEE Cochair Tatsuki Ohji. It is not clear whether the oversize Dresdonians are depicting famous, historical ceramic engineers or…

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