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Looming threat of sand scarcity is masked by mirage of a nearly limitless natural resource

By April Gocha / October 3, 2017

There’s a looming sand scarcity that’s being hidden by the mirage of endless sand supply, according to the authors of a new perspective article published in Science. According to their research, sand scarcity is such an imminent threat that we now need to develop a global sand governance strategy.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / October 24, 2014

GE’s new ceramic matrix composite factory opens, Du-Co does mullite, PPG designing jet windshields, Morgan offers sapphire, US Silica named to Forbes list, and more ceramics and glass business news of the week for October 24, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / September 12, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for September 12, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / August 1, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for August 1, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By April Gocha / June 20, 2014

Ceramics and glass business news of the week for June 20, 2014.

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By Eileen De Guire / May 17, 2013

Owens Corning selects Constellation to develop 2.6-megawatt solar project for Delmar, N.Y., facility Owens Corning and Constellation today announced the development of a 2.6-megawatt solar generation project that will supply clean energy to the company’s thermal and acoustical insulation plant in Delmar, N.Y. Scheduled for completion in late 2013, the solar project is designed to…

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Ceramics and glass business news of the week

By / February 10, 2012

Mitsubishi i-MIEV battery electric vehicle was rated highest in latest environmental rankings provided by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. See story below. Credit: Mitsubishi. Here is what we are hearing: DOE to launch new Energy Innovation Hub focused on advanced batteries and energy storage Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced plans to launch a new…

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