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Back to Basics, Working with Raw Material

Now that most of the early season re-potting is over, it leaves me with a little more time to study the collected material which lives at the back of my garden, to carry out some basic maintenance on it and to seek out the potential hidden within it. 241 more words

PDM Founder-exhibitor interview with Nigel Flowers, Managing Director Sumitomo (SHI) Demag UK Ltd.

Do you remember the first PDM? Why did you decide to support it?

Yes, the main reason we supported the event was its focus on design, this provided an opportunity for us to talk directly to designers and end-users. 230 more words


My New Tools Continued...

I would have finished the earlier blog post from Friday, yesterday, but was exhausted when I got home yesterday.  I was at Home Hardware with the… 426 more words


Challenges of DIY in the North

The two major issues that I’ve encountered DIYing in the North are the cooler weather and the cost of getting raw material here. 

First…the weather.  As I’m sure you read in the previous post, I do not have a garage and am in the process of converting my dining room (more to come on the transformation in the weeks to come) that is directly off my kitchen (no wall separating them) into my work area for DIY projects.  829 more words


Nickel: No Matter How Much The Philippines Mines: China Still Wants More

THE PHILIPPINES will fail to satisfy China’s nickel ore demand and that may push up refined metal prices more than 15%, according to the largest miner in the world’s top producer. 558 more words

Missouri House Endorses Legalizing Growth of Industrial Hemp

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – Missouri would regulate and license the growing of industrial hemp as a raw material for manufacturing under a measure supporters say is an economic development measure. 114 more words


Iran to launch world's "greatest" ethylene plant

Iran will unveil the worlds “greatest” ethylene plant, when it completes phase II of the Kavian Petrochemical Complex in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year, according to Marzieh Shahedaei, director of the National Petrochemical Industries Company (NPC). 36 more words