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Energy features, January 2007

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Europe's glass fibre association celebrates 20 years

In this exclusive article, Gilbert Maeyaert, general secretary of the 20-year-old European glass fibre association APFE, offers his view of the industry's

Global wind energy markets still booming

The global wind energy industry experienced an annual growth rate of 32% in 2006. Amanda Jacob reviews the latest statistics.

Low weight but high strength and rigidity – these properties make composites useful as construction materials in various industries, including the wind pow

Advanced composite materials and technologies, particularly direct manufacturing processes such as resin infusion are becoming the preferred manufacturing

The global carbon fibre reinforced plastic market is expected to be worth US$13.6 million by 2010, representing an increase of 37% over 2006 figures. Consu

George Marsh takes a look at the non-destructive testing of composites at the UK's NDT Validation Centre in Wales.

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