1. On December 27, Shandong provincial government announced the list of winning units and individuals of the 8th Shandong provincial governor quality award and nomination award. A total of 7 units and 3 advanced individuals won the governor quality award, and the national porcelain materials won the award. It is reported that the award is the highest quality award established by the people’s Government of Shandong Province. It is mainly awarded to units with excellent quality management level, strong independent innovation ability, high brand awareness, outstanding economic and social benefits, as well as individuals with remarkable quality work results and outstanding contributions to promoting the economic and social development of Shandong Province. The provincial governor quality award is selected every two years, and no more than 10 units and individuals are commended each time.
2. On December 26, Xintian County, Hunan Province held a centralized commencement and completion activity, with 12 centralized commencement and completion projects, with a total investment of 2.865 billion yuan. There are 4 centralized projects, with a total investment of 668 million yuan and an annual investment of 550 million yuan. Eight centralized projects were completed, with a total investment of 2.197 billion yuan. Among them, the inorganic non-metallic new material industry project plans to invest 500 million yuan to build a new ceramic material production line to produce inorganic non-metallic materials and structural parts such as zirconia ceramics, alumina ceramics, silicon carbide ceramics, silicon nitride ceramics, aluminum nitride ceramics and bioceramics.
3. On December 21, the journal materials today physics published online the research results of research teams from Shandong University, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Chongqing University and other universities on Toughening of graphene ceramic composites, In this study, a new concept of macro micro nano multistage toughening mechanism is proposed. Compared with other reported ceramic substrates, the toughening efficiency is significantly improved.