• The Martian rock

    Volcanic eruptions have been found to be the source of the Medusae Fossae rock formation on Mars.
  • New technique for dating ancient skeletons

    Dating of ancient bones using DNA mutations could provide a fast and cheap alternative to current methods.
  • MP&EM Newsletter Issue 9

    The Minerals Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Board are pleased to advise that Issue #9 of our topical e-Newsletter has been uploaded to the IOM3 web site.
  • 2018 IOM3 Premier Awards dinner

    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) presented the 2018 Premier Awards to winners at a black tie event in London on 3 July
  • Materials Protecting People

    Materials Protecting People is the third seminar in the hugely popular series of events. Organised by IOM3 Communications Ltd on behalf of the Industry and Technology Policy Board (ITPB) of the Institute, the next seminar in the series will take place on Thursday 29 November 2018.
  • Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting on 10 July

    An Extraordinary General Meeting of the Institute will be held on 10 July at 297 Euston Road, London, immediately following the Institute's 2018 AGM
  • The right temperature

    The temperature at which volcanic rock cracks to create columnar formations, such as those seen at the Giant’s Causeway, has been identified to be between 840–890oC, giving new understanding to geothermal energy systems. Ellis Davies reports.
  • Journey to the centre of the Earth

    Exploiting the inexhaustible heat supply from the Earth’s core requires tools and materials that can withstand extreme conditions. Khai Trung Le looks at solutions from the DESCRAMBLE project.
  • Notice of 2018 IOM3 Annual General Meeting on 10 July

    The 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Institute will be held at 2pm on 10 July at 297 Euston Road, London
  • The catalogue of risk

    A new methodology to establish the connection between construction material and a building’s habitability after an earthquake hopes to promote superior city planning. Khai Trung Le reports.

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