• YMC Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    The Institute boasts a wide demographic, with a third of all members being under the age of 35. To ensure the needs of these younger members were met, in 1967 the Institute formed the Younger Members’ Committee (YMC). Half a century later, the YMC celebrated with a special 50 th Anniversary Dinner at IOM3 headquarters, London.
  • Special and Publication Awards Dinner 2017

    Congratulations to all the winners of the Special and Publication Award winners
  • Protecting the environment, people, infrastructure and our future

    On 20 September, the Materials Protecting Society launch event took place in London. Attendees of the first conference series event got a comprehensive overview of how materials play an integral role in protecting the environment, people, infrastructure and our future.
  • Oil & Gas Division announce panelist line up for the London Decom Seminar

    The Oil & Gas division are pleased to announce panelists for the inaugural Oil & Gas Decommissioning & Materials Recycling seminar at 297 Euston Road on 12 October 2017
  • Grantham library gets materials and mining collections

    Another important bank of metals and materials documents was recently moved to join the mining and materials collections in the new library facility at the IOM3 Grantham Centre in the East Midlands. The collection, known as the National Materials and Mining Archive, dates back to 1869 and has historic archival links to the founder fathers of the Iron and Steel Institute.
  • The latest sustainability and circular economy news from KTN

    This month sees a call for ideas for the Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange, for innovation projects in manufacturing and/or materials. The Government have announced calls for innovative vehicle to grid...
  • Martin Cox, IOM3 President

    Martin Cox: Six months in the president's seat

    After six months in the president’s seat, I thought it was high time to pen a few notes outlining some of the activities attended, getting around the UK and further afield representing the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), trying to provide support and promote interest in existing engagement while gauging areas of potential future involvement and development, with a view to scotching the rumour that all the President does is attend dinners.
  • Prestigious IOM3 awards celebrated in London

    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) presented the 2017 Premier Awards to winners at a black tie event in London on 11 July. The prestigious IOM3 awards, medals and prizes that were given out on the evening acknowledged individuals and local society groups for their achievements, published work and contributions to the profession
  • Concrete study evaluates fly ash, slag and silica fume

    Supplementary cementitious materials could help to reduce the damaging impact of de-icing salt on roads. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • BRE and Loughborough University to create dementia-friendly demonstration home

    Construction of a new ‘dementia-friendly’ home aimed at learning how better to support those living with the condition will begin on the BRE Innovation Park this Autumn

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