Amber Trower

Materials Protecting Society

Material solutions key to tackling an ageing population, natural disasters and terrorism

A key challenge today is to deliver quality solutions that are sustainable and which protect and improve the quality of life for all citizens now and in the future.

Tackling plastic waste and protecting our environment, IOM3 weighs in

Dr Bernie Rickinson, Chief Executive of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), said ‘The Institute has invested interest and capability to support the Government and our community in the debate surrounding plastic waste and reuse.

IOM3 members recognised in New Year Honours list 2018

The Institute would like to congratulate two members, who have been recognised in the New Year Honours List for 2018.

IOM3 staff day: Looking back at 2017

Staff day concluded another successful year for the Institute. Held on 12 December 2017at 297 Euston Road, London, the day was a chance for all IOM3 teams and offices to jointly celebrate their contributions in 2017.

Starpack showcases new packaging solutions

The Starpack Packaging Industry Innovation Awards scheme is now in its 58 th year and is the UK’s premier annual awards scheme recognising innovation in packaging design and technology.

Materials Protecting the Environment Seminar

Following the successful launch of the Materials Protecting Society conference series in September, IOM3 has confirmed its second event Materials Protecting the Environment, which will take place on 21 February 2018 at 297 Euston Road, London.

Engineering body, IOM3 achieves apprenticeship accreditation status

A team from the Institute has been working with an industrial consortium over the last 18 months to develop an apprenticeship standard at level 3 which best meets the knowledge and skills needs of the multifaceted and economically significant industries that operate in the composites sector.

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.

The Russian-UK raw materials dialogue conference: The major elements of sustainable development

The St Petersburg Mining University, Russia, hosted ‘The Russian-UK raw materials dialogue conference’ on 18-19 October.

Education and Technician Awards Dinner 2017

Winners of this year’s Education and Technician Awards gathered for a celebratory dinner at IOM3 headquarters in London on 2 November.

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