Chronology of IOM3, IMM and IMinE

Chronology of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining

1838

Manchester Geological and Mining Society founded

1852

North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers founded

1857

Midland Institute of Mining Engineers founded.

South Wales Institute of Engineers founded.

1867

South Staffordshire and Warwickshire Institute of Mining Engineers founded

1869

Iron and Steel Institute (ISI) founded

1871

Chesterfield and Derbyshire Institute of Mining, Civil and Mechanical Engineers founded

1872

North Staffordshire Institute of Mining Engineers founded

1876

North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers granted Royal Charter

1878

Mining Institute of Scotland founded

1887

National Association of Colliery Managers (NACM) established

1 July 1889

Institution of Mining Engineers (IMinE) founded as a Federation of the local mining institutes above

1892

Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (IMM) founded

1901  

North Staffordshire Ceramics Society founded

1908

Institute of Metals (IoM) founded

April 1909

The Association of Mining Electrical Engineers (AMEE) formed

9 February 1915

Institution of Mining and Metallurgy granted Royal Charter

9 February 1915

The Institution of Mining Engineers granted Royal Charter

1921

Institution of Rubber Industry (IRI) founded with 186 members (see article "Forty Years After" by C W McKay, IRI Proceedings June 1962 v. 9 no. 3 P48-P53)

1927

National Association of Clayworks Managers founded, later changed name to the Institute of Clay Technology

8 March 1928

National Association of Colliery Managers granted Royal Charter

1931

The Institute of Plastics Industry founded  (later changed name to Plastics Institute)

1934

Institute of Vitreous Enamellers established

1939

North Staffordshire Ceramics Society became The British Ceramics Society

1941

The Association of Mining Electrical Engineers (AMEE) changed name to The Association of Mining Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (AMEME)

1945

Institution of Metallurgists founded

1947

Institute of Clay Technology established

Institute of Packaging established

The Institute of Plastics Industry changed name to the Plastics Institute

1954

Institute of Ceramics established

1955

Institute of Wood Science established

1962

Materials Science Working Party formed

1963

Materials Science Club formed

2 July 1968

Merger Institution of Mining Engineers and National Association of Colliery Managers

1973

Institute of Metallurgical Technicians established

1974

The Metals Society established - merger of the Iron and Steel Institute and the Institute of Metals

1975

Plastics and Rubber Institute formed as a result of merger of the Plastics Institute and Institution of Rubber Industry

1983

The Association of Mining Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (AMEME) changed name to The Institution of Mining Electrical and Mining Mechanical Engineers (IMEMME)

1985

The Institute of Metals established - merger Institution of Metallurgists, The Metals Society and Materials Science Club

1986

British Composites Society established

1992

The Institute of Metals changed its name to The Institute of Materials

1993

The Institute of Materials established - merger of the Plastics and Rubber Institute, the Institute of Ceramics, British Composites Society and the Institute of Metals

7 April 1995

Supplemental Royal Charter and Bye-laws for the merger between IMinE and IMEMME sealed on 7 April 1995

1998

Merger Institution of Mining and Metallurgy and the Institution of Mining Engineers

26 June 2002

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) established with merger of The Institute of Materials (IoM) and the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (IMM) 

2005

Institute of Packaging merged into The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Now known as The Packaging Society

2006

International Clay Technology merged into The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Now known as the International Clay Technology Association (ICTa)

2009

Institute of Wood Science merged into The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Now known as IWSc: The Wood Technology Society

2010

Institute of Vitreous Enamellers merged into The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Now known as IVE: The Vitreous Enamellers' Society

 

Chronology of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy and the Institution of Mining Engineers

1887

National Association of Colliery Managers (NACM)

1 July 1889

Institution of Mining Engineers (IMinE)

1892

Institution of Mining and Metallurgy (IMM)

24 April 1909

The Association of Mining Electrical Engineers (AMEE)

9 July 1915

Institution of Mining and Metallurgy granted Royal Charter

9 July 1915

The Institution of Mining Engineers granted Royal Charter

8 March 1928

National Association of Colliery Managers granted Royal Charter

1941

Association of Mining Electrical Engineers (AMEE) changed name to The Association of Mining Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (AMEME)

2 July 1968   

Merger Institution of Mining Engineers and National Association of Colliery Managers

1983

Association of Mining Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (AMEME) changed name to The Institution of Mining Electrical and Mining Mechanical Engineers (IMEMME)

7 April 1995

Supplemental Charter and Bye-laws for merger between IMinE and IMEMME sealed

1998

Merger Institution of Mining and Metallurgy and the Institution of Mining Engineers

See also Genealogy Tree in Materials World, July 2002, p.65 and Materials World, April 2006, p.51