IOM3 news

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The 59th annual Starpack Packaging Industry Innovation Awards

The Starpack Packaging Industry Innovation Awards 2017/2018 took place at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, London, on Thursday 22 February.

Leading Retailers Join the UK’s Big Plastics Debate

Coca Cola, Co-Op, Asda, Marks & Spencer and Iceland will come together under one roof for the first time at Packaging Innovations 2018, to talk about the UK’s hottest topic – plastics in packaging. These leading brands will form a panel, as part of the show’s Big Plastics Debate, discussing the road ahead for packaging professionals and new approaches to plastic packaging.

Timber 2018 – Deadline for abstracts 16 February 2018

The event will provide a forum to present academic and industrial research in timber. A poster session will allow additional opportunities to showcase early-stage research and demonstrate industrial product development.

Materials Protecting the Environment seminar set for 21 February

The Materials Protecting Society seminar series has confirmed Tom Heap, Science Broadcaster for BBC Countryfile, as the keynote speaker for the second event, Materials Protecting the Environment, on 21 February 2018 at 297 Euston Road, London.

Geometallurgy 2018

The MP&EM Division of IOM3 is arranging the Conference “Geometallurgy2018” at IOM3’s prestigious London offices, 297 Euston Road from 19 to 20 April this year.

International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites - Call for papers

The 11th International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites is set for 11-12 July 2018 at the University of Nottingham.

2018 the Year of Engineering

IOM3 is joining forces with partners across government and industry in support of the Year of Engineering.

IOM3 collaborates with OneMine, the online global mining and minerals library

IOM3 members now have free access to over 126,000 mining and minerals related documents via OneMine.

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.