• Special and Publication Awards Dinner 2017

    Congratulations to all the winners of the Special and Publication Award winners
  • MP&EM Newsletter Issue 7, October 2017

    The Minerals Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Board are pleased to advise that Issue #7 of our topical e-Newsletter has been uploaded to the IOM3 website.
  • Brazilian Government undermined

    The Brazilian Government is attempting to abolish a national reserve in the Amazon. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • History of Çatalhöyük metallurgy challenged

    For decades, the Anatolia heritage site has been considered the birthplace of metallurgy. But a recent study asserts that the 8,500 year-old burial site may have been the site of an accidental firing rather than a systematic attempt to make metal from ore. Khai Trung Le talks to Dr Miljana Radivojević and Professor Thilo Rehren about their seven-year study.
  • London sparks debate over £83bn North Sea oil and gas clean-up

    Over the next decade it is estimated that 100 fixed structures, 7,500km of subsea pipeline and approximately 1,800 wells will be retired as part of a decommissioning programme in the North Sea. Oil and Gas UK suggest that the cost of this infrastructure clean-up could hit £83 billion.
  • 2017 IOM3 Awards winners, the President, Martin Cox is seated, fourth from left, front row.

    Minerals Process Engineers & Extractive Metallurgists receive IOM3 awards

    IOM3 hosted a black tie event at 297 Euston Road, London to celebrate the Institute’s prestigious awards. Three of the awards were presented to Minerals Processing Engineers and Extractive Metallurgists
  • Resource Technical Divisions

    IMMa affilates to select relevant resource technical division.
  • 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.