• Global plastic trade disrupted

    As China bans plastic waste imports, large amounts of the material are displaced and the need to reduce consumption highlighted. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • IOM3 supports Advanced Engineering 2018

    IOM3 and the British Composites Society are supporting the Advanced Engineering show taking place at the NEC on 30 October-1 November
  • MP&EM Newsletter Issue 9

    The Minerals Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Board are pleased to advise that Issue #9 of our topical e-Newsletter has been uploaded to the IOM3 web site.
  • Trump’s tariffs may hurt US businesses

    US brewers warn tariffs on aluminium and steel could be costly to business.
  • 2018 IOM3 Premier Awards dinner

    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) presented the 2018 Premier Awards to winners at a black tie event in London on 3 July
  • New composites from invasive species

    A new composite merging wood pulp and dried tunicates seeks to emulate the mechanical properties of natural composites. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • Starpack Student and Schools Ceremony

    On 9 May an independent panel of packaging experts came together at IOM3 headquarters in London to judge packs created by young designers and children for the Starpack Student and Schools Awards. Over 200 entries were marked against their consideration for design elements including, innovation, technical quality, sustainability and performance.
  • Recycling Black Plastic into new Food Grade Packaging

    Viridor has teamed with Marks & Spencer, Tesco, Sainsbury’s and food packaging manufacturer Faerch Plast to put recycled black plastic into new food grade packaging.
  • Cartonboard and cellulose film – new technologies for packaging

    On 30 May, the Packaging Society hosted a mini conference at IOM3 Headquarters on natural packaging solutions. Cartonboard and cellulose film – new technologies for packaging brought together designers and industry experts from across the UK to discuss emerging market trends and cutting-edge material technologies in the sector.
  • Materials Protecting People

    Materials Protecting People is the third seminar in the hugely popular series of events. Organised by IOM3 Communications Ltd on behalf of the Industry and Technology Policy Board (ITPB) of the Institute, the next seminar in the series will take place on Thursday 29 November 2018.

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