• 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.
  • Prestigious engineering awards celebrated in London

    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) presented the 2017 Premier Awards to winners at a black tie event in London on 11 July. The prestigious IOM3 awards, medals and prizes that were given out on the evening acknowledged individuals and local society groups for their achievements, published work and contributions to the profession.
  • New report highlights climate footprint of electric car battery production

    A report that IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute has carried out on behalf of the Swedish Energy Agency and the Swedish Transport Administration.
  • London ‘packs’ out for Schools and Student Starpack Awards

    To celebrate winners of the Schools and Student Starpack 2017 Awards, a presentation was held on 28 June at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining headquarters at 297 Euston Road, London.
  • Top 50 Women in Engineering under 35

    The Women’s Engineering Society (WES) announced the ‘ WE50’ list of 50 women under 35 years of age to coincide with International Women in Engineering Day (INWED2017). The list acknowledges 50 of the engineering industry’s most inspirational young females.
  • 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.
  • Official Opening of the National Materials and Mining Archive

    On Tuesday 18 July 2017, the grand opening of the National Materials and Mining Archive of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) will take place at the IOM3 Grantham Office.
  • Packaging Society Annual Fellows’ lunch at the RAF Club

    On May 16 th the London and South East Packaging Society hosted the annual Packaging Society Fellows lunch at the magnificent RAF Club in central London. This year’s luncheon was an even more special event as it is the seventieth anniversary of the founding of The Institute of Packaging, which then became a division of the IOM3 in 2004.