• EMG December newsletter now available

    The Energy Materials Board is please to announce that Issue 9 of the EMG-Newsletter is now available
  • Environmental Guidelines Recommend More Flexible Approach to Decommissioning

    Guidelines providing practical advice on the environmental issues surrounding the development of decommissioning programmes have been launched by Decom North Sea.
  • Materials Protecting the Environment Seminar

    Following the successful launch of the Materials Protecting Society conference series in September, IOM3 has confirmed its second event Materials Protecting the Environment, which will take place on 21 February 2018 at 297 Euston Road, London.
  • Brexit and plastics

    The British Plastics Federation warns of costly trade tariffs if the UK fails to secure a Brexit deal with the EU, while concerns regarding workforce are also prevalent. Gary Peters reports.
  • Alternatives to lithium

    Steven Dunn and Ellis Davies investigate the world’s use of lithium-ion batteries and the potential alternatives as the price of lithium grows.
  • Blowing in the wind

    The electricity market reform is supposed to prepare the UK for future power demand, but how will it be delivered? Ines Nastali reports on ideas to secure sustainable capacity.
  • The fair gold

    Little progress has been made to improve conditions for small-scale gold mining communities, especially in Africa. Remarkable as they are important suppliers for the global market, argues Fartrade's David Finlay. The NGO therefore launched a new investment facility to bring about change.
  • YMC Celebrates 50th Anniversary

    The Institute boasts a wide demographic, with a third of all members being under the age of 35. To ensure the needs of these younger members were met, in 1967 the Institute formed the Younger Members’ Committee (YMC). Half a century later, the YMC celebrated with a special 50 th Anniversary Dinner at IOM3 headquarters, London.
  • The Russian-UK raw materials dialogue conference: The major elements of sustainable development

    The St Petersburg Mining University, Russia, hosted ‘The Russian-UK raw materials dialogue conference’ on 18-19 October.
  • Plastics from flue gas

    Research project will look at using flue gas from the steel industry to produce plastics.