Worldwide materials, minerals & mining organisations by continent

Africa

Aluminium Federation of South Africa http://www.afsa.org.za/home.asp

South African Council for Mineral and Metallurgical Technology - Mintek - http://www.mintek.co.za/

South Africa Institute of Mining and Metallurgy http://www.saimm.co.za/

South African Institute of Foundrymen http://www.foundries.org.za/

South African Iron and Steel Institute http://www.saisi.co.za/ 

Southern African Stainless Steel Development Association (SAASDA) http://www.sassda.co.za/

Southern African Institute of Iron and Steel Construction http://www.saisc.co.za/

Americas

Adhesion Society Inc http://www.adhesionsociety.org/

Alacero =  Latin American Steel Association 

Aluminum Association http://www.aluminum.org/

Aluminium Association of Canada http://www.aia.aluminium.qc.ca/

Aluminium Foil Container Manufacturers Association (AFCMA) http://www.afcma.org/

American Association of Engineering Societies (AAES) http://www.aaes.org/

American Ceramic Society (ACS) http://www.acers.org/

American Chemical Society (ACS) http://www.acs.org/portal/Chemistry

American Chemical Society - Rubber Division http://www.rubber.org/

American Foundry Society http://www.afsinc.org/

American Galvanizers Association Inc http://www.galvanizeit.org/

American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) http://www.aimeny.org/

American Institute of Steel Construction http://www.aisc.org/

American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) http://www.steel.org/

American Metalcasting Consortium (AMC) http://amc.aticorp.org/

American Plastics Council Inc. http://www.plastics.org/

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) http://www.asme.org/

American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) http://www.asnt.org/

American Society for Composites http://www.asc-composites.org/

American Society for Testing of Materials (ASTM) http://www.astm.org/

American Underground Construction Association AUCA www.auca.org/ Now a Division of the Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration

American Welding Society (AWS) http://www.amweld.org/

American Vacuum Society (AVS) http://www.avs.org/

American Zinc Association http://www.zinc.org/

Argentinian Chamber for Aluminium and Metals Industries (CAIAMA) http://www.aluminiocaiama.org/

Argentinian Steel Institute = Instituto Argentino de Siderurgia http://www.siderurgia.org.ar/

ASM International http://www.asm-intl.org/

The Association for Iron and Steel Technology (AIST) (formed by merger of AISE and ISS) http://www.aist.org/

The BioEnvironmental Polymer Society http://www.beps.org

Brazilian Aluminium Association = Associaçaõ Brasileira do Aluminio (ABAL) http://www.abal.org.br/

Brazilian Association of Composites Materials (ABMACO)= now Latin American Association of Composites Materials (ALMACO)

Brazilian Association of Rubber Technology =  Associação Brasileira de Tecnologia da Borracha (ABTB) http://www.abtb.com.br/default.php?p=principal.php

Brazilian Ceramic Society = Associaçaõ Brasileira de Ceramica  http://www.abceram.org.br/

Brazilian Foundry Society = Associaçaõ Brasileira do Fundiçaõ (ABF) http://www.abifa.org.br/

Brazilian Materials Research Society (B-MRS) = Sociedade Brasileira de Pesquisa em Materiais 

Brazilian Metallurgy, Materials and Minerals Association = Associaçaõ Brasileira de Metalurgia, Materiais e Mineracao (ABM) http://www.abmbrasil.com.br

Brazilian Mining Association = Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM) http://www.ibram.org.br

Brazilian Polymer Association = Associaçaõ Brasileira de Polímeros (ABPOL) http://www.abpol.com.br/

Canadian Association for Composite Structures and Materials (CACSM) http://www.cacsma.ca/

Canadian Ceramic Society (CCS) http://www.ceramics.ca/AboutUs/AboutUs.html

Canadian Foundry Association http://www.foundryassociation.ca/

Canadian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (CIM) http://www.cim.org/

Canadian Institute of Steel Construction http://www.cisc-icca.ca/

Canadian Plastics Industry Association http://www.plastics.ca/

Canadian Steel Producers Association http://www.canadiansteel.ca/

Cast Metals Institute (CMI), USA http://www.castmetals.com/

Chilean Steel Institute = Instituto Chileno del Acero (ICHA) - Chile  http://www.icha.cl/

Composite Fabricators Association (CFA) http://www.acmanet.org/index.cfm

Composites Institute, USA http://www.socplas.org/

Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, USA http://www.fmametalfab.org/

Forging Industry Association (FIA) USA http://www.forging.org/

Industrial Minerals Association 9IMA-NA) - North America http://www.ima-na.org/

Institute of Mining Engineers, Peru = Instituto de Ingenieros de Minas del Perú http://www.iimp.org.pe/iimp/index.html

Instituto Latinoamericano del Fierro y del Acero (ILAFA) now Latin American Iron and Steel Institute - Alacero

Iron Casting Research Institute (ICRI) http://www.ironcasting.org/

Latin American Association of Composites Materials = Associação Latino-Americana de Materiais Compósitos (ALMACO) http://www.almaco.org.br/

Latin American Steel Association = Asociacion Latinoamericana del Acero (Alacero)

Latin American Zinc Association = Asociación Latinoamericana de Zinc (LATIZA) http://www.latiza.com/

Lead Industries Association, Inc, USA http://www.leadinfo.com/

Materials Research Society http://www.mrs.org/

Metal Powder Industries Federation http://www.mpif.org/

Metal Treating Institute, (MTI) USA http://www.metaltreat.com/

Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MIHR) http://www.mihr.ca/

The Minerals Metals and Materials Society (TMS) http://www.tms.org/

National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) http://www.nace.org/

Non-Ferrous Founders' Society, USA http://www.nffs.org/

North American Casting Association (NADCA) http://www.diecasting.org/

Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) USA http://www.metalforming.com/

Refractories Metals Association, USA http://www.mpif.org/AboutMPIF/rma.asp?linkid=33

Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) USA http://www.rma.org/

SAMPE Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering http://www.sampe.org/

The Silver Institute USA http://www.silverinstitute.org/

Society of Automotive Engineers http://www.sae.org/servlets/index

Society for Biomaterials http://www.biomaterials.org/

Society of Exploration Geophysicists USA http://www.seg.org

Society of Manufacturing Engineers http://www.sme.org/

Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration (SME) USA http://www.smenet.org/ 

Society of Plastics Engineers http://www.4spe.org/

Society of Plastics Industry http://www.socplas.org/

Society of Petroleum Engineers http://www.spe.org/

Stainless Steel Information Center (USA) http://www.ssina.com/

Steel Founders' Society of America (SFSA) USA http://www.sfsa.org/

Steel Manufacturers Association (SMA) USA http://www.steelnet.org/

Steel Service Center Institute (SCCI) USA http://www.ssci.org/

Steel Tube Institute of North America http://www.steeltubeinstitute.org/

Thermal Spray Society USA http://www.asm-intl.org/tss/

Tube and Pipe Association USA http://www.tpatube.org/

Asia

Adhesive and Sealant Council http://www.ascouncil.org/

All India Stainless Steel Industries Association http://www.smenetwork.net/aissia/

Aluminium Association of India http://www.aluminium-india.org/

Aluminium Institute http://www.world-aluminum.org/

Aluminium Metal Matrix Consortium http://www.almmc.com/

Aluminum Extruders Council (AEC) http://www.aec.org/

Australian Composite Structures Society (ACSS) http://www.acss.org.uk

Ceramics Society of Japan http://www.ceramic.or.jp/index.html

China Coal Information Institute http://ns.coalinfo.net.cn/eng.htm

Chinese Society for Composite Materials (CSCM) http://cscm.buaa.edu.cn/

Chinese Society for Metals (CSM) http://english.csm.org.cn/

Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) http://www.iim-india.net/iim.ph 

Indian Institute of Packaging  http://iip-in.com

Indian Metal Industries (IMI) http://indianmetals.com/indeximi.php3?state=home

Indian Rubber Institute http://www.iri.net.in

Institute of Minerals and Materials Technology (IMMT, India) http://www.immt.res.in

IoM - Institute of Materials (East Asia) http://www.materials.org.sg/

Iron and Steel Institute of Japan http://www.isij.or.jp/e_index.htm

Japan Aluminium Association http://www.aluminum.or.jp/english/index.html

Japan Iron and Steel Federation http://www.jisf.or.jp/en/index.html

The Japan Institute of Metals (JIM) http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/jim/index-e.shtml

Japan Society for Composite Materials (JSCM) http://www.jscm.gr.jp/index-e.html

Malaysian Rubber Board http://www.lgm.gov.my

National Research Institute for Metals, Japan changed name to National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) http://www.nims.go.jp/eng/

The Polymer Society of Thailand http://www.thaipolymersociety.org

The Rubber Society of Korea (RSK) http://www.rubber.or.kr/

The Society of Rubber Industry, Japan http://www.srij.or.jp/english/

Shanghai Institute of Ceramics (SICCAS) http://www.sic.ac.cn/English/ENews/News/2006823922...

South East Asia Iron and Steel Institute (SEAISI) http://www.seaisi.org/

Turkish Rubber Board = Kauçuk Derneği http://www.rubberassociation.org

Australasia

AusIMM Metallurgical Society http://www.ausimm.com/main/index.php

Australasian Ceramic Society http://www.austceram.com/

Australian Corrosion Association http://www.corrosion.com.au/

Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy http://www.ausimm.com.au/

Australasian Plastics and Rubber Institute http://www.apri.org.au/

Australian Aluminium Council http://www.aluminium.org.au/

Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA) http://www.assda.asn.au/

Composites Association of New Zealand http://www.composites.org.nz

Composites Australia Inc http://www.compositesaustralia.com.au/

Consortium Australian Die Casting Association http://www.diecasting.asn.au/

Engineers Australia http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/index.cfm

Heavy Engineering Research Association (HERA), New Zealand http://www.hera.org.nz/about.html

Institute of Materials Engineering Australasia (IMEA)- formerly Institute of Metals and Materials Australasia http://www.materialsaustralia.com.au/

Plastics Institute of New Zealand http://www.plastics.org.nz/