Welcome to the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

The global network for the materials cycle, promoting sustainability and greater circularity in the extraction, processing and use of natural resources.


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Supporting you to be a hero of a resource efficient society

IOM3 member benefits include access to knowledge and information, career support, professional qualifications, training events, grants, achievement awards, access to networking groups and a free member magazine. Learn more about IOM3 membership and how we can support you.

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Upcoming events

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World Titanium Conference 2023

Registration open. Unrivalled forum for the world’s titanium community to meet, present and discuss the latest technological developments in titanium science and technology.

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WIM3 Women's Safety in the Workplace

This webinar is focused on improving working conditions for gender equality.

Timber 2023

A conference for the timber industry, wood technologists, wood scientists and related trades, presenting many new and interesting concepts and developments in timber, wood science and related fields.



Upcoming courses

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An Introduction to Oilfield Metallurgy Spring 2023

Specialist metallurgical training for those working in the oil and gas sectors.


Coaching & Mentoring

One-day course focussing on how to become an effective coach or mentor


Engineering Metallurgy

A one-day course exploring the basic concepts of metallurgy



IOM3 Sustainable Future Awards

Recognising and celebrating those championing sustainability, EDI and the need for greater circularity in the extraction, processing and use of natural resources.

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Our areas of expertise cover a broad spectrum of materials and sectors, with each offering associated community group networking opportunities, events and other relevant technical resources.

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Our networks include technical community groups, local societies in the UK and overseas, and member networks supporting specific membership groups

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