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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AI to accelerate fusion

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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Timber 2022

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


Geometallurgy 2022

Addressing sustainable and energy-efficient supply of critical metals and minerals

  • Free

Natural Materials Group Lunchtime Seminars: Focus on Biomining for Innovation

The next webinar in the NMG lunchtime series focussing on biomining for innovation, where we will be discussing interesting aspects of biomining with a science, engineering and design perspective.


View our Annual Report for 2021

During 2021, IOM3 continued to seek to fulfil its charitable objects and deliver its strategy to be the best professional membership body it can be, whilst supporting professionals to be heroes of the transition to a low-carbon, resource efficient society.

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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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