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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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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Machine learning in biomaterials

Join us to hear more about machine learning in biomaterials.

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NMG Lunchtime Seminar Series: Focus on Lignin

This webinar is focused on Lignin

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Circular Economy : Re-use in the Fit-Out Sector Webinar

This webinar continues a year-long collaboration between IOM3 and Constructing Excellence exploring the transition to a circular economy for construction.


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.
Enter before 28 April 2023 to take advantage of our early bird offer.

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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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