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  • The history of IOM3

    Take a look at how IOM3 has grown from the Iron and Steel Institute to become a representative body of more than 20 divisions in 2019.
  • Get talking – CEO’s message

    IOM3 CEO Colin Church discusses the work ahead as the Institute strives to champion responsible materials development and waste management.
  • Steeled for innovation

    The value of steel and future trends in the UK industry - Materials Processing Institute CEO, Chris McDonald, discusses.
  • Our people make the difference

    Writ large above the rolling mills at the sprawling 13km2 integrated steelworks in Port Talbot, South Wales, is the legend, ‘Our People Make the Difference’. Tata Steel Europe Director Technical UK and Chair of the Iron and Steel Society, Martin Brunnock, explains why it couldn’t be more true.
  • Hot form quench process improves alloy sheet component formability

    Understand a patent relating to a method of operating a press at two speeds during sheet metal forming.
  • Metallurgy in the UK

    Qualifications in metallurgy are increasingly diminishing in the UK. Richard Brown of M&C Educational Training Services Ltd discusses the current situation and how metallurgy training can be saved.
  • Mark Miodownik on the future of materials science

    Mark Miodownik, Professor of Materials and Society at University College London, and Director of the Institute of Making, talks to Ellis Davies about his career and the future of materials science.
  • Obituary - Ian Bottomley

    It was with regret that the tragic death of Ian Bottomley was reported to the SPF committee at the last assembled meeting in October 2008.