Benefits of membership

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining is the leading professional body for people working in the materials, minerals and mining communities. Membership can provide internationally recognised professional qualifications (including EUR ING, CEng, IEng, EngTech, CSci, RSci, RSciTech, CEnv) as well as opportunities for networking and professional development.

The Institute has an extensive network of local societies and special interests are represented by 22 technical communities.

Institute members enjoy a wide range of benefits, summarised below.
Compare the benefits of each grade (MS Excel 68kb). 

To join IOM3 or to ask any questions please email:

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Licenced professional registration as a CEng, IEng, EngTech, CSci, RSci, RSciTech, CEnv and APkgPrf
'mycareerpath' professional development online recording system
Job alerts from the IOM3 website
New mentoring scheme for members seeking professional qualifications
Assistance in times of hardship from the Member's Benevolent Trust
Training courses from IOM3 Training Academy

Information services at your fingertips

Access to bespoke technical information from experts via the Materials Information Service
Access to library, IMMAGE and abstracting services for the mining and minerals sector
Access to OneMine database
Access to the National Materials and Mining Archive of publications in materials, minerals and mining
Free email notifications of news and content updates relevant to your interests
Access to The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) Document Center, USA and their monthly e-magazine (extra fee applies - see details)

Journals and Publications

Choice of free members' magazine – Materials World or Clay Technology
Free online access to magazine premium content
Free online access to nearly 100 refereed journals
Discounts on journal subscriptions
Discounts on books from CRC Press
Access to Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS) conference proceedings

Networking opportunities and events

Priority access and discounted rates for conferences and events
Networking through technical divisions and local society meetings, conferences, awards, workshops and technical meetings
Discounted rates for FEMS and selected FEMS member society events

Use and Hire of IOM3 Facilities

Discounts on room hire at our London, Stoke and Grantham offices
Free use of Member Lounge, hot-desks and meeting facilities at IOM3 London, Grantham and Stoke-on-Trent offices (with free parking at Grantham and Stoke)

Student & early career member benefits

Access to regular events and meetings hosted by the Student & Early Career Committee
Discounted rates on IOM3 student membership - for undergraduates and postgraduates

For information about which grade of membership you are eligible for, see our membership grades section or contact us using our membership enquiry form or call us on +44 (0)1476 515761.


Documents for download: 
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