• Get talking – holding on to waste

    Materials World magazine
    Sending valuable metal waste abroad means the UK is losing billions of pounds each year, instead of retaining and reusing scrap as a resource. Inprotec Managing Director, Chris Oldroyd FIMMM, talks about the alternatives.
  • Programme announced for Rolls6 2020

    With a packed programme of more than 35 technical papers and 10 poster presentations, Rolls6 is set to be a busy three day conference with speakers representing world-class organisations and institutions such as Tata Steel (India, NL and UK), Whemco Inc (USA), LISMAR Engineering (The Netherlands), Union Electric Åkers (Sweden and USA), Primetals Technologies (Austria), CRM Group (Belgium) and the Institute for Technological Research (Brazil).
  • Getting women into welding

    Women in Materials, Minerals & Mining (WIM3)
    Training as a welder can open up opportunities in a diverse range of sectors from construction and manufacturing to aerospace and petrochemical industries. But despite there being a demand for welding skills, women remain underrepresented in the profession.
  • IOM3 map holdings – finding your way

    The Grantham National Materials and Mining Archive (NMMA) holds a large collection of geological maps and map series from around the world that are available for member viewing, study and loan.
  • IOM3 welcomes environment bill for a greener future

    The Environment Bill has been introduced to Parliament to better protect our natural environment for generations to come ahead of the UK’s exit from the European Union on 31 January.
  • IOM3 launches 3-year business plan

    Following on from November’s changeover to the new governance scheme with the last meeting of the old Council and the first meetings of the new Advisory Council and Executive Board, Trustees have now adopted a new strategy and business plan for 2020-2022.
  • IOM3 responds to Queen's Speech for the next Government

    The Monarch has today set out the Government’s plan following the General Election held on 12 December 2019.
  • An open letter to the Prime Minister signed by IOM3

    Following last week’s general election result, the National Engineering Policy Centre, which represents the voice of 39 of the UK’s leading professional engineering bodies including IOM3, has published an open letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson setting out its key priorities for the new government and Parliament.
  • Opening keynote speaker announced for Rolls 6 2020

    Frank Pearson, Whemco Inc, USA, has been announced as the opening keynote speaker for the 2020 Rolls 6 conference on ‘The Roll Business...an Industry in Crisis?.’
  • IOM3 digital transformation update

    As Materials World goes to press, the new IOM3 system for managing our member and contacts data is in the process of being configured and a new Member Portal is being set up. The new integrated system will replace the current legacy membership database. We are due to make the changeover at the end of January after a period of intensive testing when we return after the Christmas break.