• The impact of COVID-19 on materials, minerals and mining communities

    IOM3
    The escalation of COVID-19 during 2020 has posed great challenges for individuals as well as organisations and has also led, in some cases, to new opportunities to rethink the way of working. This report considers the impact of the pandemic on several industries and examines what may lie ahead.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding update

    IOM3
    The first phase of the IOM3 digital transformation project was launched at the end of January, consisting of a fully functioning membership management system and new Member Portal that allows members to update their details, select their technical and communications preferences, pay subscription fees, download invoices for past payments and access all our online Member Benefits, as well as providing online joining for new members
  • Norcem CCS for Brevik cement plant

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Norcem has signed an agreement for a CO2 capture, liquification and intermediate storage plant at its integrated Brevik cement plant in Norway.
  • IOM3 on inclusivity

    IOM3
    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) prides itself on valuing inclusivity and stands in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the fight against racism, especially in the light of the shocking events in the USA and subsequent protests.
  • How post-water treatment steel slag can strengthen concrete

    Materials World magazine
    Steel slag used to treat wastewater can increase concrete’s strength. Idha Valeur finds out how.
  • Patent of the month – Intellectual property for R&D

    Materials World magazine
    Rayyan Mughal, of Marks & Clerk Law LLP, looks at what you need to consider when working in international R&D teams, collaborations and university spin-out companies.
  • Second reactor base completed at Hinkley Point C

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Work on the 49,000t base for the second reactor at EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C (HPC), UK, has been completed on schedule.
  • TBM under construction in Germany. Courtesy HS2

    HS2 TBM images and naming

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will spend around three years digging the longest and deepest HS2 tunnels – from just inside the UK’s M25 to South Heath in Buckinghamshire have made their pictorial debut.
  • Activated clay to make its mark on cement production

    Clay Technology magazine
    A cement plant in Cameroon is set to produce calcined activated clay with the aim to save around 110,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year. Shardell Joseph reports.
  • How steel slag can strengthen concrete

    Clay Technology magazine
    Steel slag can both clean wastewater and increase concrete’s strength. Idha Valeur finds out how.

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