• A look back at 2018

    IOM3
    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us at the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. Our offices will close for the Christmas break at 5pm on Friday 21 December and reopen at 9am on Tuesday 2 January 2019.
  • In plain sight: reducing the risk of infrastructure failure. An interim report into the Grenfell Fire

    Sustainable Development Group
    A report by Professor Peter Hansford on behalf of the Institution of Civil Engineers
  • How a mantis shrimp packs a punch

    Materials World magazine
    Robotics could be improved with super strength shrimp design. Ceri Jones reports.
  • IOM3 mentoring membership

    Materials World magazine
    Important news for existing and prospective CEng, IEng and EngTech, from Ian Bowbrick, IOM3 Director of Professional Development and Membership.
  • Problem-solving biomimicry

    Materials World magazine
    Flat bark bugs, lizards, camels and tide pools have inspired the latest research in mimicking nature, bringing this problem-solving into engineering and medicine. Ines Nastali reports.
  • Off-site manufacture for construction

    Clay Technology magazine
    The House of Lords Science and Technology Committee has called on the government to standardise and promote off-site manufacture for construction. Kathryn Allen reports.
  • Economic digest

    Clay Technology magazine
    The latest figures affecting construction and related industries in the UK.
  • Kit Malthouse named UK Housing Minister

    Clay Technology magazine
    The relatively unknown Malthouse is now the eighth Housing Minister in as many years. Khai Trung Le looks at his political history.
  • Higher state of construction

    Clay Technology magazine
    The first towers constructed in the UK with rising factory technology have been completed. Khai Trung Le talks to Natalie Bowkett about its value within the clay construction sector.
  • Abandoned potential

    Clay Technology magazine
    Abandoned mine waste has been successfully transformed into glass, which can be used to create glass-ceramics, as Ellis Davies reports.

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