• Notice of 2020 IOM3 Annual General Meeting

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    Notice is hereby given that in accordance with the Bye-Laws, the Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining will be held at 12.00pm on 3 September 2020 online.
  • Carrying out repairs in the Great Hall at Thoresby Hall. Credit: Coal Authority

    Coal Authority repairs hotel

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    Minor subsidence damage at Thoresby Hall, Nottinghamshire, UK, has been repaired inside and out, by the Coal Authority.
  • £350 million unveiled to cut emissions and help fuel UK’s ‘green recovery’

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    The UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a £350 million investment package to cut emissions in heavy industry and drive economic recovery from COVID-19. It aims to help the UK meet its legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. The Prime Minister hopes this will help businesses to decarbonise across the heavy industry, construction, space and transport sectors and to secure the UK’s place at the forefront of green innovation.
  • Construction work takes place at the Glen Mallan Jetty in Scotland. MOD Crown Copyright

    Glen Mallan jetty refurbishment

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    Contractors VolkerStevin are undertaking the project with completion planned for 2021.
  • Shaft discovery delays Stonehenge tunnel decision

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    The UK Secretary of State for Transport has decided to defer his decision about a tunnel intended to improve the A303 past Stonehenge following a recent archaeological find. The decision is now due in November.
  • Support for members

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    The Institute is aware that the foreseeable future will be difficult for a number of its members and is here to help those who find themselves in this unfortunate situation. The Institute has a career break rate for its membership fees of £41, while individuals who have been in continuous membership for two years or more may seek support from the Members' Benevolent Trust to pay their membership fees. This is a benefit of your membership, which over the years you have contributed too through your paid membership fees.
  • Celsa Steel support package agreed

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    The UK government has provided an emergency loan to Celsa Steel (UK) Ltd, Cardiff, to allow the company to continue trading.
  • The impact of COVID-19 on materials, minerals and mining communities

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    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

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    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
  • Progressing UK geological disposal

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    The British Geological Survey (BGS), UK, and RWM, UK, are to assess rock suitability for a UK Geological Disposal Facility (GDF).

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