• The future of UK mining

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le looks at the most promising new lithium, tin, gold, and coal mines in the UK.
  • The cost of going nuclear

    Materials World magazine
    Khai Trung Le looks at the technology of small modular reactors, as backers request significant amounts from UK taxpayers for construction costs and regulatory processes.
  • Colombia embraces women in emerald mining

    Materials World magazine
    Fura Gems has launched the first all-women wash plant in a move the company believes will help provide greater support for women in the mining industry.
  • Polymer from the membrane

    Materials World magazine
    Nafion membranes for hydrogen cells could be improved with new information on their interaction with water. Ellis Davies reports.
  • Technology Communities Board invites nominations

    The IOM3 Managing Board recently approved the restructure of the Industry & Technology Policy Board by creating a new Technical Communities Board (TCB). Nominations are now being sought for the role of Strategic Advisors on the TCB. This voluntary role is open to any member of the Institute. Members can request a full prospectus which sets out the ethos behind the change and includes both the job description and Terms of Reference.
  • A farewell from CEO Bernie Rickinson

    Looking back over 21 immensely enjoyable years as Chief Executive at IOM3, it is hard to single out one aspect or achievement within the job that has given me the most pleasure. Some of the activities and brands above have been a part of the Institute’s development under my watch.
  • Magnetism opens path to next-generation microchips

    Materials World magazine
    Innovation in memory, computing, and sensing devices could be on the horizon, following magnetism research from MIT.
  • EMG November 2018 newsletter now available

    Energy Materials Group
    Issue #19 of the EMG topical e-Newsletter is now available
  • Tomorrow's Engineers Week 2018

    Returning for the sixth year this week marks Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (#TEWeek18), which is a campaign aimed to change perceptions of engineering among young people, parents, teachers and to inspire future engineers.
  • Radium in fracking wastewater explained

    Materials World magazine
    Two recent papers have asserted the connection between fracking and radioactivity in wastewater. Khai Trung Le reports.