• 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.
  • Photosynthesis for self-healing polymers

    Materials World magazine
    A self-repairing polymer that continuously expands and strengthens has been developed at MIT. Khai Trung Le reports.
  • 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.
  • Binding with graphene

    Materials World magazine
    The use of an adhesive inspired by mussels can be used to reinforce graphene fibres, as Ellis Davies reports.
  • Technology Communities Board invites nominations

    IOM3
    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.
  • Particulate Engineering for Industry 4.0 - change of venue

    Particulate Engineering Committee
    Due to high demand for this event, we have changed the venue to Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1G 9DT. This beautiful venue is only a 5 minute walk from Oxford Street Station and a 10 minute walk from our offices at Euston Road. We hope you will join us for this one day of presentations covering metallic, polymeric and refractory materials from industry leads, tier suppliers and end users embracing Industry 4.0 in their respective territories.
  • A farewell from CEO Bernie Rickinson

    IOM3
    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.
  • Last chance to register for the Particulate Engineering for Industry 4.0 event

    IOM3
    Don't miss our host of excellent speakers on the 27 November at our one day seminar Particulate Engineering for Industry 4.0 - From Feedstock to End Use. Presentations will cover metallic, polymeric and refractory materials from industry leads, tier suppliers and end users embracing Industry 4.0 in their respective territories.
  • 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.
  • Superconducting graphene

    Materials World magazine
    Superconductivity of graphene may be possible, thanks to a new use of a tried and tested method.

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