Construction Materials Group

The technical network covering the application, use and reuse of all construction materials and systems

Latest job vacancies

Join CARES’ leading team of Auditors

  • Contract type: Full-time/Permanent
  • Salary: Commensurate with experience.
  • Closing date: 30 Jun 2022

Are you a Metallurgical or Material Science Engineer with a passion for improving standards in the construction industry? 
We are searching for an Auditor to join our UK based team.


IOM3 Investigates... Challenges for construction

This podcast provides an insight to the challenges facing the construction industry hosted by the Chair of the IOM3 Construction Materials Group.

The construction industry and the materials it uses faces huge challenges in the next few years, not only to support the UK Government Net Zero Strategy in the short, but also in the long term. This podcast provides an insight into the more immediate challenges such as the upcoming plastic packaging tax and digitisation and how the industry might respond. Flavie Lowres discusses the topic with expert panel Andrew Dunster, Alison Nicholl and Su Varma.


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Forthcoming events

  • CPD hours
  • 12 October 2021

A Material Challenge: From Fossil Fuels to Net Zero

Learn how existing oil and gas technology, knowledge and resource can be redeveloped and repurposed for a net zero future.


International Conference on Manufacturing of Advanced Composites

A forum for academia and industry to share ideas and approaches, showcasing world-leading manufacturing research for advanced composites.


Failure Mechanisms in Titanium Alloys

This webinar will feature presentations from leading experts in the field of titanium alloys and their failure modes.


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