• Eradicating mercury from artisanal and small-scale mining

    Materials World magazine
    The UN launched a new initiative to eradicate mercury-based mining methods, replacing with alternatives for safer mining. Shardell Joseph finds out more.
  • Barrick and Newmont join forces to operate Nevada complex mining

    Materials World magazine
    Newmont Mining proposes a joint venture with rival Barrick Gold, after rebuffing a takeover. Shardell Joseph reports.
  • IOM3 appoints Strategic Advisors

    IOM3
    In 2018, the Trustees of IOM3 approved the creation of a new Technical Communities Board (TCB) The TCB’s role will be to provide a catalyst for multidisciplinary activity between technical groups of IOM3. The selection process is now complete and we are pleased to announce our new Strategic Advisors.
  • Age limits in IOM3 activities

    IOM3
    IOM3 responds to the age limits in IOM3 related activities
  • The Iron Cycle - Fe 150 Conference

    Mineral Processing & Extractive Metallurgy Division
    The Resource divisions are contributing to the 150 anniversary of IOM3 by arranging the one-day conference “The Iron Cycle – Fe 150” at 297ER on 20 March 2019
  • Submissions to the 2019 Davidge Award are now open

    The Ceramics Society
    The Davidge Award is an annual prize for the best literature review by a PhD student on an innovative topic in ceramics. The award is run and judged by the Editors of Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics (AAC), the specialist ceramics journal of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3), and is open to postgraduates studying for a materials science and engineering related qualification at any academic institution worldwide.
  • Bacteria forming high-grade copper

    Materials World magazine
    The effect of bacteria on low-temperature ore may help miners detect higher grade deposits. Meka Beresford finds out how.
  • Repairing the landscape of Brazilian mining

    Materials World magazine
    Another tailings dam failure in Minas Gerais, Brazil, has brought the issue of maintenance and repair back to public awareness. But what happens now? Rhiannon Garth Jones reports.
  • IOM3 digital library offers access to mining/minerals archive

    International Mining & Minerals Association
    IOM3 has digitised many papers and discussions relating to minerals and mining, with a focus on content from the 1990s. These items are available on our digital library platform.
  • Memorabilia giveaway

    IOM3
    To celebrate the 150th anniversary year, IOM3 is giving members the opportunity to collect some memorabilia from the Institute through the decades.

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