• UK government investing in geothermal lithium recovery plant

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Funding supports the construction of Europe’s first geothermal lithium recovery pilot plant
  • IOM3 publishes 2019 Annual Report

    The Institute has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019. The report highlights the Institute's 150th anniversary celebrations, covering all departments, local societies and technical communities. The report also features IOM3 award winners and events.
  • Metso Outotec supplying primary crushing stations to Russian miner

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    Metso Outotec, Finland, will deliver two primary crushing stations for a mine located in the Russian far east.
  • 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.
  • Support for members

    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.
  • Santander mine. Credit: Trevali

    Operations remain suspended at Santander mine

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    Trevali Mining has issued a statement that a total of 82 workers have tested positive for Covid-19 at its Santander mine in Peru.
  • The impact of COVID-19 on materials, minerals and mining communities

    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

    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
  • IOM3 on inclusivity

    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) prides itself on valuing inclusivity and stands in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the fight against racism, especially in the light of the shocking events in the USA and subsequent protests.
  • Patent of the month – Intellectual property for R&D

    Materials World magazine
    Rayyan Mughal, of Marks & Clerk Law LLP, looks at what you need to consider when working in international R&D teams, collaborations and university spin-out companies.