Professor Mike Reece appointed as new Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Applied Ceramics: Structural, Functional and Bioceramics

Professor Mike Reece, Professor of Functional Ceramics at Queen Mary University of London, UK and Chair of the IOM3 Functional Materials Committee, has been appointed as the new Editor-in-Chief of Advances in Applied Ceramics .

Mining associations gather from around the world

Representatives from mining associations from Canada, the USA, Australia and South Africa, along with IOM3 as the UK’s organisation, came together at the Institute’s London office on 1 November.

Institute's Special and Publication Awards

Winners of the IOM3 2011 Special and Publication Awards were presented with their medals and prizes at an Awards Lunch at the Institute's London office

ICMM climate change publications launched at UN Climate Change Conference in Durban

International Mining & Minerals Association
The International Committee on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has launched three publications in conjunction with the climate change program at the 17th Conference of the Parties (COP17) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Durban, South Africa.

Drilling through the spin - UK shale gas exploration

Materials World magazine
Cuadrilla Resources, Britain’s first shale gas exploration license holder, claims a 500 square mile area around Blackpool, Preston and Southport contains enough methane to meet national gas demand for at least 50 years.