EPMA 2012 Powder Metallurgy Thesis Competition

Particulate Engineering Committee
Submission deadline extended to 31 May 2012.

New "status update" content type

The IOM3 site is trialling a new content type for displaying short status updates along the lines of Twitter and Facebook.

New issue of Applied Earth Science available covering gold and base metals

Applied Earth Science (Transactions Part B) 120.1 comprises six papers of interest to both the mine and exploration geologist. The issue covers both gold and base metals, and includes an extensive review on the exploration of the Yandal gold province, Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia.

The sponge that soaks up oil

Rice University have released a video showcasing a carbon nanotube sponge that can remove oil from water.

Spirit of the Young Persons' Lecture Competition captured in new video

Beta Technology have created a video which captures the essence of the Young Persons' Lecture Competition.