IOM3 partners with ITN

18 Jan 2019

The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining is pleased to have partnered with ITN Productions to take part in their Journey of the Drop programme in association with the World Petroleum Council (WPC). Following on from the last episode in 2017, the programme will next look at Leadership and Responsibility and exploring the future of the oil and gas industry.

The news-style programme will focus on a number of key players in the industry including the work of IOM3, and look at the work being undertaken by WPC and others to show the reach and influence on engineering.

In the programme, IOM3 will discuss the 2019 150th anniversary celebrations, the Institute’s Younger Members Committee and encouraging and driving younger people through education into industry. It will feature our Schools Affiliate Scheme as well as a look at Tata Steel’s hydraulic systems and lubrication methods, and conversion of as its blast furnace gases to renewable energy.

Taking part in the filming will be IOM3 President Serena Best, Diane Aston who works as the Knowledge Exchange Manager for IOM3, students from Gower College (part of the Schools Affiliate Scheme), a Younger Members’ Committee member, with Martin Brunnock, Chair of the Iron and Steel Society and Richie Hart from Tata Steel.

To find out more about the Journey of the Drop or to watch the previous episode, visit