This year's Young Persons' Lecture Competition UK final took place on 4 May 2022. Competitors gave a lecture of 15 minutes on a topic related to materials, minerals, mining, packaging, clay technology and wood science and engineering.
The four UK governments have published their response to the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) for packaging consultation outlining the changes since the consultation and decisions taken forward. They have confirmed that EPR will be implemented in a phased manner from 2024, rather than 2023.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has today (23 March 2022) outlined the Government’s Spring Statement for 2022 following the attack Russia launched on Ukraine and uncertainty surrounding the global economy, particularly the energy sector.
IOM3 has submitted evidence to The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on UK advanced materials to help inform Government on next steps to help drive the UK Innovation Strategy's 7 technology families.
IOM3 is pleased to appoint Colin Comberbach CEng CEnv MIMMM as the new Chair of the Mining Technology Division (MTD) from 5 April 2022, taking over from Christine Blackmore CEnv CSci FIMMM, currently a Vice President of IOM3.