• Soaking up oil spills with hydrophobic technology

    Materials World magazine
    A hydrophobic material made from waste cooking oil and sulphur will be commercialised as technology to soak up oil spills. Shardell Joseph reports.
  • Speakers announced for Nano4EVs conference

    Nanomaterials are at the forefront of improved energy storage devices. ‘NANO4EVs - energy storage’ is a new event focusing on the latest research and developments in nanomaterials and nanosurfaces for batteries and supercapacitors.
  • Focus on member benefits

    Our series on member benefits continues this month with Competent Person Registration (CPR) and some of the opportunities the Institute makes available to its members.
  • Programme announced for Rolls6 2020

    With a packed programme of more than 35 technical papers and 10 poster presentations, Rolls6 is set to be a busy three day conference with speakers representing world-class organisations and institutions such as Tata Steel (India, NL and UK), Whemco Inc (USA), LISMAR Engineering (The Netherlands), Union Electric Åkers (Sweden and USA), Primetals Technologies (Austria), CRM Group (Belgium) and the Institute for Technological Research (Brazil).
  • Getting women into welding

    Women in Materials, Minerals & Mining (WIM3)
    Training as a welder can open up opportunities in a diverse range of sectors from construction and manufacturing to aerospace and petrochemical industries. But despite there being a demand for welding skills, women remain underrepresented in the profession.
  • Science Council President: applications open!

    Applications are open for the President of the Science Council in October 2020.
  • £1.4m to map carbon storage potential of UK offshore areas

    Energy Transition Group
    A new study will identify the UK’s best sites and produce a road map for carbon storage to help the country reach its net zero targets, geologists say.
  • Oil & Gas Division becomes Energy Transition Group

    The Oil & Gas Division Board have taken the decision to become the Energy Transition Group. Firstly, Energy Transition is now the widely used term to describe the challenges ahead.
  • Increase in subsea activity supporting renewables

    Energy Transition Group
    Upturn in subsea activity, largely due to an increase in output from SMEs and a progression from oil and gas to renewables
  • IOM3 map holdings – finding your way

    The Grantham National Materials and Mining Archive (NMMA) holds a large collection of geological maps and map series from around the world that are available for member viewing, study and loan.