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  • The history of IOM3

    Take a look at how IOM3 has grown from the Iron and Steel Institute to become a representative body of more than 20 divisions in 2019.
  • Get talking – President’s message

    IOM3 President Serena Best highlights the need for collaboration and inclusivity as the Institute moves forward.
  • Get talking – CEO’s message

    IOM3 CEO Colin Church discusses the work ahead as the Institute strives to champion responsible materials development and waste management.
  • Making progress in polymers

    Polymers are changing, with developments focused on meeting our high demands while also addressing major global challenges in waste and recycling. IOM3 Polymer Society Divisional Board Chair, Stuart Patrick, discusses some ongoing projects.
  • The rise of composites

    British Composites Society Board members Professor Steve Eichhorn, Paul Shakspeare and Chair Dan Kells, discuss the rapid and relentless success of composites across UK industries.
  • Ireland exports wind energy, but coal, gas and peat relied on

    The emerald isle is choosing environmentally-friendly energy production methods, but peat remains a major source.
  • Dealing with plastic waste

    The amount of single-use plastic material littering the countryside, rivers, and oceans has stirred plenty of emotion in recent months. But, what can be done to change this? Stuart Patrick* investigates.
  • Organic waste – a new resource?

    Guglielmo Carra, who leads Arup’s Materials Consulting team in Europe, tells Gary Peters why organic waste should be used as a vital resource in the future.
  • Statement on plastics and recycling from IOM3/The Packaging Society

    Following media focus through programmes such as ‘Blue Planet II’ and news and current affairs programmes, the IOM3 Packaging Society Board has collected information from its members and produced the following top five issues that we believe should be addressed by UK Government, retailers, consumers and the packaging industry.
  • Material Marvels: Tame the river

    In the 1930s, during a time of global depression, the Hoover Dam project brings work to the western American states and valuable lessons for future dam engineering. Ines Nastali reports.

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