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  • Webinars to prepare business for end of transition

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    This month, the UK government is hosting a range of webinars to help businesses get ready for the UK’s new position following Brexit.
  • 3D printing concrete. Credit: HeidelbergCement/Michael Rascheimage

    Germany’s first 3D printed concrete residential building

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    HeidelbergCement is supplying the material for Germany’s first 3D printed residential building made of concrete.
  • Local soil for local people – 3D printing houses

    Materials World magazine
    Applying locally sourced soil to 3D print load-bearing structures could be the next building block for more sustainable construction, say US researchers. Idha Valeur reports.
  • Turning the humble brick into an energy storing device

    Materials World magazine
    Turning the humble red brick into a supercapacitor could be the way forward for energy storage. Idha Valeur finds out more.
  • IOM3 publishes 2019 Annual Report

    The Institute has published its Annual Report and Financial Statements for 2019. The report highlights the Institute's 150th anniversary celebrations, covering all departments, local societies and technical communities. The report also features IOM3 award winners and events.
  • 2020 IOM3 Annual General Meeting

    The 2020 Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining was held on 3 September 2020 online. This news article has been updated with a recording of the webinar and a list of questions asked.
  • Construction work takes place at the Glen Mallan Jetty in Scotland. MOD Crown Copyright

    Glen Mallan jetty refurbishment

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Contractors VolkerStevin are undertaking the project with completion planned for 2021.
  • Support for members

    The Institute is aware that the foreseeable future will be difficult for a number of its members and is here to help those who find themselves in this unfortunate situation. The Institute has a career break rate for its membership fees of £41, while individuals who have been in continuous membership for two years or more may seek support from the Members' Benevolent Trust to pay their membership fees. This is a benefit of your membership, which over the years you have contributed too through your paid membership fees.
  • The impact of COVID-19 on materials, minerals and mining communities

    The escalation of COVID-19 during 2020 has posed great challenges for individuals as well as organisations and has also led, in some cases, to new opportunities to rethink the way of working. This report considers the impact of the pandemic on several industries and examines what may lie ahead.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding update

    The first phase of the IOM3 digital transformation project was launched at the end of January, consisting of a fully functioning membership management system and new Member Portal that allows members to update their details, select their technical and communications preferences, pay subscription fees, download invoices for past payments and access all our online Member Benefits, as well as providing online joining for new members