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  • Norcem CCS for Brevik cement plant

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Norcem has signed an agreement for a CO2 capture, liquification and intermediate storage plant at its integrated Brevik cement plant in Norway.
  • IOM3 on inclusivity

    The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) prides itself on valuing inclusivity and stands in solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the fight against racism, especially in the light of the shocking events in the USA and subsequent protests.
  • How post-water treatment steel slag can strengthen concrete

    Materials World magazine
    Steel slag used to treat wastewater can increase concrete’s strength. Idha Valeur finds out how.
  • Patent of the month – Intellectual property for R&D

    Materials World magazine
    Rayyan Mughal, of Marks & Clerk Law LLP, looks at what you need to consider when working in international R&D teams, collaborations and university spin-out companies.
  • Second reactor base completed at Hinkley Point C

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Work on the 49,000t base for the second reactor at EDF Energy’s Hinkley Point C (HPC), UK, has been completed on schedule.
  • TBM under construction in Germany. Courtesy HS2

    HS2 TBM images and naming

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The two tunnel boring machines (TBMs) that will spend around three years digging the longest and deepest HS2 tunnels – from just inside the UK’s M25 to South Heath in Buckinghamshire have made their pictorial debut.
  • Activated clay to make its mark on cement production

    Clay Technology magazine
    A cement plant in Cameroon is set to produce calcined activated clay with the aim to save around 110,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions a year. Shardell Joseph reports.
  • How steel slag can strengthen concrete

    Clay Technology magazine
    Steel slag can both clean wastewater and increase concrete’s strength. Idha Valeur finds out how.
  • Younger Members’ Committee changing its name

    IOM3 Student & Early Career Committee (SECC)
    The Institute and its committees are always working to ensure that we stay in line with the ever-changing demands of today’s world. An area of improvement that has been identified is what is defined as ‘young’ in either academia or industry, in today’s world. Consequently, the YMC has reviewed its name and Terms of Reference to address the needs of those members no longer defined by age limits.
  • IOM3 digital transformation and rebranding under way

    We have now embarked on phase 2 of the project which involves incorporating activities that are currently administered on separate systems (such as events, training courses, awards, competitions, accreditation, sales, marketing and communications) into the new contacts management system.