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Institute awards new designations

The latest round of people to receive new designations from IOM3.

Natural Fibres '09 - Stakeholder Register

The Natural Fibres '09 conference has opened a register of stakeholders working with natural fibres in the UK and Europe, in order to formulate an accurate picture of the natural fibres industry.

2009 Examination in Mining Law Relating to Health and Safety

The 2009 Examination in Mining Law Relating to Health and Safety will be held on 10 June. The closing date for applications is 1 May.

Retrofit for the Future - Project Brokering Workshops

On 28th January 2009 the Prime Minister and Lord Drayson announced Retrofit for the Future, £10 million of funding from the Technology Strategy Board to address the challenge of housing refurbishment, as detailed in the Government's Heat and Energy Saving Strategy. A series of free brokerage events are being held in the coming months with the aim of putting consortia together to bid for these funds.

Designing packs with the right eco-profile

Packaging Professional magazine
An online comparison tool to help designers in the USA and Europe choose the most environmentally-friendly material and processing technique for their packaging is being launched by GreenBlue, a not-for-profit institute in the USA.