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  • IOM3 publishes 2019 Annual Report

    IOM3
    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

    IOM3
    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.
  • £350 million unveiled to cut emissions and help fuel UK’s ‘green recovery’

    IOM3
    The UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a £350 million investment package to cut emissions in heavy industry and drive economic recovery from COVID-19. It aims to help the UK meet its legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. The Prime Minister hopes this will help businesses to decarbonise across the heavy industry, construction, space and transport sectors and to secure the UK’s place at the forefront of green innovation.
  • Jan Czerski

    Jan Czerski passes at age 78

    Manchester Polymer Group
    Obituary - Jan Czerski, BSc, MSc, FIMMM, CEng, CSci, CEnv sadly passed away in hospital on 25th June.
  • Research call on radiation effects on medical device polymers

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is launching a new coordinated research project (CRP) (F23035) to advance understanding of radiation effects on polymer materials commonly used in medical devices by comparing the effects of gamma, e-beam, and X-ray irradiation.
  • Support for members

    IOM3
    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

    IOM3
    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

    IOM3
    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
  • Waste packaging offences from The Works

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    The Works Stores, UK, has admitted lack of awareness of The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) Regulations.
  • Nottingham company fails on packaging recycling

    IOM3 Content Cafe
    Fabriweld Tubular Steel Products, Nottingham, UK, has paid £15,300 to Notts Wildlife Trust for failing to meet packaging recycling obligations.

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