Welcome to the Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining

The global network for the materials cycle, promoting sustainability and greater circularity in the extraction, processing and use of natural resources

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Our areas of expertise cover a broad spectrum of materials and sectors, with each offering associated community group networking opportunities, events and other relevant technical resources.

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Our networks include technical community groups, local societies in the UK and overseas, and member networks supporting specific membership groups

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IOM3 member benefits include access to knowledge and information, career support, professional qualifications, training events, grants, achievement awards, access to networking groups and a free member magazine.

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IOM3 venue hire

IOM3 offers a range of venue hire options. Whether your event is a conference, exhibition, meeting or workshop, we have something for you. Our brand-new business hub, offering affordable and flexible desk space and professional address registration in the heart of London, is now available.

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Upcoming events

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  • CPD hours

Machine Learning in Ceramics & Glasses

This webinar is focused on the use of machine learning in the area of ceramics and glasses.

  • Free

Elastomers Used in Electric Vehicles

This webinar will specifically discuss and address relevant challenges and solutions to very important transportation issues.

Geometallurgy 2022

Sustainable and energy-efficient supply of critical metals and minerals. Abstract deadline 28 February 2022.