The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is the international professional body seeking to promote all aspects of the science, engineering and technology of materials, minerals and mining. IOM3 facilitates qualifications, professional recognition and development, and delivers knowledge, information and networking services to a global community. The Institute’s International Mining and Minerals Association (IMMa) serves IOM3 members with interests in the minerals industries and provides a focus both internally within the Institute and externally for the world wide community of minerals professionals.