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IMMa - mission

The objectives of the International Mining & Minerals Association (IMMa) will be achieved by:

  • working closely with the minerals-related divisions to ensure visibility of the minerals industry within the Institute;
  • promoting and co-ordinating transfer of information by means of national and international conferences, local conferences and seminars, Materials World, the IOM3 website and the Mining and Minerals Library;
  • providing a link between the local branches having minerals interests (both home and overseas) and the Council of the Institute;
  • forging links with other organisations to promote the objectives of the Institute and the interests of the members of the minerals divisions;
  • promoting the visibility and prestige of the minerals-related professions by recommending to the Industry and Technology Policy Board, and the Awards Committee, nominations for relevant Institute Awards;
  • promoting the interests of members of the minerals divisions and of the minerals industry both at home and overseas;
  • maintaining contacts with academia and industry to ensure that the needs of both are appropriately addressed by the Institute;
  • encouraging membership of IOM3 by the minerals industry community worldwide;
  • promotion of the Mining and Minerals library and related information services;
  • promoting the visibility of the minerals industry in society.