IOM3 is the leading global membership organisation for professionals in the materials cycle, existing to promote and develop all aspects of materials science and engineering, geology, mining and associated technologies. The Institute’s vision is to be recognised as the global leader for professionals involved with the materials cycle.
 IMMa is an association within the IOM3 that embraces the four minerals divisions. IMMa is the successor to the IMM and it provides the focus for minerals and mining members under the federal structure of the IOM3.
 IMMAGE (Information on Mining, Metallurgy and Geological Exploration) is the world’s foremost reference database of abstracts and citations of scientific and engineering literature for the international minerals industry. Covering material published from 1979 to the present, IMMAGE now contains over 100,000 records, with two to three thousand references being added each year.
 PERC – Pan-European Reserves and Resources Reporting Committee is the European equivalent of the Australasian JORC in Australasia, SAMREC in South Africa, and similar reserves standards bodies in the USA, Canada, and Chile, and with them is a constituent member of the Committee for (Mineral) Reserves International Reporting Standards
 The Association of Mining Analysts (AMA) is a non-profit organisation representing the broad mining community in the UK with a membership of over 300. Its remit is to organise presentations and seminars on mining companies and operational issues, with the aim of promoting better understanding of the industry and its activities.
 The Geological Society of London was founded in 1807. It is the UK national society for geoscience, and the oldest geological society in the world. The Society provides a wide range of professional and scientific support to around 9500 Fellows (members), about 2000 of whom live overseas.
 The Mineral Deposits Study Group is a specialist group of the Geological Society of London that exists to promote the study and understanding of mineral deposits and mineralisation processes.
 The AusIMM is the leading organisation representing all professionals in the minerals sector in Australia. Their role is to maximise opportunities for professionals in the minerals sector and promote the value of the minerals industry to the wider community.
 The Southern African Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (SAIMM) exists to identify the needs of its members and to initiate and give effect to the means whereby the requirements for technology and scientific knowledge of the minerals and metals section of the Southern African economies are satisfied; and furthermore to represent and promote the interests of its members.
 The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum is a technical society of professionals in the minerals, metals, materials and energy industries. They exist to organize information, upcoming events, and information about society publications, technical abstracts and public education materials.
 The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) is a CEO-led organization representing many of the world’s leading mining and metals companies as well as regional, national and commodity associations. ICMM’s vision is a viable mining, minerals and metals industry that is widely recognized as essential for modern living and a key contributor to sustainable development.
 Women in Mining (WIM (UK)) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to promoting and progressing the development of women in the mining and minerals sector. Created in 2006, WIM (UK) now counts over 1,300 members, from all corners of mining-related businesses and professions. Sponsored by Anglo American, Rio Tinto and Glencore, amongst others, Membership is free and open to all women in the mining industry. WIM (UK) provides information and great networking opportunities to its members, and promotes the role of women in the mining industry and the sector as a career choice for women.
 The Irish Association of Economic Geology, the IAEG, was founded in 1973 as a body with the goal of providing a professional association for geoscientists in Ireland.
 The Institute of Geologists of Ireland was formed in 1999 to promote the geosciences in Ireland and to represent the professional interests of its members. Membership is open to all practising geoscientists who meet the required standards of qualification and experience, and the IGI operates with the support of all the major geoscience based technical societies.
 The Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) is an international organization of individual members with interests in the field of economic geology. The Society’s membership includes representatives from industry, academia, and government institutions.
 The British Tunnelling Society, the BTS is a learned society of the British Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) and has a membership of more than 900 individual and corporate members. It is one of the most vibrant gatherings of professional tunnellers in the world.
 The British Geotechnical Association (BGA) is the principal association for geotechnical engineers in the United Kingdom. It performs the role of the ICE Ground Board, as well as being the UK member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics & Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and the International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM).
 The Ground Forum is the ‘umbrella’ body for the ground engineering sector. Ground Forum brings together five Learned Societies and four Trade Associations which collectively represent most construction-related ground engineering disciplines and gives the industry a single voice.
 Founded in 1835, the British Geological Survey (BGS) is the world’s oldest national geological survey and the United Kingdom’s premier centre for earth science information and expertise.
 Earth Science Teachers Association
 King Edward Mine Museum which specialises in the mining history of Cornwall. The mine dates from the 19th century and most of the equipment in the mill has been restored to working order.
Informing and educating about the importance of minerals and mining.