Chris Oldroyd has been appointed to the board of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.
Chris Oldroyd has been appointed to the board of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining.

Inprotec Ltd manager Chris Oldroyd has been appointed to the board of the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) mining technology division. 

Inprotec designs and supplies plant used to recover non-ferrous and precious metals and is based in Wakefield, UK.

IOM3 promotes aspects of mine development, mine production, mine closure, mining technology and other mining industry related matters. Oldroyd already sits on the board of the IOM3 Sustainable Development Group (SDG), which serves as a global centre of expertise on sustainability and the environment, the company said.

‘I’m delighted to have the opportunity to help shape the future of [the mining technology division],’ said Oldroyd. ‘In particular, I’m looking forward to contributing towards the division’s efforts to provide educational literature on the mining and extractive metallurgy processes and contributing in general to the promotion of the need to introduce process innovations to meet future industrial and environmental challenges.’

This story uses material from Inprotec, with editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.