Welcome to the Institute of Refractories Engineers Web Site


  • The Institute of Refractories Engineers


    The Institute of Refractories Engineers is dedicated to fostering the science, technology and skills of refractories engineering and to serving the needs of refractories engineers worldwide.

    The IRE's Aims include:

    To raise the standard of ability and training in this field of science and technology.

    To promote and maintain the character, status and interest of members of the Institute.

    To disseminate information, facts, ideas, news or suggestions that may be of interest to members.

    To encourage the exchange of ideas and information among members to their benefit and to the benefit of the industries they serve.

    The Institute is a non-profit making body and its entire income is applied solely to the promotion of these aims.

    The IRE Website contains information on how to join the Institute, a brief history and details of the Institutes various branches. There is information relating to activities and events of the many IRE branches and a News Blog which will not only keep you informed of all the IRE developments but allow you to look back at older Institute news. A Web Forum is included to encourage the exchange of ideas and information between members and an electronic archive of 'The Refractories Engineer', the official IRE journal, is available online.


  • Latest News

    View the IRE's Blog for news, information and upcoming activities.

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  • The Refractories Engineer

    View selected back issues of the bi-monthly IRE journal.

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  • Industry Vacancies

    Click here for Industry Vacancies

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  • President's Profile

    An introduction to the Institute from the IRE President Callum Arthur.

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  • IRE Forum

    Login to the IRE forum.

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  • © The Institute of Refractories Engineers

    General Secretary & Treasurer
    Postal Address: 575 Trentham Road, Blurton, Stoke on Trent, Staffs, ST3 3BN
    Email: secretary@ireng.org     Tel:0044 (0) 1782 310 234     Fax:0044 (0) 1782 310 234