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.


About the Institute of Refractories Engineers

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becoming a member

Joining the IRE

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The Refractories Enginner

The official IRE journal

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buyers guide

Suppliers directory

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Conference Information

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Training days

IRE annual Training Day

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News & Events

Latest IRE News & Events

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Presidents Profile

A itroduction from President Jan DuPlessis

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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.