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The Institute of Refractories Engineers (IRE) is the heart and voice of the refractory family. We connect people with application knowledge, sharing insights and best practice to benefit the world of refractories.
What our members say
“The IRE helps me to keep in touch with the industry and other like-minded professionals. Not just at events like the annual conference, but throughout the year.”

Rhiannon Webster
DSF Refractories
“With commercial articles and peer reviews, I get valuable insights into the materials, legislation, and environmental challenges that affect my business.”

Dominic Oates
Asmet UK Ltd
"The IRE has provided excellent value training on fundamental subjects for refractory engineering. This was invaluable for developing our staff’s expertise in this field. I would recommend to anyone looking to improve their understanding; suitable for technicians and engineers or anyone wanting to broaden their knowledge."

James Yardy, R&D Project engineer
Heraeus Electro-Nite UK Ltd
Latest news

Media File Pack Now Available From The IRE


5 May 2022

Corporate Packages Now Available From The IRE


1 April 2022

Season’s Greetings From The Institute of Refractories Engineers

Season's Greetings From The Institute of Refractories Engineers
15 December 2021

60th Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Refractories Engineers to be held via Zoom at 9:00am GMT on Wednesday 23rd March 2022

60th Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Refractories Engineers
7 December 2021

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