Join the IRE

For more than 50 years, we’ve been a forum for professionals in refractories and related industries. If you design, manufacture, sell, install or study refractories, the IRE is for you. We’re a global community with members in over 40 countries. In fact, almost 40% of our members are located outside the UK, in places as far afield as Australia. We keep our members up to date on the latest developments in refractories’ engineering and technology via technical meetings, training seminars, conferences and a bimonthly publications.
Membership Information
Our bimonthly industry journal ‘The Refractories Engineer’
Access to meetings and social media groups enabling networking opportunities with our refractories’ community
Submit papers for publication by the Institute
IRE Membership Certificate to display in your premises
Discounted rates for meetings and other functions
Your Application

All applications are reviewed by the General Council at the meeting following receipt of the application. If you are successful in your application, you’ll be notified in writing by the General Secretary and we’ll issue a Certificate of Membership.

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