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Bulldozing the past to help structure the future

The vision is starting to take shape at the UK’s flagship Elite Centre for Manufacturing Skills (ECMS) with demolition work commencing at the site of the ‘casting the future foundry spoke’ in Dudley Port, Tipton.

This site will house the foundry and patternmaking skills hub of the centre incorporating a purpose-built self-contained training block to be built adjacent to an existing foundry Thomas Dudley Ltd.

As work commences to get the site ready by demolishing an existing derelict building, ICME and the Cast Metals Federation continue their quest to ensure that appropriate facilities are installed and that the proposed training will be industry-led, supporting the needs of the UK’s foundry sector.

Martin Dudl read more