Yearly Archives: 2020


West Midlands, Birmingham & Coventry Branch Technical Lecture & Webinar

COMPLEX SAND CASTINGS – ‘RISING TO THE GRAND CHALLENGES’ On Monday 2nd November 47 Members and guest from the West Midlands, Birmingham and Coventry Branch Members and further afield were treated to a high standard technical lecture and webinar presented from Aachen, Germany by Dr Horst Bramann, Executive Manager Sales & Engineering MAGMA GmbH,

By |2021-02-18T14:07:18+00:00December 1st, 2020|Industry News, West Midlands Branch News|0 Comments

Coronavirus (COVID-19): letter to the manufacturing sector, November 2020

A Letter from the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Alok Sharma, to those in the manufacturing industry and its supply chain. The letter thanks those in the manufacturing industry and its supply chain for their success in continuing to manufacture, supply and export goods, including goods essential to our critical

By |2021-01-28T12:31:46+00:00November 17th, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments

The Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices

The Redundancy Support Service for Apprentices (ReSSA), launched by the Department for Education, provides clear, accessible advice and guidance to apprentices following redundancy, while supporting their next steps. It will help redundant apprentices to identify new apprenticeship and employment opportunities, and, where they are eligible, complete their current apprenticeship. The Department for Education are

By |2021-01-28T12:32:18+00:00November 2nd, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments

Green foundry team

The European Foundry Association has appointed a new executive team as the industry recognises its important role in the ‘Green Revolution’. At the recent Council meeting of the European Foundry Association, CAEF, Roberto Ariotti (Italy) was appointed as the new Chairman of the Executive Committee, taking over from Luis Felipe Villas-Boas (Portugal) at the

By |2020-12-01T11:44:56+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments

SMMT Safe Harbour Scheme – now OPEN

SMMT has recently launched Safe Harbour and the scheme is ready to support any UK automotive company impacted by Covid-19. With support from the Automotive Council and other key stakeholders, the scheme is a first for UK Automotive. What is Safe Harbour? Safe Harbour is an initiative SMMT has developed specifically to support automotive

By |2021-02-02T11:04:11+00:00October 22nd, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments

UK Metals Council highlights industry priorities to business minister Nadhim Zahawi

Members of the UK Metals Council (UKMC) have met business minister Nadhim Zahawi to highlight key industry priorities, including decarbonisation, energy, the supply chain, and procurement. The industry body, which represents more than 11,000 companies, outlined its strategic approach to ensure the UK can gain maximum value from its manufacturing, construction, and infrastructure supply

By |2021-02-02T11:04:06+00:00October 9th, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments

Alucast Plugged in to cluster

Alucast is looking to build on £1m of electrification contract wins by joining a new EV cluster. A recent £2.5m investment in its new CNC machining shop is paying off for the company, with the new technology paying a pivotal role in helping it secure new contracts in the electrification sector. The independent aluminium

By |2021-02-02T11:09:02+00:00October 7th, 2020|Industry News|0 Comments

West Midlands technical lecture and webinar – A great success

On Monday 7th September, the West Midlands Branch and a total of 50 attendees from across the UK, Germany and France were treated to a high standard opening technical lecture and webinar for the start of this year’s season of technical lectures and webinars. ‘Modern Feeder Technology’ The ‘Modern Feeder Technology’ lecture was presented

By |2021-02-02T11:10:39+00:00October 1st, 2020|ICME General News, Industry News|0 Comments

Foundry Training Services are back

Foundry Training Services are back delivering to the industry in their centre post COVID and are eager to support the industry. If you or a your team wish to join or gain further information on the Short, Bite Size, Apprenticeship or Bespoke Courses contact or call 0121 752 1814

By |2021-02-02T11:10:51+00:00September 10th, 2020|Training News|0 Comments
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