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WFO Women in Foundry Webinar

On the 5th March 2021 as part of International Women in Engineering month, the World Foundry Organization was proud to host a webinar titled "Women in Foundry" With a panel of four International and high profile speakers representing America, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom subjects relevant to the industry were debated and some insightful

By |2021-03-22T14:35:50+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on WFO Women in Foundry Webinar

West Midlands Branch Technical Webinar

Monday 1st February 2021 The West Midlands Branch were delighted to host yet another successful webinar on ‘Silica Sand and Special sands from OSHE Perspectives’, attendees were once again treated to an excellent technical webinar very kindly presented by Philippe Diaz of IMERYS.  The webinar was well attended and was joined by 46 attendees from

By |2021-03-22T13:23:00+00:00March 17th, 2021|West Midlands Branch News|Comments Off on West Midlands Branch Technical Webinar

WFO Webinar Women in Foundry – Industrial situation and perspectives for metalcasting

The first WFO webinar, “Women in Foundry”, was recorded by the WORLD FOUNDRY ORGANIZATION (WFO) on 5 March 2021. This video offers a discussion on the situation of the global foundry industry and some of its challenges, with the visions from Diana Bogic (General Secretary at the SWEDISH FOUNDRY ASSOCIATION, Sweden), Lizeth Medina (Senior Manager-Quality

By |2021-03-15T10:56:39+00:00March 15th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on WFO Webinar Women in Foundry – Industrial situation and perspectives for metalcasting

Super-deduction

A new 130% first-year capital allowance for qualifying plant and machinery assets; and a 50% first-year allowance for qualifying special rate assets. From 1 April 2021 until 31 March 2023, companies investing in qualifying new plant and machinery assets will be able to claim: a 130% super-deduction capital allowance on qualifying plant and machinery investments

By |2021-03-04T09:29:02+00:00March 4th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Super-deduction

Cast Metals Federation – On-line Training for Die-casting

A suite of on-line training courses in die-casting technology is now available from the Cast Metals Federation, CMF, and supported by the Diecasting Society and the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers. The new programme, which has been complied by industry experts and offered on a blended learning basis, will provide participants with a range of

By |2021-03-04T08:46:08+00:00March 4th, 2021|Industry News|Comments Off on Cast Metals Federation – On-line Training for Die-casting

Roadmap Out Of Third Lockdown – H&S Implications

On 22 February, the Prime Minister announced the government's proposed roadmap out of lockdown. A recent webinar hosted by Ellis Whittam (Employment Law, HR and H&S specialists) was about the working life and employment aspects of the roadmap, giving their initial reactions to the PM's plans. This update distils down the important aspects of a

By |2021-03-02T17:39:49+00:00March 2nd, 2021|Covid News|Comments Off on Roadmap Out Of Third Lockdown – H&S Implications
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