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ICME Presents Company’s Best Technical Student Award!

  ICME are proud to announce that FTSL Apprentice Richard Jowitt MICME has been awarded The Ironmongers Company Best Technical Student Award for 2021. This award is sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers and consists of an engraved medal and a cheque for £250.  Richard received his cheque from FTSL Tutor, Albert Anderson. Richard

By |2021-12-08T10:49:09+00:00December 2nd, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News, Training News|Comments Off on ICME Presents Company’s Best Technical Student Award!

ICME National Webinar- H&S in the industry & the SHIFT initiative featuring Red Wing & how they are working with the Foundry Industry

Date: Wednesday 19th January 2022  Time : 7pm  Speakers: John Boyack, Sales Manager- Europe, Red Wing Shoes Richard Heath Prof MICME - Cast Metals Federation    Richard Heath will provide a brief introduction to the SHIFT Initiative and how it works to improve the safety & health of all employees within the foundry industry. Then

By |2021-12-01T13:39:44+00:00December 1st, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on ICME National Webinar- H&S in the industry & the SHIFT initiative featuring Red Wing & how they are working with the Foundry Industry

Engineering Council- Standards Matter – 40 years of regulating the UK engineering profession

  The Engineering Council was incorporated by Royal Charter in November 1981 to regulate the engineering profession in the UK. This week marks their 40th year of setting and maintaining standards, to ensure that society continues to have confidence and trust in the engineering profession. Their mission as a regulator is to maintain internationally recognised

By |2021-12-01T10:20:34+00:00December 1st, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on Engineering Council- Standards Matter – 40 years of regulating the UK engineering profession

Chesterfield/Sheffield Branch – Peter Gleaves Memorial Quiz/Pie & Peas Night

Our first Branch Event for 2 years was very well supported by around 45 foundry men & women from local foundries who made up 12 teams along with friends from Lancashire & North East Branches who were severely tested by Quizmaster Simon Alexander. Six Rounds of 10 Questions on science & general knowledge provided great

By |2021-11-11T15:01:56+00:00November 11th, 2021|Chesterfield & Sheffield Branch News, ICME General News|Comments Off on Chesterfield/Sheffield Branch – Peter Gleaves Memorial Quiz/Pie & Peas Night

ICME is thrilled to announce a new suite of leadership & management courses for the industry

ICME is thrilled to announce a new suite of leadership & management courses for the industry, being offered in collaboration with The Cast Metals Federation.  The development of current and future leaders for the casting and foundry industry, and its supply chain, is crucial.  Nurturing our employees is the key to the future development of

By |2021-11-24T11:38:46+00:00November 10th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News, Training News|Comments Off on ICME is thrilled to announce a new suite of leadership & management courses for the industry

Professor Mark Jolly presented with his Silver Pin for over 30 years of membership of the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers

ICME Honorary Treasurer, Trevor Stevenson FICME, was able to present Professor Mark Jolly FICME with his Silver Pin for over 30 years of membership of the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers, as he had joined the Institute in 1991. Mark is Professor and Director of Manufacturing. He has almost 40 years’ experience in manufacturing. He

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Newby Foundries Chair presented with Gold Pin for 50 years membership of the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers

ICME Honorary Treasurer, Trevor Stevenson FICME, was able to present Richard Newby FICME with his Gold Pin for over 50 years of membership of the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers, as he had joined the then Institute of British Foundrymen in 1971. Richard is the Chairman at Newby Foundries Group. The group consists of market-leading

By |2021-11-10T09:52:30+00:00November 10th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on Newby Foundries Chair presented with Gold Pin for 50 years membership of the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers

CMF CEO Dr Pamela Murrell FICME awarded The Distinguished Manufacturing Alumni Award

The CMF are proud to announce that our CEO Dr Pamela Murrell has been awarded The Distinguished Manufacturing Alumni Award. This celebrates the long-term achievements of outstanding alumni in the industry. The Distinguished Manufacturing Alumni Award is one of Cranfield University’s highest honours. It recognises those individuals who have achieved significant success within the manufacturing

By |2021-11-02T15:26:45+00:00November 2nd, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on CMF CEO Dr Pamela Murrell FICME awarded The Distinguished Manufacturing Alumni Award

Securing the Future Talent Pipeline

National ICME President, Lee Jenkins IEng FICME, reflects on what the position means to him and his hopes for the future of the Institute, supporting the next generation of skilled foundry personnel. "As President, and thereby Chair of the ICME General Council, I am presently leading a strategic review of ICME to consider its offering

By |2021-08-12T17:30:14+01:00August 12th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on Securing the Future Talent Pipeline

Philip Green (1925-2021)

Philip Green (1925-2021) It is with sadness that the Institute can report the sad death of Past National President, Philip A Green, who died last Wednesday, 28th July, at the age of 95. Phil joined the then IBF when he was 19 years of age, in 1965, having started in the industry as an Apprentice

By |2021-08-04T10:25:33+01:00August 3rd, 2021|ICME General News|Comments Off on Philip Green (1925-2021)
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