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West Midlands, Birmingham & Coventry Branch Technical Lecture & Webinar

On Monday 7th March the West Midlands Branch and 39 members and guests were again treated to a well-presented, interesting and professional technical lecture / webinar delivered by the branch.  With over 20 people attending in person at Wednesbury, there was also several dialing in remotely from around the world. The lecture was entitled ‘Technical

By |2022-05-13T12:41:51+01:00May 13th, 2022|ICME General News, West Midlands Branch News|Comments Off on West Midlands, Birmingham & Coventry Branch Technical Lecture & Webinar

ICME Chesterfield & Sheffield Branch Technical Seminar – What a Great Success.

The Chesterfield and Sheffield Branch were pleased to be able to host their first 'in person' Technical Seminar since 2019. The event was very well supported, with around 70 ICME Members from across the UK attending in person, plus a number of delegates logging in to attend virtually, and the level of questioning and discussion

By |2022-04-08T14:06:09+01:00April 8th, 2022|Chesterfield & Sheffield Branch News, ICME General News|Comments Off on ICME Chesterfield & Sheffield Branch Technical Seminar – What a Great Success.

ICME Awards Lunch 2022

On Friday 25 March 2022 ICME held its Award’s Lunch for the first time in 2 years. The event was held at the Founders’ Hall in London and was attend by 64 guests. At this prestigious event we honoured all those who have worked tirelessly for the benefit of the industry and those that have

By |2022-03-31T09:40:33+01:00March 31st, 2022|ICME General News|Comments Off on ICME Awards Lunch 2022

Inspiring the Next Generation

Tutors from Foundry Training Services Ltd were delighted to be able to support the WMG Academy for Young Engineers in Solihull during the recent National Apprenticeship week with some hands-on activities focussed around casting. The school, which is part of the WMG Academy Trust, aims to encourage young people, from the ages of 14 to

By |2022-03-31T08:25:23+01:00March 31st, 2022|ICME General News|Comments Off on Inspiring the Next Generation

Driving Change Management – new course from ICME for the castings industry – 27th & 28th April 2022

Following the successful launch of our new suite of leadership and management courses, ICME is pleased to announce the second course, Driving Change Management which is offered in collaboration with The Cast Metals Federation The feedback from the first course was extremely positive from all attendees. When asked if they would recommend this course, the

By |2022-03-04T13:21:19+00:00March 4th, 2022|ICME General News, Training News|Comments Off on Driving Change Management – new course from ICME for the castings industry – 27th & 28th April 2022

Institute of Cast Metals Engineers achieves Ofqual Recognition for End-point Assessment!

ICME is delighted to confirm that the Institute is now a fully approved Ofqual regulated End-Point Assessment Organisation (EPAO) for the L3 Metal Casting, Foundry and Patternmaking Apprentice Standard. ICME National President, Lee Jenkins IEng FICME, welcomed the news saying, “This is a significant milestone for ICME and the wider industry, which now has an

By |2022-01-14T11:18:54+00:00January 14th, 2022|End Point Assessment News, ICME General News|Comments Off on Institute of Cast Metals Engineers achieves Ofqual Recognition for End-point Assessment!

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!

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

ICME Announce a 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 |2022-03-10T09:34:27+00:00November 15th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News, Training News|Comments Off on ICME Announce a Suite of Leadership & Management courses for the Industry

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
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