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Net Zero Carbon and what this means for the Foundry Industry – webinar on 29th Sept

Net Zero Carbon and what this means for the Foundry Industry Webinar Presented by Richard White Consultancy Strategy Manager, LG Energy Date: Wednesday 29th September 2021  Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm (UK Time) Carbon Net Zero and what this means for the UK Foundry Industry - What are the government’s targets and how supply chain pressures are also

By |2021-09-16T08:44:11+01:00September 13th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on Net Zero Carbon and what this means for the Foundry Industry – webinar on 29th Sept

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)

WALL COLMONOY & STRAIN HARDEN CELEBRATE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

Wall Colmonoy and Strain Harden are pleased to announce their one-year anniversary of their Middle East strategic partnership for the countries of United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. On June 7, 2020, Wall Colmonoy reached a distributor partnership agreement with United Arab Emirates based supplier, Strain Harden, to sell Colmonoy® Surfacing Alloys, Nicrobraz® Brazing Alloys,

By |2021-07-22T14:08:31+01:00July 22nd, 2021|ICME General News|Comments Off on WALL COLMONOY & STRAIN HARDEN CELEBRATE ONE-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP

ICME National President receives Fellow upgrade

The new national President of ICME, Lee Jenkins IEng FICME, was recently upgraded to a Fellow of the Institute and received his certificate from the Cast Metals Federation CEO Dr Pam Murrell FICME during a visit to the Weir Group Foundry. Lee is the Director of Operations, ENACAR Regions (Europe, North Africa, Central Asia and

By |2021-07-16T10:08:10+01:00July 16th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on ICME National President receives Fellow upgrade

Sir Andrew Cook CBE FICME receives his Gold Pin for over 50 years of membership of the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers

ICME Honorary Treasurer, Trevor Stevenson FICME, was able to present Sir Andrew Cook CBE 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 1970. Sir Andrew became chairman of William Cook in 1981 and began

By |2021-06-14T15:33:17+01:00June 14th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on Sir Andrew Cook CBE FICME receives his Gold Pin for over 50 years of membership of the Institute of Cast Metals Engineers

ICME – National Webinar ‘Creating a secure, sustainable future by reducing hazardous waste and improving energy efficiency’

On Monday 12th April, the West Midlands Branch and a total of 48 attendees from across the UK and the internet, were again treated to very well presented and extremely professional, high standard technical lecture and webinar delivered by the branch. The lecture ‘Creating a Secure, Sustainable Future by Reducing Hazardous Waste and Improving Energy

By |2021-05-26T12:41:47+01:00May 20th, 2021|ICME General News|Comments Off on ICME – National Webinar ‘Creating a secure, sustainable future by reducing hazardous waste and improving energy efficiency’

Young People Face Unemployment “Crisis” As 88% Of Job Losses Affect Under 35s

An impending “jobs crisis” facing young people as new stats show that almost 90% of job losses in the past year affected people aged 35 and under. Fresh figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) found that between February 2020 and February 2021, 693,000 fewer people were in paid employment in the UK. Around

By |2021-05-19T09:25:44+01:00May 19th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|Comments Off on Young People Face Unemployment “Crisis” As 88% Of Job Losses Affect Under 35s

Transferring unused apprenticeship funds to other employers

Are you a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME) thinking about taking on an apprentice but not sure if you can afford the training costs? This is a great opportunity for SME's to explore transferring of Levy funds to drive their talent forward with apprenticeship training. How transferring funds works Employers who pay the apprenticeship levy

By |2021-05-12T11:03:12+01:00May 12th, 2021|ICME General News, Training News|Comments Off on Transferring unused apprenticeship funds to other employers

HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh Hon FICME

It is with great sadness that His Royal Highness, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh Hon FICME has sadly passed away. The Institute of Cast Metals Engineers loses a distinguished Honorary Fellow who will be sadly missed.  Sincere condolences go to the Queen and her family at this very sad time.

By |2021-04-12T12:29:59+01:00April 12th, 2021|ICME General News|Comments Off on HRH Prince Philip The Duke of Edinburgh Hon FICME
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