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.
On Monday 11th January, the West Midlands Branch and a total of 38 attendees from across the UK, were again treated to very well presented and professionally high standard technical lecture delivered by the branch. The lecture ‘Precise Industrial 3D Metrology’ was kindly presented by Mr Stuart Dix from GOM, a part of the Zeiss
Monday 1st March @ 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm Hosted by West Midlands, Birmingham & Coventry Branch “Graphite Nucleation in Grey and Ductile Irons” Presented by Dr.Torbjorn Skaland, Mr. Mark Sims & Mr. James Vaughan - Elkem Ltd The Technical Lecture will be streamed online only as a webinar due to ongoing Covid 19 restrictions.
On 24 December 2020 the UK and EU agreed a deal outlining how the relationship between the two parties would work once the Brexit transition period ended on 31 December 2020. Crucially, the deal included a free trade agreement between the UK and EU, with no tariffs or quotas on goods as long as
On Tuesday 19th December, the team at Weir gave a great presentation and detailed insight into the manufacture of castings at their state-of-the-art facility in Todmorden, the presentation was delivered by Lee Jenkins (Group Operations Director). Lee explained the process capabilities at the Todmorden site, and then presented the typical manufacturing process, from design concept
Monday 14th December @ 7.00pm – ICME National Webinar ICME were pleased to host Nick Child and David Hrabina of Foseco, as they presented the fundamentals and latest developments in the field of Steel Filtration. Nick Child explained the details as to why filtration of steel alloys is important, the types of defects that can
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
WEST MIDLANDS, BIRMINGHAM & COVENTRY BRANCH TECHNICAL LECTURE & WEBINAR Monday 5th October @ 7.30 pm – 8.30 pm Churchill’s Wednesbury, WS10 9BX The Clan Project – ‘A Steam Locomotive for the 21st Century’ Mr Geoff Turner IEng MIED, Engineering Director The Standard Steam Locomotive Company Ltd The Technical Lecture will be streamed live at
Monday 24th August 2020 became an important date in ICME’s history when the first ever online technical presentation was successfully completed. Over 40 members from the Institute joined with guest delegates from both the UK and across Europe to support the event, listening and watching on-line. The presentation was made by Russell Gray EngTech
We have been informed by the WFO that unfortunately, they have now made the decision to postpone the 74th World Foundry Congress that was scheduled to be held between the 18th – 22nd of October 2020 in Busan, Korea. The WFO has informed us that this decision was not taken lightly, but after taking advice and many hours of