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ICME National Webinar “Graphite Nucleation in Grey and Ductile Irons”

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.

By |2021-02-16T14:29:24+00:00February 16th, 2021|ICME General News, West Midlands Branch News|Comments Off on ICME National Webinar “Graphite Nucleation in Grey and Ductile Irons”

Brexit & Insurance

  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

By |2021-02-18T14:04:57+00:00February 2nd, 2021|ICME General News|Comments Off on Brexit & Insurance

ICME Webinar – Weir Foundry Improvements and the Elephant for Glasgow

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

By |2021-02-02T16:24:51+00:00January 25th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|0 Comments

ICME National Webinar – Foseco – Fundamentals of Steel Filtration

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

By |2021-01-28T10:25:02+00:00January 7th, 2021|ICME General News, Industry News|0 Comments

West Midlands technical lecture and webinar – A great success

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

By |2021-02-02T11:10:39+00:00October 1st, 2020|ICME General News, Industry News|0 Comments

West Midlands branch technical lecture

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

By |2021-02-02T11:10:45+00:00September 22nd, 2020|ICME General News, West Midlands Branch News|0 Comments

A new era for the ICME – launch of the first Live Online Technical Lecture to support Members

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

By |2021-02-02T11:11:03+00:00August 28th, 2020|ICME General News, Industry News|0 Comments


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

By |2021-02-02T11:12:41+00:00April 30th, 2020|ICME General News|0 Comments

North East Branch Dinner Dance 2020

On Saturday 22rd February, 111 ICME members and guests gathered for the North East Branch Dinner Dance at the Gateshead Metro Centre Marriott Hotel, to enjoy an evening of good food, conversation and dancing. NE Branch President, Bob Norman Prof MICME and his wife Pauline, welcomed the honoured guests, National President Stephen Hill FICME, his

By |2021-02-02T11:12:47+00:00April 29th, 2020|ICME General News, North East Branch News|0 Comments

West Midlands Branch – Full Throttle Raceway

Photo – Winners: Thomas Dudley Duport and the team were: Danny Harlow, Pawel Maculewicz, Ethan Asquith, James Hopkins Last year saw the first go-karting event organised by the branch as part of its drive to introduce ICME to younger foundrymen and women in a relaxed, friendly, informal, environment. The evening had proved very successful

By |2021-02-02T11:12:51+00:00March 27th, 2020|ICME General News, West Midlands Branch News|0 Comments
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