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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

Foundry Training Services – A Night to Celebrate with the Apprentices

The branch was pleased to host an evening recently for the Apprentices and their Tutors from the new National Foundry Training Centre, so that Members could find out more about what is now on offer from Foundry Training Services Ltd. Branch President Mark Holliday Prof MICME welcomed members and guests to the evening and

By |2021-02-02T11:13:04+00:00February 6th, 2020|ICME General News, West Midlands Branch News|0 Comments

West Midlands Branch – Presentation of cheque to Steve Bull, The Steve Bull Foundation

Since becoming part of the branch social calender 6 years ago the sportsmans dinner has grown in popularity and tickets sell out very quickly. Whilst providing excellent entertainment and a conviviial atmosphere for socialising the event has also enabled the branch to raise money for its chosen charity, the Steve Bull Foundation. With the

By |2021-02-02T11:14:23+00:00January 21st, 2020|ICME General News, West Midlands Branch News|0 Comments

Team Approach leads to Success in Diploma for Casting Employees

Steve Hill FICME – ICME National President, Joshua Sutton MICME – Durham Foundry, Daniel Whittaker MICME  – William Cook Leeds, Ian James MICME – Diploma Tutor, Michael Harper MICME and Richard Harris MICME of United Cast Bar. Joshua Sutton of Durham Foundry, Daniel Whitaker of William Cook Leeds, and Michael Harper and Richard Harris of

By |2021-02-02T11:14:35+00:00December 11th, 2019|ICME General News|0 Comments
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