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Welcome to the UK Metals Expo Industry News page, your go-to source for the latest updates and developments in the metals industry. We provide updates on our exhibitors and their latest product releases, innovations, industry news and regulatory changes. We also cover updates on our conference programme, which provides a platform for industry leaders to share their expertise and insights with peers. Our conference programme covers a range of topics including sustainability, innovation, and digitalisation, with sessions led by expert speakers from across the entire metals supply chain.

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Wales can be at the heart of a new industrial revolution

New CEO of Net Zero Industry Wales, Ben Burggraaf, returns to his former workplace, Tata Steel’s integrated steelworks at Port Talbot, to talk about the huge opportunities that he believes exist for industries and society in Wales on the journey to net zero carbon.

Copper specialist Metelec takes 25-year lease at Wolverhampton warehouse development

This is an exciting time in Metelec’s development. The new state-of-the-art distribution centre and headquarters reflect their commitment to solid, sustainable growth.

Diageo provides funding to establish the British Aluminium Consortium for Advanced Alloy

Beverage manufacturer, Diageo, has announced that it has provided funding to establish the British Aluminium Consortium for Advanced Alloys (BACALL), a collective of industry experts who will create a circular economy for aluminium in the UK.

Why choose EDC Protection for high heat protection?

The most innovative and reliable thermal protection on the French market, incorporating cutting-edge technologies tested and approved in our laboratory.

Atwell Labellers have new Owners

Dura-ID Solutions have acquired Atwell Labellers

Broder Metals Group granted Fit For Nuclear status by the Nuclear AMRC

Broder Metals Group is delighted to announce that we were recently granted Fit4Nuclear status by the Nuclear AMRC.

New design guide launched to showcase the possibilities and green footprint of Cast Irons

Engineering designers are being urged to take advantage of a new guide that highlights the vast potential and environmental sustainability of the ‘original composite material’.

Expanding Our Abrasives Portfolio!

2023 marks another exciting year for Tyrolit as they announce the acquisition of EGELI EGESAN Abrasives!

Langley Alloys Holdings Ltd ACQUIRES Copeland and Craddock Ltd.

Langley Alloys Holdings of Newcastle under Lyme, a specialist Stainless Steel and Nickel Alloy bar supplier and long-time customer of Copeland and Craddock, is pleased to announce its purchase of the business from the Copeland family.

The UK steel industry is at a crux

Assets are ageing but the operating environment in the UK is not conducive to large-scale investment, and without this it is likely that large portions of UK production capacity will cease to operate within a decade.

New UK Regulations to Boost Use of British-Made Steel in Public Projects

The updated regulations require reporting on the origin of steel used in public projects to raise awareness of British-made, ‘melted and poured’ steel.

Brunel joins Constellium-led consortium working on £10m CirConAl project

A collaborative partnership between Brunel University London and Constellium to develop low-carbon aluminium extruded alloys for structural electric vehicle applications.

Steel can be a decarbonisation provider

Professor Cameron Pleydell-Pearce, a Tata Steel sponsored lecturer at Swansea University, who not only shared a stand at the MetalsExpo representing the Sustain initative alongside the Transforming Foundation Industries network, but was also a keynote speaker at the event.

What can the new UK Government do for Steel?

UK Steel’s Director, Gareth Stace, shares his thoughts on the new UK government and the importance of industry events such as the UK Metals Expo.

Novel adaptation for existing blast furnaces could reduce steelmaking emissions by 90%

Researchers from the University of Birmingham have designed a novel adaptation for existing iron and steel furnaces that could reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from the steelmaking industry by nearly 90%.

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