Metals Show & Industry News

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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Nissan’s £2 Billion Investment to Build Electric Cars in Sunderland

Nissan, in collaboration with its partners, has unveiled a bold £2 billion plan to manufacture three electric car models at its Sunderland factory, marking a significant stride towards electric vehicle (EV) production. The Japanese automaker aims to produce electric versions of its popular Qashqai and Juke models, alongside the next generation of the electric Leaf, which is already being manufactured […]

Materials Processing Institute appoints interim CEO

The Materials Processing Institute has appointed Jonathon Stormon from Hexagon Consultants as its interim CEO following Chris McDonald’s decision to stand down from the role he has held for almost a decade.

British Steel today unveils £1.25 billion proposal to decarbonise its operations

British Steel today unveiled ambitious plans for the biggest transformation in its history – a £1.25-billion proposal to become a clean, green and sustainable business by adopting electric arc furnace steelmaking. Following detailed analysis of its current operations, available technology and challenging market conditions, the company is proposing to accelerate its decarbonisation programme. The proposals, which are subject to appropriate […]

Tata Steel’s Gareth Brookes spoke to industry and academic leaders at UK Metals Expo 2023

Two days before Tata Steel announced a proposal to decarbonise its UK operations with support form the UK Government, SteelCast visited the UK Metals Expo.

UK steel imports resemble ‘a python swallowing a goat’

UK steel market participants have been urged to have their say on an import quota system that triggers a scenario similar to “a python swallowing a goat” on a quarterly basis.

UK Metals Expo 2023 Round Up Video

It was a fantastic event with brilliant speakers and very well organised! We look forward to returning next year.

Myth, Revolution or Solution?

Whilst it’s understandable that consumable cost is often a target for cost reduction, endeavouring to reduce consumable spend, in a world clamouring for best practice are we ignoring the obvious, does the result justify the effort?

State of the UK Metals Industry Report Highlights Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Growth

A comprehensive report released today provides a valuable snapshot of the UK metals industry

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SteelBuy hits £1m sales milestone as metals sector embraces new trading innovation

One of the biggest innovations to boost the metals industry in more than 50 years has reported a promising first nine months.

UK Metals Council’s State of the Metals Industry in the UK Report to be officially released at UK Metals Expo

Metals Sector Remains Optimistic Despite International Trade, Energy, and Labour Challenges, Warns New Report to be officially released at UK Metals Expo

Next generation of talent joins Tata Steel

This week, over 200 apprentices, graduates and interns are taking their first steps into one of the UK’s most exciting industries, as they join 8000 other colleagues in Tata Steel UK.

UK Metals Expo 2023: Bigger and Better Than Ever!

Make sure to save the date! The UK Metals Expo 2023 is set to be the must-attend event for anyone involved in the metals industry, taking place on September 13th and 14th at the NEC in Birmingham

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