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Month: January 2022

Get the latest expert insights and in-depth knowledge on stainless steel for bridges – Webinars

Get the latest expert insights and in-depth knowledge on stainless steel for bridges Welcome to our new series of webinars on stainless steel for bridge projects. Learn how to cut cost and CO₂ emissions with modular bridges, hear the best tips for welding

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UK 2021 car production down 6.7% to 859,575 units, EV output up 30%: SMMT

UK passenger car production in 2021 fell 6.7% to 859,575 units, mostly due to COVID-19 pandemic-related issues, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders said Jan. 27, adding it expected a rebound in 2022. It was the lowest total since 1956 and 34% below

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Experts differ over 2022 outlook for nickel

Commodity experts are not in agreement about where nickel prices are heading this year, says Roland Mauss of recycler Oryx Stainless, himself an expert on stainless steel scrap. In his monthly blog on Oryx Stainless, Mauss says Chinese researchers are playing

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Aperam pushes up February alloy surcharges

French stainless steel producer Aperam has increased its February alloy surcharges for its austenitic range of flat stainless steels for Europe by another €100/tonne ($112) on average versus January. This comes on top of the €100/t increases announced

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UK organisations encouraged to take action in response to current situation in and around Ukraine

Today the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) published a press release urging UK organisations to bolster their cyber security resilience by consulting their recently updated cyber security guidance. We encourage you to read this press release and the

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IETF call for proposals

The Industrial Energy Transformation Fund Phase 2 Autumn 2022 window is now open. The window will close on Friday 29th April. FAQ document. There will be a briefing event on Tuesday 1st February 10:00am – 12:00pm. Webinar registration

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#AskAnEmployer Q&A Event – Tuesday 8th February 2022 13.00–14.30

The National Manufacturing Skills Task Force is hosting a live #AskAnEmployer Q&A event for National Apprenticeship Week. Hosted by Dame Judith Hackitt This event is for Engineering and Manufacturing employers who are considering an apprenticeship, or who

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Report from the Executive Committee meeting

On Thursday 20 January the ISSF Executive Committee held its meeting online. The following topics were discussed in detail: Market Development Work ; Currently we have several projects all running concurrently, namely; Under the Market Development Committee

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Government backs nuclear power plant with £100m funding

Plans to build a new nuclear power plant have been backed by £100m of government funding to support the development of the Sizewell C project in Suffolk. The funding commitment from Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will be used to continue the

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UKMC – Hydrogen for Industry Webinars

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a call for evidence on Enabling or requiring hydrogen-ready industrial boiler equipment. Hydrogen-ready industrial boilers could be an important way to decarbonise industry and

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