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Technology Developer Accelerator Programme

Funding and support to grow your business Our Technology Developer Accelerator Programme (TDAP) is here to help accelerate early-stage transport technology concepts to market. Through TDAP, we provide up to £135,000 of combined grant funding, technical

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Net Zero Innovation Network (formally SPIN), 18th May, 3 – 4:30 pm

Following the success of our SPIN events, we are excited to share with you our next upcoming event. Being a sustainable manufacturer is no longer a ‘nice to have’ but a critical element to being a successful and resilient business. Deepen your

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EC to propose potential steel import safeguard changes late May, following review

The European Commission is set to propose an updated European Union steel import safeguards regime later this month, with a view to effecting any changes in July, the EC said May 11. “The review is still ongoing and should be concluded and adopted in time

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Marcegaglia buys Liberty’s UK tube business

Marcegaglia’s UK division has acquired Liberty Steel’s Oldbury-based Precision Tubes assets in the West Midlands, the Italian pipemaker confirms to Kallanish. Prior to the purchasing deal, Marcegaglia operated Liberty’s facilities under a licence

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French, Belgian scrap prices tumble

French and Belgian domestic scrap prices are down €100/tonne ($104/t) in new May contracts. Similar falls of between €70-100/t are being seen in southern and Eastern European countries, Kallanish notes. While availability of automotive grades has improved

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Sedamyl announces recruitment opportunities to support £80m expansion

Yorkshire-based agribusiness Sedamyl has announced a major recruitment drive to support its recent £80m investment in the business’ Selby plant. The Italian family-owned organisation – one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of proteins, alcohol,

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LME Report April 2022

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ESG action downgraded as a priority by SMEs

Almost three quarters (71 per cent) of SME businesses are not currently acting to reduce their carbon emissions, as Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) performance is downgraded and digitalisation, employee wellbeing, cost inflation, and recruitment

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Connected Everything Event

In April the BSSA and Connected Everything held a workshop at Aston University in Birmingham. The aim of the day was to explore industrial problems how linking academia and industrialists could address some of the key issues for these businesses. The meeting

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Government Legislation Updates

Pressure Equipment Safety Regulations Simple Pressure Vessels Regulations Electromagnetic Compatibility Regulations Equipment for Explosive Atmospheres Regulations Personal Protective Equipment (Enforcement) Regulations 2018 General Product Safety Regulations

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