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UK Metals Council

UK Metals Council is the body that represents the UK metals sector to government. It comprises business leaders from the full spectrum of the supply chain, from primary manufacturing to recycling. Its vision is that by 2030, a modern and progressive UK metals industry will be supplying high-quality, innovative and competitively priced products to a wide range of customers. It will be the principal supplier to the UK’s main manufacturers and infrastructure projects, and a leading global exporter.

To achieve this goal, representatives from across the sector are coming together to shape the industry’s future. The UK Metals Council comprises stakeholders from the full spectrum of the supply chain, from primary manufacturing to recycling.

A new strategic approach has been developed supporting a clear vision for 2030 where:

  • The UK captures the maximum value from its manufacturing, construction and infrastructure supply chains.
  • The Metals Industry is placed at the heart of any future circular economy.
  • Critical ingredients for long term success, such as skills and innovation, are embraced throughout the industry itself. 

 

News

04/12/18 - All change at the UK Metals Council.
Pam Murrell, CEO of the Cast Metals Federation and current Chair of the Metals Forum, presented Giles Willson with a case of wine in appreciation of his work running the UK Metals Council since its inception in 2015.

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19/11/18 - First Foundry Apprentices start in the new National Foundry Training Centre
Institute of Cast Metals Engineers (ICME) National President, Trevor Ayre FICME, was delighted to welcome the first group of Foundry apprentices to the new National Foundry Training Centre this week for their first full block of teaching.

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13/11/18 - Future Proofing for Exporters: UK Metals Council meeting.
The UK Metals Council (UKMC) had a very successful meeting early in November, hosted by TWI at their premises in Cambridge, and representatives from 10 Trade Associations in UK metals sector attended.

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