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Latest products extend die service life

06 Jun 20
Foseco‘s latest range of DYCOTE SAFEGUARD die coatings increase die operating life by up to three times compared to conventional coatings. Poor die coating service life leads to reduced...

€60 million for Europe’s innovators

06 Jun 20
As part of the EU’s collective efforts to tackle the COVID-19 crisis, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is launching the ‘EIT Crisis Response...

74th World Foundry Congress delayed until 2022

10 May 20
The 74th World Foundry Congress has been postponed until October 2022. The event was due to be held in October of this year in Busan, South Korea, but the organising committee, the Korea...

Tradition and Future

10 May 20
The Slovenian Foundrymen Society has confirmed that, whilst it is keeping an eye on the current situation regarding the global pandemic of the coronavirus, work is still progressing for the...

European Commission publishes guidance document

10 May 20
The European Commission has published its guidance on Shipments of Waste in the EU in the context of the coronavirus crisis (www.ec.europa.eu). The Commission recognises that companies dealing...

This is Engineering Day - a call for action

05 Apr 20
The Royal Academy of Engineering plans to lead a second This is Engineering Day on Wednesday 4th November 2020 to celebrate the engineers and engineering shaping our everyday lives and the world...

Powering up with recycling Sheffield Forgemasters

05 Apr 20
Sheffield Forgemasters has employed recycling options to divert all of its process waste from landfill, so far achieving a huge 99.5 per cent rate of diversion. The company only uses recycled...

The Midas way – green credentials in a golden age

05 Apr 20
A cosy night in watching the television became the catalyst for a new way of life for the owner of a polyurethane moulding company, fast-forward a year and the passion and commitment has placed his...

BIR welcomes circular economy action plan

05 Apr 20
The Bureau of International Recycling, the global federation of recycling industries, has welcomed the EU’s support for recyclers as laid out in their new Circular Economy Action Plan. The...

Landing two new certification achievements

03 Mar 20
One of the UK’s leading temperature measurement and combustion monitoring specialists, is celebrating securing two certifications to ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management Systems and ISO...

New cast iron foundry in Republic of North Macedonia

03 Mar 20
Cranfield Foundry celebrated its grand opening on 11th December 2019 in its newly built facility in the city of Probishtip, the Republic of North Macedonia. It is the largest cast iron foundry that...

Calling all Young Foundrymen and Women

31 Jan 20
Applications are being sought for this year’s Jubilee Award with a prize of an all expenses paid trip to the World Foundry Congress in Busan, South Korea. The award is an ideal opportunity...

New sand printing service enters UK market

31 Jan 20
In early 2019 Printed Sand Solutions was launched to support the UK foundry industry with a fast turnaround 3D printing service for sand moulds and cores.   Managed by a team of...

New WFO President

31 Jan 20
The World Foundry Organization (WFO) has elected a new president. Umur Denizci of Turkish foundry Denizciler Dokumculuk will head up the organisation for 2020 and 2021. The honorary role will see him...

Save cost and waste in die cast cleaning

06 Dec 19
Ervin Germany GmbH is expecting a high level of interest in its Amachrome stainless steel abrasive at the EUROGUSS exhibition in Nuremberg in January 2020. The stainless steel shot shows performance...

The number one gathering place for diecasting

06 Dec 19
EUROGUSS 2020 takes place at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg, Germany from 14th to 16th January 2020. Here Christopher Boss, director and international product manager of EUROGUSS, highlights the...

FUCHS to be CO2 neutral

06 Dec 19
Lubricants giant FUCHS has signalled its commitment to climate protection by announcing it will be completely CO2 neutral as early as next year. The company, which has its UK headquarters in...

Jozef Suchy Medal 2019

06 Dec 19
The Jozef Suchy Medal 2019 has been awarded to WFO past president Juan J Leceta. Named in honour of the WFO treasurer and former president Jozef Suchy, who passed away suddenly last year, the...