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News

02/07/24 - State of the UK Metals Industry in the UK 2024/2025

UK Metals Council have created this year's report on the State of the Metals Industry in the UK that will be launched at the upcoming UK Metals Expo in September and some of the report findings will be presented as part of the lecture series at the exhibition.

07/09/23 - Metals sector optimistic despite international trade, energy and labour challenges warns new report

Rising energy prices, the impact of life after the EU and labour shortages continue to be the main challenges facing the UK metals sector according to a new report due to be launched next week.

18/07/23 - UK Metals Expo Showcases Innovation and Growth in Metal Manufacturing

BIRMINGHAM, England, July 18, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- UK Metals Expo (www.ukmetalsexpo.com), the premier event for the metal manufacturing and engineering sectors, will take place on 13th and 14th September at the NEC in Birmingham, UK.

28/06/23 - Metals chief warns that a faltering Apprenticeship Levy is hampering industrial growth.

Manufacturings growth is being hamstrung by an out-of-date Apprenticeship Levy scheme that is failing to address key labour shortages in the workforce says Rachel Eade MBE.

28/06/23 - Participate in the UK Metals Council Survey

Do you work in the metals industry? If so, we want to hear from you. Participate in the UK Metals Council survey and contribute to a collective understanding of the metals industry’s challenges and prospects.

15/03/23 - UK Metals Expo: 13-14th Sept 2023, NEC Birmingham

The ONLY event that brings the entire metals supply chain together with the engineering and manufacturing sector.
From primary metal manufacture to supply chain management, processing metals including casting and forging, metal fabrication, machinery, engineering, surface coatings and metals recycling, this is the show for the UK Metals Sector.

09/09/22 - Eade becomes the UK Metals Councils first female Chair

One of manufacturings leading champions and business support professionals has been appointed as the new Chair of the UK Metals Council (UKMC).

19/07/22 - Stellar Speaker Line-up Announced for the New UK Metals Expo organised in Partnership with the UK Metals Council.

UK Metals Council is the proud partner of UK Metals Expo, the NEW free to attend event that brings the entire metals supply chain together with the engineering and manufacturing sector on 14 and 15 September at the NEC in Birmingham.

13/06/22 - UK Metals Council Welcomes UK Government Apprenticeship Reforms Article

Skills and recruitment issues are particularly challenging at present with a shortage of trained people entering the metals sector and more people retiring with specialist hard to replace skills.
UK Metals Council welcomes reforms announced by UK Government, whilst recognising that much more is needed to support the sector, which is key to levelling up, the UK circular economy for metals and the net zero supply chain.

04/03/22 - Steel Decarbonisation Strategies 2022 and UK Metals Council

The world's carbon neutral future will be built with steel. It is a critical component in solutions such as wind power turbines, solar panels, electric vehicles, and green buildings.