Metal stamping can for an outsider be a very complicated and confusing process, however it can be easily explained. The operation always requires a team of highly skilled operatives and specialised equipment in order to complete the project to the highest quality. The workers are required to have an expansive knowledge of the industry and are often called upon to … Read More
A week long police crackdown on scrap metal theft in Wales has now been able to restrict a crime that is reportedly costing the economy of the United Kingdom £770m per year. Welsh police were able to raid dealerships and arrested suspected perpetrators yesterday across the south of Wales. It is no secret that these incidents are not uncommon; the … Read More
Competition within the automotive industry now means that car manufacturers are now looking to increase efficiency, and have therefore placed a lot more focus upon cost reduction than in previous years. This means that manufacturers are now looking at more efficient and cost effective materials to use, such as steel. More and more today, archetypal light-weight cars are being comprised … Read More
An industry body has urged caution within the Indian gold market, claiming that an increase in demand will lead to the country exporting as much as three times the amount of gold it currently does by the time 2015-16 rolls around.
The China Nonferrous Metals Industry Association, which is one of the most important metal lobbying bodies in the entire industry, has given its approval for the proposed merger between global commodities trader Glencore International and copper miner Xstrata PLC.
A recent report released by the powder metallurgy consultancy MATE has revealed that the Chinese powder metal industry is looking set to continue growing as demand for products increases.
The people who now own the famous Redcar steel plant have announced that the finishing line for reopening the plant is finally in sight, after plans to open it up again have had to be twice delayed.
A recent study by the Royal Society has claimed that the world is facing a shortage of metals that are vital to the electronics industry, meaning that in the future we may see more difficulty in producing such products.
Ministers have announced that they are looking to implement an e-money payment system that they believe would make it easier to track down scrap metal thieves in the future.
A recent Government ruling is to make it illegal for scrap metal dealers to pay their providers in cash, in an effort to curb the amount of metal thefts that are currently occurring in the UK.