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Aluminium Federation warns of knock-on effects of Trump tariffs

Aluminium Federation warns of knock-on effects of Trump tariffs

The Aluminium Federation has warned of the adverse impact of the proposed US import tariffs on aluminium and steel. “The proposed 10% import tariff would clearly make UK-produced aluminium products more expensive in the US,” said Aluminium Federation President Giles... Posted: 19th March 2018

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Aluminium Federation condemns US tariffs

Aluminium Federation condemns US tariffs

Commenting on the plans to introduce tariffs on steel and aluminium imports to the US, Aluminium Federation President Giles Ashmead said: “The proposed 10% tariff on aluminium entering the US is regrettable. While the US is not a major export market for UK-produced aluminium, indiscriminate... Posted: 8th March 2018

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Frictionless trade with EU vital, says APPG

Frictionless trade with EU vital, says APPG

The imposition of barriers to trade between the UK and the EU could be disastrous for the European aluminium industry, a Parliamentary body has warned. The Aluminium Industry All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) considered the potential impact of tariffs on the sector at a meeting... Posted: 28th February 2018

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ALFED backs CMA campaign

ALFED backs CMA campaign

The Competition & Markets Authority (CMA) is launching a campaign to encourage more people to come forward with information that will help it hunt out illegal cartels. Cartels are businesses which cheat their customers by agreeing... Posted: 19th February 2018

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ALFED holds discussions on 'Brexit' with BEIS

ALFED holds discussions on 'Brexit' with BEIS

ALFED President Giles Ashmead, Board members Simon MacVicker and Steve Hedar, plus representatives from Arconic and Amari Metals and ALFED chief executive Tom Jones met yesterday with Richard Harrington MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at BEIS and senior civil servants at BEIS. ... Posted: 7th February 2018

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Ton-up for ALFED

Ton-up for ALFED

The Aluminium Federation, the trade body for the UK aluminium industry, has welcomed its one hundredth member. The Federation re-structured in 2015 to a ‘direct membership’ model, where individual companies are members in their own right, rather than through an intermediate... Posted: 5th February 2018

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Green light for aluminium wheel plant

Green light for aluminium wheel plant

Highland Council has granted planning permission for a new 400-worker alloy wheel factory next to the Liberty British Aluminium smelter at Fort William. The consent, which comes with a number of standard conditions, clears the way for the company to begin detailed design on the... Posted: 1st February 2018

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2018 METALS INDUSTRY APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

2018 METALS INDUSTRY APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

The 2018 Metals Industry Apprentice of the Year Competition, sponsored by The Worshipful Company of Tin Plate Workers alias Wire Workers, is now... Posted: 24th January 2018

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