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“FAB” CONSTRUCTION - Rősler is constructing one of the largest fabrication descalers
With the “Factory Acceptance Tests” due between 8 and 17 June 2016, this is one of the rarest opportunities for you to see this exceptionally large facility in action.
10 June 2016
Coface Country Risk Conference 2016 - Confidence in a world of risk
The Coface Country Risk Conference will provide country and sector information to help companies and their advisers to identify the risks and rewards of trading in the UK and exporting.
09 June 2016
NASS Golf Day 2016
Taking Bookings Now....... Annual NASS Golf Day 2016 at at the Marriott Breadsall Priory, nr. Derby.
09 June 2016
NASS Credit Seminar
Book your places now for NASS' Annual Credit Seminar
18 May 2016
Special announcement from Atradius - ‘Global Opportunities Summit’
Atradius are delighted to announce that they are now working in partnership with UK Trade & Investment on the ‘Global Opportunities Summit’ and would like to invite you to this major event which is taking place at the Manufacturing Technology Centre on 21st April 2016.
21 April 2016
UK Construction Supply Chain
NASS is totally supportive of the BCSA statement of 6 April and endorses the fact that supply chains to the UK construction sector have never been as efficient as they are at present.
07 April 2016
NASS Member Graydon UK Ltd wins “Credit Information Provider of the Year” award at British Credit Awards 2016
Business Information specialist Graydon was announced as the winner in two important categories at the annual Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) awards in London. It won both the Credit Information Provider of the Year award, as well as the Risk Management Achievement of the Year award.
11 February 2016
Do you already know the MUST HAVES for more efficiency?
The Partners for Steel propose you below the future trends in shot blasting, drilling and sawing technologies ...
22 January 2016
Latest figures for UK Trade from the Office for National Statistics
15 January 2016
Abram Pulman hit by flooding in West Yorkshire
Our warehouse and offices have been damaged to such an extent that business will be limited from Monday 4th January 2016. Our commitment to communicate with and service both existing and potential customers does however remain the same.
04 January 2016
Update on UK steel industry:Written statement - HCWS410
On Thursday 17 December, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid, laid down a Written Ministerial Statement on the steel industry in Parliament which highlighted the actions that Government has taken since the Steel Summit.
17 December 2015
Understanding Credit Risks for Dummies
Credit risk and fraud are serious problems for businesses. In 2013 the UK economy lost £52 billion to fraud alone, and the problem is on the rise. Today, fraudsters have more ways than ever to do their dirty work. But on the flip side, businesses have more tools to help identify those risks and take proactive measures to minimise them. This introductory guide to credit risk has been compiled by Graydon UK Ltd to explain the intricacies of B2B credit risk and explore best practices for protecting your business from credit risk and fraud.
02 December 2015
Kaltenbach Announce Co-operations with new Industry Leading Manufacturers RSA
The KALTENBACH Group of companies have announced two new co-operations with leading machine tool manufacturers ZEMAN and RSA, complementing their existing range of machinery for steel cutting and processing solutions.
27 November 2015
Restructure announced at Tata Steel’s Long Products Europe business
Tata Steel’s Long Products Europe business today announced proposals to stop production of steel plate amid an announcement of 1,200 job cuts
20 October 2015
NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner 2015
Over 330 people attended this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner - See the Photo Gallery from the evening
08 October 2015
KASTO - New Bandsaw Feed for Heavy Workpieces
Sawing machine manufacturer, KASTO, has introduced a new model at the top end of its KASTOwin range of automatic bandsaws.
09 September 2015
NASS Race Day 2015
Excellent Day's Networking at the NASS Race Day
30 July 2015
J Tomlinson installs latest energy efficiency measures at Eggleston Steel in Derby
Eggleston Steel, one of Derby’s oldest companies, has invested in some of the very latest energy efficiency technology as part of an ongoing investment by installing energy generating solar panels on the roof of its premises. At the same time, fitting energy saving LED lighting across its administration block and two factories.
15 July 2015
2014-2015 NASS Annual Report
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 9th July, the Annual Report for 2014-2015 is now available for download
10 July 2015
NASS Annual Golf Day 2015
74 Golfers compete in the 2015 NASS Golf Day
04 June 2015
NASS Credit Seminar 2015
Credit remains a topic high on NASS’ agenda and, following on from six very successful Seminars held previously, it was agreed that a Credit Seminar should become an annual event in our calendar.
20 May 2015
Jelf Beaumonts has announced a new Health & Safety Insurance scheme available for NASS Members
Jelf Beaumonts has announced a new Health & Safety Insurance scheme available for NASS Members by agreement from the NASS insurance scheme underwriter that they will provide a financial contribution towards any agreed risk management initiatives.
05 May 2015
NASS Director General's 2014 Review
15 December 2014
NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner - 9 October 2014
Over 360 people attended the NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner which took place on the 9th October at the National Motorcycle Museum, Nr NEC, Birmingham. Follow the link for pictures of the prestigious Black Tie event.
09 October 2014
NASS Logistics Day
The National Association of Steel Service Centres (NASS) is hosting its annual Steel Industry Logistics Day aimed at tackling shared issues in the distribution of Steel Products. NASS has engaged a diverse range of Industry experts to provide guidelines and best practice examples of utilizing Logistical Operations to become more efficient and therefore more profitable.
25 September 2014
CE Marking - Guidance on Marking Construction Products
*new documentation added* The construction industry is facing the most significant change for a decade in the way in which construction products are sold in Europe. From 1 July 2013, under the Construction Products Regulation 2011 (CPR), it became mandatory for manufacturers to draw up a declaration of performance and apply CE marking to any of their construction products which is covered by a harmonised European standard (hEN) or conforms to a European Technical Assessment (ETA) which has been issued for it, when such a product is placed on the market.
21 January 2014
Ironsides, the Fellowship of NASS Veterans, met for their annual "Dragon Border Lunch", on 15th May, 2013.
30 May 2013
Ironsides Founders Lunch, 20 March
Ironsides, the Fellowship of NASS Veterans, held their Founders Lunch, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary, at the Eaton Hotel, Hagley Road, Birmingham on 20th March 2013. See the gallery of photos below
28 March 2013
NASS Director General, Article for Stahlmarkt European Edition
Peter Corfield contributed an article for Stahlmarkt's Magazine, European edition. Read it here.
21 March 2013
Did you know that UK businesses are estimated to lose £45.5 billion per year to fraudsters?
Find out more about the latest trends in UK fraud with Graydon UK's Commercial Fraud - Managing the Risk report.
15 March 2013
Energy Alloys successfully implements STRATIX ON
Energy Alloys, a high quality special steels and nickel alloys service centre, has implemented STRATIX ON-DEMAND metal service centre software from Invera, at their UK and Dubai locations.
18 February 2013
New Publications from Atradius
Atradius have released some new publications which Members may find of interest
04 December 2012
NASS Director General, Article for CBI's InBusiness Magazine
Peter Corfield contributed an article for the CBI's InBusiness Magazine. Read the Autumn edition of the Magazine here
18 October 2012
Steel First from Metal Bulletin
Steel First, a new dedicated information service from Metal Bulletin
03 October 2012