Scrap Metal Recycling

How the metal industries can play their part in a sustainable future

It has always been widely understood that scrap metal has economic value. With ever greater focus on recycling and reducing the strain we put on our natural resources, there is also a growing appreciation of the environmental benefits metal recycling can deliver. Metals have been worked for jewellery and tools since pre-historic times and over  … Read more

NovaCast shows the way to a greener, more sustainable industry

Over the years the metal casting industry has acquired a reputation as one of the worst in terms of environmental impact, largely due to traditional production practices with high energy usage going in and highly toxic emissions coming out. Add to this the massive energy demands for the extraction and production of raw metals, such  … Read more

NovaCast -Xylem WASH Pledge Certificate

NovaCast signs up to the WASH Pledge

The COVID-19 pandemic is a stark reminder that whoever you are and wherever you live, one of the most effective ways to stop the spread of a virus or other pathogens is also one of the simplest: hand hygiene, especially through handwashing with soap. For many of us, hand hygiene is as simple as remembering  … Read more

Brave Blue World Documentary

At NovaCast, we have always supported charities and initiatives set up to address the global water crisis, such as the Planet Water Foundation and Xylem Watermark. That’s why we are delighted to help promote an important new documentary produced by the Brave Blue World Foundation, narrated by Liam Neeson and featuring Matt Damon and Jadon  … Read more

Impeller Casting Specialists

The accurate casting and balancing of impellers requires a specialist set of skills as well as a commitment to outstanding consistency and quality. For many years, NovaCast has cast and machined impellers and pump components for a wide variety of industries and applications ranging from centrifugal pumps used in the Oil & Gas, Chemical, Water  … Read more

Quality Assurance Technician Required

Following re-organisation and expansion of our engineering department, we have an immediate requirement for a Quality Assurance Technician to join the department. Reporting directly to our Design Engineer, the successful candidate will work closely with our design and engineering teams, as well as those of our customers and suppliers, to maintain the excellent quality standards  … Read more

NovaCast achieves UKAS accredited ISO9001:2015 Certification

As part of its ongoing programme of investment in the infrastructure of the business, the management team at NovaCast has been determined to drive up quality standards and expand the capabilities of the business to allow it to compete with the best foundries in the world. When its ISO9001 certification needed to be renewed, there  … Read more

All change at NovaCast as Barry Hayward retires and new faces join the team

Following a period of sustained growth, with new business growing strongly and consolidation of existing contracts, NovaCast is looking to the future with confidence. During the past few months a transformation has occurred that has seen the re-organisation of the business, the opening of new offices at its Bowerhill site, investment in the Melksham foundry  … Read more

NovaCast team complete Tough Mudder for charity

  Billed as “Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet”, Tough Mudder is a uniquely challenging obstacle course that requires endurance, fitness, determination to succeed and a love of mud! So, when Richard Phillips, Sales Director at NovaCast, was looking for events to boost the coffers of the company’s chosen charity, Wiltshire Air Ambulance, the  … Read more

Engagement with Xylem’s VA/VE Programme delivers improved castings

  Xylem, one of the leading global water technology companies, is committed to an ongoing process of product improvement and cost reduction. It does this, in part, through a Value Assessment and Value Engineering (VA/VE) programme in which it challenges its international supply chain to refine and improve every aspect of what they deliver. As one of Xylem’s  … Read more