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Metal Materials

Recycling materials such as metals reduce 200 million tonnes of carbon emissions every year. Producing new metals from ore is an energy and resource intensive operation with much of the energy coming from fossil fuels like coal. The savings from recycling are considerable, for example, using scrap steel to manufacture new steel cuts down on air pollution by 86%, water usage by 40% and water pollution by 76%.

Since 2011 we’ve been successfully supplying a wide range of high quality metal and steel products to large blue-chip organisations and SMEs, right through to DIY enthusiasts. A key part of our activities is encouraging conversations with the wider communities of Southend and South Essex, celebrating the arts, exploring new projects and discovering creative opportunities. Iron,smelted, 1500BC – The discovery of smelting around 3000 BC led to the start of the Iron Age around 1200 BC and the prominent use of iron … Read More

Metal In Construction

The Metal Store is one of the UK’s largest online metal and steel suppliers. During certain times of the year, Chalkwell Hall is available for private hire for closed events, occasions and parties. Chalkwell Hall supports and hosts a wide range of activities, including artist sharings, talks, gigs, book launches and workshops.

Tin, 1750BC – First smelted in combination with copper around 3500 BC to produce bronze. The oldest artifacts date from around 2000 BC. Copper, 4200BC – The use of copper in antiquity is of more significance than gold as the first tools, implements and weapons were made from copper.

A scrap metal dealer is only permitted to hold one type of licence in any one local authority area. Lutetium is one of the most expensive rare earth metals and is never found on earth in a pure state. It’s named after an ancient name for Paris and was … Read More