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Meet the Team - Dr Belen Morales (Commercial Manager)


Thursday, Jul 31, 2014

Dr Belen Morales is the newest member of our Sheffield team, joining the Assay Office in June of this year.   Already an integral part of the team, Belen's dedication to the role shines through. Her job role includes increasing revenue of Analytical Services; development of client accounts and processes to encourage and achieve...

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Double silver - celebrating 25 years’ service


Friday, Jul 25, 2014

  In July we were delighted to be able to mark a special milestone as two of our team completed 25 years’ service. Tracey Smith, one of our lab technicians, has experienced a lot of personal change over the time she has worked with us. “It’s been quite a rollercoaster over the past 25 years: I’ve got engaged, got married, had ...

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Sheffield Assay Office Chairman Visits Recently Opened Sub-Office in Milan


Friday, Jul 18, 2014

  Sheffield Assay Office Chairman, Chris Heaton, travelled to Malpensa in Milan, Italy with Assay Master, Ashley Carson, to visit the recently launched sub-office.  During his visit the Chairman met with hallmarking staff and was given a full tour of the facilities by Branch Manager, Aaron Walker (pictured above). Assistant ...

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Southwark win the Touchstone Award 2014


Friday, Jul 11, 2014

The British Hallmarking Council and the four Assay Offices of the UK are delighted to announce The London Borough of Southwark as the winners of the Touchstone Award 2014. This is the third annual presentation of this prestigious award. The Touchstone Award recognises innovative initiative undertaken in relation to hallmarking ...

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New Commercial Manager 'Launches Herself' at IBF Exhibition


Friday, Jul 04, 2014

  Sheffield Assay Office's recently appointed Commercial Manager, Dr Belen Morales, made her debut at the IBF Exhibition held at the Institute of Sports recently. The Innovation Exhibition was held over two days and showcased 30 leading businesses from key sector pioneers across a range of industries, including: Sport & Health...

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Meet the Team - Matt Hawker (Quality Manager)


Tuesday, Jul 01, 2014

Matt Hawker is an integral member of the Sheffield team, having been at the Assay Office for the past 16 years.  Now wearing several hats, including that of Quality Manager and XRF Team Leader, Matt was recently elected by colleagues to represent them at the organisation’s twice yearly Guardian's meetings. After leaving York ...

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The first Galvanize Sheffield coins are now for sale!


Friday, Jun 20, 2014

Galvanize Sheffield Festival of Contemporary Metalwork commissioned artist Johnny Wilkinson (We Live Here) to design the first Galvanize Sheffield coin, depicting 6 iconic buildings in Sheffield with links to metalworking in Sheffield: Cutler’s Hall, Millennium Gallery, Persistence Works, Forgemaster...

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Assay Master presents Prize of Excellence at Sheffield Hallam University Degree Show


Saturday, Jun 14, 2014

Sheffield's Assay Master, Mr Ashley Carson, along with Course Leader and Tutors, Jeff Durber, Chris Knight and Sheffield Assay Office Curator, Emma Paragreen, attended Sheffield Hallam University on 12th June to judge the work from this year’s Metalwork and Jewellery degree programme. Following a private viewing, the Assay Ma...

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