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Meet the Team At Sheffield Assay Office.

11
Jul

Thursday, Jul 11, 2013

Team Member - Jan Green Role within SAO - Laboratory Customer Services Jan is the happy voice you hear when calling our Analytical Services Department. As the Laboratory Customer Services Representative she spends her day talking to and advising clients, coordinating analysis and ensuring deadlines are met. She is a long serv...

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'Do your bit' Raffle Winner Receives Shining Sterling Silver Dish

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Jun

Monday, Jun 24, 2013

A keen silversmith and mother Juliana, who was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer has created a unique solid sterling silver platter to raise money for the ‘Do Your Bit’ campaign. Juliana Haynes and a group of silversmith students from Hillsborough College, are ‘doing their bit’ to raise money for the £1.3 million appeal by pr...

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Touchstone Award Winners 2013

24
Jun

Monday, Jun 24, 2013

NORTH AYRSHIRE COUNCIL ARE THE PROUD WINNERS OF THE TOUCHSTONE AWARD 2013. TSI President -  Baroness Christine Crawley    Mark Smith from North Ayrshire Council receiving Touchstone Award from Christopher J. Jewitt The prestigious award, which acknowledges the excellent work of local authorities in support of hallmarking, ...

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Science Geeks Complete the 5K Race for Life Sheffield

18
Jun

Tuesday, Jun 18, 2013

On Sunday the 9th of June 7 members of our Analytical Services Department completed the 5K Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK, starting from the Meadowhall Shopping Centre in Sheffield. It was a gloriously sunny day and the Science Geeks got right in to the spirit of the event dressed in lab coats, pink t-shirts and geek...

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Harry Brearley Stainless Steel Centenary Conference & Exhibition.

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Jun

Thursday, Jun 13, 2013

This year, the City of Sheffield is celebrating 100 years since the invention of stainless steel in 1913. To mark this event, the University of Sheffield hosted the Harry Brearley Stainless Steel Centenary Conference & Exhibition from the 11th – 13th June 2013. Sheffield Assay Office featured at this event on Tuesday the 11th a...

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Stainless Steel Testing Factsheet

11
Jun

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013

What is Steel? Steel is an alloy of the transition metal iron and a combination of other chemical elements, including the non-metal carbon (up to 2.1%). The composition of steel, through the addition of other elements, determines the physical properties of the alloy including malleability, tensile strength, ductility and hardne...

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Analytical Services Running the Race for Life

6
Jun

Thursday, Jun 06, 2013

This Sunday, the 9th of June, 7 female members of our laboratory team will be running the 5k Race for Life Sheffield  in aid of Cancer Research UK. The race will commence from the Meadowhall Centre at 9am. Caroline, Lisa, Billie, Becky, Joanne, Becky and her mum Tracey have signed up under the team name of ‘Science Geeks’ and i...

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Little Gems 2013

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May

Thursday, May 09, 2013

This year marks 10 years of the Little Gems Commissions Project. This project was started to encourage and develop new silversmithing talent in Sheffield and continue our city’s long standing tradition of metalworking expertise and creativity. To date we have commissioned 19 Little Gems pieces, all created by talented, early-ca...

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