August 14, 2020

CTNZ/AFI Conference 2020

Due to the impact of Covid-19 this year’s conference in Christchurch has been cancelled. We look forward to next year and hosting another foundry conference.

November 27, 2019

Invitation to a CTNZ South Island Branch Meeting & Industry Tour 11th of December 2019


11th December 6pm

Meet 5.45pm at Mainline Steam,

Hamilton Jet’s Gate 5, Lunns Rd, Middleton

Mainline Steam is an organisation devoted to the restoration and operation of historic mainline steam locomotives.

The Christchurch depot has several resident steam trains & carriages at various stages of restoration, redesign & rebuild. Come & spend an evening with enthusiastic enthusiasts, hear stories & histories of the trains, their previous lives, owners, drivers & firemen. And yes, there are castings, many castings!!!

Mike at the depot has kindly offered to guide us through their interestingly varied array.

A great treat for all !!

The tour will start at 6pm, followed by supper & refreshments. Kindly sponsored by Metcast Services Limited, thanks Gordon!!

See you there for a glimpse of the achievements of industrial man.

Missing a train is only painful if you run after it & If a train doesn't stop at your station, then it's not your train.

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September 4, 2019

AFI Conference

The 54th Australian Foundry Institute (AFI) National Conference is being held in Parramatta, Sydney this year from the 17th to 19th of October at the home of Australia’s oldest public building and many heritage sites going back to early European settlement. In fact World Heritage Listed, Old Government House where we will be holding our President’s Reception, was built over the period 1799-1820 and was the preferred home of our early Colonial Governors. Our Conference Dinner will be held aboard a Captain Cook Cruise Boat on Sydney Harbour.


September 4, 2019

New Agency

Metcast Services is proud to announce that from the 1st of July this year we have been appointed as the NZ Agents for Foseco products and services. This agency adds a wide range of products to our portfolio. David Winchester has also joined us from Foseco and this further strengthens our technical and sales support services.

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