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The Evolution of Digitalisation from Siemens

Integrated drive systems – there’s more value Digitalisation delivers operational efficiencies and safer working through increased process automation Siemens smart technology unlocks opportunities for mining and quarrying companies Siemens will be showing how digitalisation is evolving to provide better value to the customer, with solutions based around integrated, intelligent drive systems and the use of smart data on its stand... Read More
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Shaping the future theme for BULKEX 2018 in Year of Engineering

The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has announced its theme for BULKEX 2018 to support the Year of Engineering.  Shaping the Future has been selected to align with Year of Engineering’s theme of the same name for October, when BULKEX 2018 takes place. The Year of Engineering is a government campaign which celebrates the world and wonder of engineering.   The... Read More
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Mercedes-Benz launches UK limited edition Actros1, the ultimate driver’s truck

Mercedes-Benz Trucks UK has unveiled an exclusive new model which elevates driver appeal to a new level. A maximum of 100 Actros1 tractor units are being built and go on sale in March, loaded with optional technology, comfort features and visual enhancements. The eye-catching newcomer has been designed specifically for owner-drivers. However, the Actros1 name reflects the fact that it... Read More
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JCB PROVIDES INDUSTRIAL SETTING FOR BBC ONE’S QUESTION TIME

JCB was put in the national spotlight last night when the company played host to BBC One’s          Question Time. Programme host David Dimbleby fielded questions from guests including former Labour Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott, Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis, Chief Executive of Siemens UK Juergen Maier, Sunday Express Political Editor Camilla Tominey and Ash Sarkar,... Read More
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Doosan Infracore Holds Meeting for Its European Dealers to ‘Enhance Marketing in Advanced Markets’

- Doosan Infracore’s first grand meeting of dealers since transfer back of heavy business. - Aims to secure growth in advanced markets through strong governance. Doosan Infracore has held a meeting of its European CE dealers in Malaga, Spain, with over 140 participants including the company's top management and executives of its European dealerships. It was the first grand meeting... Read More
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Chocolate demand gives port of Liverpool a boost

The UK’s largest importer of cocoa and coffee beans is to build a major new warehouse at the Port of Liverpool to accommodate growing demand from food and drink manufacturers. CWT Commodities is leasing the land from Peel Ports and has engaged Mazdon Construction to build the 36,000 sq ft warehouse and new offices, which is in addition to the... Read More
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Bobcat Builds on 60 Years of Continuing Success

This year Bobcat celebrates the 60th Anniversary of both the company and the Bobcat skid-steer loader. Sixty years ago, Melroe Manufacturing Company, the forerunner to Bobcat Company, introduced a compact front-end loader that evolved quickly into the M-400, the world’s first true skid-steer loader. The M-400 later adopted what became the world famous ‘Bobcat’ brand and its success created the... Read More
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Pump and valve innovator finds a test rig technology that talks the torque

To analyse the long term performance and reliability of hard working valves and pumps, serial innovators Manchester-based Bifold Group has adopted radio frequency based torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd for two of its specialist test rigs. An inter-generational commitment to advancing science and engineering has seen Bifold transform from a 19th century mining lamp maker into a leading manufacturer... Read More
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Ajax announces high volume, compact Silo Cascade Mixer Space saving alternative to conventional conical hoppers

Solids handling equipment maker, Ajax Equipment, announces a new type of silo cascade mixer enabling batch powder processing in squat, square mixing containers in place of tall conventional conical hoppers, for plants where space is limited. The mixer combines mass flow and intake recycling screw technology that minimises power consumption whilst providing efficient mixing. The Ajax silo cascade mixer uses... Read More