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Access equipment training: what’s the best option?

 Richard Shore, Managing Director of Mentor Training Solutions (MTS), looks at the advantages of on-site training for your scaffold tower users and MEWP operators. If it’s possible and practicable, wouldn’t it make more sense for employers to train their operators on the actual equipment they’re going to be using and in the place they’re going to be using it? Years... Read More


  There are only a few stands left for companies to exhibit at BULKEX 2015 – the first exhibition and conference of its kind for the bulk and materials handling industry. The exhibition, taking place this autumn, will give more than 50 exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their products and services to colleagues and visitors from across the bulk and... Read More

Shering supply total weighing operation for state-of-the-art Biogas plant

Now part of the Precia-Molen group, Shering Weighing are an innovator and market leading weighbridge manufacturer with many successful installations within the AD and Recycling Industries. With a worldwide reputation for an established and widely recognised weighbridge design it was an easy choice for East London Biogas to select Shering to install the weighbridges, traffic management equipment and interfacing  software... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Terex Port Solutions introduces four new empty container handlers

  Terex Port Solutions (TPS) has followed up the recent launch of its Liftace™ 5‑31 reach stacker with the introduction of four new generation lift trucks. The Terex® Stackace™ E 5‑8, E 6‑8, E 6‑9 and E 7‑9 empty container handlers replace existing TPS models, combining the strengths of their respective predecessors with many new features. The Stackace™ lift trucks are cost effective, easily serviced... Read More

CMB International announces new partnership with Maximus Crushing & Screening

Pictured : Mr Hubert Watson (Maximus) with Mr Martin Brough (CMB) Leading UK crusher manufacturer CMB International has just announced a new partnership with Maximus Crushing & Screening for the supply of cone crushers for the new Maximus / CMB cone crusher range. Based in Leicestershire CMB International has over 30 years’ experience in designing and supplying cone crushers and... Read More
Exhibition Preview 

New Stainless Steel Separator Operating at RWM 2015

On stand 5T152-V153 at RWM 2015 (NEC, Birmingham 15-17th September 2015), Bunting Magnetics will be displaying and demonstrating new Magnetic Separation Technology with the High Intensity Separation Conveyor (HISC), which has been specifically developed to separate stainless steel. This will be the first time the Stainless Steel Separator has been exhibited in Europe. Separating and recovering valuable Stainless Steel is... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Italian manufacturer Sormec supplies specialist cranes to Nigerian OSV

Global offshore crane manufacturer Sormec has supplied matching cranes for a Dutch-built vessel operating in one of Nigeria's largest deepwater oil fields. The Italian firm was tasked with manufacturing two M350/EL hydraulic elbow knuckle-boom marine cranes for the Awaritse Nigeria Ltd vessel Prince Job I, now based in Chevron’s Agbami Field (see notes to editors). The Sicilian company, which operates... Read More

Bibby Distribution continues to grow without costing the Earth

  Bibby Distribution has seen business continue to grow by almost 10 per cent, without compromising on its carbon-cutting credentials. The last year has seen Bibby Distribution increase its overall mileage by 9.4 per cent, while total carbon emissions from the entire business increased only by 9.1 per cent. Overall, fleet CO2 emissions per kilometre have dropped by one per... Read More

Logistics is a great career for women’ says Anna Kozlowska, winner of the everywoman in Transport & Logistics Rising Star Award.

A year on from her 'Rising Star' award, in a hard-hitting ParcelHero blog, Anna Kozlowska reveals why women are delivering in the delivery industry In a passionate blog for international courier ParcelHero Anna Kozlowska, winner of the FTA everywoman in Transport & Logistics Rising Star Award 2014, has revealed why - contrary to stereotype - the logistics industry has many... Read More

Sanitary Tubular Cable Conveyor prevents product, plant contamination

  A new FLEXI-DISC™ sanitary Tubular Cable Conveyor for fragile bulk foods and non-foods, allows rapid wash down of the system between production runs. The sanitary conveyor moves bulk material using high-strength, one-piece polymer discs affixed to polymer-coated 304 or 316 stainless steel cable, that slide within smooth stainless steel tubing, moving fragile products gently, quietly and dust-free. The discs... Read More