Bulk Materials Handling 

First Bobcat Machines to Storent in Latvia/Estonia/Lithuania

Doosan Benelux SA has delivered its first Bobcat machines to Storent, one of the largest rental companies in the Baltic States.  A total of 85 Bobcat machines composed of Skid-Steer Loaders, Compact Tracked Loaders and Mini-excavators plus attachments were delivered between June and July. The 3 Baltic Bobcat dealers – Bobcat Balti in Estonia, Kono in Latvia and UAB “Technikos... Read More
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Focus on PowerMount             

The UK’s leading supplier of forklift truck attachments, B&B Attachments, is maintaining its reputation for providing innovative products with its PowerMount quick release system. As a result of enquiries from major fleet users in the forklift industry, B&B Attachments has developed PowerMount - a unique system that quickly changes one hydraulic attachment, such as a popular double pallet handler to... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Why CE marking compliance is important for materials handling industry

A leading UK-based manufacturer of materials storage and handling equipment is urging specifiers and plant managers to make sure they check their steel components suppliers are CE compliant to ensure all purchases meet the performance, health and safety requirements of their projects. CE Marking for fabricated structural steel products has been mandatory since the deadline on the 1 July 2014. The... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Fact or fabrication: Busting the myths surrounding robotics

Opinion piece by Paul Wilkinson, Business Development Manager for Pacepacker Services Robotic systems are more sophisticated and varied than ever. In many industrial operations, they have long been integrated into wider automation and production processes and are accepted as making a key contribution to overall plant efficiency. So why are so many SME’s, particularly within the food and drink industry,... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

What to consider when hiring aerial access equipment

Greater awareness of the risks associated with working at height has seen more and more businesses hire in aerial access equipment, rather than rely on ladders, with a corresponding reduction in accidents. While this is good news, materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment says getting the wrong machine for the job can jeopardise operator and site safety as well as adversely affect productivity. Allan... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Entry-level articulated forklift option

Narrow Aisle Ltd have introduced a low cost, entry-level Flexi Ac model to their market leading range of articulated forklift trucks. The Flexi Ac NANO has been specifically designed for customers in the high street and SME sector who want to save costs on their light- to medium-duty storage and handling applications by using a truck that can work in... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Midland Pallet Trucks Introduces New Range of Lift Tables

The UK’s leading pallet trucks retailer has just expanded its range with a premium quality collection of high capacity lift tables. Available in a variety of sizes, weight aptitudes and price brackets, Midland Pallet Trucks has ensured there’s a heavy duty lift table for every customer. With the UK economy now firmly on the road to recovery the demand for... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

New VEGA level sensor reaches parts others can’t!

Another success for high frequency contactless radar level sensor E&JW Glendinning is the largest independent supplier of quarry and concrete products both to the trade and direct to the end user in Devon and Cornwall.   It is still wholly owned by the founders' families and many family members remain actively involved in the day to day running of the... Read More