Bulk Materials Handling 

Hirer reaches new heights with £5 million JCB deal

A South East plant hire specialist has invested in a fleet of more than 100 new JCB Loadall telescopic handlers in a deal worth £5 million. The order includes five of JCB’s new 20-metre 540-200 models. Morden-based B&T Plant Hire, which has recorded growth of 30% over the past three years, has ordered the machines to gear up for even... Read More
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Mantsinen 200M HybriLift promises greater handling productivity

A new mobile crane, that's revolutionising the way goods are unloaded at ports has been launched in the UK and Ireland to offer operators unrivalled efficiency and flexibility. The Mantsinen 200M HybriLift has the longest reach of any piece of wheel-mounted hydraulic materials handling equipment and is now available exclusively through materials handling specialists, Cooper Handling Group and offers a... Read More
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Doosan Industrial Vehicle’s 7-Series Big Trucks enter production

The largest forklift trucks in Doosan Industrial Vehicle’s 7-Series range have started rolling off the production line, bringing to market 10 tonne to the mighty 16 tonne trucks, combining power and performance. Built at the company’s state-of-the-art production facility in South Korea, the D100S-7 to D160S-7 models are ideally suited to demanding industrial environments including heavy manufacturing, mining, construction and... Read More
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Terex Port Solutions launches first of its new-generation lift trucks

    Terex® Liftace™ 5-31 reach stacker debuts; Stackace™ empty container handlers to follow Terex Port Solutions (TPS) presents the first machines of its new-generation lift trucks. The Terex® Liftace™ 5-31 reach stacker is the first machine to be launched. Four models of the new Terex® Stackace™ empty container handler will follow in the spring. The common feature of all these... Read More
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PRECIA MOLEN innovation optimises aggregate process for LAFARGE

LAFARGE Group’s latest investment at Signes Quarry in France demonstrates the company’s strong commitment to an innovative strategy of plant automation and includes a fully automated loading and weighing system designed to meet the diverse needs of the quarry. From the outset of this high profile project Lafarge appointed their build partners with care commissioning leading weighing specialist PRECIA MOLEN... Read More
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Terex cements relationship with CEMEX

Fully automated crane system boosts productivity Controls housed in a air conditioned cabin State-of-the-art PLC operation Terex Material Handling’s Demag Service team has completed a major refurbishment and upgrade of a Demag crane system at the CEMEX cement production facility in Rugby. The plant is CEMEX’s largest UK operation, working 24/7 and outputting over 5,000 t of cement per day.... Read More
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CDE announce two demonstration events in Germany

Materials washing specialists, CDE Global will be hosting two demonstration events in Germany – one near Cologne in April and the other in Stuttgart in June. The Cologne event will be hosted at a site operated by Joseph Bohnen GmbH where CDE equipment is being used to process sand and gravel. The plant includes the M2500 mobile washing plant, AggMax... Read More
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Finding the right CRM system, deciding whether to buy or to build?

 CDE Global Marketing Executive Ursula O’Dowd assesses custom built CRM systems against off-the shelf systems and the impact these can have from an internal organisational perspective. When the word ‘CRM’ is used, it’s easy to make a primary assumption that this refers to a standard ‘off the shelf’ piece of software which very often doesn’t conform to an organisations processes... Read More
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Customized solution for crane drive synchronization

What to do when the crane of your choice is no longer available? An Australian provider of overhead cranes fulfils all customer needs, even when the parameters are very particular. For this application, the challenge was to synchronize a new bridge crane with two existing ones. The German manufacturer NORD DRIVESYSTEMS configured the drives keeping in mind the end-users budgetary... Read More