Bulk Materials Handling 

Self-Aligning Couplings

Tuf-Lok ring grip couplings are low cost, heavy-duty self-aligning couplings for either high pressure, to 150 psig, or full vacuum rated applications. Utilized in all industries where pipe ends need to be connected, they are ideal for pneumatic conveying systems as well as gas and liquid applications. These couplings install quickly and easily, reducing installation costs. They are available in... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

The importance of a well maintained plant operation… How clean is your site?

Ryan Barker, Global Service Manager at CDE Global evaluates the often underestimated gains of maintaining a clean and tidy site over and above regular plant maintenance… With maximum productivity being at the forefront of most businesses minds, very often the basic principles of site housekeeping are overlooked and even ignored. While plants are processing material, it’s easy for the operator in... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

A helping hand for local monitoring and control of actuators in inaccessible locations

The new Remote Hand Station enables safe and secure local monitoring and control of Rotork IQ3 actuators installed in inaccessible locations. Rotork’s superior solution provides the user with an exact duplicate of the actuator’s own monitoring and control interface, at a distance of up to 100 metres from the valve. Power for the Remote Hand Station is supplied by the... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Silver style and ISO 9001 renewal for Flexi

Flexi Narrow Aisle – the UK-based manufacturer of articulated forklift truck technology – has announced a major quality and branding upgrade across its extensive range of Flexi articulated forklift trucks. While the trucks will remain the familiar Signal Red, which is a recognized safety colour, the well-known Flexi brand, which appears on various places on the truck chassis, will now... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

J Clubb Trials Most Flexible Radar Product on the Market

J Clubb is trialling Brigade’s NEW radar obstacle detection system to provide drivers with clear warnings of people or obstructions in the way of manoeuvring mobile plant. ‘Doing it right’ is J Clubb’s company motto; particularly apt when it comes to Health & Safety. The suppliers of aggregate and concrete are continuously working to improve standards by trialling the latest methods of... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Hubtex Launch Compact 4000kg Reach Truck

With an impressive 4000kg lift capacity; the SQ 40 is the new flagship model in the Hubtex range of Reach Trucks. The SQ 40 Reach Truck, with a nominal lift capacity of 4000kgs at 600mm load centre, accommodates considerably heavier loads than conventional reach trucks but with the same working aisle widths. As with most of the Hubtex ranges, the... Read More
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Tab boom adds to JS260XD versatility for Sutton Services

Demolition and recycling company Sutton Services, of Lakenheath in Suffolk, has added a JCB JS260XD crawler excavator to its growing fleet of specialist equipment. The machine replaces a JS220 and has been purchased to meet a growing requirement for heavier equipment and an increasing workload. The company has ordered the machine, its largest JCB excavator to date, with a triple... Read More
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Third Terex Finlay Machine For Cheshire Demolition

Cheshire Demolition has boosted its fleet with the purchase of a new Terex Finlay J-1170 from Finlay Central. The machine is the third Terex Finlay machine brought by the Macclesfield-based business, which was founded in 1984 by brothers Stan and Phil Swindells. Cheshire Demolition is one of the largest reclamation yards in the North West, offering a broad range of... Read More
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Thorworld Yardramps Help Strawsons To Meet The Load Of Its Christmas Capacity

Thorworld Industries is advising companies on the benefits of renting mobile yardramps as a short-term option for meeting capacity during peak periods such as Christmas, pointing to the successful example of farming and vegetable packing business Strawsons Ltd in Newark. For companies such as Strawsons – and many others involved in food & drink, recycling & waste management or the... Read More