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RDS offers extended Productivity Data Management Portfolio for Quarry and Gravel Pit Applications

The RDS Technology product portfolio for Quarry and Gravel Pit productivity management offers a suite of high-precision measuring and productivity tools which allow the Productivity Manager to maximise the efficiency and profitability of his site. THE RDS LOADMASTER ALPHA 100, LOADEX 100 and iSOSYNC pc software (also available as a downloadable app) increase the efficiency of the load-out operation, batching... Read More
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Vortex Global provides process solutions for malt producer

Vortex Global Limited, a solids and bulk handling components company, recently consulted with British malt producer Simpsons Malt to provide process solutions for its white malt barley operations. Based in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, United Kingdom, Simpsons Malt is a family-owned company providing premium malt to the brewing, distilling and food industries worldwide. In 2016, Vortex Global was asked to provide a... Read More
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Hosokawa’s Pesticide Milling System Helps Contract Processor Grow

Hosokawa Micron Ltd recently beat stiff competition to win the order for a fine milling system to suit the rigorous demands of UK based contract chemical processing company, Exwold Technology Ltd. With an exacting requirement for a pesticide formulation milling system able to achieve throughput rates of 900kg/hr and a particle top size limitation of 15 microns the customer awarded... Read More
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Watchdog™ Super Elite – Bucket Elevator or Conveyor Monitoring System

4B Braime Components Ltd., a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components, has just released the all new fourth generation Watchdog™ control unit for monitoring bucket elevators and conveyors. The Watchdog™ Super Elite (WDC4) is easy to install and simple to set-up. The system processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed, belt misalignment, continuous bearing temperature,... Read More
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MHEA launches Excellence Awards for 2017

The Materials Handling Engineers Association is running its MHEA Excellence Awards for the second year. Designed to celebrate the talent and creativity of the association’s members and the world class capabilities of its member companies, the awards were well received in 2016. Free to enter, the awards are open to member companies or individual members who have made an outstanding... Read More
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Removing Residue from Bulk Mixers – Enhanced Dry Cleaning

When mixing bulk solids, residues can pose the threat of cross contamination or introducing product impurities so what are the options for mixer cleaning if these threats are to be avoided. As rinsing mixer and screw with water and cleaning agents brings unwanted moisture into the system which can cause creation of lumps in the product, wet spots behind O-rings... Read More
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Briggs toasts more success with Scotland’s whisky industry

Asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment is celebrating further success in the food and beverage sector after securing a repeat order with a world renowned Highland distillery. A well-established supplier to the whisky industry in Scotland, Briggs has won another important contract with The Glenmorangie Company. The firm's latest order comprises six Hyster four-wheel electric counterbalance forklift trucks,... Read More
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Barton’s hat trick silo success at Sanko Gosei

Two Barton Fabrications silos installed at Sanko Gosei Automotive Systems earlier in 2016 have delivered significant space savings, reduced raw material handling costs and enhanced safety. As a result, the company has just installed a further silo at its Skelmersdale site. The new 50 ton silo will be used to store polypropylene plastic granules and be bulk filled from tankers... Read More
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JCB ENSURES UPTIME FOR STANTON RECYCLING

Just 15 minutes off the M1 near Derby, lies a 50-acre hub of recycling on Crompton Road in Ilkeston. The variety of companies here can between them recycle just about anything. At the centre of this hub is Stanton Recycling’s 5-acre site. Starting out 35 years ago as a skip hire business, the family owned company is today a fully... Read More
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How to know when it’s time to ‘let go of the baby’

For many online retailers the decision to outsource the order fulfillment function to a supply chain professional is often delayed because of the company owner’s entirely understandable reluctance to ‘let go of their baby,’ says William Walker, sales director of leading online fulfillment specialist, Walker Logistics For any online entrepreneur the ability to spot that the time is right to... Read More