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Mobile Bulk Screener for Marble Powder

Francis Flower check-screen pulverized marble during loading of delivery tankers from bulk loading silos Formed in 1953, Francis Flower is a family business which has grown over 60 years to become a specialist in minerals management, storage and processing. Originally a quarrying and lime-burning business, Francis Flower now provides a range of high-quality recycled powdered minerals, limestone powders, super-fine white... Read More
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Vortex announces new representative agent in Finland

Vortex Global Limited, a solids and bulk handling components company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Industri-Textil Job AB as its new representative agent in Finland. Industri-Textil will service solely the Finnish market. Industri-Textil Job AB is a major brand owned by the Job Group. The Job Group has realized significant recent growth as a result of its culture... Read More
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Mecalac to Exhibit Latest Range at Hillhead 2018

Mecalac Construction Equipment UK Ltd, a global leader in compact equipment design and manufacture, will debut its latest range of excavators (now available for distribution in the UK) on stand A23 at this year’s Hillhead exhibition (26-28 June 2018). The portfolio which includes the recently-launched MWR, demonstrates the perfect combination of performance, flexibility and speed. The pioneering range is manufactured... Read More
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JCB PROVIDES INDUSTRIAL SETTING FOR BBC ONE’S QUESTION TIME

JCB was put in the national spotlight last night when the company played host to BBC One’s          Question Time. Programme host David Dimbleby fielded questions from guests including former Labour Deputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott, Conservative Party Chairman Brandon Lewis, Chief Executive of Siemens UK Juergen Maier, Sunday Express Political Editor Camilla Tominey and Ash Sarkar,... Read More
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Pump and valve innovator finds a test rig technology that talks the torque

To analyse the long term performance and reliability of hard working valves and pumps, serial innovators Manchester-based Bifold Group has adopted radio frequency based torque transducers from Sensor Technology Ltd for two of its specialist test rigs. An inter-generational commitment to advancing science and engineering has seen Bifold transform from a 19th century mining lamp maker into a leading manufacturer... Read More
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Ajax announces high volume, compact Silo Cascade Mixer Space saving alternative to conventional conical hoppers

Solids handling equipment maker, Ajax Equipment, announces a new type of silo cascade mixer enabling batch powder processing in squat, square mixing containers in place of tall conventional conical hoppers, for plants where space is limited. The mixer combines mass flow and intake recycling screw technology that minimises power consumption whilst providing efficient mixing. The Ajax silo cascade mixer uses... Read More
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Vortex European Office Obtains ISO 9001:2015 Certification

DARLINGTON, UK – As of December 2017, Vortex Global Limited has been certified to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Vortex Global’s parent company, Salina Vortex Corporation, made a recent announcement that it too had obtained ISO 9001:215 certification. Previously, Vortex Global was certified under the ISO 9001:2008 standard, and has been ISO-certified since its establishment in 2007. ISO 9001 is an... Read More
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Chemical engineers talk sense about mixer efficiencies

Manchester University’s School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences is leading world class developments in energy efficiency in the process industries. Researchers have incorporated TorqSense transducers into a test rig that is analysing losses in in-line mixers. Efficient production is fundamentally important to success in the process industries, many of which serve global markets. While there are multiple elements of... Read More
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Hyster® Trucks overcome tough tests at sand-lime brick factory

From large quantities of dust, to extreme temperature variations, Hyster® forklift trucks help overcome the tough conditions at Radmacher Kalksandsteine, a sand-lime brick production plant in Wendeburg, Germany.The family business has been producing sand-lime bricks using only sand, quicklime and water since 1963. The blocks are hardened in 15-bar pressure autoclaves where more than 60 employees ensure continuous production in... Read More