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New advanced material centre sets out blueprint for the future at launch event

A new £30 million ground-breaking facility, which will revolutionise the way industry brings new materials to market, is being launched today. (7 Oct) The Applied Materials Research, Innovation and Commercialisation Company (AMRICC) is a high-technology centre where advanced materials and processes will be fast-tracked into commercial products rapidly and economically – and at the same time scientists of the future... Read More
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80 GHz radar now gets Bluetooth with Ex approval

VEGA Bluetooth communications have been a standard option across the whole range of plics® transmitters since March this year and it is also backward compatible to all sensors supplied since 2002. It features secure 64 bit encryption and pairing using Apps or PC USB dongle via PACTware. Up until now, it has only been available for safe area devices. Adding... Read More
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Advanced Material Handling Technologies from Crown at IMHX 2016

Crown, one of the world’s largest material handling companies, will showcase a full line-up of products and forward-thinking technologies on stand 10J61 at IMHX 2016, being staged at the NEC Birmingham from 13th to 16th September 2016.  In modern material handling, the constant need for improved productivity, connectivity and cost control leads to increased efforts to integrate modern technologies into... Read More
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FREE WEBINAR The Importance of Hygienic & Accurate Filling & Weighing Systems

If you are involved in the handling of hazardous or potentially dusty powder materials then this FREE, webinar is a must for you. WEDNESDAY, 15th June at 7.00 – 8.00pm (BST) Covering everything you need to know on how filling and weighing systems work; their features, designs and options for customization to suit specific requirements plus common and unique applications... Read More
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New Bardon Hill SF20/2 fabric filter installation provides increased exhaust and filtration capacity.

The replacement of the existing fabric filter on the Bardon Hill Standard Havens drum mix plant presented a challenge to BG Europa (UK) Ltd. Aggregate Industries required the new installation to occupy the same area taken by the existing unit, whilst offering increased exhaust and filtration capacity. The existing reverse air cleaning filter unit had provided several years of service,... Read More
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Farleygreene expand European Network.

Farleygreene are pleased to welcome Matthieu Philippault to the team in the Sales & Business Development Co-ordinator role, he will be focusing on strengthening their European sales network as well as contributing to developing internal processes to enhance their business development. Matthieu joins Farleygreene with several years of experience and knowledge in the bulk handling sector as well as a... Read More
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DTL wins major contract with Hanson UK

DTL (Develop Training Limited) – which has five training centres in England and Scotland - will provide electrical equipment training for more than 1,000 employees of the company, which is a leading supplier of heavy building materials to the construction industry, including aggregates and cement, and employs around 3,500 people in the UK. DTL was approached to run the training... Read More
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Barton secures additional GCS silo order

Picture shows one of two Barton Fabrications silos installed at UCP Norwich. The Global Closure Systems (GCS) Group has installed two more Barton silos to join more than ten vessels already erected at its sites across the UK. The two latest silos at the company’s Norwich UCP site will provide extra polypropylene and polyethylene granule storage for a range of... Read More
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MHEA ANNOUNCES BULKEX16

 The Materials Handling Engineers Association is proud to announce the dates for its annual BULKEX conference. BULKEX16 – to be held again at the prestigious Harrogate International Centre, will take place on the 5th and 6th October. The two-day event is aimed at professionals, organisations and academics from across the bulk materials handling world. Michael Kaye, the new President of... Read More
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Cooper partners top manufacturers to deliver better solutions

Cooper Handling Group, one of the UK's most experienced independent materials handling companies, is cementing relationships with some of the world's top manufacturers to develop an even more comprehensive product/service offer for customers in the ports, manufacturing and rail freight sectors. Over the past 12 months, following the decision to end its distribution agreement to sell new Konecranes equipment, Cooper... Read More