RDS launch iSOSYNC PC software

iSOSYNC enables control of the loadout operation and inventory, productivity & traceability management. The software can be used with either LOADMASTER *100 or LOADEX 100 and allows the rapid transfer of job information from a central computer to the loader or excavator and the resultant load information is sent back to the PC upon completion. The system can be one... Read More

NDC Technologies Quality Management System Receives ISO 9001:2008 Recertification

NDC Technologies, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, proudly announces its Quality Management System (QMS) has been recertified for ISO 9001:2008 by DNV-GL Business Assurance for the design, manufacture and service of continuous process measurement and control equipment. This recertification applies to all of NDC’s manufacturing facilities, including its headquarters in Irwindale, California and facilities in... Read More

Bespoke disentangling from standard elements

    The new range of MAFU Automation disentangling and feeding equipment from R. A. Rodriguez allows the company to add greater depth to its automation business and gives UK manufacturers easy access to a quality brand of specialist products. The MAFU systems are extensively used throughout Europe, allowing users to sort, feed and accurately place non-sensitive parts regardless of... Read More

Suttons expands USA business

International logistics and supply chain specialist Suttons Group is relocating its North American headquarters to Bell Works, a large and unique commercial development in Holmdel, New Jersey. Suttons provides bulk logistics and supply chain services to the chemicals, food and beverage and gases sectors and is headquartered in the UK. The company has an office network covering North America, Europe,... Read More

Yardramp versatility contributes to Thorworld export growth

  Thorworld Industries is reporting significant export success, as the loading and unloading benefits of its range of mobile yardramps – already a market leader in the UK – become apparent worldwide. Companies in countries as diverse as Trinidad & Tobago, Latvia and Nigeria have purchased Thorworld yardramps in the past year, representing industries such as natural gas, industrial engines... Read More

Konecranes launch industry-first rental solution

Having successfully launched its YourKonecranes fully integrated customer interface and asset management platform recently, the world’s leading lifting equipment manufacturer has announced another pioneering initiative – Konecranes RENTALL solutions. Introduced to provide maximum flexibility in the workplace, the package allows cross sector lifting equipment operators to invest in new equipment without having to make capital down payments. Serving as a... Read More

New Soldo limit switchbox for high temperature applications

Soldo Controls, the specialist manufacturer of position feedback devices in the Rotork Instruments Division, has introduced a high temperature extension to its LSB range of compact limit switchboxes for valves and dampers. Manufactured with an aluminium or stainless steel enclosure, the new switchbox has been tested for operation in temperatures up to 250ºC for 2 hours or 300ºC for 70... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling News 

Focus on PowerMount             

The UK’s leading supplier of forklift truck attachments, B&B Attachments, is maintaining its reputation for providing innovative products with its PowerMount quick release system. As a result of enquiries from major fleet users in the forklift industry, B&B Attachments has developed PowerMount - a unique system that quickly changes one hydraulic attachment, such as a popular double pallet handler to... Read More

RTITB reveals how to spot fraudulent forklift operator certificates

What should employers look for when hiring a forklift operator and checking that a Certificate of Basic Training is genuine? According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) forklift trucks are involved in about a quarter of all workplace transport accidents. To help reduce this, the Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) state that forklift operators must... Read More

Access equipment training: what’s the best option?

 Richard Shore, Managing Director of Mentor Training Solutions (MTS), looks at the advantages of on-site training for your scaffold tower users and MEWP operators. If it’s possible and practicable, wouldn’t it make more sense for employers to train their operators on the actual equipment they’re going to be using and in the place they’re going to be using it? Years... Read More