Jungheinrich wins IFOY 2015 Award for ‘Counterbalanced Trucks up to 3.5 tonnes’

 Jungheinrich has taken the trophy in the all-important category of ‘Counterbalanced Trucks Up to 3.5 Tonnes’ at the prestigious International Forklift Truck of the Year Awards 2015 (IFOY) in Munich. The independent jury of international trade journalists selected Jungheinrich’s EFG S30s three-tonne electric counterbalance truck citing its “completely overhauled workplace, featuring numerous innovations”. The Jury said, “Jungheinrich was thinking ahead when... Read More

Haulage truck manufacturer drives down component cleaning time thanks to Ultrawave

Off-highway haulage truck maker, TerexTrucks, has halved the time it takes to clean vehicle components by employing ultrasonic cleaning technology from British company, Ultrawave. Motherwell-based TerexTrucks, builds both rigid and articulated haulage trucks utilised in mining and quarrying applications. Rotary spray washers were previously used to clean heavy brake and differential components as part of the manufacturing process. High cleanliness... Read More
Health & Safety 

Fairport clocks up another year of Zero LTA’s

Fairport Engineering Ltd is based in Lancashire, UK and has been in business over 30 years servicing heavy and light industry customers. The company is a specialist contractor offering design and construction services related to bulk materials process and handling systems. Typically their customers operate in the aggregates, cement, building products, coal, food and chemical, minerals, power and recycling industries.... Read More
Recycling & Waste Control 

BlueMAC MRF Installed for Murray Browns

Murray Browns is an independent, family-owned company headquartered in Flixton, near Scarborough, owned and managed by Melvyn and James Brown. Serving the North Yorkshire region, the company has been established for over 41 years providing a range of services, in addition to recycling and waste management, which includes skip hire, quarried and recycled aggregates, agricultural lime and the supply and... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Keeping bulk solids material on the move

By Donald F Cameron, Managing Director Primasonics® and Quattrosonics® So what are Sonic Soot Blowers? They are pneumatically operated horns that produce low frequency – high energy sound waves. These sound waves are produced when compressed air enters the Wave Generator and forces the only moving part, a titanium diaphragm, to flex. Sonic Soot Blowers are employed wherever ash, dust,... Read More

Forklift dealer summit launches TCM brand

The expansion plans of a global forklifts brand across UK markets, has been outlined at a major dealer conference this week. TCM is the dealer-driven brand within the UniCarrier group, designed to offer localised service and support with reach-back into a global organisation for access to world-class resources and technology. Dealers from around the UK met at a two-day summit... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

JACOB (UK) QuickConnect Modular Pipework

JACOB QuickConnect is the modern solution for custom designed and built modular pipework with easily connected bends, segments and pipe sections, manufactured in 1-3mm thicknesses, all with pressure tight connections. Each component has a machine-lipped end which, when fitted with a specially designed “U” shaped gasket and Quick-Connect pull-ring, creates a 3-bar overpressure certified connection. Air movement within a JACOB... Read More

Spiroflow’s conveying equipment ensures instant (coffee) benefits

Maintaining the quality and consistency of ingredients while in transit through a factory environment is vital to ensure that the end product is in mint condition for packaging and distribution, which is why a leading hot beverages supplier turned to a conveying system from Spiroflow. The company, which packs instant, roast and ground coffee for most of the major high... Read More

850 pound Polar Bear transported via FedEx

The Saint Louis Zoo has announced that Kali (pronounced "Cully”), a 2 ½-year-old, 850-pound male polar bear that was orphaned in Alaska as a cub, is now resting comfortably in the Zoo’s new McDonnell Polar Bear Point exhibit. Kali’s transportation from Rochester, New York, to St. Louis was donated by FedEx. The Saint Louis Zoo’s veterinarian and animal care staff... Read More