Briggs Equipment reinforces utilities expertise as a verified Achilles B2 supplier

Materials handling specialist Briggs Equipment is underlining its credentials as a preferred supplier in the utilities marketplace. Having secured the Achilles Utility Vendor Database (UVDB) Verify B2 audit certificate, the company has retained its accreditation, scoring well over 90% for the implementation of its management systems during an external operational site review. Achieving the independent B2 audit certificate has enabled... Read More
Bulk Materials Handling 

Terex Port Solutions launches first of its new-generation lift trucks

    Terex® Liftace™ 5-31 reach stacker debuts; Stackace™ empty container handlers to follow Terex Port Solutions (TPS) presents the first machines of its new-generation lift trucks. The Terex® Liftace™ 5-31 reach stacker is the first machine to be launched. Four models of the new Terex® Stackace™ empty container handler will follow in the spring. The common feature of all these... Read More

Sympathetic Barton silo design blends with rural setting

  Barton Fabrications, the UK’s largest aluminium silo manufacturer, has recently installed several silos at an environmentally sensitive site in England. Installed at a food processing site, the silos have been designed to keep within the factory roof line and to be visually sympathetic to the local countryside. The 21 metres high silos have a capacity of 90 tons and... Read More
Dust Control 

Protection and Prevention from Dust Explosions in Bucket Elevators

A global provider of bespoke explosion vents and flameless venting units for bucket elevators warns process industries of the dangers of dust explosions originating from the commonly used bucket elevator. Fike UK, based in Kent, urges companies to ensure appropriate equipment and technologies are in place to mitigate the disastrous effects caused by grain elevator explosions. Keith Avila, General Manager... Read More

Portasilo secures £800K order for concrete batching plant silos

York-based engineering company Portasilo which specialises in the design and manufacture of bulk material handling systems has won a contract worth over £800k to supply 20 storage silos for four concrete batching plants currently under construction by D&C Engineers from Tamworth. Portasilo's 60 years' experience in the design and manufacture of large storage vessels and the capacity of its purpose-built... Read More
Health & Safety 

Mentor launches first IOSH forklift safety management qualification

 Mentor Training have launched the first-ever IOSH accredited safety management course tailored to the needs of those responsible for overseeing forklift operations. ‘IOSH Managing Safely: Forklift Operations’ recognises the important role in safety played by managers and supervisors. The four-day course was developed in close partnership with IOSH (Institution of Occupational Safety and Health) and is exclusive to Mentor. Mentor... Read More

Asia’s largest Bucket Wheel Excavator System in Operation

Success for Tenova TAKRAF’s BWE System at Zhahanaoer Mine in China Open pit mining and underground solutions provider, Tenova TAKRAF, has completed the supply and installation of a complete Bucket Wheel Excavator (BWE) system for Zhahanaoer Open Pit Mine in Inner Mongolia, China. The system, which features the largest Bucket Wheel Excavator-Conveyor-Spreader-combination of its kind in Asia, was inaugurated with... Read More
Recycling & Waste Control 

Oakfield invest in another McCloskey machine supplied by AGG-PRO

Aggregate, Processing and Recycling Ltd, (AGG-PRO) exclusive Central and Northern UK distributor for McCloskey mobile crushing and screening machines have recently supplied a J45 heavy duty mobile tracked recycling / primary jaw crusher to Oakfield Construction for duties within their Recycling Division. Oakfield is divided into three divisions within the Construction, Plant and Transport and Recycling Industries. Oakfield Recycling is... Read More

The new Parsum IPP-80 in-line particle sizing probe

Robust, trouble free granulation monitoring The new Parsum IPP-80 probe from Malvern Instruments brings easy to integrate inline particle size measurement for efficient process monitoring and control. Suitable for powders, pellets and granules the new probe enables the real-time monitoring of agglomeration, coating and granulation processes. The resulting data provide a secure basis for pilot plant studies, process optimization and... Read More

Highly commended regional dealer of the year

(R) Luke Talbot – Director DUO Africa with the award from Ron DeFeo – CEO, Terex Global Held at Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA the Powerscreen World Dealer Conference is a major gathering of dealers and their customers. The three day event from the 17th-19th March is also a major opportunity for Powerscreen to demonstrate their latest machines and present awards... Read More