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Bobcat Launches New E17Z Zero Tail Swing Excavator

Bobcat has launched the new 1.7 tonne E17Z Zero Tail Swing (ZTS) canopy model, completing the company’s 1-2 tonne range of compact excavators.  The E17Z provides an unmatched combination of features for a machine of this size, from ZTS and the roomy and comfortable operator area to the ease of transport thanks to a shipping weight close to 1.6 tonne;... Read More
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Vortex Global provides process solutions for malt producer

Vortex Global Limited, a solids and bulk handling components company, recently consulted with British malt producer Simpsons Malt to provide process solutions for its white malt barley operations. Based in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, United Kingdom, Simpsons Malt is a family-owned company providing premium malt to the brewing, distilling and food industries worldwide. In 2016, Vortex Global was asked to provide a... Read More
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Hosokawa’s Pesticide Milling System Helps Contract Processor Grow

Hosokawa Micron Ltd recently beat stiff competition to win the order for a fine milling system to suit the rigorous demands of UK based contract chemical processing company, Exwold Technology Ltd. With an exacting requirement for a pesticide formulation milling system able to achieve throughput rates of 900kg/hr and a particle top size limitation of 15 microns the customer awarded... Read More
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Explosion proof C rails and light crane systems

J D Neuhaus, world leader in air hoists, cranes, trolleys and monorail hoists, is now introducing a range of C rail and light crane systems for operation with the company’s established and successful mini air hoist range. Both the C rail/suspension tracks and the light crane systems are rated for use in explosion and hazardous dust-laden areas up to ATEX... Read More
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Watchdog™ Super Elite – Bucket Elevator or Conveyor Monitoring System

4B Braime Components Ltd., a worldwide manufacturer of material handling and electronic components, has just released the all new fourth generation Watchdog™ control unit for monitoring bucket elevators and conveyors. The Watchdog™ Super Elite (WDC4) is easy to install and simple to set-up. The system processes signals from up to 15 sensors for belt speed, belt misalignment, continuous bearing temperature,... Read More
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MHEA launches Excellence Awards for 2017

The Materials Handling Engineers Association is running its MHEA Excellence Awards for the second year. Designed to celebrate the talent and creativity of the association’s members and the world class capabilities of its member companies, the awards were well received in 2016. Free to enter, the awards are open to member companies or individual members who have made an outstanding... Read More
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EXHIBIT AT BULKEX17 – BULK HANDLING TODAY AND TOMORROW

Exhibitor bookings are now being taken for BULKEX17, the annual conference of the Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA). New for 2017, fifty table top stands are available for companies to showcase their products and services at the event, to be held at Eastwood Hall in Nottingham on 18-19 October. A key conference in the bulk handling diary, BULKEX17 is titled... Read More
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Removing Residue from Bulk Mixers – Enhanced Dry Cleaning

When mixing bulk solids, residues can pose the threat of cross contamination or introducing product impurities so what are the options for mixer cleaning if these threats are to be avoided. As rinsing mixer and screw with water and cleaning agents brings unwanted moisture into the system which can cause creation of lumps in the product, wet spots behind O-rings... Read More
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Briggs toasts more success with Scotland’s whisky industry

Asset management and engineering services specialist Briggs Equipment is celebrating further success in the food and beverage sector after securing a repeat order with a world renowned Highland distillery. A well-established supplier to the whisky industry in Scotland, Briggs has won another important contract with The Glenmorangie Company. The firm's latest order comprises six Hyster four-wheel electric counterbalance forklift trucks,... Read More