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New Doosan Excavator Boosts Output at Scottish Quarry

Gordon Robertson Plant Hire, based at Thurso in Caithness in Scotland, has taken delivery of a new Doosan DX300LC-5 30 tonne crawler excavator for use at the company’s Caithness stone quarry at Barrock near Thurso. Delivered just three weeks after placing the order for the machine with Balgownie Ltd, the local Authorised Doosan and Bobcat dealer, the new DX300LC-5 excavator... Read More
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Bibby Distribution’s carbon footprint shrinks for third year running

Bibby Distribution’s CO2 emissions have shrunk for the third year running, thanks to an award-winning array of carbon-cutting initiatives. The 3PL’s annual carbon report has found that total CO2 emissions per km have dropped by a further 5.9 per cent on 2015, on top of the continuous improvement seen since 2013. The reduction in emissions is the result of a... Read More
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Sanitary bulk bag weigh batch unloader

A new BULK-OUT® Bulk Bag Weigh Batch Unloading System with Manual Dumping Station and Flexible Screw Conveyor automatically conveys weighed batches of contamination-sensitive materials to downstream processes and allows rapid sanitising. The BFC model discharger frame is equipped with a cantilevered I-beam with electric hoist and trolley for positioning of bulk bags without the use of a forklift. A SPOUT-LOCK™... Read More
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Jungheinrich at IMHX 2016

Stand Nos: 10L61 / 12X95 / AM13 At IMHX 2016 (NEC, Birmingham, 13-16 September) Jungheinrich UK Ltd will be showcasing and demonstrating the significant customer benefits delivered by its broad range of materials handling products and intralogistics solutions. With the theme ‘Jungheinrich Intralogistics. Your Connection to a World of Solutions,’ the company will showcase how leading UK businesses across industries... Read More
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FB Chain to showcase uptime-enhancing conveyor components at RWM 2016

British industrial chain manufacturer and supplier FB Chain will use its RWM 2016 stand (5S79) to showcase cleverly-designed scrapers, wear strips and sprockets that are helping recycling and waste management customers all around Europe to maximize their conveyor uptime and profitability. Throughout its 30-year history FB Chain has acted not only as a supplier to the recycling and waste management... Read More
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Could you live with a forklift accident?

UK’s leading materials handling, workplace transport and safety management training company, Mentor, launches hard-hitting video training module at IMHX. Following its exclusive premier showing at the National Fork Truck Safety Conference, Mentor Training has announced plans to officially launch its new, hard-hitting video training module at IMHX. Unique in that it targets both fork lift truck drivers and the staff... Read More
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UniTrak Powderflight at Great Orme Brewery

Great Orme Brewery is a 12.5 barrel micro-brewery and was established in November 2005 by Jonathan Hughes. Back then the brewery was situated on a hillside in the Conwy valley between Llandudno and Betws-y-Coed, with impressive views of the Conwy Estuary and the Great Orme, from which the brewery takes its name. Jonathan was a consultant for 10 years and... Read More
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Industrial gear units with 190 kNm output torque

Even more comprehensive UNICASE gear unit portfolio NORD DRIVESYSTEMS extends the successful industrial gear unit range by adding a new size with 190 kNm output torque. The series now comprises nine sizes and covers torques from 25 kNm to 250 kNm. The addition of the new size 14 units allows for configurations tailored even more precisely to individual applications. Featuring... Read More
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New DMN-WESTINGHOUSE High Pressure valve beats air leakage

Recently DMN-WESTINGHOUSE has presented its newly designed HP high pressure rotary valve. This valve has a very important advantage in air leakage: the special configuration of the body and rotor does not only protect product against degradation, it also does not allow any axial air leakage. This means that this valve has an air leakage reduction of one third against... Read More