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Innovative powder and bulk separation solutions at Powtech 2017

From 26th– 28th September, the exhibition centre of Nuremberg will once again welcome the world’s leading professionals in the powder, granule and bulk solids industry. Powtech is the leading exhibition in Europe for innovations in size reduction, screening, mixing, conveying, dosing or granulating and many other processes. Last year over 16,000 visitors from more than 77 countries came to the... Read More
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RDS offers extended Productivity Data Management Portfolio for Quarry and Gravel Pit Applications

The RDS Technology product portfolio for Quarry and Gravel Pit productivity management offers a suite of high-precision measuring and productivity tools which allow the Productivity Manager to maximise the efficiency and profitability of his site. THE RDS LOADMASTER ALPHA 100, LOADEX 100 and iSOSYNC pc software (also available as a downloadable app) increase the efficiency of the load-out operation, batching... Read More
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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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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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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