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Inflatable Seated Butterfly Valve

The Posi-flate inflatable seated butterfly valve is ideally suited for abrasive materials such as sand, feldspar, fly ash and most other dry, granular materials which reduce valve life. The inflatable seat design provides a better seal by utilizing air pressure to expand the seat against the disc, providing more sealing area and an even pressure distribution against the disc every... Read More
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JCB secures Morris Leslie’s biggest ever Loadall order

Pictured (left to right) at JCB World Headquarters are Executive Chairman Morris Leslie, JCB Group Managing Director Global Key Accounts Yvette Henshall-Bell, Morris Leslie Plant Hire Managing Director Graham Ogilvie and Scot JCB Sales Director David Park. JCB has secured a historic deal with Morris Leslie Plant Hire for their biggest ever telehandler order worth £36 million. The deal for... Read More
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Konecranes Demag UK partners with WES

Konecranes Demag UK Ltd has become a partner of the Women’s Engineering Society (WES). Lifting equipment manufacturer and service provider, Konecranes Demag UK Limited, has reaffirmed its commitment to providing equal employment opportunities by entering into partnership with the WES. The move is consistent with the company’s objective of promoting the engineering sector to women and recruiting female employees to... Read More
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Leading manufacturer to eliminate UK waste to landfill with Icelandic revaluation theory

The Icelandic model already adopted by leading education providers will revolutionise UK waste problem. 100,000 tyres are disposed of every day in the UK alone. The ‘revalue’ method gives waste tyres up to four new lives. Safer Surfacing, the UK’s leading manufacturer of recycled rubber chippings, has today announced the launch of sister company Endurmeta - the first company to... Read More
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Ronnie S Evans signs 56-strong trailer fleet up to Michelin Effitrailer programme

Family-owned haulier Ronnie S Evans has signed its entire fleet of trailers up to Michelin’s Effitrailer programme, after a successful eight-month trial projected savings of £45,000. After being fitted to an initial 15 assets, Michelin’s dedicated trailer telematics system showed its worth by alerting the haulier to 45 cases of low tyre pressure – preventing potential puncture costs of up... Read More
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Firms potentially wasting £1,000s on lift truck training

Many businesses that outsource their lift truck training could save thousands of pounds and improve efficiency by training in-house and achieving their own in-house accreditation. RTITB is offering a free of charge cost analysis to help businesses make the right choice. “Many firms keep outsourcing their lift truck training without stopping to consider if it is right for them,” says... Read More
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SPX FLOW Opens Two New Bolting Rental Service Centers in Louisiana

SPX FLOW has announced the opening of two new, state-of-the-art Bolting Rental Service Centers in Louisiana, USA. Conveniently located in Sulphur and Gonzales, the new facilities offer a full rental fleet including hydraulic torque wrenches, spring return tensioners, nut splitters, pneumatic torque guns, hydraulic pumps, impact sockets and other ancillary equipment, along with a comprehensive range of services. Customers will... Read More
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Vortex announces acquisition of Kasa Fab

Vortex is pleased to announce the acquisition of Kasa Fab, a leading custom metal fabrication and manufacturing company. Located at 304 East Avenue B in Salina, Kansas, Kasa Fab was a division of Kasa Companies, which includes Kasa Controls & Automation, IntelliFinishing, and Kasa Anlagen. “This acquisition allows Vortex to expand upon our fabrication capabilities, including lasers, robotic welders, blasting... Read More
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Emerson Introduces New Motor Starter With Component-Level Protection for Improved Cost Performance

PlexPower™ designs are faster to install and easier to maintain and operate than traditional cast motor starters resulting in a 73% lower total cost of ownership Emerson has introduced a cost-effective, easy-to-install and simple-to-operate alternative to traditional cast and bolted motor starters in the form of its new Appleton® PlexPower™ solution.  Designed for hazardous, wet or corrosive locations such as oil refineries... Read More