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Watchdog™ Super Elite – Bucket Elevator or Conveyor Monitoring System

Leeds, UK - 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, pulley misalignment and plug conditions on bucket elevators or conveyors.  When an alarm condition is detected the…

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DARLINGTON, UK – Vortex, a solids and bulk handling components company, announces its Loading Solutions product line has gained Zone 20 (internal) and Zone 21 (external) ATEX certification in the European Union. Because ATEX certification is required for equipment sold through the European Union (EU), this certification allows Vortex to broaden its international reach and enter an established European market for loading spouts. As Zone 20 and Zone 21 are the highest ATEX ratings that can be achieved, Vortex Loading…

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Siemens helps FCC Environment produce more energy from waste

Significant energy savings made at Allington waste-to-energy plant are helping FCC achieve BS 50001 certification Use of Siemens IDS technology optimises energy, CO2 and emissions efficiency FCC Environment’s Allington Quarry site near Maidstone has been operational as an Energy-from-Waste (EfW) integrated waste management facility since 2008.  Under FCC subsidiary Kent Enviropower it takes general waste otherwise destined for landfill and burns it to create steam to generate useful electricity for nearby homes and businesses. FCC was looking for ways of…

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CHOPS registration opens

Registration opens on 5 June 2017 for the 2018 Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids. The 9th international conference will be held at the University of Greenwich in London on 10-14 November. For more details, download the leaflet.

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Within just a few weeks of release, more than 35% of stands at BULKEX17 have been sold to companies keen to showcase their products or services at the popular event. BULKEX17 – the annual conference of the Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) – is now in its third year and will include more than 50 table top stands supporting the two-day conference and awards dinner. Among the line-up of exhibitors are: DMN Westinghouse, ProSpare, Mucon, Rulmeca and Nord Gear. Roy…

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Galliford Try selects Saxlund Push Floor fuel solution for three waste wood gasification facilities

Saxlund International was selected by principal contractor Galliford Try Infrastructure in May 2016 to provide the bulk fuel reception and handling technology for three waste wood gasification facilities currently under construction in Barry, Boston and Hull, for renewable energy company Biomass UK. Saxlund is now on site in construction on all three sites. With these 3 contracts, Saxlund is now contracted to deliver 13 alternative fuel handling systems in the UK by the end of 2017. This is over 50%…

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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 contribution to the bulk materials handling industry - from ports, power and mining to steel and cement during the past…

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The Flyingbelt – pushing the boundaries of engineering performance

The Flyingbelt is a remarkable example of engineering prowess and a more cost-effective, efficient and environmentally-friendly conveying solution compared to conventional truck transportation. In Brazil, one started running in July 2016 after a successful collaboration between Sempertrans and Agudio (a brand of Leitner SpA).

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Companies wishing to raise their profile at BULKEX17 can choose from a variety of sponsorship packages, the Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has announced. BULKEX17 is the annual conference for the association and the two-day event draws delegates from across the bulk materials handling industry as well as fields associated with it such as steel, cement, power, ports and mining. BULKEX17 takes place on 18-19 October at Eastwood Hall in Nottingham and is supported by a high-profile speaker programme and…

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