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Strategic acquisition provides boost for engineering firm

A specialist engineering firm’s plans to diversify have received a significant boost with a strategic acquisition. Derbyshire based Greenbank Group has announced a buyout of Franklyn Yates Engineering for an undisclosed sum and, while the two firms will continue to operate independently, the deal opens up a wealth of new opportunities Both companies enjoy a strong reputation for engineering excellence across a wide range of industrial sectors, and the acquisition is set to broaden Greenbank’s expertise and manufacturing capacity as…

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Maze MH

The MHEA would like to welcome Maze MH Ltd as an Affiliate Member. They provide consultancy services to companies working with dry bulk materials be it equipment manufacturers, logistics, manufacturers or end users. they pride themselves on their independence and offer completely impartial advice; from new facility planning, writing specifications for new or upgraded facilities or fixing problems through to Procurement, Project Management and ongoing support.   If you need specialist bulk materials advice get in touch and we will…

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Radicon Supplies Its Largest Ever Order

Industrial gearbox manufacturer Radicon has this month supplied its largest-ever order.   The Elland-based company sent eight gearboxes to Hongsa Power in Laos as part of the US$1.5m deal.   Radicon was introduced to Hongsa Power Company, the largest power provider in Laos, by a long-standing customer in Thailand, who recommended the West Yorkshire company.   Hongsa Power Company is currently investing in its coal fields, and the huge gearboxes, which measured 6m x 2m, will allow it to extend its conveyors.  …

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Bradley Pulverizer Acquired by Lancaster Products Owner

Allentown, Pennsylvania, January 17th, 2020 – Bradley Pulverizer is pleased to announce new ownership. Lancaster Products & Kercher Enterprises’ owner Curt Snyder acquired the assets of Bradley Pulverizer through an affiliate effective on January 14th, 2020. Bradley Pulverizer specializes in the design, manufacture, and supply of pulverizing systems for fine and semi-fine grinding of hard, friable, abrasive materials for various applications throughout the world. Curt Snyder, President and CEO of Lancaster Products & Kercher Enterprises, explains the reasons for the…

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Starclean belt cleaners save cement producer 500 hours a year

A maintenance manager strives for efficiency at a leading UK cement works near London. He knows about cement production after working in the industry for nine years before serving as the plant’s maintenance manager where he looks after its equipment and maintenance team. But there was a nagging problem that made optimum production and smooth maintenance an elusive pipedream.   Carryback and cleaning challenge He needed to reduce the amount of time that was spent cleaning underneath the plant’s conveyors.…

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Dust controlled imports for the new agri-hub at the Port of Rosyth – the first SAMSON ecological hopper in the UK arrives for commissioning

The Port of Rosyth welcomed their new SAMSON ecological hopper into the port for commissioning. The hopper is the first of its kind in the UK and will be a key component of the port’s new agri-bulk hub facility for Cefetra. Forth Ports owns and manages eight commercial ports across the UK including the Port of Rosyth which is strategically located for road and rail and provides an important connection with mainland Europe and the UK. The Port of Rosyth…

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PRODUCTIVITY INCREASES AT PURFLEET

Situated right next to the River Thames, Hanson’s Purfleet Works manufactures and supplies GGBS (Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag) to the South East of England, the South Coast and East Anglia. It can produce 1 million tonnes of GGBS per year. The facilities at Purfleet include two closed circuit ball mills and a vertical roller mill that require a consistency of raw material feed. As part of an ongoing investment programme at Purfleet, Hanson commissioned Fairport Engineering to undertake the…

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FAIRPORT and CEMEX: THE STORY CONTINUES

Founded in Mexico in 1906, CEMEX has grown from a small regional player to one of the world’s top companies in the global cement industry. A significant part of this development was the acquisition of RMC in 2005 and today CEMEX is one of the five major cement manufacturers in the UK, operating from three sites – Rugby, South Ferriby and Tilbury. Fairport’s involvement with major cement projects after years of installing minor projects actually started at Rugby in 1998…

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Roy Dobson 1954-2019

It is with great sadness that we inform you that Roy Dobson passed away suddenly on Tuesday the 30th of April while working at his desk at home. Roy was extremely well known throughout the many industries we work in but in particular the mining and quarrying sectors having obtained a BSc. (Hons) in Minerals Engineering from the University of Birmingham and then going on to work for Matthew Hall Ortech, Kennedy and Donkin and since 1995 Fairport Engineering. Roy…

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VORTEX APPOINTS ÉFREN SHAYD CARMONA LOYA AS REGIONAL SALES MANAGER FOR MEXICO

QUERÉTARO, QUERÉTARO, MÉXICO – Vortex is pleased to announce the appointment of Efrén Shayd Carmona Loya as Regional Sales Manager for Mexico. Shayd has joined the team at Vortex Latinoamérica, a division of Salina Vortex Corporation located in Querétaro. In this role, Shayd is responsible for working directly with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), end users, and industry specialists to further expand Vortex sales throughout Latin America. Shayd brings with him more than 12 years of industrial sales experience. Previously, he…

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