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Hoverdale UK Ltd

The MHEA would like to welcome Hoverdale UK Ltd as a Corporate Member of the Association. Established in 1972 and based in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Hoverdale specialises in servicing the bulk handling industry to include; mining, quarrying, MRF waste management, food & beverage. They now export worldwide to over 22 countries and have office locations in the UK, India, Indonesia, & Africa. Their core competences include, conveyor equipment protection, re-manufacture of OEM parts to prolong life and reduce costs, bespoke engineered…

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The Wolfson Centre

The MHEA would like to welcome The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology as an  Affiliate member. They are the leading place for powders, bulk solids and particulate materials Providing independent expertise and cost-effective solutions to industrial problems. Their mission is to help industry to get it’s powders and bulk materials to behave in the way they need them to! They offer consultancy, research and short courses for industries that handle powder or granular materials as part of their…

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Leicester Electrical Services Ltd

The MHEA would like to welcome Leicester Electrical Services Ltd as an Affiliate Member. Over time they have gained an enviable reputation as a reliable, responsive, motivated contractor that delivers safe, high quality, cost effective work. L.E.S.’s success is based on a high proportion of repeat business, won as a result of attention to the principles on which the company was founded.  These still remain central to our approach and we believe that by having a full understanding of our…

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Lynemouth Power

The MHEA are pleased to welcome Lynemouth Power Ltd as an Associate Member. Lynemouth Power Limited (LPL) is a flagship site for renewable energy in the UK. Following its conversion from fossil fuel to 100% biomass electricity production, the power station generates 420MW of clean energy, powering 450,000 homes and saving approximately 1.5m of CO2 per annum compared to coal. LPL is also a key employer in the North East of England, making a significant contribution to the regional economy…

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MHEA Announces Changes

Following a review of the activities of the association the MHEA announces changes to the Secretariat and the Vice-Presidency. The Materials Handling Engineers Association has appointed a new Vice-President, James Bullock, who will hold the post for the next two years. James, who has been a member of the MHEA’s Executive Committee for several years, took up the role following the announcement of changes to the secretariat. He takes over the reins from outgoing Vice-President, Linda White, who has held…

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June visit to the Port of Tilbury: sign up now

The MHEA has its next site visit on Thursday 13 June. Visiting the Port of Tilbury (London), the event will provide a fascinating insight into the workings of London’s major port. To reserve your place, please contact secretary@mhea.co.uk or by calling her on 01787 226995. MHEA site visits provide invaluable access for members to the inside story of some of the UK’s most hard to access facilities.  The visit to Tilbury, which is one of eight ports owned by Forth…

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Meet the MHEA in Northern Ireland success bodes well for BULKEX 2019

The Materials Handling Engineers Association has held a successful Meet the MHEA for bulk handling companies in Northern Ireland.  Exhibitors and guests alike had a profitable and interesting morning, networking, discussing business and sharing ideas; all said it created an exciting preliminary before BULKEX in October. Northern Ireland is the epicentre of the world’s manufacturers of crushing, screening, washing and concrete batching technologies. The MHEA organised the free networking event to meet local businesses and professionals involved in the industry. …

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MHEA welcomed to Viridor for site visit

On Wednesday 14 November, 23 members of the MHEA met at the Park & Ride in Bicester and enjoyed a car share to Viridor’s energy recovery site at Ardley ERF, in Oxfordshire, where they were met by Jessica Baker-Pike, the Learning and Visitor Centre Manager. Ardley ERF began operation in 2014, treating 300,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste each year. It diverts at least 95% of Oxfordshire’s residual municipal waste away from landfill and generates enough electricity to power around 38,000 homes. …

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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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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 booths, and liquid and powder paint systems, among others,” explained Travis Young, executive vice president at Vortex. “Over the past…

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