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t: +44 (0)1787 226995 | secretary@mhea.co.uk BULKEX 2019

The challenges of designing gearboxes for the mining industry

Mining across the globe takes many forms but one factor is common to all of them, the need for robust and reliable machinery. From open cast coal mining in USA to underground gold mining in Australia, there is an on-going quest to find and extract all the minerals available to fulfil growing demand. Mining, in all its forms, requires the equipment to be designed and built to withstand the harsh mining environment, while the mining business requires efficient and reliable…

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Bulk 2014 conference – do you have your tickets?

Bulk2014, the Bulk Handling Conference, will take place on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd May 2014 at the attractive Forest Pines Conference Centre in North Lincolnshire. Whether you’re showcasing your company’s latest innovation or discussing improvements in the industry, this is your chance to meet and network with colleagues across the bulk sector. The annual Bulk Handling Conference is where the great and good of the industry come together under one roof, so it’s a valuable opportunity for those presenting…

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Zero Waste to Landfill for Siemens Mechanical Drives

Zero Waste to Landfill for Siemens Mechanical Drives Leeds facility reaches zero landfill target Leeds is the second Siemens Industry UK manufacturing facility to achieve this milestone Leeds based Siemens Mechanical Drives, which assembles and services gear units and geared motors for industry, has achieved zero landfill of all its non-hazardous waste within the last month, making it the second UK manufacturing site within Siemens Industry to do so. Everything generated at the Stourton, Leeds site is either reused, recycled…

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Bulk Materials Handling – Short Courses for Industry 2014 Events Calendar

Learn how to identify and overcome Powder and Bulk Solids handling problems. The Calendar of Bulk Materials Handling short courses is out now.   Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Materials www2.gre.ac.uk/about/schools/engineering/wolfsoncentre/coupro/sc/pcobs Course Dates: 28 - 30 January or 25 – 27 November   Biomass Handling, Feeding and Storage www2.gre.ac.uk/about/schools/engineering/wolfsoncentre/coupro/sc/biomass Course dates: 18 – 19 February (Focus on Pellet Handling) 29 – 30 April or 4 – 5 November (General Biomass materials) 15 – 16 July (Focus on Solid Waste Materials)  …

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Bosch UK opens new £1.2 million state-of-the-art northern facility

Bosch UK opens new £1.2 million state-of-the-art northern facility Bosch Rexroth and Worcester, Bosch Group combined facility now fully operational Major investment in the region by the global supplier of technology and services New facility to form part of its drive to provide enhanced service and support to the northern customers The facility has been designed to BREEAM standards in order to minimise energy use and reduce water consumption Bosch UK has opened its new state-of-the-art facility designed to provide…

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SEW Eurodrive Moving Up

SEW Eurodrive has completed a move to a large, new, purpose-built plant in Normanton, West Yorkshire, just a few miles from its old site. The impressive, high-tech new building, designed by architects AEDAS, is designed not just for production, Service and storage, but as a welcoming open-house for customers. It features a permanent working exhibition demonstrating all of the company's products, along with a range of modern training and meeting rooms to cater for all requirements. Mark Holmes, SEW Eurodrive's…

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Events Calendar 2014

Our events diary has information on programmes and activities happening in 2014.   Bulk 2014 Forest Pines Conference Centre, North Lincolnshire Dates: 21 - 22nd May   Hill Head 2014 Hillhead Quarry, Buxton Dates: 24-26 June   RWM NEC Birmingham 16-18th September   Pneumatic Conveying of Bulk Materials Course Dates: 28 - 30 January or 25 – 27 November   Biomass Handling, Feeding and Storage Course dates: 18 – 19 February (Focus on Pellet Handling) 29 – 30 April or…

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Mike Redmond elected MHEA president

The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has elected Mike Redmond of Bosch Rexroth as its new president. Mike succeeds outgoing president, Joy Global’s Paul Bancroft.  Having started his career at the National Coal Board (NCB), qualifying in mining mechanical engineering and mechanical and production engineering, in 1986 Mike joined Hagglunds’ UK and quickly became responsible for UK sales in heavy industry and bulk handling. He moved to the firm’s headquarters in Sweden in 2002 to improve business development globally. In…

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MHEA begins its paper chase!

The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has issued a Call for Papers for next year’s Bulk Handling Conference. While no areas relating to bulk handling are off grounds, submissions relating to technical innovation or process improvements will be given preference at Bulk2014. The annual Bulk Handling Conference is where the great and good of the industry come together under one-roof, so it’s a fantastic opportunity for those presenting papers to grab the attention of those who really matter. So whether…

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