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MHEA announces BULKEX 2018 headline sponsor

The Materials Handling Engineers Association, (MHEA) has announced its headline sponsor for this year’s BULKEX 2018 is to be Atex Explosion Hazards Limited. The business, which provides experienced engineers, explosion venting, valves and suppression systems is the first of a number of sponsors to be formally announced.

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4 SAMSON Eco Hoppers with ATEX cert to double throughput at the Port of Mombasa

Kenya Port Authority celebrates reception of 4 cutting-edge ecological hoppers to improve their dry bulk import process and also mitigate environmental damage from fugitive dust. These are the first dust filtration import hoppers to be provided with ATEX certification. This equipment was sourced to fulfil the aims of TradeMark East Africa/Kenya Port Authority Port Resilient Infrastructure Programme to improve port facilities whilst minimising the environmental impact of port operations. There has been considerable investment in the future capabilities of the…

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Vortex releases fasttrack program

Vortex® announces the release of its new FastTrack™ program, an order fulfillment program designed to deliver small quantity orders on select product designs and sizes in two weeks. This program accelerates the delivery of common Quantum Series™ products, including the Vortex® Roller Gate™, Vortex® Orifice Gate™, Vortex® Maintenance Gate, and Vortex® Wye Line Diverter™. “FastTrack was developed based on our customers’ feedback regarding lead times for key Vortex products,” said Brian Burmaster, vice president of sales at Vortex. “It was…

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ConSpare launches ‘Make it better’ brand as it celebrates 40th anniversary

Concrete production process improvement specialist ConSpare is celebrating its 40th anniversary and is marking the occasion with the launch of a new brand aimed at helping concrete producers to ‘Make it better’. The Nottinghamshire family firm was established in 1978 by Jim and Hilary Bullock, to sell spare parts to concrete producers. It has evolved to become one of the leading suppliers to the UK concrete industry, offering a comprehensive range of concrete production equipment, specialist spare parts and industry-leading…

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MHEA members enlightened by Tunstead Quarry Visit

The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has organised another successful site visit for its members. Working with Tarmac, the visit to Tunstead Quarry, Derbyshire, took place on 09th May 2018 and over 25 MHEA member companies enjoyed a worthwhile, insightful visit to the quarry, to learn more about the bulk handling requirements that quarries typically face. The visit was led by Richard Strawford, Reliability Supervisor (L&P) and Phillip Shimwell, Quarry Operations Manager, Tarmac, who welcomed the MHEA members and provided…

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Call for entries for MHEA 2018 Excellence Awards

The Materials Handling Engineers’ Association (MHEA) annual Excellence Awards are well and truly open, with five different categories of award available. The annual Excellence Awards coincide with the MHEA’s 80th Anniversary Dinner, and both take place during the flagship conference and exhibition, BULKEX, in October this year. The five award categories are: Innovation; Project of the Year; Apprentice of the Year; Supplier of the Year; and a new category to support the Year of Engineering, Engineer of the Year.  The…

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First Shaping the Future speakers confirmed for BULKEX 2018

The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has released news of its first confirmed speakers for its annual technical conference at this year’s BULKEX 2018.

Speaking on the theme Shaping the Future, British Steel; Crossrail 2; The Department of International Trade; and Primary Engineer; have all been confirmed as participating in the flagship event this October.

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