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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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‘Shaping the future’ theme for BULKEX18 in Year of Engineering

The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has announced its theme for BULKEX18 to support the Year of Engineering.  ‘Shaping the Future’ has been selected to align with Year of Engineering’s theme of the same name for October 2018, when BULKEX18 takes place. The Year of Engineering is a government campaign which celebrates the world and wonder of engineering.   The MHEA has signed up as a partner to support the campaign with other industry leaders and influencers, to demonstrate the breadth…

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Wright Brothers Industrial Services Ltd joins MHEA as a corporate member

Wright Brothers has recently become a corporate member of the Materials Handling Engineers Association, and is based in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, specialising in the design, manufacture, installation and commissioning of innovative materials handling solutions for all purposes, from concept stage to installation. Founded in 1986, Wright Engineering now employs almost 150 personnel spanning multiple premises and continues to grow year on year. Summarised below are the company’s core competencies, sectors worked within and products offered: Core competencies: Turnkey Projects Project Management…

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Call for papers at BULKEX 2018

The Materials Handling Engineers Association, (MHEA) is formally calling for speakers and papers for its flagship annual event, BULKEX.  Held between 17th and 18th October 2018 at the Eastwood Hall Nottingham, BULKEX18 Conference and Exhibition is a must-attend event for anyone involved with bulk materials handling. With an emphasis on technical matters influencing the bulk handling industry, BULKEX18’s theme is ‘Shaping the Future’ and is supporting Year of the Engineer.  The conference programme will focus on current and forthcoming opportunities…

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