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MHEA members support Drax biomass conversion project

Ian Birkinshaw, operations director at Portasilo Bulk Handling Systems, delivered a presentation to delegates at the Bulk2014 conference about a pioneering biomass conversion project at Drax. Drax is transforming itself into a predominantly biomass-fuelled generator through burning sustainable biomass in place of coal. It plans to convert three of its six generating units to burn biomass. The first unit was converted in April 2013.

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Industry leaders gather for Bulk2014

More than 80 bulk handling industry leaders gathered for another successful turnout at the sector’s premier professional networking event, the Materials Handling Engineers Association’s (MHEA) Bulk2014 conference. The event, held on 21st and 22nd May at the Forest Pines Conference Centre in Lincolnshire, was sponsored by Geo Robson and Flexco and supported by MHEA individual and corporate members, as well as more than 20 major exhibitors involved in the supply of powder and bulk handling equipment and services. Chris Huhne,…

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Double awards success at MHEA Bulk2014 conference

There was a double award celebration for Professor Mike Bradley, director of The Wolfson Centre at the University of Greenwich, at the Material Handling Engineers Association’s (MHEA) Bulk2014 conference, as he was presented with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers’ (IMechE) Bulk Materials Handling Award for Innovation and Bulk Solids Handling Award for lifetime achievement. Prof Bradley and his colleague Dr Robert Berry, along with Robert McGregor of Brookfield Laboratories, received the IMechE Bulk Materials Handling Award for Innovation in recognition…

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Comprehensive programme for Bulk2014 conference

A comprehensive programme of papers and speakers at Bulk2014 – the bulk handling industry’s premier professional networking event – has been announced by the Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA). Bulk2014 will take place on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd May 2014 at the Forest Pines Conference Centre in North Lincolnshire. MHEA president, Mike Redmond, will welcome Chris Huhne, former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, as the conference opening key speaker. Mr Huhne will share insight and expertise…

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