Peter Webster, former President (2001) and then Secretary (until December 2017), gives his thoughts on the Materials Handling Engineers Association’s purpose and future and reflects on his own relationship with the association. “The MHEA was formed in the late 1930s by a group of like-minded businessmen to tie together their commercial interests and to enable buyers to see them all together. During the war years, the effects of the Blitz inevitably brought about plenty of building work and a raft…
Wednesday 18 October will see another glittering celebration of the industry’s finest achievements at Eastwood Hall, during the two-day BULKEX18 event. 2018 is the Government’s Year of the Engineer and the MHEA is supporting this occasion by launching a new award, Engineer of the Year.
2018 is the 80th anniversary of the Materials Handling Engineers Association and we will be marking the occasion with activities and commemorations throughout the year. As an industry association started in 1938, our association has seen many of the major industrial inventions and political events of the 20th and 21st centuries. We are gathering stories and memories of the past 80 years and inviting anyone who has photographs and anecdotes to share them with us. Please contact Julie Claus at…
Have you entered the MHEA excellence awards?
Free to enter, the awards are open to everyone involved in bulk and materials handling – whether that’s across the ports, power, mining, steel or cement industries.
Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the bulk and materials handling industry during 2016?
Perhaps a colleague you work with or a company handling bulk and materials within the port, power, mining, steel or cement industries.