Materials Handling News

World’s most extensive motors, drives and controls offering highlighted in new guide

World’s most extensive motors, drives and controls offering highlighted in new guide

Application-specific motor-drive packages and more introduced in comprehensive guide A selection of bespoke motor and drive packages aimed at specific industries and applications is launched...

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TSL Contractors Ltd adds more Volvos to the fleet

TSL Contractors Ltd adds more Volvos to the fleet

Having purchased their first Volvo excavator 12 months ago, Argyll based construction company TSL Contractors Ltd has made a significant investment in purchasing further Volvo Construction Equipment...

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Entrepreneur expands business thanks to JCB scheme

Entrepreneur expands business thanks to JCB scheme

Young contractor, Freddy Vaudrey, is celebrating his first year in business with the purchase of a third JCB machine. 26-year old Freddy founded Laser Civil Engineering & Plant Hire Limited...

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Chain + Conveyor to showcase latest range of drop forged chain at RWM 2015

Chain + Conveyor to showcase latest range of drop forged chain at RWM 2015

Engineered chain specialists Chain + Conveyor will be back at this years RWM showcasing a new range of drop forged chain from European manufacturer Sircatene. Widely used in bulk material conveying...

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Hather Plant Hire invest £1.8million in Hill Engineering Ltd and Hyundai

Hather Plant Hire invest £1.8million in Hill Engineering Ltd and Hyundai

Hather Plant Hire is one of the largest plant hire companies in the UK and the largest in South Yorkshire. The company was formed some 35-years ago by managing director, Gary Hather, with just...

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KTR product innovation: hydraulic clamping and brake system with a failsafe function

KTR product innovation: hydraulic clamping and brake system with a failsafe function

KTR has developed a clamping system that is able to clamp both axial forces and torque. In emergency cases it is even able to brake. The passive clamping and brake system KTR-STOP® NC is...

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Volvo wakes up quarrying at Indonesian volcano

Volvo wakes up quarrying at Indonesian volcano

A Volvo EC220DL excavator is not only increasing productivity by 30% at the Alam Jaya volcanic rock quarry – it is also reducing fuel consumption by two liters per hour. At the foot of...

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New regulations designed to reduce off-road diesel emissions.

New regulations designed to reduce off-road diesel emissions.

As of 1st September 2015 the Greater London Authority (GLA) will introduce new regulations designed to reduce off- road diesel emissions. These Non Road Mobile Machinery (NRMM) regulations will...

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BSP produces its largest piling hammer for Venezuelan bridge project

BSP produces its largest piling hammer for Venezuelan bridge project

Piling hammers don’t come much bigger than the CGL590 hammer developed and produced by BSP International Foundations (BSP), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hydraulic hammers...

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KEITH Showcases Versatile Horizontal Unloading

KEITH Showcases Versatile Horizontal Unloading

KEITH has adapted its proven WALKING FLOOR technology to numerous industries, resulting in a safer, more efficient and versatile trailer. The WALKING FLOOR® system serves as the flooring...

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Erith Group increase productivity with OilQuick

Erith Group increase productivity with OilQuick

Specialist demolition contractors Erith Group have recently made a significant investment in new plant and equipment to add to their already extensive fleet, including Hitachi Zaxis excavators...

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A Volvo Century for Morris Leslie

A Volvo Century for Morris Leslie

Morris Leslie Plant Hire Ltd continues its ambitious expansion programme with the purchase of 100 new Volvo compact excavators for its nationwide hire fleet. Coming out of the industry’s...

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Brand-new bright minds for NORD drive controllers

Brand-new bright minds for NORD drive controllers

Integrated basic PLC capability due to faster CPU and firmware upgrades Featuring an integrated PLC, frequency inverters from NORD DRIVESYSTEMS combined with geared motors become a full-fledged...

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Don’t neglect palletising when automating lines

Don’t neglect palletising when automating lines

Comment by Chris Sumner, Managing Director FANUC UK and Vice President of FEC* There are many different reasons for adopting robotic palletisation – usually the very last process on a...

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Oil analysis top ten tips

Oil analysis top ten tips

Top Ten Tips – Oil Analysis With between 70 and 80 per cent of all hydraulic failures caused by contaminated oil, effective analysis is vital to ensuring the healthy functioning of machinery....

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