Materials Handling News

Matpro Machinery facilitates all weather composting for FRM

Matpro Machinery facilitates all weather composting for FRM

Matpro Machinery recently provided a new Backers Star Screen machine for Forth Resource Management (FRM), to facilitate the separation of compost in all weather conditions.  FRM have sites...

Read Full Article
Bulk material packaging operation uses three, high-capacity storage vessels to ensure 50,000 pound/hour process rate

Bulk material packaging operation uses three, high-capacity storage vessels to ensure 50,000 pound/hour process rate

This self-contained, high-volume bulk material packaging system processes up to 50,000 pounds/hour of combustible materials of varied physical characteristics, including: interlocking flakes...

Read Full Article
Outstanding achievement for Bosch Rexroth’s Glenrothes site

Outstanding achievement for Bosch Rexroth’s Glenrothes site

Bosch Rexroth’s Glenrothes manufacturing site has been presented an award for outstanding achievement by industry association, Scottish Engineering.The manufacturer of hydraulic motors...

Read Full Article
CASE Excavator Hub Achieves World Class Manufacturing Bronze Level Certification

CASE Excavator Hub Achieves World Class Manufacturing Bronze Level Certification

CASE Construction Equipment received a Bronze Level World Class Manufacturing (WCM) certification for its European Excavator Hub in San Mauro, Italy following an independent audit. This achievement...

Read Full Article
Volvo Penta to introduce industrial engines produced locally in India

Volvo Penta to introduce industrial engines produced locally in India

Volvo Penta will begin production of 5 and 8-liter industrial engines in India, aimed at the Indian market, next year. The company has already been supplying engines for industrial and marine...

Read Full Article
Shell Bitumen paves the way for young engineers

Shell Bitumen paves the way for young engineers

Shell Bitumen paved the way for more than 200 students from 29 countries around the world to put their energy efficient vehicles through their paces at the Shell Eco-marathon Europe by laying...

Read Full Article
Miller scoops prestigious construction news award

Miller scoops prestigious construction news award

Earthmoving attachments manufacturer, Miller UK, has been recognised for its commitment to innovation after winning the Commercial Innovation of the Year award at the Construction News Awards. The...

Read Full Article
New Doosan Wheel Loader is Lynchpin Machine at Tulloch

New Doosan Wheel Loader is Lynchpin Machine at Tulloch

Tulloch Developments Ltd, the largest civil and marine engineering contractor in Shetland in Scotland, has purchased a new Doosan DL450-5 wheel loader from Inverurie-based Balgownie Ltd, the...

Read Full Article
Freightliner launches a new service from Felixstowe

Freightliner launches a new service from Felixstowe

Freightliner is delighted to announce the launch of its 23rd daily rail service from the Port of Felixstowe, increasing the total number of daily trains from the port to 32. The service will...

Read Full Article
Great service and reliability cements new relationship

Great service and reliability cements new relationship

A Lancashire Plant Hire company has cemented its relationship with a long established supplier of Hyundai machines - snapping up their second machine in just a matter of months. MJ Teale Plant...

Read Full Article
Cost-saving JCB Tracked Backhoe ideal for hire

Cost-saving JCB Tracked Backhoe ideal for hire

The JCB 1CX-T tracked backhoe loader is proving hugely popular for a Welsh plant hirer - as a cost-saving, single-machine solution to a wide variety of tasks. Haverfordwest-based TJ Wales Plant...

Read Full Article
ECY Haulmark & Furukawa celebrate new dealer agreement

ECY Haulmark & Furukawa celebrate new dealer agreement

Warrington based attachment specialists ECY Haulmark are delighted to announce a new dealer agreement between themselves and FRD Furukawa has been signed. The new agreement will see ECY Haulmark...

Read Full Article
Richard John Budge

Richard John Budge

Richard Budge, the businessman who was crowned “King Coal” after he successfully spear-headed the purchase of State-owned British Coal’s mining assets in England when the industry...

Read Full Article
Kelston Sparkes continues CAT 730C2 ADT investment adding inboard weighing technology

Kelston Sparkes continues CAT 730C2 ADT investment adding inboard weighing technology

Kelston Sparkes, a leading South West earthworks contractor, has once again become the first UK business to complete the purchase and delivery of the latest Cat® 730C2 articulated truck model,...

Read Full Article
Sixty countries get in on the bidding at Donington Park auction

Sixty countries get in on the bidding at Donington Park auction

“Going.., going.., and I …, sold it to the gentleman in the back! What’s your buyer number, Sir?” On May 10 heavy equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros. held its third UK...

Read Full Article