Materials Handling News

Warwick Ward Open Day 2015

Warwick Ward Open Day 2015

This year Warwick Ward will be opening their doors to new and existing customers at their Barnsley premises. The day will be packed with live demonstrations of CASE Construction Equipment and...

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Highly productive JS370 leads updated JCB excavator line-up

Highly productive JS370 leads updated JCB excavator line-up

JCB has further improved its growing JS range of excavators, with the introduction of the JS370 and JS300 crawler excavators. EU Stage IIIB/ US Tier 4 Interim engines deliver low emissions with...

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Volvo logs and loads in Canada

Volvo logs and loads in Canada

In the wilds of Western Canada, Frost Lake Logging is using Volvo construction equipment to produce high quality timber in extreme conditions. A strong forestry industry is vitally important...

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MTS Bobcat Loader in Demolition of Sheffield Castle Market

MTS Bobcat Loader in Demolition of Sheffield Castle Market

A Bobcat S550 skid-steer loader hired from MTS Plant Hire & Sales, based in Wakefield, is part of the fleet of equipment being used by Portsmouth-based Hughes & Salvidge Demolition to...

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Shell wins international award for bitumen odour-reducing product

Shell wins international award for bitumen odour-reducing product

Shell Bitumen has been named the winner of the 2015 Global Road Achievement Awards (GRAA) by the International Road Federation (IRF) in the research category for its bitumen odour-neutralising...

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Weldability - Sif launch the new Sifweld MTS 250 industrial welding package

Weldability - Sif launch the new Sifweld MTS 250 industrial welding package

Weldability-Sif, the UK based “one stop source” for all welding products, has launched the SifWeld MTS 250, an electronically controlled MIG/MAG/MMA industrial welding package featuring...

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Atlas Copco’s innovative LT compaction tool successful with customers

Atlas Copco’s innovative LT compaction tool successful with customers

Atlas Copco, a leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions, has doubled sales of its LT rammer series as customers have embraced its ergonomic, user-friendly design.  The rammers...

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Milestone marked as Travis Perkins invests in over 500 machines

Milestone marked as Travis Perkins invests in over 500 machines

JCB is today celebrating news of an order worth more than £7 million for a fleet of micro and mini excavators from one of the UK’s major suppliers to the building industry. Travis...

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Mine in a line

Mine in a line

At its peak it requires close to 400 Articulated Dump Trucks and over its programme time an average of 327 operators a month, all of which have
to shift and process over 55 million cubic metres...

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Angle sensing for extreme environments: Novotechnik’s new RSX-7900 rotary sensor provides performance, protection and safety

Angle sensing for extreme environments: Novotechnik’s new RSX-7900 rotary sensor provides performance, protection and safety

Further expanding Variohm EuroSensor’s range of precision positon sensors, the new RSX-7900 angle sensor from German manufacturer Novotechnik provides IP69K protection, extremely long life...

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Conveyor Safety Training Expands to Russia

Conveyor Safety Training Expands to Russia

A global leader in bulk material handling has announced the expansion of its conveyor safety training program, with its first seminar presented in Russia. Designed to raise the knowledge level...

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Portasilo's expertise and turnkey solutions stand out at European Coatings show

Portasilo's expertise and turnkey solutions stand out at European Coatings show

Yorkshire-based solids handling and processing specialist Portasilo showcased its projects and experience at the world's largest industry show for the coatings industry which reported a record...

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Record JCB mud run field delivers massive cash boost for NSPCC

Record JCB mud run field delivers massive cash boost for NSPCC

A record field of more than 2,850 entrants ensured this year’s JCB Mud Run was the most successful ever – delivering a boost of more than £55,000 for the NSPCC’s work...

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Fighting Dust in the City

Fighting Dust in the City

Leading Birmingham based demolition contractors, City Demolition have advanced their equipment investment programme with the purchase of a Generac DF75000MPT Dustfighter dust suppression unit. The...

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Pacepacker on the pulse at Askew & Barrett

Pacepacker on the pulse at Askew & Barrett

A complete packing and palletising line from Pacepacker Services has boosted productivity by 15-20% at Askew & Barrett, within three months of being installed. Askew & Barrett sources...

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