Materials Handling News

More Volvos for Powell Plant & Contractors

More Volvos for Powell Plant & Contractors

Will Powell, proprietor of Reigate based Powell Plant & Contractors has taken delivery of a new ECR235D reduced swing excavator for his hire and contracting business. Established in 1987,...

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Innovative Engineering Software Delivers Missing Link in Equipment Design

Innovative Engineering Software Delivers Missing Link in Equipment Design

DEM Solutions launches ‘EDEM Add-In for ANSYS Workbench’ allowing detailed insight into the interaction of bulk materials with equipment DEM Solutions introduces co-simulation...

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First Volvo for WPI Surfacing Ltd

First Volvo for WPI Surfacing Ltd

WPI Surfacing Ltd, part of the WPI Group based at Middlewich Cheshire has chosen a new Volvo wheeled P6870C paver to take over its front line operations for the first time. Following an initial...

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Working with Bobcat Leads to Greater Competitiveness

Working with Bobcat Leads to Greater Competitiveness

For over 25 years, Spanish company, Transports i Excavacions Jocar, has been in the business of earthmoving, transport, truck-mounted cranes and special excavation projects, in addition to the...

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Case Construction Equipment appoints Cowan Bros as new full-line dealer for Northern Ireland

Case Construction Equipment appoints Cowan Bros as new full-line dealer for Northern Ireland

Case Construction Equipment announces the appointment of a new UK dealer Northern Ireland based Cowan Bros will offer a full range of Case machines, together with parts and service support from...

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Safe and sober

Safe and sober

A trial that breathalyzes visitors at Volvo Construction Equipment’s Customer Center in Sweden before they can operate machines has proven so popular – even among those tested –...

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Small, lightweight, gearless, and now also featuring digital interfaces: Advancement in gearless Multiturn Sensors

Small, lightweight, gearless, and now also featuring digital interfaces: Advancement in gearless Multiturn Sensors

As the exclusive UK distributor for Novotechnik, the German sensor and sensor systems specialist, Variohm EuroSensor presents the following application note on GMR Effect sensor technology.  Multiturn...

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Eaton’s Hydre-MACTM Motor Maximizes Uptime for Optimal Application Efficiency; Reduces Total Cost of Ownership

Eaton’s Hydre-MACTM Motor Maximizes Uptime for Optimal Application Efficiency; Reduces Total Cost of Ownership

Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of Hydre-MACTM, a low-speed, high torque (LSHT) direct drive, radial piston motor – featuring a cam lobe design – for variable...

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Chicago Pneumatic’s high-pressure compressors make their debut in South Africa

Chicago Pneumatic’s high-pressure compressors make their debut in South Africa

South Africa has received its first delivery of two CPS 950-10 portable compressors from Chicago Pneumatic as the company expands its growth strategy in the country. The two high-pressure diesel...

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JCB digs deep to help save iconic Wedgewood collection

JCB digs deep to help save iconic Wedgewood collection

JCB - the world's third largest manufacturer of construction equipment - has announced a significant contribution to help save one of the world's most important industrial archives. The Bamford...

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Volvo demonstrates caring side at bauma China 2014

Volvo demonstrates caring side at bauma China 2014

Volvo Construction Equipment will demonstrate how ‘Caring drives innovation’ at this year’s interactive Bauma China exhibition in Shanghai. At Asia’s most important industry...

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Flannery Plant Hire choose Atlas Copco breakers for its hire fleet

Flannery Plant Hire choose Atlas Copco breakers for its hire fleet

Flannery Plant Hire, one of the oldest and largest plant hire firms in the UK, have purchased more than 100 Atlas Copco hydraulic breakers in a deal worth over £1million. The...

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Finning supply first CAT® 311F LRRs in Europe to Carey London

Finning supply first CAT® 311F LRRs in Europe to Carey London

Leading construction services company and groundworks specialist, Carey London Limited, has expanded its fleet with seventeen new Cat® machines from Finning, including Europe’s first...

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Bulk bag conditioner purpose-built for mining applications

Bulk bag conditioner purpose-built for mining applications

A new Flexicon BLOCK-BUSTER® Bulk Bag Conditioner purpose-built for mining applications, loosens filter cake, ammonium nitrate, lime, thiourea and other materials that solidify in bulk bags...

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Excavators start shopping in underground mall

Excavators start shopping in underground mall

Hangzhou was once the largest city in the world before silting of its port meant trade moved to nearby Shanghai. Today, Hangzhou Qiangjie Municipal Construction is using a fleet of 20 Volvo excavators...

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