MHWmagazine

New crane revolutionises stockyard handling

A radical new design of crane from Street Crane Company has been commissioned by Ireland’s Heiton Steels, the largest Irish owned steel stockholder. This is the seventh crane from Street to be installed by Heiton. The unique Goliath design allows efficient use of storage space while speeding loading and unloading. …

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Hawker leading edge technology takes the biscuit

United Biscuits has specified EnerSys's Hawker Motive Power brand of batteries and chargers for the lift truck fleet at its Midlands Distribution Centre (DC) in Ashby de la Zouch. The battery installation, which includes a smart 'call-forward' battery management system and a special battery handling arrangement, is crucial in sustaining …

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Boots distribution on a roll

High street giant Boots is replacing* the metal roll cages traditionally used to deliver bulky goods in to its stores with a bespoke version of LINPAC Materials Handling's versatile Maxi-Pac fold-down transit system. The system, which is being used to move large and bulky products such as nappies, drinks bottles …

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Toyota forklift branch into timber

A service and support package from leading TOYOTA forklift distributor, M&W TOYOTA Handling, has enabled one of the UK's largest timber manufacturers to increase productivity and reduce maintenance costs. Pontrilas Timber, a manufacturer of timber products including oak beams, oak fencing and decking boards, has selected M&W TOYOTA Handling to …

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RAF Wittering get the SSI Treatment

SSI Schaefer have just finished a major project at RAF Wittering, near Ipswich, to design, supply and install a raised storage platform and a goods lift. RAF Wittering, advised by the Materials Handling Trials Unit, required aircraft parts to be stored on the base rather than in Scotland by Rolls …

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Meachers rolls out it

Newport based Brace's Bakery, has turned to Meachers Transport to support its new contract with Asda. Southampton based, Meachers is operating as a depot for Brace's products and will undertake daily deliveries to Asda stores located along the South Coast from Weymouth to Portsmouth. Meachers closed the deal with Brace's …

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