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Process Technologies boosted with Big-Bag handling

). The explosion potential of dust laden atmospheres can be high where handling powdered chemicals, but with more innocuous food based components or metallic powders all being susceptible to ignition where critical air/dust content conditions are reached. The JDN big-bag handling hoists are purpose designed and feature twin overhead trolleys …

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Hiab crowns MOFFETT World Championship winner

MOFFETT, part of Cargotec’s Hiab business area, has crowned Jan de Vaan from Baustoff-Metall, the Netherlands, winner of the first ever MOFFETT World Championship, which was held this weekend, 23-24 October 2015, at MOFFETT’s factory in Dundalk, Ireland. Jan de Vaan took the title driving a MOFFETT E4, with a …

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Maintec 2016 Back with a Bang

Maintec 2016, the UK’s longest running maintenance, plant and asset management event returns to the NEC, Birmingham on 22 – 24 March 2016. The show, which is co-located with Facilities Management and The Health and Safety Event, will provide delegates with the most up to date technologies designed to cut …

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Paragon launches Route Control to help transport offices plan for the London Lorry Control Scheme and major public events

Paragon has announced a breakthrough in vehicle routing and scheduling with new software functionality to help transport planners build routes that comply with the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) and other time-sensitive route restrictions. Paragon Route Control will enable planners to build compliant routes, cutting the time spent on manual …

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FTA calls for action as Calais chaos returns

Chaos has returned to Calais, with drivers being threatened by organised gangs of migrants throwing stones and trying to get aboard trucks. Freight Transport Association (FTA) members have reported a worsening situation as delays at the Eurotunnel terminal push trucks towards the ferry port, where migrant numbers in the jungle …

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Transmon and OnGrade aim to reduce vehicle and pedestrian collisions

Protecting pedestrians working alongside vehicles is one of the biggest health and safety challenges for industrial vehicle fleet owners. To help reduce the risk, materials handling safety specialist, Transmon Engineering is working in partnership with SiteZone proximity warning system supplier, OnGrade, in support of its ‘Don’t Burst the Bubble’ campaign. …

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