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Solids & Bulk Handling magazine is the industry's leading magazine, and our website aims to provide you with a wealth of information on the loose bulk materials handling market.

We hope that Solids & Bulk online will become your one-stop-shop for information on the materials handling market.

As well as providing you with up-to-date news, new technologies, events, product information and company profiles, you will also be able to catch-up with the latest issue of your favourite magazine, Solids & Bulk Handling. Feel free to peruse our back catalogue - containing all the issues since 2010.

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    Latest industry news

  • New VEGA level sensor reaches parts others can’t!

    New VEGA level sensor reaches parts others can’t!   —   July 24, 2015

    Another success for high frequency contactless radar level sensor at E&JW Glendinning, the largest independent supplier of quarry and concrete products both to the trade and direct to the end user in Devon and Cornwall.

  • Leading hirer Boels Rental’s £11 million deal good news for JCB   —   July 14, 2015

    JCB is celebrating a major order from one of Europe’s leading plant hire companies which is investing in a brand new machine fleet worth more than £11 million.



    Spiroflow, a world-leading manufacturer of conveying and weighing systems, can be sure of repeat business after a U.S. peanut farmer was staggered to see his factory start producing fifteen times more bags of peanuts a day, after Spiroflow installed a new bulk bag filling system in the facility.

  • Narrow success for solids radar level sensor

    Narrow success for solids radar level sensor   —   July 07, 2015

    A non contact bulk solids radar sensor with 120m range? You think this would be featuring an application with measurement over many tens of metres. However, one of the first successful applications for the new VEGAPULS 69 -  the latest generation of bulk solids level sensors - demonstrates its great versatility. At a UK Waste processing facility a device is now installed and working in a difficult application over a very short range of just over 2 metres - down a very tall nozzle, through a valve and into a confined vessel.

  • Travis Perkins invests in over 500 JCB machines

    Travis Perkins invests in over 500 JCB machines   —   July 02, 2015

    JCB is 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.

  • Separating Stainless Steel at Waste 15

    Separating Stainless Steel at Waste 15   —   June 30, 2015

    Revolutionary new Magnetic Separation Technology for separating stainless steel can be discussed at the Waste 15 exhibition being held in Salford, UK on 2nd July 2015.

  • Hosokawa Micron wins group award for performance   —   June 30, 2015

    Hosokawa Micron Ltd are proud to have been presented with the prestigious Hosokawa Group award for improved business performance. The award was presented to the Managing Director of Hosokawa Micron Ltd by the Group President Mr. Y Hosokawa on his recent visit to UK.


    Spiroflow, a leading manufacturer of conveying, bulk handling and weighing systems for process companies across the world, has expanded its range of services to the food industry with the company’s acquisition of automation specialists Food Control Solutions.