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Welcome to Solids & Bulk Handling

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

  • Weightron meets new assessment criteria for structural steelwork

    Weightron meets new assessment criteria for structural steelwork   —   November 18, 2014

    Weightron becomes first UK weighbridge manufacturer to meet new assessment criteria for structural steel work in accordance with EN 1090

  • Terex unveils plans to mark 55th anniversary of Backhoe Loader

    Terex unveils plans to mark 55th anniversary of Backhoe Loader   —   November 17, 2014

    Terex is launching a limited edition engine for its backhoe loader range to celebrate the iconic machine’s 55th anniversary

  • New scheme means workplaces can climb the safety ladder   —   November 17, 2014

    The UK’S leading workplace equipment supplier Slingsby has joined forces with the Ladder Association to run The Ladder Exchange Scheme which aims to eradicate dangerous ladders from UK workplaces by offering substantial discounts when they are part exchanged for new ones. The scheme is open to all workplaces and runs until 31st December 2014.

  • Screening copper/zinc alloy

    Screening copper/zinc alloy   —   November 14, 2014

    Using ultrasonic separator to size copper/zinc alloy material for powder paints and coatings  


  • Table Top Sealer added to the Saxon range

    Table Top Sealer added to the Saxon range   —   November 13, 2014

    A new machinery development comes in the form of a table top sealer added to the Saxon range of industrial sealers.  Targeting lower-volume packers, with low to medium packing speeds, sizes and weights, the TTS500 sealer from Saxon meets your production needs with minimal investment..


  • Rail freight industry trains for the future   —   November 11, 2014

    Data released by the Rail Freight Group (RFG) shows that over 200 new drivers have been trained by the rail freight industry during 2014, with a further 100 posts planned for 2015.


  • JCB Finance launches £60m fund to support Britain’s builders   —   November 10, 2014

    JCB Finance has launched a scheme which offers customers purchasing plant and machinery the opportunity to buy now and pay later on plant delivered by the end of the year.

  • Work underway in new Universal Flexible Packaging factory   —   November 03, 2014

    Mezzanine and steelworks are installed at a new factory which is due to come on stream for Universal Flexible Packaging Ltd in the Spring of 2015.  Concrete will be poured in the next fortnight allowing for the installation of the first seven popcorn production lines in December and January.