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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

  • New Government funding stream confirmed for conventional fossil fuels

    New Government funding stream confirmed for conventional fossil fuels   —   February 26, 2015

    TBAT Innovation, one of the UK’s leading business consultancies is encouraging organisations in the power and energy industries to apply for a new stream of grant funding which has been allocated to help support both R&D projects and feasibility studies, in the fields of extraction and the use of conventional fossil fuels.

  • Ingesting Metal Fragments Can Cause Injury advises FDA

    Ingesting Metal Fragments Can Cause Injury advises FDA   —   February 25, 2015

    Bunting review the FDA guidelines on the issue of metal contamination in foodstuffs.


  • Ajax Screws drive Project Chariot forward

    Ajax Screws drive Project Chariot forward   —   February 25, 2015

    Solids handling specialist, Ajax Equipment, will produce powder handling equipment as part of a work package for the advanced manufacturing initiative ‘Project Chariot’. The £18m project is developing innovative processes for the production of super fine powders for the global supply chain.

  • Flexicon marks its 40th year with expansion

    Flexicon marks its 40th year with expansion   —   February 24, 2015

    Flexicon marked its 40 year anniversary with completion of the 8,500 m2 building envelope that doubles the size of its US headquarters, it was announced by David Gill, president.

  • 5 New Hyster empty container handlers for RST

    5 New Hyster empty container handlers for RST   —   February 23, 2015

    Rotterdam Shortsea Terminals (RST) has received five new Hyster empty container handlers for its fast 24/7 operation, which handles up to ten container-ships a day. The new machines replace five existing Hyster empty container handlers commissioned in 2009.

  • 38 new Cat excavators for Blackwood Plant Hire

    38 new Cat excavators for Blackwood Plant Hire   —   February 17, 2015

    One of Scotland’s biggest plant hire firms, Blackwood Plant Hire, invested in 38 new Cat excavators in 2014. The machines, supplied by Finning, were delivered in the final quarter due to sustained industry growth throughout the year.

  • Bunting Exhibiting in Spain at ExpoSolidos 2015

    Bunting Exhibiting in Spain at ExpoSolidos 2015   —   February 16, 2015

    Between the 17th and 19th February, Bunting Magnetics Europe will be showcasing their Magnetic Separators at the major solids handling exhibition in Barcelona, Spain, ExpoSolidos.


  • Popcorn lines now producing at Universal Flexible Packaging’s new factory

    Popcorn lines now producing at Universal Flexible Packaging’s new factory   —   February 16, 2015

    Production of popcorn has begun at the new Universal Flexible Packaging factory in Lewisher Road, Leicester.  The company announced its £11m expansion plans in September 2014 and further investment of £2.3m in its existing Lunsford Road plant in January this year.