Dear Readers,   Canada’s mining industry is in the focus of our category “Trends and Equipment” in this issue (p. 54). In addition to an analysis of...





New name: Flowrox

Larox Flowsys – the worldwide supplier of flow control and pumping solutions – has changed its name to Flowrox. The new name has been taken into use...


Andy Blythe takes over at B&W Mechanical Handling

Andy Blythe was appointed Managing Director of Ely based B&W Mechanical Handling Ltd. He joined in early May 2011 succeeding Andrew Mitchell. Mitchell, now focusing on his own consultancy business, will maintain strong links with B&W. Blythe brings his vast experience in Aggregates, Minerals and the Bulk Handling industry with a proven track record in business expansion and strategic development.Blythe will team up with Peter Slee-Smith, Managing Director for Operations at B&W. “It’s great to have a new impetus and energy on board, we are very positive and committed to a strong future” comments Slee-Smith. “Joining B&W is like coming home”, Blythe says and refers not only to the materials handling business, but to his return to the UK. “Having worked in many great parts of the world, we enjoy being back; this is a great personal challenge and a great opportunity for B&W to grow” With B&W, Blythe’s initial focus is to improve the strong presence in the Ports and Terminals sector as well as expanding into other high end markets that need the same technologies.“In addition we will also drive the business forward with new products into new segments, we are motivated towards growing the business based on our foundation of quality and durability” Although there have been growth efforts in the past, Blythe considers that there are still great opportunities for B&W in untapped markets. “New products, new markets and new partners, the Aumund Group is very supportive of us and B&W are committed to delivering growth; we have a lot to do”....



20 % more space booked, new demonstration area

The 15th ECOMONDO (Fig.) International Trade Fair of Material & ­Energy Recovery and Sustainable Development is to be held in Rimini from November 9 to 12, 2011, in parallel to the 5th KEY ENERGY International Expo for Sustainable ­Energy and Mobility.   Even now, two months before its opening day, the ECOMONDO 2011 can boast booked out exhibition halls, particularly in the Waste Processing, Water and Waste-Water sectors. 20 % more space sold, plus a new outdoor area to be used for demonstration of machines, underline even more emphatically the dominant role of Italy‘s lead fair in this industry. Rimini Fiera SpA, the Rimini trade fair and exhibition organisation, is this year inviting even more specialist visitors to the ECOMONDO; numerous decision-makers are expected from Eastern Europe, Ukraine, Russia, and from...




Nothing off-the-peg

The grass roots of AViTEQ Vibrationstechnik GmbH lie far back in the past. For more than 70 years a large potential of experience has formed in the...