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Mechan plays integral role in £70m rail depot upgrade

Rail depot equipment produced by Sheffield-based Mechan will be key to improving the efficiency and safety of maintenance teams working on the Tyne and Wear Metro. The specialist manufacturer is designing lifting and handling products for the South Gosforth Traction Maintenance Depot in Newcastle, as part of a £70 million upgrade.

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07/07/2022 Pump retrofit cuts maintenance For a chemical plant in the Netherlands, years of maintenance issues with ... » Read More

06/07/2022 Rapid service assures approval In April 2022, Leeds based Alkali Environmental was awarded UKAS and ... » Read More

06/07/2022 Howden's AR Remote Assistance Provider of air and gas handling products, technologies and services, ... » Read More
05/07/2022 Real-time pneumatic monitor Sick has launched the FTMg with Monitoring App, an Industry 4.0 solution ... » Read More

05/07/2022 EEMUA pressure test resources To support those involved in the pressure testing of equipment and ... » Read More

05/07/2022 Jungheinrich battery FLTs Jungheinrich UK today announced a new forklift truck line named POWERliNE. ... » Read More

Monster keeps major infrastructure project on track

A Sulzer Channel Monster has been a lifeline for a large-scale wastewater treatment project in Vác, Hungary. Faced with the need to keep a municipal wastewater treatment plant in operation during a EUR 14.5 million upgrade, Hungarian contractor Mészáros és Mészáros Inc. called on the assistance of Sulzer water treatment specialists. Local Sulzer partner, ... » Read More

24/06/2022 Delivering solids securely Ever present in the chemical processing industry, solid mixing and blending are among the most crucial operations that influence end product quality. By avoiding under- and over-processing, manufacturers can deliver superior chemicals ... » Read More

22/06/2022 Reducing pump maintenance For those operating in processing sectors such as paper, power generation, chemicals, sugar, mining and oil and gas, adopting a proactive maintenance strategy is key to eliminating common failures modes and extending the useful life ... » Read More

14/06/2022 Gas flaring equipment issues Flaring is used to manage the associated gas produced as a co-product during oil extraction, routinely or as the result of an unscheduled event. Routine flaring can be a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions. Non-routine ... » Read More
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