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From Big Ben to Burj Khalifa – What it Takes to Build an Architectural Marvel

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This month we are talking about overhead materials handling equipment and naturally had to take a different look at things. Next year on the 7th of September the Queen Elizabeth Tower in Westminster will have been home to Big Ben for 160 years. The Bell, which weighs over 13 tonnes, has been sounding out the note of “E” at almost thunderclap …

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4 Bin Tippers You Need for Industrial Waste Removal

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The UK alone generated a massive amount of 202.8 million tonnes of waste in 2014, according to Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Only 13.5% of that figure accounts for households, with the rest being industrial, construction and commercial waste. With this huge figure in mind it is obvious we need efficient means of waste removal and management. The …

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4 Industry Jobs That Will Disappear by 2040

In Distribution & Operations, Handling & Equipment, Storage & Warehousing by GabrielLeave a Comment

We live in an exciting time, where technology and automation are advancing every day. As a result, plenty of jobs are being replaced by machines or new software. Here are four industry jobs that we believe will be extinct by the year 2040. 1. Truck Drivers The driverless revolution is upon us, and that means many transportation jobs will disappear. …

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Don’t Lose Another Working Day! Implement These Safety Procedures

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From 2016 to 2017, 31.2 million working days were lost in the UK due to work-related illness or injury. Fortunately, there are several changes you can make to significantly reduce this number in your business. The most successful companies always have a robust health and safety system. Read on to find out how you can lead the industry with safety …

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4 Classic Work Blunders for Storage and Handling Systems

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This month we are looking into storage and handling systems and how they work well together. Apart from the obvious throw away HSE issues starting with the steps on the railings, cluttered aisles and lack of high level conveyor guarding, there is scope for better picking systems that could transform any business struggling with the issues we all face in this new …

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How to measure up for the best building fit

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This month we are looking at how to get more from the assets you have. Scroll down to see practical tips and solutions for: Industrial Buildings Storage systems Vehicles Workshops Production Get the Right Storage Solutions for the job Here is a basic but thought-provoking list of some of the things we come across, which need extra considerations: Animals Mixed …