Challenges and innovation


Makers of covered storage domes are targeting a wider range of bulk materials sectors, to compensate for the mining downturn....

Biomass fuelling northern power


Investment in biomass handling has created new industrial infrastructure in the north of England, but can wood pellet cargoes fill the gap l...

Multi-fuel unloaders for ABP


Cargotec-owned Siwertell has delivered, installed and commissioned two Siwertell ship-unloaders at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) port of...

Drax defeat on biomass subsidies


Power utility Drax has been dealt a blow and its shares fell more than 10% after it lost a UK Court of Appeal battle against the Government ...

Wagons roll on the tippler trail


While rail wagon rotating tipplers can efficiently discharge large volumes, alternative systems should be considered to suit specific applic...

UK ports learn their ABC


Last year the UK imported record volumes of coal, but this looks set to change drastically in the face of environmental concerns and thermal...