Calling anyone who is keen to adopt thermal imaging or upgrade an existing camera within a constrained budget.  Until September 30th 2016, FLIR Systems is offering customers a FLIR E5 for the price of a FLIR E4 or a FLIR E6 at the same price as a FLIR E5.  This represents a cost saving of up to £799 (ex VAT) and a substantial increase in camera performance.

75th Anniversary Dinner – A Complete Sell Out

To celebrate 75 years of unbroken service to both its members and the wider pump industry, the BPMA will be staging a special 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Dance on Thursday 6th October 2016.  Sponsored by Grundfos, Wilo and WEG, and held at the impressive Heythrop Park Resort in Oxfordshire, the event promises to be the highlight of the year-long celebratory activities, and has already sold out with some 200 guests securing their tickets.

Guyson Sit-Down Blast Cabinet For 3D Print Finishing

Industrial finishing equipment manufacturer Guyson International has recently installed two Euroblast SBP4 sit down blast cabinets into the in-house 3D print service bureau of Europac 3D, a leading 3D scanning and printing company, based in Cheshire, for surface finishing 3D printed prototypes.

Industry leaders delivering the answers to effective energy management at this year’s showcase event

In a sector marked by volatile pricing, changing regulatory frameworks and increasing financial and security risk, it is necessary for the industry to come together to safeguard and ensure the future of energy resource efficiency, says Nicola Meadows, event director – Environment, i2i Events Group.

RWM 2016 – showcasing transformative resource management solutions

By Nicola Meadows, event director, The RWM 2016 Event


RWM 2016, which is taking place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham from 13 to 15 September, is the largest event in the UK for the waste and resource efficiency sector, with plenty on show for the quarrying, recycling and bulk materials handling industries.

Effective solutions to preserve our most precious resource will be on show

With de-regulation of the water market looming, there are so many challenges within the sector which require collaborative solutions. From changes to policy and legislation, to improving water management through smart metering and billing, innovative solutions to water efficiency measures have never been more imperative, says Nicola Meadows, event director – Environment, i2i Events Group.

Delivering greener innovation at this year’s showcase event for renewable energy

Going green has become the latest trend for businesses, with more signing up to the RE100 where they are committing and working towards 100% renewable power. But with a shifting political and economic landscape, and the future of renewable energy unclear, now is a crucial time for the industry to come together to drive forward the green energy agenda, says Nicola Meadows, event director – Environment, i2i Events Group.

Institution of Mechanical Engineers


Manufacturers and engineers face growing challenges as technology develops. Ever more stringent limits on emissions are driving changes in industry operating practices, while new emerging applications such as shale gas and coal bed methane impose demands for operation under high pressures and temperatures.


Taking place every two years and organised by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, the European Fluid Machinery Congress brings together the foremost figures from research, academia, industry and legal professions to share the latest findings, technologies and innovations in this key area of engineering.

FLIR announces availability of world’s first thermal imaging clamp meter

FLIR844 - CM174 Current three phase

In the new FLIR CM174, the world’s first thermal imaging clamp meter with IGM (Infrared Guided Measurement), electricians have a highly effective tool for quick and efficient troubleshooting.

Upcoming funding opportunities from Innovate UK. @innovateuk

Innovate UK runs funding competitions which can help you develop your idea and make it successful.



Welding-robot manufacturer Nanosystec relies on HepcoMotion’s guidance system

How a welding robot moves distances in the nanometre range


Leading FLIR distributor, Alpine Components, has sold a FLIR T1020 high resolution thermal camera to oil industry giant BP. The advanced new camera is being used for a range of tasks that extend from checking sludge levels in tanks to checking for blocked pipes.

Elesa Direct Drive IP65/7 Electronic Position Indicator for 20mm shafts

Elesa Direct Drive IP65/7 Electronic Position Indicator for 20mm shafts

The new DD52R-E from Elesa fits larger 20mm dia. shafts while offering IP65 or IP67 sealing for arduous environments on industrial equipment of all kinds where high accuracy measurement of shaft position is required. This enables machine setting, counting or position monitoring to be achieved while providing an excellent easy to read six digit display that is legible in any position, with an 8 year battery life.



Have you entered the MHEA excellence awards?

Free to enter, the awards are open to everyone involved in bulk and materials handling – whether that’s across the ports, power, mining, steel or cement industries. The MHEA Excellence Awards are designed to celebrate the talent and creativity of MHEA members and the outstanding contribution of member companies.