Misc news – Clever Machinery https://clevermachinery.com Industrial & Manufacturing intelligence news Mon, 30 Jul 2018 09:00:24 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 134434637 ABB wins $35 million substation upgrade order to strengthen southern German grid https://clevermachinery.com/misc/abb-wins-35-million-substation-upgrade-order-strengthen-southern-german-grid/ Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:26:22 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=822 Compact Gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) technology to help increase capacity and reliability of power network. ABB has won an order worth around $35 million from German transmission system operator TransnetBW to upgrade a substation in Offenburg, in the southwest German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. Germany is implementing an energy transition plan, called “Energiewende”, which entails a renewable

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Acorn Storage maximises racking safety for The Body Shop https://clevermachinery.com/misc/acorn-storage-racking-body-shop/ Mon, 05 Sep 2016 12:50:55 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=756 Specialist pallet racking supplier and installer, Acorn Storage, provides Warehouse Partners’ solution to successfully increase safety at The Body Shop’s West Sussex distribution centre. Following an incident of a pallet falling from height, international beauty brand The Body Shop carried out stringent health and safety assessments in January 2016 of one of its warehouses, based

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Seddons Plant equipment being used for world land speed record attempt in October 2017 https://clevermachinery.com/misc/seddons-plant-equipment-used-world-land-speed-record-attempt-october-2017/ Thu, 25 Aug 2016 10:52:25 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=737 It has been officially confirmed that equipment supplied by Seddons Plant & Engineers Ltd will be used to help try and smash the world land speed record by the target date of October 2017, 20 years after the existing world record of 763mph was set. Seddons Plant & Engineers Ltd is providing a total of

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Aerobatic aircraft tested by the AMRC put through its paces at top global airshow https://clevermachinery.com/misc/aerobatic-aircraft-tested-amrc-put-paces-top-global-airshow/ Thu, 18 Aug 2016 11:13:57 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=719 A spectacular aerobatic aircraft, which passed airworthiness tests at the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing, is being put through its paces (week commencing Aug 22 2016) at the world’s largest recreational aviation, experimental aircraft and aeronautics airshow. The GB1 GameBird was the first fixed wing, light aircraft to undergo a full

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Direct Tool Company ace dust reduction challenge set by yacht builder https://clevermachinery.com/misc/direct-tool-company-ace-dust-reduction-challenge-set-yacht-builder/ Tue, 16 Aug 2016 09:24:20 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=705 As countless innovative means of dust extraction emerge Direct Tool Company (better known as DTC) continue to succeed as the experts in consulting on appropriate solutions for each businesses’ unique requirements. “Conventional composite manufactures and yacht refinishing workshop managers are quickly realising the affordability and effectiveness of the new solutions available to provide an almost

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AMI Tracking Technology Leads Police to Stolen JCB 2CX Worth £25,000 https://clevermachinery.com/misc/ami-tracking-technology-leads-police-stolen-jcb-2cx-worth-25000/ Tue, 19 Jul 2016 17:38:43 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=576 AMI Group’s tracking technology has led the Police to a stolen JCB 2CX Streetmaster Backhoe Loader worth around £25,000. The high value machine was reported stolen this morning at around 10.30am from a site in Croft-on-Tees south of Darlington. Owned by one of the UK’s major plant hirers, the JCB 2CX had been fitted with

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UltraCrete takes on Potholes and Wins https://clevermachinery.com/misc/ultracrete-takes-potholes-wins/ Mon, 02 May 2016 13:45:16 +0000 https://clevermachinery.com/?p=324 Located in front of the famous Rogers Stadium, home to the Blue Jays Baseball Team, and the CN Tower, the world’s tallest building for 34 years, the Gardiner Expressway is the main route in an out of downtown Toronto. Toronto City had been looking for a pothole repair product that would outperform the current methods

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