MATERIALS HANDLING ENGINEERS ASSOCIATION
Secretariat:- 19 Marrick Road, Stockton-on-Tees, TS18 5LW
Tel: 01642 570045 Fax: 01642 570045
e:- hw@mhea.co.uk w:- www.mhea.co.uk

MHEA Bulk2003
Technical Awareness Seminar
Manchester Airport Moat House
April 10 - 11, 2003

SEMINAR PROGRAMME

Thursday 10 th April
8.45 Registration & Coffee
9.15 Welcome
Peter Webster, President MHEA

Formal Opening of BULK2003
John McDougall, President IMechE

ROAD TO RAIL

Chair
Mr John Chapman
Strategic Rail Authority

Channel Tunnel Link - High Speed Cement Handling and Storage
Mr Ian Birkinshaw, Sales Manager, Portasilo &
Mr Albert Deakin, Project Consultant, Claudius Peters UK

Road to Rail The Design Challenge
Mr Haydn Wren, Technical Manager, Fairport Engineering

SRA Competition Innovative Wagon and Trailer Combination
Mr David Simms, Planning Director, Lafarge Cement UK

11.00 Coffee

BIOENERGY PROJECTS

Chair
Mr Gary J Shanahan
Department of Trade & Industry

Bioenergy Prospects, Markets and Challenges
Mr Peter Billins, Chief Executive, British Biogen

Energy Crops Opportunities and Issues for On-Farm Handling and Logistics
Dr Mike Bullard, Managing Director, ADAS & Bio-Renewables

Bulk Handling: Renewable Power Generation
- Opportunities and Requirements
Mr David Raubenheimer, Development Director, Fibrowatt

12.30 Lunch

RECYCLING

Chair
Mr Peter T Jones
BIFFA Waste Services

Opportunities in a Fast Growing Market
Mr Alan Jones, Sales Manager Industrial Division, General Kinematics

Chinas First Operational Lightweight Aggregate Plant A Sustainable Solution
Mr John Crankshaw, Regional Director & Mr Chris Paddey, Senior Project Engineer, Waterman Sustainable Energy

Recovering Plastics, Foam & Other Products from Shredder Residue (Fluff)
Mr David Osborne, Managing Director, Krupp Materials Handling

15.00 Coffee

COFIRING IN POWER STATIONS

Chair
Mr John Grimes
AES-Drax Power

Cofiring Projects - Planning for a Successful Start
Ms Elizabeth Simmons, Project Director, Robert Long Consultancy

The Market for New Technologies
Mr Ian P Burdon, Vice-President and Senior
Professional Associate, PB Power

Biomass Cofiring in Utility Boilers
Mr Barry Cohen, Business Development Manager,
Alstom Power

Biomass Risks and Rewards of Cofiring with Coal in Existing Plants
Mr Andy Marshall, Cofiring Project Manager, Innogy

17.30 WORKSHOP/BROKERING

The Session Chairmen will be available for detailed discussion with delegates

19.30 Pre - Dinner Drinks
20.00 Seminar Dinner & Speaker

Friday 11 th April

9.00 Start

DESIGN TECHNOLOGY

Chair
Mr Stewart Gater
RMC Group Services

Starscreen Solution for Screening Difficult Materials
Mr Peter Boer, Sales Director, Lubo Screening & Recycling Systems, Holland

The Benefits of Gravimetric Feeders in Coal Fired Power Stations
Mr Gordon Gardiner, Senior Sales Engineer, Redler

ATEX Implications for Mechanical Drive Equipment
Mr Dave Dyer, Project Sales Manager, Flender Power Transmissions

10.30 Coffee

OPTIMISED MAINTENANCE

Chair
Mr Paul Ellerton
Corus Northern Engineering Services

Proactive versus Reactive Maintenance in Todays Economic Environment
Mr Simon Ayre, Contracts Manager Operational Services, Mitsui Babcock

Maintenance of Materials Handling Plant
Mr Greg Kelley, General Manager & Mr Keith Schofield, Operations Manager, Norec

Condition Monitoring Delivering Availability
Mr Kevin Peacock, Manager Engineering Technology, Corus Northern Engineering Services

12.30 Summary & Close

Bill Reading
Chairman - BULK 2003

13.00 Buffet Lunch


Contact:- Dr. H. Wright MHEA Secretary
Address:- 19 Marrick Road, Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland, TS18 5LW, UK
Tel/Fax:- +44 1642 570045 e-mail:- hw@mhea.co.uk