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Call for entries for MHEA 2022 Excellence Awards

The Materials Handling Engineers’ Association (MHEA) annual Excellence Awards are well and truly open, with five different categories of award available. The  Awards ceremony will take place during the flagship conference and exhibition, BULKEX, in October this year. The five award categories are: Innovation; Project of the Year: Young Engineer of the Year: Supplier of the Year: Engineer of the Year: The Harold Wright lifetime Achievement Award:  The closing date is Tuesday 31 August 2022. Entries require 200 words explaining,…

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Call For Papers

The Materials Handling Engineers Association is inviting those wishing to present at BULKEX 2021 to register their interest and submit a synopsis of proposed content. Submissions relating to technical innovation or process improvements will be given preference, particularly those relating to heavy industries such as aggregates, mineral processing, cement, power, port operations, mining, waste processing and recycling etc. Those who are directly involved in the bulk handling industry and those whose work is associated with it, are invited to forward…

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Meet the MHEA in Northern Ireland success bodes well for BULKEX 2019

The Materials Handling Engineers Association has held a successful Meet the MHEA for bulk handling companies in Northern Ireland.  Exhibitors and guests alike had a profitable and interesting morning, networking, discussing business and sharing ideas; all said it created an exciting preliminary before BULKEX in October. Northern Ireland is the epicentre of the world’s manufacturers of crushing, screening, washing and concrete batching technologies. The MHEA organised the free networking event to meet local businesses and professionals involved in the industry. …

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MHEA Awards now open for entries

The Materials Handling Engineers Association has announced its Excellence Awards are now open. Taking place on the evening of 16 October at Eastwood Hall Hotel, Nottingham, during BULKEX 2019, the Excellence Awards showcase the very best that the bulk materials handling industry has to offer. Entry is free and Awards Entry packs can be accessed through the MHEA website With five categories to consider, the Excellence Awards are an essential part of the calendar and a real opportunity for…

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75% stands now sold for BULKEX

There are now fewer than 20 stands left for this year’s BULKEX as there has been extremely strong interest early on. Exhibition stands are £495.00 for members and £595.00 for non-members and those interested in taking a stand at the two-day event in October are advised to contact the MHEA early to ensure they obtain their preferred location.

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Sponsorship packages still available for BULKEX

Businesses interested in taking a sponsorship package at this year’s BULKEX should speak urgently with the MHEA’s secretariat. There are still excellent opportunities to get your business name in front of influential decision-makers for the duration of the event and beyond. You can contact the MHEA by calling 01787 226995 or by emailing

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BULKEX stands are selling fast, as sponsors for Shaping the Future line up.

The BULKEX 2018 Conference and Exhibition takes place between 17th-18th October at the Eastwood Hall Hotel, Nottingham, and is a must-attend event for anyone involved in the bulk materials handling industry and is FREE to attend.   Stands are £495 and availability is changing daily, as stands sell due to high demand.  The sponsorship packages are highly attractive, with Atex Explosion Hazards; Rulmeca UK; ProSpare; Starclean; and Flexco UK; among those already signed up, with options for every budget at…

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Welcome to the latest news about BULKEX 2018 from the Materials Handling Engineers’ Association (MHEA).  All our latest news can be found on our website and on our social media channel on Twitter @BULKEX18.   Just over a week to go until Shaping the Future BULKEX 2018 With just over a week to go before Shaping the Future, BULKEX 2018 takes place, last minute preparations are taking place at the MHEA and exhibitors and attendees up and down the…

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Influential speaking programme for Shaping the Future at BULKEX 2018

The Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) has announced further details of its thought-leading speaker programme at the annual technical conference at this year’s BULKEX 2018. The theme for this year’s event is Shaping the Future to coincide with The Year of Engineering’s October theme. The conference programme will include speakers from Fairport Engineering Ltd; Network Rail; BEUMER Maschinenfabrik; Greenbank Group; PD Ports; Atex Explosion Hazards; Wolfson Centre; and HS2, alongside previously announced speakers from British Steel; Crossrail 2; The Department…

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