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The Materials Handling Engineers Association has announced another key speaker for BULKEX16.

He is Tom Hammond, Applications Engineer at Siemens Data Services. BULKEX16 takes place next week (Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 October).

Tom Hammond is an experienced engineer covering plant analytics and plant security at the forefront of the fourth industrial revolution – Industry 4.0.

He said:  “Siemens Data Services is increasing performance and reliability of our customers’ assets through secure, safe, scalable, innovative solutions. At the heart of it, our mindsphere ecosystem enables a diverse community of in-house and independent experts to collaborate and deliver optimum value from data. Data-driven services in functional safety, cyber security and plant analytics help our customers on the journey towards Digitalisation and Industry 4.0.”

Tom Hammond joins other key industry speakers:

  • Bill Quigley, Excavated Materials Manager, at HS2
  • Aggregate Industries’ Overseas Division Commercial Director, Stephen Dryden
  • Bulk Terminal and Operational Engineering Director at The Bristol Port Company, Martin Downey
  • Director of The Wolfson Centre for Bulk Solids Handling Technology at University of Greenwich, Mike Bradley
  • Business Development Manager at Peel Ports, Chris Griffin
  • Michael Mitchell, Pre-Contracts Director for Civil Engineering Division at Graham Construction.

MHEA Chairman Michael Kaye said: “With only a few days to go we are looking forward to meeting our colleagues across the bulk materials handling industry at BULKEX16.  If you haven’t done so already, please book your free place now.

“The MHEA annual conference has been going for over 75 years.  We are delighted to have secured an impressive programme of speakers. The conference provides an excellent forum for sharing ideas and experiences and catching up on the latest thinking in our industry.”


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