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BULKEX confirms new batch of speakers

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BULKEX has released more details of the speaker line-up at this year’s show. The event, which covers the handling of dry bulk materials and includes an associated exhibition, will include presentations on Brexit, biomass handling, digitalisation, and new technology.

The newly confirmed speakers include Joe Owen, Senior Researcher at the Institute for Government, who will speak on the considerations facing the UK government during Brexit negotiations, and the implications for business.

Steven Harrison of the Port of Tyne and John Pethullis of Southdowne Solutions will both speak on biomass. Harrison will present a paper on the construction of a biomass import terminal to supply Lynemouth power plants conversion from coal to biomass, while Pethullis will look at biomass storage.

On the new technology front, Andrew Cowey, Head of Digitalisation for Siemens, will present on “digitalisation for the bulk handling industry: what it means in realising real value through asset and data management.”

Completing the batch of confirmed presenters, Chris Every of Coomtech will present his company’s new non-thermal drying technology for drying granular and powered bulk materials.

The new speakers join Darryn Quayle of UK Trade and Investment, Matt Drew of Saxlund International, and Dave Woods of Flexco to bring a “broad range of subjects of significant interest to our industry and beyond,” said Micahel Kaye, Chairman of BULKEX organiser, the Material Handling Engineers Association.

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