Barpro Storage Newsletter – May 2016

Barpro Storage Newsletter – May 2016
 
 

Barpro Storage Newsletter – May 2016

 
     
 

FEATURED ARTICLES FOR MAY 2016 - James met with Dr Mykhaylo Lototskyy at Hysa SA and we welcome a new technician to our JHB team, John Hickley!

 
 
 
 
Racking Collapses in the Cold Storage Industry
 
   
 

Fortunately the collapse of pallet racking, whether in cold or ambient situations, is very uncommon. However recent experience shows that it can happen, and when it does the results are usually disastrous. At the very least major disruption of operations and serious financial loss from damage to product and equipment; at the worst, injury or…

 
 
 
 
Fuel Cell Technology For Materials Handling Equipment
 
   
 

We visited Dr Mykhaylo Lototskyy at the HySA Systems Competence Centre which is part of the Department of Science and Technologies initiative to develop fuel cell technology for commercial use. The 2023 objective is to be using 25% of the world’s platinum production for fuel cell technology. Fuel cells were first developed in 1838 with…

 
 
 
 
Cold Store Lighting Technology
 
   
 

In all fields of commercial and industrial activity technology marches forward, and failure to keep pace with new developments incurs the risk of being left behind. Typical case in point has been the rapid progression of illumination systems in storage facilities – and more topically in temperature controlled environments. Fluorescent tubes have been the traditional…

 
 
 
 
FREEZER STORE ENTRANCES - How important are they?
 
   
 

A UK cold store owner remarked to me once that the electricity usage difference between a 30,000 and a 15,000 pallet freezer store was just over 1000 GBPs per year so long as the bigger store only had one commonly used access door. Having built both, he was in a position to know. The doors…

 
 
 
 
Welcome to John Hickley – The New Barpro Technician
 
   
 

We would like to welcome John Hickley as the New Barpro Technician. John has been part of the manufacturing and engineering sector for the last 5 years. He previously worked as a Field technician for an Overhead Crane company and assembled overhead cranes and hoists whilst attending to everyday breakdowns, service repairs and call outs where…

 
 
 
 
As seen on the Internet – “Do we all understand the positive effect the revival of CSC will have?”
 
   
 

As seen on the internet - The positive effect of reviving Cold Storage Company (CSC) "ACTING President Phelekezela Mphoko and Agriculture, Mechanisation and Irrigation Development Deputy Minister responsible for livestock Paddy Zhanda visited industries in Bulawayo including the Cold Storage Company (CSC) last week. During the tour, Deputy Minister Zhanda made a passionate plea for Government…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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