Extended Bunting-Redditch Facility Officially Opened

Simon Ayling and Adrian Coleman outside the new extended Bunting-Redditch manufacturing facility

After twelve months construction work, Bunting’s European Managing Director Simon Ayling officially opened the extended Bunting-Redditch facility.  The revamped facility includes additional manufacturing and storage space, a new ‘Customer Experience Centre’, and a third floor of offices. “Despite delays and challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we now have a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility, which is…

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Getting Metal Out of Beer

Getting Metal Out of Beer

Thankfully, it is very unlikely that you will ever find a piece of metal in your glass of beer.  However, when tramp metal (in the form of screws, nails, broken process plant, etc.) is accidentally introduced during the brewing process, it damages processing equipment and can even affect the taste of the beer.  In this…

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Record Order Month for Bunting-Redditch

Record Order Month for Bunting-Redditch

Bunting-Redditch recorded an all-time record order month (by value) in April 2021.  The 43-year high follows the continued recovery of the UK manufacturing sector following the Covid-19 pandemic. “Activity, with both enquiries and orders, has gathered momentum since the beginning of the year,” explained Adrian Coleman, the General Manager of Bunting-Redditch.  “The record order placement…

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6 Mobile Metal Separators Sold in 3 Months

Mobile metal separators

Following a surge in orders for their mobile metal separator, Steelweld Enviro Products Ltd and CRJ Services have ordered six (6) Bunting Eddy Current Separators and Rare Earth Drum Magnets in the first quarter of 2021.  The Eddy Current Separators separate non-ferrous metals from non-metallic material with the Rare Earth Drum Magnets recovering magnetic materials.…

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82% UK Aluminium Can 2020 Recycling Rate

Aluminium Beverage Can Recycling

With a 6% rise on 2019, the recycling rate for aluminium beverage cans in the UK reached a record high of 82% in 2020 (Alupro – April 2021).  According to Environment Agency (EA) published Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs), 151,515 tonnes of aluminium packaging was collected and recycled, up 31% from 115,808 tonnes in 2019. This…

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World Day for Safety and Health at Work

World Day for Safety and Health at Work

For the World Day for Safety and Health at Work we talked with Denis Elkins, our HSE & Quality Assurance Manager about his role at Bunting. “Ultimately, my responsibility is to ensure that all our employees return home in good health after a safe day at work.  Of course, this is very much a team…

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Two Magnetic Disc Separators Process Coltan

Magnetic Disc Separator

A Nigerian mineral processor is installing two (2) Magnetic Disc Separators (MDS) to separate individual minerals in a Coltan plant.  This latest export project reflects Bunting’s position as a recognised global leader for the design, manufacture, and supply of high-intensity magnetic separators for mineral processing.  Technical product information: Magnetic Disc Separator Magnetic Disc Separators The…

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Rare Earth Roll Separator for University of Birmingham

Laboratory Rare Earth Roll

The University of Birmingham has purchased a laboratory-scale Rare Earth Roll Separator for their School of Metallurgy and Minerals lithium-ion battery recycling research facility.  The high-intensity magnetic separator enables the separation of very weakly magnetic particles. Battery Recycling Research The Faraday Institution is funding the ReLiB (Recycling and Reuse of Li-ion Batteries) project researching the…

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The Crusher’s Arch Enemy – Tramp Metal

Tramp Metal Villain

Crushing quarried aggregate is a key process stage of most quarries and when recycling demolition waste.  Effectively protecting the crusher from rogue tramp metal damage prevents production losses and repair costs. The wide range of available crushing technology enables the production of optimally sized aggregate.  Whereas Jaw and Gyratory designs commonly feature as primary crushers,…

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Electromagnetic Filters for Ceramics

Electromagnetic Filters for Ceramics

Since the first ceramics were produced, iron and iron-bearing minerals have caused defects.  The problematic minerals occur naturally in the raw materials, with additional fine iron accidentally introduced during transportation, storage or processing. Effective removal often involves several stages of magnetic separation.  However, the introduction of High-Intensity Electromagnetic Filters proved ground-breaking in terms of removing…

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