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Lynemouth : The Finished Article

Fairport Engineering Ltd of Adlington, Lancashire has been working on the Lynemouth power station conversion project, since 2016, as the main contractor’s, SRM, specialist materials handling engineer and designer thus allowing this land-mark project to benefit from the combined strengths of both organisations. This major multi-million pound project is totally focussed on replacing the previous […]

Fairport & F Ball : The Story Continues

As the premier manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products for the contract flooring industry in the UK F. Ball and Co. Ltd moved to its current site in Cheddleton in 1989 where it first encountered Fairport Engineering Ltd during the construction of its then new manufacturing plant. A growing market share led F. […]

Saloro Approaches Production

After a year-long construction effort in 2018 the new processing facilities at Saloro’s Barruecopardo Tungsten mine, in Spain, are being brought into production during the early part of 2019. As seen above the multi-stage crushing and screening plant was the first part to be readied for testing with the main concentrator following closely behind. The […]

Starting Young At Fairport

Fairport Engineering Ltd, based in Adlington, Lancashire has been around for some 35 years and over this time has encouraged young local people to join the company and make successful carers for themselves. Fairport currently employs a total staff of over 60 people and amongst them there are a Construction Engineer, Design Engineer and Safety […]

Fairport Powers The Future

With the UK government planning on investing £300 Billion into infrastructure projects by 2020/21, bulk materials handling will be increasingly in demand over the next few years. So it was opportune that, on 28th February 2018, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers hosted a day-long seminar at their London Headquarters at Birdcage Walk, entitled “Bulk Handling […]

Fairport Achieves Mark Of CSR Approval

For many years now Fairport Engineering Ltd of Adlington in Lancashire has promoted the organisation’s core principles by the use of the words “Partnership . Resource . Accountability”. Intending to emphasise how the company seeks to work in close co-operation with clients and suppliers alike, in an effectively and adequately resourced manner and is fully […]

Repeat Business Is Good Business!

As the premier manufacturer of flooring adhesives and floor preparation products for the contract flooring industry in the UK F. Ball and Co. Ltd, established in 1886, moved to its current 8½ acre site in Cheddleton in 1989 where it first encountered Fairport Engineering Ltd during the construction of its then new materials processing and […]

Fairport’s Off Site Module Fabrication Gives Clients Win : Win Solutions

Food Industry FEL was commissioned by a major food manufacturer to design a small water treatment plant to enhance the quality and supply of potable water to one of their processing plants by vastly reducing the iron content. The treatment plant consisted of an inlet surge tank, filtration plant, conditioned water buffer tank and high […]

Fairport Revitalises One Of The Oldest Base Metal Mines In Europe

Over the past 12 months, Fairport Engineering has been working with Anglesey Mining plc on a Scoping Study for their Parys Mountain project in North Wales. The Parys Mountain deposit, mined since the Bronze Age, contains mineral resources estimated at 2.1 million tonnes at 6.9% combined base metals (lead, copper and zinc) in the indicated […]

Hinkley Point C – Fairport Adds To “Green” Credentials

When constructed and fully commissioned Hinkley Point C will provide added security to the mix of electrical generation capacity in the UK. In its own right nuclear power can be viewed as one of the greenest forms of reliable, long-term electrical energy available. The project will secure power for the U.K. for the foreseeable future, […]