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, […]

New Silo – A Landmark Success At Hinkley!

The recently installed 35 metre high 5,000 tonne Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBS) silo is to become a new landmark on the Hinkley Point C project site and will play a pivotal role while construction is ongoing. BYLOR’s (Bouygues TP and Laing O’Rourke) Enabling Works Delivery Manager, Kevin Dean commented, ‘Once complete, this 35 […]

New IBA Recycling Facility Comes Online at Johnson’s Lane

Ballast Phoenix has been recycling Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA) since the late 1990’s and until recent times had seven operational sites in the UK. Mostly these are co-located with Municipal Solid Waste Incinerators and process between 75,000 to 150,000t/a of IBA at each facility. However, its new IBA facility at Johnson’s Lane, Widnes is designed […]

Fairport supplies New Mobile Hopper System at ABP’s Port of Immingham

Fairport Engineering has recently delivered a new mobile hopper system to Associated British Ports’ operations team at Immingham, handed over on time within 20 weeks from order. The unit is designed to offload bulk commodities such as, Aluminium Oxide, Coal, Coke, Fluorspar, Salt, Soya Bean Meal and Urea from dry cargo vessels and is part […]

Fairport ‘ploughs’ Forward

New in-line plough at ABP’s Port of Immingham diverts contaminated coal to a recovery compound and pays for itself within 18 months. Stopping a Panamax dry bulk carrier discharging up to 80,000 tonnes of coal weighs heavy on the minds of any port operations team. Especially so when it cannot be predicted how many times […]