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Fairport Expands for Hillhead 2018

Held in a limestone quarry in the heart of the Derbyshire countryside, Hillhead is the largest quarrying, construction & recycling exhibition of its kind anywhere in the world. To be held from the 26th to 28th June this year, Hillhead will be a key part of Fairport’s promotional activities. Fairport has been a regular exhibitor […]

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 […]

Fairport Delivers On Time For Major Shutdown

Having been awarded the contract in earlier in 2017 Fairport Engineering Ltd of Adlington, Lancashire has now delivered some 12 drag link conveyors and 5 bucket elevators to a new client in Nigeria. These pieces of equipment and various ancillaries such as actuated valves, chute-work and spares will form the key mechanical units in a […]

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 […]

Saloro Breaks Ground At Barruecopardo

It is pleasing to report that on site works have now accelerated at the Barruecopardo Tungsten project in Salamanca, Spain. The Barruecopardo Project is a low cost, simple mining and simple metallurgy tungsten project, located in the safe and stable location of Western Spain. The Project, after commissioning towards the end of next year, will […]

Lynemouth Biomass Conversion On Track…

After 43 years of operation Lynemouth Power Station burnt its last coal in December 2015 and is now moving towards a full conversion to biomass generation. Once operational the station will operate at base-load and generate 420MW, with 390MW export of low carbon electricity to the national grid; supporting the national climate change targets and […]

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, […]