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New Conveyor Co

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December 1889.
March 1903.
1903. Conveyor plant for a boiler plant.
February 1904.
1904. Coal and Ash Conveying Plant.
December 1929.

New Conveyor Co of Smethwick, Birmingham and London were engineers.

1860 (?) Business founded.

1889 Incorporated as a Private company. Gilbert Little built and equipped the engineering workshops and foundry. He became chairman and managing director.

1890 Details and illustration of automatic drying machine for the White Lead Co. [1]

1890 Conveyor Company of Metal Exchange Buildings, London. Details of conveyor in 'The Engineer'. [2]

1900 Conveyors for the City and South London Electric Railway. [3], as well as coal, coke and ash handling plants.

1914 Conveyor and Elevator Specialists and General Mechanical Engineers. Specialities: conveying and elevating machinery, structural steelwork and engineering. Listed as proprietors of the Midland Engineering Co. [4]

1961 Mechanical handling engineers, manufacturing conveyors, elevators, complete mechanical handling plant and components, including belt, gravity roller, and screw conveyors, for bulk and package handling, skip hoists, bucket elevators, overhead conveyors, idlers, drums, pulleys and gear boxes. 800 employees. [5]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer of 7th March 1890 p204
  2. The Engineer of 20th June 1890. p497
  3. The Engineer of 5th October 1900 p338
  4. 1914 Whitakers Red Book
  5. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE