Dr. Harold Wright appointed Secretary of MHEA

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At a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Materials Handling Engineers Association (MHEA) held on the 25th April 2002, Dr Harold Wright was appointed Secretary of the Association.

Harold Wright [PhD, BSc, MIMech, Mem ASME] began his career with ten years experience gained with Ashmore Benson Pease/Davy Ashmore, at the time one of the UK's largest plant design contractors. In 1970 he obtained his PhD from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Bradford for work relating to the assessment of the bunker/silo design theories of Dr Andrew Jenike.

Seventeen years were then spent with the British Steel Corporation as a specialist plant engineer solving problems in the areas of belt conveying, crushing, screening & test sieving, segregation, degradation, bunker/silo design and latterly as Head of the Materials Handling Section at the Teesside Research Laboratories.

In 1983 he stepped into the world of consulting engineering specialising in giving clients very practical, operations orientated, experience from conceptual design through to commissioning in the field of storage, handling, transport and physical processing of bulk materials. He is the author of over 40 technical papers.

Dr Wright is a past Chairman of the IMechE’s Bulk Materials Handling Committee and currently Vice Chairman of the IMechE’s Process Industries Board.

Prior to being appointed Secretary of the MHEA, Dr Wright provided technical assistance regarding the planning of the BULK2001 and BULK2002 Technical Awareness Seminars which both attracted over 70 delegates.


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14th May 2002

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Harold Wright died February 18, 2009.

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