Mahesh Patel

Getting Torpoint Ferry back on track

by Mahesh Patel

Just imagine. Public safety at risk, severe commuter delays, and a media frenzy all hit at once. Now throw in a global pandemic. You can understand why many thought they were fighting the impossible. But as the Great Nelson Mandela once said: “It always seems impossible until it gets done.”

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Is this a wind up? No, it's a serious request

by Mahesh Patel

Coiling 325 tons of coated piping onto a giant reel is a massive wind-up. But when a customer asked ERIKS to upgrade the machinery involved, with no existing engineering drawings and in under six months, it wasn’t a wind-up at all. It was a serious request.

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One of Engineering's Biggest Challenges

by Mahesh Patel

There are 3 harbour cranes on the dockside at Port Talbot, unloading cargoes of iron ore and coal. Unloader Number 3 has been operating since the 1960s, during which time it has lifted around 1.6 million tonnes a year, in 50-tonne buckets, with 20-30,000 bucket lifts every 12 months. 

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Having a Bit of a Gyp?

by Mahesh Patel

When a British plasterboard manufacturer faced a challenging project, it was ERIKS who they chose to help them supervise and co-ordinate, and ultimately to deliver a successful conclusion.

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How Many Ways Can You Resolve a Gearbox Issue?

by Mahesh Patel

There are probably as many issues that arise with gearboxes as there are gearboxes in everyday operation.

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