One of the trending statements of 2020, irrespective of where you are reading this is, “we are following the science”. This can give rise to a nodding of sage heads or snorts of derision, from whichever side of the scientific or political spectrum you care to be. ALEC KEELER, Managing Director, Carbis Loadtec Group So […]
Carbis Loadtec's MD Alec keeler looks at the future of loading arms - automated loading arms - in the Spring edition of Storage Terminals Magazine
This article has been reproduced from Tank Storage Magazine February/March 2018 issue. When it comes to safety, terminals, refineries and chemical plants globally are always keen to highlight how much of a priority it is in their day-to-day operations. ‘I cannot recall the amount of times I have seen ‘safety is our #1 priority’ as I […]
The oil and gas industry is sometimes seen as something from the Jurassic age, much like the products it deals with, an industry where innovation and development lags behind the superfast digital age. Is this perception true? Alec Keeler, managing director of Loadtec Engineered Systems, begs to differ.
Alec Keeler is clearly the creative force behind Loadtec. He’s an ideas man with more than 30 years’ experience in the fluid transfer and fall prevention industry. He loves solving problems, even some that haven’t been encountered yet. We found out how he and the team at Loadtec delivered a solution to an extreme challenge.
This article has been reproduced from Hazardous Cargo Magazine November 2016 issue. Tanker Loading • Alec Keeler, Managing Director of Loadtec Engineered Systems, asks whether anything has really changed in 20 years Everything changes … or does it? Assumptions are made every day in business and one of those is that, as technology advances, our world becomes safer. […]
This article has been reproduced from Fluid Handling magazine (www.fluidhandlingmag.com) March/April 2016 issue. In the last 20 years, the design and technology used in tanker loading and unloading systems in the pharmaceutical industry has changed surprisingly little. Tankers are still between 3.2 and 4.2m high, and their conditions fluctuate greatly. Tanker walkways are widely variable and, occasionally, just not there. Solvents […]
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