Mike Potts, Eur Ing Dipl Eng CEng F.I.Mech E MIQ

Director and Owner

Mike Potts
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Last updated: Aug 25, 2018

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About Mike Potts

EurIng M.S.POTTS Dipl Eng., C.Eng., F.I.MechE

HND Mechanical Engineering(CEI Part1)

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering
Dipl. Eng.(CEIPart2)

Fellow of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers F.I.MechE

Chartered Engineer C.Eng.

European Engineer Eur Ing (Registered with FEANI in Paris)

Member of the Institute of Quarrying MIQ

Additional development training:-
NEBOSH Certificate
IOSH Managing Safely (certified by the HSE)
CDM & Planning Supervisor
Risk Assessment for Designers
Construction Safety Management
R.O.S.P.A. Site Construction Safety

LETTERS OF CREDIT – Operation and Negotiation

Commenced work as a Project Engineer with Simon-Carves Ltd in the UK working on handling and storage systems for a variety of materials ranging from plastic pellets, cement, aggrigates, rubber pellets, carbon black etc.etc., to grain.
Moved to Costain Engineering in the UK to front an Intermediate level Active Waste handling plant for BNFL at Sellafield, Cumbria.

Later Contracts with:-

Kelloggs - Flake production facilities, corn handling and processing, packaging and palletising.

Laporte - Clay handling and drying systems to manufacture Cat Litter including conveying, rotary driers, storage, packaging, palletising, stetch wrapping and full pallet handling systems.

Projects Director and Main Board member of AS-C Materials Handling Ltd and AS-C Projects Ltd in UK.
General materials handling systems for a variety of products.

Latterly retired from the position of Senior Projects Director for VIGAN Engineering S.A. of Belgium following their acquisition of AS-C.

Currently working as an independent consultant in Materials Handling Systems through my new company Cheshire Design Studio Ltd. Existing ongoing contracts with clients in Russia and the West Indies for Fertiliser, Sulphur and Alumina handling systems.

Know-how and experience:
Preparation of Technical and Commercial Proposal Documents, Negotiation and Award of the 284,000 tonne World Bank funded Beiliang Grain Terminal in Dalian, P.R.China – Contract Value $72 Million. Immediately followed by award of handling systems for a 600,000 tonne extension to the original contract. (A total of 1,000,000 tonnes of grain storage - the largest Grain Terminal in the World).

Technical and Commercial negotiations with Client and presentations of the Companys offer to PRC regulatory bodies and the World Bank.

Equipment content included automatic rail wagon discharge systems 2000MTPH, automatic rail wagon filing 1000MTPH. 2000MTPH and 1000MTPH weighing systems, belt conveyors, sampling, fumigation, temperature monitoring, control and management systems, communication system (fibre optic, radio, microwave) ship unloading 1000MTPH, shiploading 2000MTPH oversilo trippers, site services, fire fighting and detection systems.

Design and supply of 1000 MTPH ship unloaders and 2000MTPH ship loaders.

Pneumatic conveying of a range of materials both positive and negative pressure systems, dense and lean phase.

Air Supported Technology for single and Twin Belts [Presented at the Bulk 96 Design Seminar]

Personal Birthday: Mike Potts was born on March 20, 1954.March 20 (65 Years)

Professional Experience 41 Years / 4 MonthMike Potts has 41 years and 4 month professional experience in one position.

  • 1978/06 - today (41 Years / 4 Month)
    Director and Owner, Consultant in Materials Handling (Full-time employee)Mike Potts works for Cheshire Design Studio Limited as Director and Owner since June 1978.

    Cheshire Design Studio Limited

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