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Greg Mahoney

Greg Mahoney

22/2 at 12:40, av PDi

Following a battle with a serious illness, it is with great sadness that the death of former president of the CSDAA, Greg Mahoney, has been announced. He will b...

Hilti breaks CHF 5 billion sales mark

Hilti breaks CHF 5 billion sales mark

22/2 at 12:38, av PDi

2017 saw the Hilti Group continue to grow throughout all business regions with sales increasing significantly to CHF 5.1 billion (€4.4 billion). Year on year sa...

Deutz apprentice the best in Germany in his field

22/2 at 12:37, av PDi

The Deutz apprenticeship scheme has once again been recognised as being among the best in the industry. On 4 December 2017, Deutz apprentice Kai Wollenweber, re...

2018 is looking good for Dynaset

22/2 at 12:35, av PDi

Dynaset had a great year in 2017, with the company's turnover growing by over 20%. The company released new silent hydraulic motors, which are now integrated in...

Dust Control with Dynaset high-pressure dust suppression at challenging demolition site

18/12, 2017 at 16:44, av PDi

Umacon is the contractor at challenging demolition site Telakkaranta in Helsinki, Finland. There are several National Board of Antiquities-listed buildings and ...

Clearing the air

Clearing the air

18/12, 2017 at 16:43, av PDi

Winter is an appropriate time for PDi’s annual report on what’s new in the area of water cannons and other dust suppression technologies. In the northern hemisp...

Family of Wreckers make good

Family of Wreckers make good

18/12, 2017 at 16:39, av PDi

The Perkin family in South Africa has meant a great deal to the country’s demolition and dismantling industry. PDi Editor, Kevin Mayhew, reports.

Hill attachments: safety personified

Hill attachments: safety personified

18/12, 2017 at 16:38, av PDi

Based in Newry, Northern Ireland, Hill Engineering has been making quick couplers and excavator buckets for over twenty years. The company was established in 19...

The RDC Robot

The RDC Robot

18/12, 2017 at 16:33, av PDi

Brokk and Husqvarna are the two well-known manufacturers of remotely controlled demolition robots. But there are also smaller manufacturers like Kiesel from Ger...

Doosan DX140LCR-5

18/12, 2017 at 16:26, av PDi

Doosan Construction Equipment will display a DX140LCR-5 15t reduced tail swing crawler excavator during the annual World of Concrete. Located in booth C5887, th...

Bobcat Loaders Win Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards

18/12, 2017 at 16:25, av PDi

The Bobcat S70 skid-steer loader and MT55 mini-track loader have won Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards in their respective categories as part of a new annual seri...

Xmas gifts for concrete cutters

Xmas gifts for concrete cutters

18/12, 2017 at 16:23, av PDi

If you are reading this annual report on diamond tools, it means that Xmas is round the corner. 2017 turned out to be a challenging yet rewarding year for the c...

Continual development drives Diaquip global expansion

Continual development drives Diaquip global expansion

18/12, 2017 at 16:19, av PDi

Since its founding in 1996, Diaquip has successfully serviced the requirements of the professional global diamond drilling and sawing industry. This has been ac...

PDi 2017 Concrete Cutting Survey

PDi 2017 Concrete Cutting Survey

18/12, 2017 at 16:16, av PDi

Many countries in the world are booming which is having positive affect on the global concrete cutting industry. But as the official figures have not been updat...

Nuclear performance for Indeco

Nuclear performance for Indeco

18/12, 2017 at 16:09, av PDi

Indeco attachments are playing a key role in the demolition of the nuclear power plant in Zion, Illinois. The project is being conducted by Manafort Brothers, o...

2018: A Year to revive the demolition industry

18/12, 2017 at 15:57, av PDi

There is no doubt that demolition is a highly specialized world industry, developed and formed by professional organisations committed to training operatives to...

What’s the feeling about 2018?

18/12, 2017 at 15:55, av PDi

It is that time of year again when we start to look ahead to the next 12 months, and I wonder how businesses across the world are feeling, as we head into 2018?

Looking good

Looking good

18/12, 2017 at 15:53, av PDi

Dear Readers While writing this editorial the year has nearly passed and a new one close to starting. On average 2017 turned out a good year for the global d...

AEM Wins ‘Art of the Show’ Award

18/12, 2017 at 15:49, av PDi

The International Association of Exhibitions and Events has selected the Association of Equipment Manufacturers as an Art of the Show winner for the Most Innov...

NDA at Demolition Austin

18/12, 2017 at 15:47, av PDi

Registration is now open for Demolition Austin, organized by the US National Demolition Association and taking place 22 to 24 February 2018 in Austin, Texas.

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