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Did Duratiq pass the test?

16/11, 2017 at 14:49, av PDi

The RPM Group, a US-based network of diamond polishing contractors, has put Duratiq to the test. Over a period of several months, the Duratiq grinder has been t...

Floor saws are a concrete cutter’s best friend

Floor saws are a concrete cutter’s best friend

16/11, 2017 at 14:43, av PDi

Floor sawing jobs are bread and butter for professional concrete cutters. Well aware of that fact, manufacturers work hard to meet their needs with ever more co...

Hydrodemolition Today

Hydrodemolition Today

16/11, 2017 at 14:39, av PDi

The manufacturing sector in the global hydrodemolition industry is quite narrow with only two main manufacturers, Aquajet Systems and Conjet. PDi reviews the de...

Future Faced Nothing to Waste

Future Faced Nothing to Waste

16/11, 2017 at 14:36, av PDi

Separation is currently the word on demolition sites. Never before have contractors separated waste more then at present. The equipment for efficient separation...

The science of surface preparation according to Dr. Schulze

The science of surface preparation according to Dr. Schulze

16/11, 2017 at 14:25, av PDi

After 30 years in the diamond tooling business, Germany-based Dr. Schulze reinvented itself as a surface prep expert. Within the space of a mere five years the ...

Klingspor investing in the diamond cutting blade market

Klingspor investing in the diamond cutting blade market

15/11, 2017 at 18:42, av PDi

The German manufacturer of coated and bonded abrasives, Klingspor, is entering the diamond cutting blade market by investing in a new production facility at its...

Recycling and handling waste in focus at RWM 2017

Recycling and handling waste in focus at RWM 2017

15/11, 2017 at 18:39, av PDi

The RWM exhibition is the UK’s largest exhibition for the recycling, processing, handling and deriving solutions from waste materials. Held at the NEC in Birmin...

V. Brøndum A/S makes the world a cleaner place

V. Brøndum A/S makes the world a cleaner place

15/11, 2017 at 18:35, av PDi

Denmark’s concrete sawing and surface preparation industry is not big, to put it mildly. Compared, for example, to the neighboring Sweden, it is virtually nonex...

Peuvrel and Au Tour Du Béton: A family affair

15/11, 2017 at 18:31, av PDi

Family is at the heart of the concrete cutting industry. Even big international corporations like Hilti started out as small family enterprises. When Brittany-b...

Key role for Brokk in Madrid

Key role for Brokk in Madrid

15/11, 2017 at 18:25, av PDi

Brokk remotely controlled demolition robots have been playing a major role at the Cuatro Torres complex in Madrid, Spain.

Delete demolishes Stockholm lock

Delete demolishes Stockholm lock

15/11, 2017 at 18:17, av PDi

Delete, one of Sweden’s biggest demolition contractors, is dismantling the 80 year-old Slussen lock in Stockholm that connects Saltsjön, a bay of the Baltic Sea...

Safe breaking in Thailand

Safe breaking in Thailand

15/11, 2017 at 18:15, av PDi

In Thailand the concrete sawing and drilling contractor C.S. Applicator has broken through a bank vault’s concrete wall with equipment from Tyrolit. The vault i...

Hydrodemolition used in Johannesburg bridge rehabilitation

Hydrodemolition used in Johannesburg bridge rehabilitation

15/11, 2017 at 18:05, av PDi

Major structural repairs were recently completed to the M1 North highway bridges over Oxford and Federation Roads in Johannesburg, South Africa. The removal of ...

Demolition of the Litzbrücke, Silbertal

Demolition of the Litzbrücke, Silbertal

15/11, 2017 at 18:02, av PDi

Due to a structural analysis error, the Litzbrücke bridge that will connect Schruns with Bartholomaeberg in Vorarlberg, Austria, had to be demolished three mont...

Husqvarna saws help a Chicago contractor meet the tight deadline

15/11, 2017 at 17:57, av PDi

A large stretch of the I-90 highway, running from Chicago to Rockford, is currently undergoing a major renovation entailing the removal of lanes to be replaced ...

Lissmac’s Unicut 600 shines on an industrial hall renovation project

15/11, 2017 at 17:55, av PDi

Lissmac’s floor cutter Unicut 600 was used by specialist contractor Friedrich W. Petersen on the renovation of a 2,700m² industrial hall in Germany.

Rokla rockwheel makes trenching a breeze

15/11, 2017 at 17:41, av PDi

A G5 rockwheel from German manufacturer Rokla GmbH was employed on a trenching project in South Australia by Grant Nykiel who operates an earth-moving and excav...

Refurbishment of Lighthouse Tower

Refurbishment of Lighthouse Tower

15/11, 2017 at 17:35, av PDi

The UK diamond drilling and sawing contractor D-Drill has played a successful part in the refurbishment of the NAB Tower lighthouse 11km offshore in the Solent ...

MB Crusher in the Caribbean

MB Crusher in the Caribbean

15/11, 2017 at 17:35, av PDi

On the small Caribbean island of Nevis, an MB Crusher crusher bucket and screening bucket are at work on a redevelopment project with a special focus on respect...

Rammer expansion

Rammer expansion

15/11, 2017 at 17:30, av PDi

In PDi 4 a special feature on new demolition attachment was published. Unfortunately four new releases from Rammer was not included in the feature. So here are ...

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