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BREAKING IS FRACTUM’S BUSINESS, AND BUSINESS IS BOOMING

BREAKING IS FRACTUM’S BUSINESS, AND BUSINESS IS BOOMING

22/2 at 16:47, av PDi

Denmark based Fractum manufactures breakers. Sounds like nothing special, right? Wrong. Because, unlike the hydraulic breakers the demolition industry is so use...

Pre Intermat press conferences and Innovation awards ceremony

Pre Intermat press conferences and Innovation awards ceremony

22/2 at 16:45, av PDi

From the 18 to 19 January the organisers of Intermat held a ‘Pre Intermat’ press event. This enabled show exhibitors to share new product information concerning...

The new ISS 45/90 makes the cut in New York

The new ISS 45/90 makes the cut in New York

22/2 at 16:42, av PDi

An Indeco ISS 45/90 is cutting up the steel structure of the old Kosciuszko Bridge in one of the most important demolition jobs taking place in New York City.

Environmentally friendly subsea cutting from recognised specialists

Environmentally friendly subsea cutting from recognised specialists

22/2 at 16:39, av PDi

The seabed of the world’s oceans are littered with human made infrastructure: oil and gas pipelines, anchor chains and a lot more.

Rammer breaks the 40 year milestone

22/2 at 16:35, av PDi

Forty years ago, a first series of hydraulic hammers called Rammer hit the market. The tools turned out to be such a success that the name Rammer soon became a ...

New GPR equipment from America

New GPR equipment from America

22/2 at 16:20, av PDi

In the yearly PDi feature concerning new ground penetrating radar technology (GPR) for demolition applications, we focus on two new products from the American m...

All hands on deck

All hands on deck

22/2 at 16:14, av PDi

Big equipment may get the headlines at trade shows like World of Concrete, but it’s the smaller, hand held tools that are most likely to make an immediate impac...

No holes barred

No holes barred

22/2 at 16:08, av PDi

With modern concrete coring equipment, the sky is the limit for specialist contractors. No matter what a drilling task might be - a heavily reinforced foundatio...

Blastrac launches major new products

Blastrac launches major new products

22/2 at 15:47, av PDi

Blastrac has released a series of new dust collectors and other equipment.

DXR strikes gold in Colombia

DXR strikes gold in Colombia

22/2 at 15:34, av PDi

In a remote part of Colombia, surrounded by muddy waters and dense, humid jungle, there is an area full of tunnels into the Earth. These tunnels are owned by Op...

Conjet Robot plays its part renovating Europe’s first sunken-tube tunnel

Conjet Robot plays its part renovating Europe’s first sunken-tube tunnel

22/2 at 15:31, av PDi

The underwater Maastunnel in Rotterdam in the Netherlands was built using the sunken-tube or immersed-tube method and completed in 1942. This method of construc...

Flexible concrete drilling and cutting

Flexible concrete drilling and cutting

22/2 at 15:26, av PDi

Since late autumn of 2016, a new production facility is undergoing constructed at the Sulgen site of Swiss food manufacturer Hochdorf Nutrition AG.

Bad tidings in South Africa

Bad tidings in South Africa

22/2 at 15:06, av PDi

It is a race against time to beat the ravages of Indian Ocean tides and winds in the South African port city of Richards Bay on the eastern seaboard of the prov...

D-Drill team help hold back the Blackpool flood waters

22/2 at 15:04, av PDi

Engineers from specialist diamond drilling and concrete sawing company D-Drill, worked against the clock and the tide to help ensure flood waters are more effec...

The Best of all Worlds

The Best of all Worlds

22/2 at 15:01, av PDi

A strong U.S. construction economy, coupled with the absence of ConExpo’s triennial competition for contractors’ winter travel budgets, lifted World of Concrete...

More power on its way

22/2 at 14:57, av PDi

Vanguard, the commercial engine brand of Briggs & Stratton, introduced the first in its complete line of 3.7-9.7kW l single cylinder horizontal shaft gasoline...

International Demolition Network

22/2 at 14:55, av PDi

It is clear that we now exist in a globalised world where distance is less significant than ever, and communication is in real time regardless where in the worl...

Tell me, please, how you do it?

22/2 at 14:54, av PDi

As you know, I try not be too absorbed by issues in the UK in this column because this magazine goes worldwide and, therefore, what’s happening in Britain doesn...

Let common sense rule

Let common sense rule

22/2 at 14:52, av PDi

Dear Readers Nowadays, it is easy to get confused when listening to the news on TV concerning market fluctuations. A couple of days before writing this colum...

IACDS Annual Convention 2018, a key meeting for the cutting professionals

IACDS Annual Convention 2018, a key meeting for the cutting professionals

22/2 at 14:13, av PDi

The IACDS Annual Convention 2018 will be held in May 21-23, in Tokio, Japan, and it will be celebrated in the framework of the JCSDA General Assembly.

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