Aquajet Systems AB has introduced the Aqua Spine. This multi-modular system uses high pressure water jets to precisely remove concrete from surfaces that may be inaccessible for Aqua Cutter robots, Aquajet’s traditional hydrodemolition machines.
JCB has developed its first ever electric digger in response to customer demands for a zero emissions machine which can work indoors, underground and close to people in urban areas. The 1.9t mini excavator can be charged by simply plugging it into a standard 230V domestic electricity supply.
In the yearly PDi feature concerning new ground penetrating radar technology (GPR) for demolition applications, we focus on two new products from the American manufacturer Geophysical Survey Systems, Inc (GSSI). PDi’s editor Mikael Karlsson reports.
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 impact on a concrete contractor’s performance. They can be used most anywhere there’s a power source, and require no special training to use, even for the new hire on his or her first day on the job.
With modern concrete coring equipment, the sky is the limit for specialist contractors. No matter what a drilling task might be - a heavily reinforced foundation slab, a thick brick wall or a reactor vessel at a nuclear power plant - there is no shortage of machinery for professional users to choose from. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin presents a round-up of the latest news in the core drilling industry.
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 engines that will provide extra power and efficiency.
The Belgian Monseré group is headquartered in Ingelmunster, a town close to the city of Kortrijk near the French border. Due to its own transport and recycling divisions, the company has expanded to become an interregional supplier of services for earth working, demolition work and the recycling of building materials, demolition waste and organic matter.
Organized by the European Demolition Association, (EDA), and in conjunction with the European Decontamination Institute, (EDI), the European Demolition & Decontamination annual convention will be held in Vienna, Austria from 7-9 June 2018 at the Marriot hotel.