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IACDS hold biggest ever meeting in Japan

IACDS hold biggest ever meeting in Japan

Published 3/7 at 12:52

The international association of concrete cutting contractors, IACDS, had a tremendous annual convention in Japan this year. The meeting was organised between 21 to 23 May with great support from Japan’s national association JCSDA, and was the biggest meeting ever held by IACDS. PDi’s Jan Hermansson reports.

Great stay together in Japan

Great stay together in Japan

Published 3/7 at 12:05

I have to say I returned from the IACDS convention in Tokyo more enthused and more excited about our industry than I have been in a very long time. Firstly, it is a beautiful country and everyone was so friendly and welcoming to all of the different people from the associations from all around the world.

The CSDA Convention in Maui was a huge success

The CSDA Convention in Maui was a huge success

Published 17/4 at 11:05

Firstly, I’ll talk about the numbers which were very impressive indeed. CSDA had the highest number of attendees in a decade – up 68 per cent from the 2017 meeting. Did holding it in Hawaii have anything to do with that? I wouldn’t like to say!!

Everything ready for the 2018 Tokyo IACDS annual convention

Everything ready for the 2018 Tokyo IACDS annual convention

Published 17/4 at 10:56

The International Association of Concrete Drillers and Sawers, IACDS, has announced that its annual convention will be held from 21 to 23 May in Tokyo, Japan.

IACDS announces new Diamond Award for 2019

IACDS announces new Diamond Award for 2019

Published 17/4 at 10:53

The International Association of Concrete Drillers and Sawers, IACDS, has announced a new edition of its Diamond Award. This will be presented at its 2019 annual convention at Bauma Munich, which will be held from 8 to 14 April 2019.

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

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

Published 22/2 at 14:13

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.

CSDA of North America announces new company certification program

Published 22/2 at 14:08

The CSDA Company Certification Program is a company audit program specifically for sawing and drilling contractors, developed by CSDA’s certification committee. The program provides a valuable prequalification tool, as well as improving the knowledge and skills of cutting contractors.

What’s the feeling about 2018?

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:55

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?

VDMA elects new chairman

VDMA elects new chairman

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:44

The Board of the VDMA Construction Equipment and Building Material Machinery Association has unanimously elected Hermann Paus Maschinenfabrik executive director Franz-Josef Paus, as their new chairman for the next three years.

CSDA’s 2018 Convention

Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:41

Now is your chance to join fellow concrete renovation contractors, manufacturers and more for the Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association’s 46th Annual Convention and Tech Fair on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

IACDS 2018 convention in Tokyo

IACDS 2018 convention in Tokyo

Published 16/11, 2017 at 15:08

In 2018, the International Association of Concrete Drillers and Sawers, will hold its Annual Convention, in Tokyo, Japan, on 21 to 23 May.

Half a century of Concrete Cutting

Published 15/11, 2017 at 17:25

We are approaching a major landmark at D-Drill – we are celebrating 50 years since my dad, Peter, set up this fabulous business in an amazing sector.

“Life is what you make it”

Published 15/9, 2017 at 10:28

When it comes to the crunch, we are all working as hard as we can to make sure the businesses we have invested so much time and energy in survive and grow.

CSDA releases new specifier resources

Published 10/7, 2017 at 14:39

In the US the Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association has released two resource documents the CSDA 2017 Resource Guide and CSDA 2017 Membership Directory which are available to download from the CSDA website www.csda.org.

IACDS Annual Convention 2017: “Best Meeting Ever!”

IACDS Annual Convention 2017: “Best Meeting Ever!”

Published 10/7, 2017 at 14:37

The 2017 International Association of Concrete Drillers and Sawers Convention in Vienna turned out to a success. The pan international concrete cutting association achieved its goals last year and proved a valuable hub for the improvement of the international concrete cutting arena. PDi editor in chief Jan Hermansson reports.

Words from the IACDS President: Concrete Cutting is sexy!

Published 10/7, 2017 at 11:29

Another month goes by and another strange election result has left the UK with a great deal of uncertainty.

CSDA elects 2017 Officers and Board of Directors

CSDA elects 2017 Officers and Board of Directors

Published 16/5, 2017 at 15:34

The US Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association has announced its 2017 Officers and Board members, who were elected at the 45th Annual CSDA Convention and Tech Fair, held on 16-18March.

IACDS meeting in Vienna

IACDS meeting in Vienna

Published 16/5, 2017 at 15:14

On 18-20 of May the International Association of Concrete Drillers and Sawers annual meeting will be held in Vienna, Austria.

We need more people, particularly women, in this industry

Published 16/5, 2017 at 11:59

The year is flying by and in the UK we are not complaining about that. For us, that means the weather is finally starting to brighten up and, if we are lucky, we will get two weeks of summer and sunshine to enjoy.

CSDA’s 2017 Calendar

Published 2/3, 2017 at 16:18

CSDA’s 2017 Calendar (March - December)

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