Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:43
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 hemisphere, those cold winds are adding a cleansing crispness to the air that is both healthful and invigorating, much-needed qualities when spending long hours on a chilly jobsite. Jim Parsons reports.
Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:39
Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:38
Based in Newry, Northern Ireland, Hill Engineering has been making quick couplers and excavator buckets for over twenty years. The company was established in 1994 by a charismatic entrepreneur Ian Hill with an ambitious goal to become a world’s leader in attachment safety. Well, it is safe to say that twenty years down the road his ambitions have been fully vindicated. Andrei Bushmarin reports on his visit to the Irish manufacturer.
Published 18/12, 2017 at 16:33
Brokk and Husqvarna are the two well-known manufacturers of remotely controlled demolition robots. But there are also smaller manufacturers like Kiesel from Germany and Alpine from the US that build demolition robots, and more for local markets. Mikael Karlsson reports.
Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:57
There is no doubt that demolition is a highly specialized world industry, developed and formed by professional organisations committed to training operatives to ensure industry continuity, growth and safety as standard.
Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:49
The International Association of Exhibitions and Events has selected the Association of Equipment Manufacturers as an Art of the Show winner for the Most Innovative Use of Technology in promoting Conexpo-Con/agg 2017 to a worldwide audience.
Published 18/12, 2017 at 15:47
Published 18/12, 2017 at 14:32
Published 15/11, 2017 at 18:17
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, with lake Mälaren. The lock will be replaced with a new structure and the whole project is expected to take nine years to complete and will cost at least €1.2bn. PDi editor in chief Jan Hermansson reports.
Published 15/11, 2017 at 18:05
Major structural repairs were recently completed to the M1 North highway bridges over Oxford and Federation Roads in Johannesburg, South Africa. The removal of superfluous concrete was made possible by hydrodemolition, carried out by South Africa’s leading water jetting solutions company Total Blasting.
Published 15/11, 2017 at 17:30
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 a summary about the new products. Rammer has expanded its range of attachments and demolition tools to include cutter crushers, scrap shears, pulverizes and grapples.
Published 15/11, 2017 at 17:28
The European Demolition Association is inviting contractors, manufacturers and associations of demolition and decontamination industry in Europe to participate in the Annual Convention 2018 to be held in Vienna, Austria on 7 to 9 June.
Published 15/9, 2017 at 10:31
Published 15/9, 2017 at 10:30
Published 10/7, 2017 at 13:15
The European Demolition Association held its first DDR Expo and Forum in June. The event, which is planned to be held at the Brussels Expo every third year, included an exhibition with over 20 exhibiting companies and three days of seminars. Attendance was expected to be round 1000 with a focus on the circular economy and how to adapt. PDi Editor in chief Jan Hermansson reports.
Published 16/5, 2017 at 16:01
Published 16/5, 2017 at 16:01
Published 16/5, 2017 at 15:35
In early March the German demolition association, Deutscher Abbruchverband, held its 23rd demolition conference at the Maritim Hotel in Berlin. This is the largest demolition event in Europe and is still growing every year. Mikael Karlsson reports.
Published 16/5, 2017 at 14:46
In order to facilitate the participation in the event, the organization offers the opportunity to register through the following languages: English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian and Finnish.