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Successful underwater decommissioning with 1Diamond and Tyrolit

Successful underwater decommissioning with 1Diamond and Tyrolit

Published 27/12, 2018 at 10:04

As part of an offshore decommissioning project for Fieldwood Energy, one of the largest producers of oil and gas in the Gulf of Mexico, a stub had to be removed within a short time frame in the last quarter of 2018.

Soil cement foundation procedure developed jointly by Kemroc and Schönberger Bau

Soil cement foundation procedure developed jointly by Kemroc and Schönberger Bau

Published 27/12, 2018 at 09:57

Based on Kemroc trenching technology, the innovative Schökem procedure for the construction of soil cement foundations has been jointly developed by Kemroc and Schönberger Bau.

Findeis GmbH receives first drill motor and drill bit set with new tool free system

Findeis GmbH receives first drill motor and drill bit set with new tool free system

Published 27/12, 2018 at 09:49

Michael Findeis, chief executive of Betonbohrservice Findeis GmbH, is now the proud owner of the world’s first drill motor with the innovative tool free PQ6 drill bit connection.

Adamas runs an ‘open house’ for its Benelux customers

Adamas runs an ‘open house’ for its Benelux customers

Published 10/10, 2018 at 16:59

On 12-14 September, the Benelux based supplier and manufacturer of concrete sawing, drilling and surface preparation machinery and consumables, Adamas, ran an ‘open house’ for its domestic customers. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin reports on the event.

Husqvarna air scrubbers and HTC Duratiq grinders clean the way

Husqvarna air scrubbers and HTC Duratiq grinders clean the way

Published 10/10, 2018 at 16:30

Using an air scrubber can further clean air in enclosed area, and are easy to use: plug it in, turn it on and it’s ready to clean the air.

Eibenstock drill helps to renovate Kazanski Cathedral

Eibenstock drill helps to renovate Kazanski Cathedral

Published 10/10, 2018 at 16:02

Built in 1811,the Kazanski Cathedral is a prominent feature of the Nevski Prospect, the main street of Saint Petersburg.

High frequency concrete cutting in the Hague

Published 10/10, 2018 at 16:01

In March of this year, BVG Boren & Zagen BV in the Netherlands, received a commission from RED Betonbouw BV to undertake sawing work at the Tower of Oud located in Den Hague.

Serious London cutting from Dymatec

Published 10/10, 2018 at 15:58

Two of the UK’s biggest players in the diamond drilling and concrete have recently removed a 4,000m3 slab of concrete from a building in London. This took 14 months, involved 10,000t of concrete and 1,000 diamond blades and cores.

Tyrolit special projects team celebrates 20 years of success

Tyrolit special projects team celebrates 20 years of success

Published 10/10, 2018 at 15:43

For more than 20 years, the Tyrolit special projects team has been successfully supporting customers with products and solutions for complex construction projects, such as the decommissioning of nuclear power plants and off shore platforms. One such solution developed has been the company’s ATEX-certified wire sawing system - the first of its kind.

IACDS delegation visit to the world’s largest concrete cutting company

IACDS delegation visit to the world’s largest concrete cutting company

Published 10/10, 2018 at 14:43

A feature of the IACDS annual convention in Japan this year, participants were presented with the opportunity to visit the offices of the world’s largest concrete sawing and drilling contractor, Dai-ichi Cutter Kogyo K.K.

Serious Upgrade of Ruskin Dam

Serious Upgrade of Ruskin Dam

Published 3/7, 2018 at 13:57

Canadian concrete cutting company Coast Cutting & Coring Ltd. carried a very complicated task when they were taking on the mission renovation of the Ruskin dam to increase its reliability and efficiency, withstand an earthquake and several more tasks. (Source: Concrete Openings Magazine).

Tyrolit launches the new WSE1621 wall saw system

Tyrolit launches the new WSE1621 wall saw system

Published 16/4, 2018 at 16:08

With the introduction of the WSE1621, Tyrolit has introduced a new wall saw system which it believes sets new standards in its class through the use of ultra-compact and lightweight system components, as well as many digital features.

D-Drill staff shows their skills at Hinkley Point

D-Drill staff shows their skills at Hinkley Point

Published 16/4, 2018 at 16:07

Skilled D-Drill operatives have undertaken further key drilling and sawing operations at Hinkley Point power station.

Environmentally friendly subsea cutting from recognised specialists

Environmentally friendly subsea cutting from recognised specialists

Published 22/2, 2018 at 16:39

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

Flexible concrete drilling and cutting

Flexible concrete drilling and cutting

Published 22/2, 2018 at 15:26

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

D-Drill team help hold back the Blackpool flood waters

Published 22/2, 2018 at 15:04

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 effectively managed in the Blackpool, UK, area.

Husqvarna saws help a Chicago contractor meet the tight deadline

Published 15/11, 2017 at 17:57

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 by wider concrete ones.

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

Published 15/11, 2017 at 17:55

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.

Refurbishment of Lighthouse Tower

Refurbishment of Lighthouse Tower

Published 15/11, 2017 at 17:35

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 for main contractor BAM Nuttall.

D-Drill assists in strengthening aquaduct

D-Drill assists in strengthening aquaduct

Published 15/9, 2017 at 11:06

The UK diamond drilling and sawing contractor D-Drill has played a key role in the preservation of the 190 year-old Pontrhydfen Aqueduct in South Wales.

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