Site reports


PLADDET'S CONTROLLED EXPANSIONS

PLADDET'S CONTROLLED EXPANSIONS

Published 24/11 at 13:54

Businesses by nature strive for continued growth. When a company ceases growing, it takes a first big step towards its own undoing. However, explosive uncontrolled growth can lead to the same bitter result. Aware of this fact, Netherlands based attachment specialist Pladdet is expanding its business in a rapid yet highly controlled manner. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Hitauchi launches new excavator to mark redesigned factory demonstration area

Published 22/11 at 16:56

In September, Hitachi Construction Machinery Europe (HCME) inaugurated its redesigned demonstration area at its headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. This has been redesigned in order to showcase a wider variety of machines in a more attractive and technologically advanced environment.

Customers’ testimonials endorse ShearCore Fortress attachments

Customers’ testimonials endorse ShearCore Fortress attachments

Published 11/10 at 11:00

Fortress attachments are designed and manufactured by ShearCore, which is located in Superior, Wisconsin, USA.

Hydraram: 25 years of demolition evolution

Published 10/10 at 16:56

On 15 September, the supplier of excavator attachments for demolition, recycling and agriculture professionals, Hydraram, celebrated its 25th anniversary by throwing a gala party at its headquarters in Surhuisterveen in northern Holland. Apart from some 250 visitors from all over the world, including family and friends, the party featured full size dinosaurs and a crew of super heroes as very special guests. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Customers’ testimonials endorse ShearCore Fortress attachments

Customers’ testimonials endorse ShearCore Fortress attachments

Published 10/10 at 16:27

Fortress attachments are designed and manufactured by ShearCore, which is located in Superior, Wisconsin, USA.

Unusual application for Kemroc cutter wheel

Unusual application for Kemroc cutter wheel

Published 10/10 at 15:49

Demolition of the Düte Bridge was made more difficult for demolition specialists, UPEK GmbH, due to the very unusual method used to construct the bridge.

Three bridges demolished in 48h using Epiroc heavy hydraulic breakers

Three bridges demolished in 48h using Epiroc heavy hydraulic breakers

Published 10/10 at 15:41

Dutch contractor LEK Sloopwerken recently demolished three 150m long viaducts on the A27 motorway in the Netherlands during a single weekend in May.

Tokyo embraces clean and quiet disassembling

Tokyo embraces clean and quiet disassembling

Published 10/10 at 15:20

Japanese contractor, Taisei Corp., has introduced a safe and environmentally friendly demolition system that is considered by many as a turning point in the industry. The ‘Taisei Ecological Reproduction System’, or more simply known as the ‘Tecorep’ system, is ideal for locations where conventional demolition methods cannot be used such as ultra-high rise buildings. PDi Asia Editor Shinichiro Nakaba reports.

Mobile dust suppression keeps demolition emissions from leaving site

Mobile dust suppression keeps demolition emissions from leaving site

Published 3/7 at 13:01

River City Demolition used a self-contained and mobile DustBoss DB-60 Fusion, manufactured by BossTek, to suppress airborne dust created by the jaw processor and falling debris during the demolition of a five story concrete parking lot in a densely populated area.

Demolition Hydradig proves revolutionary for French Contractors

Demolition Hydradig proves revolutionary for French Contractors

Published 3/7 at 12:58

The versatility of JCB’s Hydradig has landed the machine a role in a demolition application in Coventry City Centre. Purchased by Rugby based French Contractors LLP, which is carrying out the project on behalf of Jackson Civil Engineering, the Hydradig 110W model is being used to assist in the strengthening and rebuilding of Swanswell Viaduct.

Lights out for South African lighthouse

Lights out for South African lighthouse

Published 3/7 at 12:56

The possibility of an important, but potentially dangerous, unmanned lighthouse toppling into the Indian Ocean off the east coast of South Africa, has been removed following a delicate demolition operation.

Ecological dambusting in South Africa

Ecological dambusting in South Africa

Published 3/7 at 12:32

Selected South African dams, some only decades old, are being removed or made more fit for purpose and environmentally friendly with targeted demolition or rehabilitation. This is in line with an international drive to remove unnecessary man made water catchments to the advantage of the natural life cycle. PDi’s Africa editor Kevin Mayhew looks at the 'dambusters' in South Africa.

Customer loyalty for Trevi Benne in Sweden

Customer loyalty for Trevi Benne in Sweden

Published 3/7 at 12:24

The Swedish demolition contractor Remoove Demolering AB is based in Asmundtorp, and was founded in 1997, today having annual turnover of some €3M.

Progrind Australia partnerships increase women numbers in construction

Progrind Australia partnerships increase women numbers in construction

Published 3/7 at 12:23

At the Coles Kirrawee Store in NSW, Mel, who is managing a 3,450m2 site for Progrind Australia, stands behind her ‘Big Bev’.

Superstructure demolition in India

Superstructure demolition in India

Published 3/7 at 12:22

The Indian demolition company Edifice Engineering located in Durgapur, West Bengal, has carried out one of India’s most spectacular demolition projects. The work involved the demolition of the superstructure of a 12km long bridge, partly on land and partly over the Ganges river.

Indeco rocks in New Hampshire

Indeco rocks in New Hampshire

Published 17/4 at 14:17

New Hampshire Rock Reduction, contractors based in New England, USA, has improved productivity through the use of Indeco hammers for rock breaking and excavation.

A line of new products from JCB

A line of new products from JCB

Published 17/4 at 11:53

On the 12 and 13 March, the English manufacturer JCB arranged a pan-European press event at its headquarters in Rocester. Hundreds of journalists gathered to find out about the company’s latest news.

Illinois demolition firm smothers dust from garage takedown

Illinois demolition firm smothers dust from garage takedown

Published 17/4 at 10:52

Depending on the source and ambient conditions, airborne dust can contribute to a number of concerns, including potential health or safety hazards, environmental issues, regulatory challenges, higher equipment maintenance costs and poor community relations.

High efficiency

High efficiency

Published 16/4 at 16:21

In late 2017, Finnish demolition contractor T. Mäkelä Oy was awarded a demolition contract to tear down a four floor concrete block building in central Finland. This comprised of 3,000t of 12mm steel rebar reinforced concrete, which initially required tearing down using concrete pulverisers.

Kemroc rocking in Switzerland

Kemroc rocking in Switzerland

Published 16/4 at 16:12

Kemroc recently exhibited at the Bern Construction Machinery Fair (Baumaschinenmesse). Its outdoor stand enabled the German manufacturer to show its range of special milling attachments for excavators and backhoe loaders. Additionally, the company took the opportunity to introduce some of its latest developments.

Join our Newsletter

Free Subscription

PDi TV

Info

×