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.
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.
Published 11/10 at 11:00
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.
Published 10/10 at 16:27
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Published 3/7 at 12:24
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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.
Published 17/4 at 14:17
Published 17/4 at 11:53
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.
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.
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.