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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.

Adamas runs an ‘open house’ for its Benelux customers

Adamas runs an ‘open house’ for its Benelux customers

Published 10/10 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.

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.

Husqvarna air scrubbers and HTC Duratiq grinders clean the way

Husqvarna air scrubbers and HTC Duratiq grinders clean the way

Published 10/10 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.

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.

Eibenstock drill helps to renovate Kazanski Cathedral

Eibenstock drill helps to renovate Kazanski Cathedral

Published 10/10 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 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 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.

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.

Tyrolit special projects team celebrates 20 years of success

Tyrolit special projects team celebrates 20 years of success

Published 10/10 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.

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.

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 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 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).

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’.

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