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100% Volvo Demolition

100% Volvo Demolition

Published 27/12, 2018 at 10:48

Volvo Construction Equipment has during the last four years made a radical change to the offering from its demolition machinery segment. It began in 2014 when its E-series high reach excavator models were launched beginning with the EC380EHR and EC480EHR. Now this autumn the manufacturer has launched its latest flagship development, the multi-purpose EC750E HR demolition excavator. Jan Hermansson reports.

Wreckers Dismantling close off 2018 with a bang in South Africa

Wreckers Dismantling close off 2018 with a bang in South Africa

Published 27/12, 2018 at 10:33

Despite depressed business conditions in the South African demolition industry, local company Wreckers Dismantling has successfully ended the year with two challenging explosive demolitions in difficult locations.

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.

Euro Implementos heats up competition in demolition robots

Euro Implementos heats up competition in demolition robots

Published 27/12, 2018 at 09:53

The robotic demolition market is, for the want of a better word, a tightknit one. Once dominated by Brokk which pioneered the technology, today it is seeing the rise of more and more new players. Following in the footsteps of Husqvarna, Toptec and Avant Tecno, a new wave of manufacturers is joining Brokk’s competition. Among these is Catalonia based Euro Implementos, which may be considered challenger ‘numero uno’. Andrei Bushmarin reports on his visit to the Spanish manufacturer.

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.

Delete pulls a nifty inner city job

Delete pulls a nifty inner city job

Published 27/12, 2018 at 09:40

Finland based Delete is one of Europe’s brightest demolition stars. A young company by the industry’s standards (Delete was established in 2010), it has been developing by leaps and bounds during the current decade. Now the Delete Group incorporates 40+ companies focusing on demolition, recycling and industrial cleaning. The contractor, which operates throughout Scandinavia, invited PDi to one of its ongoing projects in Finland. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

PLADDET'S CONTROLLED EXPANSIONS

PLADDET'S CONTROLLED EXPANSIONS

Published 24/11, 2018 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, 2018 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, 2018 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, 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.

Hydraram: 25 years of demolition evolution

Published 10/10, 2018 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, 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.

Customers’ testimonials endorse ShearCore Fortress attachments

Customers’ testimonials endorse ShearCore Fortress attachments

Published 10/10, 2018 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, 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.

Unusual application for Kemroc cutter wheel

Unusual application for Kemroc cutter wheel

Published 10/10, 2018 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, 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.

Three bridges demolished in 48h using Epiroc heavy hydraulic breakers

Three bridges demolished in 48h using Epiroc heavy hydraulic breakers

Published 10/10, 2018 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.

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