DEMOLITION


Aquajet’s ‘Ecosilence 3.0’ for quiet operation and reduced fuel consumption

Aquajet’s ‘Ecosilence 3.0’ for quiet operation and reduced fuel consumption

Published 27/12, 2021 at 12:37

Aquajet, a leading global manufacturer of hydrodemolition machines, has announced the release of its Ecosilence 3.0 that reduces noise and allows for a more compact jobsite while enhancing environmental stewardship and lowering overall operating costs.

Words from the EDA President: Let’s meet again!

Words from the EDA President: Let’s meet again!

Published 27/12, 2021 at 11:43

2022 is going to be a very exciting year for the European Demolition Association (EDA). After two blank years, we will once again be able to meet in person at the EDA Annual Convention 2022. This benchmark event for the demolition sector in Europe, will once again bring together numerous professionals from all corners of the continent.

The European Water Jetting Institute, EWJI, has welcomed its latest member, Kamat

The European Water Jetting Institute, EWJI, has welcomed its latest member, Kamat

Published 27/12, 2021 at 11:37

With the development and manufacture of high-pressure pumps and systems for industrial employment at its core, Kamat is an innovate and international company dedicated to making water usable as a tool and safely convey process media of all types using high pressure technology.

The annual meeting is back

The annual meeting is back

Published 27/12, 2021 at 11:35

On 11March 2022, Deutscher Abbruchverband e. V. – DA (German Demolition Association) is organising the Fachtagung Abbruch 2022 at the Station-Berlin, Luckenwalder Strasse, Berlin. This industrial monument, an old post office, is particularly suited to the demolition industry.

‘Automated Concrete Removal’ (ACR) saves the day in Salt Lake City

‘Automated Concrete Removal’ (ACR) saves the day in Salt Lake City

Published 24/11, 2021 at 16:36

To support expected economic growth, experts predict that massive global infrastructure investment will be needed between 2017 and 2035. The question arises however if the labour market will be able to support any investment.

Eco-friendly renovation

Eco-friendly renovation

Published 23/11, 2021 at 15:39

With decades of experience in new construction and commercial renovation, general contractor and construction manager Arguson Projects Inc. understood the logistical challenges posed by a multi-year, multimillion euro parking garage renovation project in Toronto’s East End.

Aquajet advises on using hydrodemolition to fix common concrete errors

Aquajet advises on using hydrodemolition to fix common concrete errors

Published 23/11, 2021 at 15:32

Concrete errors can wreak havoc on timetables and budgets. Thankfully, advances in robotic removal methods are making it so an improper pour doesn’t necessarily mean starting over. Here Keith Armishaw, business development manager for Aquajet North America, explains how to use hydrodemolition to fix five common concrete errors.

Hydrodemolition: special feature

Hydrodemolition: special feature

Published 23/11, 2021 at 15:29

There’s been a lot happening in the world of hydrodemolition, with what was once considered to be a revolutionary demolition technique, now being commonplace throughout the world. Its benefits are being utilised by contractors and companies in a variety of fields including construction, civil engineering, tunnelling, and of course, demolition. Here we take a look at some of the most recent developments and how they are benefitting the demolition industry.

Andreas Pocha marks successful era as managing director of German Demolition Association

Andreas Pocha marks successful era as managing director of German Demolition Association

Published 23/11, 2021 at 14:43

Andreas Pocha has recently celebrated his 20th anniversary as managing director of Deutscher Abbruchverband -DA (German Demolition Association).

2021 IACDS Yearbook now available

2021 IACDS Yearbook now available

Published 23/11, 2021 at 14:24

The IACDS Yearbook 2021, the third edition of the publication, which provides an overview of the international drilling and sawing industry, is now available.

Words from the EDA President: Let’s talk about the circular economy

Words from the EDA President: Let’s talk about the circular economy

Published 8/7, 2021 at 17:13

The circular economy is one of the topics of the moment in construction and, of course, demolition, as we are becoming more and more aware of the importance of reusing materials and recycling what we have already used.

Roger Simonsson, Aquajet CEO, explains how robotic hydrodemolition helps [...]

Roger Simonsson, Aquajet CEO, explains how robotic hydrodemolition helps [...]

Published 10/5, 2021 at 14:52

Roger Simonsson, Aquajet CEO, explains how robotic hydrodemolition helps simplify concrete repair Acid rain, road salt and normal wear and tear wreak havoc on concrete over time.

Innovative robotic solution provides productivity

Innovative robotic solution provides productivity

Published 10/5, 2021 at 14:01

Construction is currently underway in the Philippines on a massive bridge system connecting Cebu City with Cordova on the southern end of Mactan Island. The 8.5km Cebu-Cordova Link Expressway, slated for completion in 2021, will span the Mactan Channel with a 51m navigational clearance for shipping vessels. It promises to ease congestion between Cebu and Mactan and boost economic activities throughout the region by providing additional access to the island and the Mactan-Cebu International Airport for an estimated 50,000 vehicles a day.

Five key components to look for in a hydrodemolition machine

Five key components to look for in a hydrodemolition machine

Published 9/3, 2021 at 15:45

Richard von Harpe, Aquajet’s area manager for Latin America and the Caribbean, believes that hydrodemolition solutions offers contractors a number of benefits. These range from productivity to peace of mind. However, he believes that not all hydrodemolition machines are the same, providing five key components to consider when selecting a hydrodemolition robot.

Two Italian demolition associations merge

Published 9/3, 2021 at 11:40

NADECO, the National Association for Demolition and Circular Economy in Construction, is the name of the new association created after the successful merger of the Italian Association for Demolition and the Italian Association for Controlled Demolition.

Priestly Demolition announced as new member of EDA

Priestly Demolition announced as new member of EDA

Published 9/3, 2021 at 11:31

With over 25 years of industry experience, Priestly Demolition Inc. is one of the largest, and best known, demolition contractors in Canada, being a trusted partner of many international companies and government agencies across North America and further afield. The company has offices in both Canada and the US, with plans to expand even further.

Demolition New Orleans cancelled

Published 9/3, 2021 at 11:30

The NDA has been closely following the news regarding Covid-19.

Largest fleet of Epiroc HB 10000 hydraulic breakers in Indian limestone quarry

Largest fleet of Epiroc HB 10000 hydraulic breakers in Indian limestone quarry

Published 2/12, 2020 at 15:00

Birla Cements is home to the world´s largest fleet of giant HB 10000 heavy breakers. The company operates its 17 strong fleet at its limestone mining operations in Western India, with a comprehensive Epiroc maintenance contract and extensive spare parts inventory, ensuring that Birla’s breakers are up and running 24/7.

Epiroc hydraulic breaker HB 7000 DP a successful solution for a Mallorca quarry

Epiroc hydraulic breaker HB 7000 DP a successful solution for a Mallorca quarry

Published 2/12, 2020 at 14:51

The Son Amat quarry is located on the Spanish island of Mallorca, with a long history and deep roots in the region. With an emphasis on safety, the quarry now uses the Epiroc HB 7000 DP hydraulic breaker, purchased from Epiroc’s official specialist dealer Cohimaop.

Canadian contractor pushes limits of hydrodemolition with Manitoba Project

Canadian contractor pushes limits of hydrodemolition with Manitoba Project

Published 2/12, 2020 at 14:15

More than 640k north of Winnipeg, the Keeyask Generation Project is underway. During the seventh year of construction, a problem occurred when water in a pipe in the intake froze, damaging a concrete pier. Keeyask managers opted to use hydrodemolition to remove the damaged section using a specialised contractor to overcome environmental and logistical challenges, while delivering quality results. Water Blasting & Vacuum Services Inc., a Canadian industrial cleaning specialist, secured the contract based on a plan that provided not only the efficiency to complete the 140m3 removal work on time, but recycled nearly 80% of the water.

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