EDITORIAL


A surreal world

Published 21/4 at 11:16

I had the pleasure of attending the US National Demolition Association’s annual event at the end of February, this time in Austin, Texas. About that time the dreadful Corona virus had started to spread all over the world, but fortunately I made it home.

Presidents Column PDi 2-2020:

Published 21/4 at 11:13

Recently in Germany we have had the successful BeBoSa trade fair and two successful annual conventions, but then, as often happens, things turned out differently to what was expected.

Words from the EDA President: TO ALL MY DEAR FRIENDS, LET’S LOOK AHEAD

Published 21/4 at 11:12

First of all, I hope that you and your families are all well, far from the reach of the Corona virus which is doing so much damage.

The era of battery driven professional tools are here

Published 24/2 at 11:21

Releases of new products for demolition, concrete cutting, concrete floor grinding and so forth come quickly and often. We see a number of new products being released every year that makes the life for the professional contractor easier, safer and more efficient. There is of course nothing wrong with that, these industries have developed new products and solutions at an impressive rate, but it is not so common that we see real innovations or breakthroughs.

IACDS: Welcome to Willingen!

IACDS: Welcome to Willingen!

Published 24/2 at 11:19

Not only the best ski jumpers come once a year in Willingen, as every three years the north Hessian community becomes the venue for BeBoSa, the largest trade fair for the concrete drilling and sawing industry outside of bauma. This is where the best concrete drillers from Germany and all over the world meet; less to measure each other, rather to take a look at the latest technical developments in the industry and to maintain their personal network.

EDA will support the Serbian demolition industry with its Annual Convention

EDA will support the Serbian demolition industry with its Annual Convention

Published 24/2 at 11:17

In 2019, the European Demolition Association organized a Study Tour to Japan on the occasion of the EDA’s 40th anniversary. This year, the EDA Annual Convention is going to be celebrated in Belgrade (Serbia) from 4th to 6th of June.

Words from the EDA President

Published 27/12, 2019 at 16:52

2020 big convention year for the European Demolition Association, EDA

Finally, they have released the moorings and are off. Goodbye Britain!

Published 27/12, 2019 at 16:47

Britain is set to leave the EU, again, following Boris Johnson’s recent landslide general election victory.

Help us celebrate the Silver Jubilee of IACDS in 2020

Published 27/12, 2019 at 16:39

At this time of year people usually take stock of how the year has gone, look back to see the goals achieved and set new objectives for the new year. As my first year as president of the International Association of Concrete Drillers and Sawers, I also want to share with you my assessment of 2019 and the projects which we are starting in 2020.

IACDS Annual Meeting 2020 will take place in conjunction with the Bebosa Show in Willingen

IACDS Annual Meeting 2020 will take place in conjunction with the Bebosa Show in Willingen

Published 22/11, 2019 at 16:13

A great year is soon ending and I would like to use this moment to sit down and let this year pass by.

PDI Issue 5-2019

Published 21/11, 2019 at 15:11

A great year is ending and I would like to use this moment to sit down and let this year pass by.

A big leap for India

A big leap for India

Published 21/11, 2019 at 15:10

November 2019, or to be more specific, Wednesday 13 November, is an important milestone for the Indian demolition industry.

Getting ahead of change

Getting ahead of change

Published 21/11, 2019 at 15:09

Since EDA began as an association, there have been many changes in the demolition industry, not only in terms of the machinery and techniques used, but also in paperwork and the surrounding aspects of the job site.

Let’s come to our senses

Let’s come to our senses

Published 16/9, 2019 at 14:09

Politicians of all colours and opinions come up with some strange ideas, but when I heard President Trump’s latest ‘brain wave’, my initial reaction was, “What the heck did he think about? Buying Greenland from the Danes?” That was really unconventional, but then again that is Donald Trump.

Words from the EDA President: The evolution of associations follows the growth of (...)

Words from the EDA President: The evolution of associations follows the growth of (...)

Published 27/6, 2019 at 16:42

Words from the EDA President: The evolution of associations follows the growth of the industry

bauma, Demtech and Indian Demolition Association

Published 27/6, 2019 at 16:27

Life is slowly picking up again after bauma, but the German show is really energy consuming in many ways. It is a great show, indeed, but it demands a lot both in terms of time and money.

Words from the past IACDS President:‘I did it my way’

Words from the past IACDS President:‘I did it my way’

Published 27/6, 2019 at 16:25

And now, the end is near…so, this is my final column as president of the IACDS.

She brought the super tanker back into the right direction

She brought the super tanker back into the right direction

Published 27/6, 2019 at 16:23

Firstly, may I introduce myself to you, for those who do not know me yet: my name is Michael Findeis, I am 49 years old, and a contractor with my company based in Nuremberg, Germany.

Come and join the IACDS at bauma

Published 26/3, 2019 at 11:30

It’s so exciting that bauma is here again, and what a fantastic showcase for our industry, with all of the skills and advanced technology it takes to ensure we provide the services to our clients around the world it is.

Proud to say we have a real ‘book’ again

Published 26/3, 2019 at 11:26

I have been working as publisher since 1995, but already by the end of the 1980s, I had worked as a journalist covering the transport, building and construction industries.

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