Continued restrictions but now I can see a light in the tunnel

Published 10/3 at 11:25

Dear friends of the swinging saw blade and the rotating drill bit, we are now in the second year of the coronavirus outbreak and unfortunately Covid-19 is still with us.

Words from the EDA President: 2021 starts with two launches

Words from the EDA President: 2021 starts with two launches

Published 9/3 at 11:48

We at the European Demolition Association (EDA) continue with our work, beginning 2021 with more desire than ever to move forward, to share knowledge and experiences and, in short, to generate synergies.

Welcome back to life!

Published 9/3 at 11:42

I Hope all of you have had a good rest over Christmas and New Year. We are now well into 2021, but the situation has maybe not changed that much from December last year, although I can sense a little bit of optimism in the air this year compared to last year.

Words from the EDA President: Starting a new year with confidence

Published 30/12, 2020 at 08:49

2021 is a new chapter, full of challenges and opportunities that we all, after a 2020 more complex than expected, are set to face.

PDi ’s 20 years of challenges and satisfaction

Published 30/12, 2020 at 08:46

December 2020 makes it 20 years since the first issue of PDi Magazine was published, with a great deal happening in the industries PDi covers during those years.

Words from the IACDS President: It’s time to look ahead!

Published 30/12, 2020 at 08:40

It's done! The Christmas goose is eaten, the presents are unpacked, the family is back home again and New Year's Eve is over. In short, we have passed the year 2020 and we have made it through the year of the years.

What matters always remains

Published 2/12, 2020 at 11:33

2020 is perhaps a year that many people would like to forget.

Was Sweden’s coronavirus policy right or wrong?

Published 2/12, 2020 at 11:29

Sweden, where I am located, is right now in the middle of the second wave of the Corona pandemic.

Words from the IACDS President: A very different year has passed

Published 2/12, 2020 at 11:21

Soon it will be time again to celebrate Christmas, a time for peace and a major festive period throughout the world.

Words from the EDA President: Information is the key

Published 5/10, 2020 at 11:23

In these months of uncertainty, we have all sought information for many aspects of our lives including health, economy and even leisure.

What about 2021?

Published 5/10, 2020 at 11:19

President of the IACDS association, Michael Findeis, wrote in his editorial column, which is published on page 6, got what the coronavirus pandemic has done to the industry spot on.

Words from the IACDS President: Like driving against a concrete wall in 130 mph

Words from the IACDS President: Like driving against a concrete wall in 130 mph

Published 5/10, 2020 at 11:11

A year like no other is slowly approaching its end and what a year it has been. It began full of anticipation for an eventful year with a silver jubilee to celebrate as the IACDS has quietly turned 25 years old and one of the best trade fairs for concrete drilling and sawing, the BeBoSa. This however, like all other events, has been cancelled being postponed by a year.

The effects of the recession will be delayed for concrete cutters but we will manage it

Published 2/7, 2020 at 14:52

It's been a few months since Covid-19 started playing havoc with our lives. It has literally turned everything upside down, causing us to endure limitations in our personal dealings with one another as well as changes to our business lives.

Words from the EDA President: Safety first

Words from the EDA President: Safety first

Published 29/6, 2020 at 12:53

‘Safety’ seems to be one of the most repeated words lately, along with ‘health’.

PDi is launching ‘DemolitionToday’

PDi is launching ‘DemolitionToday’

Published 29/6, 2020 at 12:48

It is a changing world we are living in; or should I say everything is new? The Covid-19 pandemic that has turned the world upside down is something completely new that we all have to deal with.

A surreal world

Published 21/4, 2020 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, 2020 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.


Published 21/4, 2020 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, 2020 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, 2020 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.

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