EDITORIAL


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.

Thinking upside down

Published 25/3, 2019 at 11:20

Demolition is a word that doesn’t seem to be liked by many people. Outside the industry, it means ‘to destroy’, and brings things such as rubble, dust and noise to mind: things people don’t want to be associated with.

Words from the EDA President: The more the merrier!

Published 7/3, 2019 at 12:24

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of opening the international conference, ‘Industry and sustainable demolition’, organised by the Serbian Demolition Association (SDA) in collaboration with the European Demolition Association (EDA).

Words from the IACDS President: Are we competitors or are we collaborators?

Published 7/3, 2019 at 12:21

That’s the question, as an industry, we must continue to ask ourselves and, overwhelmingly, I believe the answer has to be the latter; as we should we looking to work together rather than against each other.

The bauma ‘speed dating’ dialogue

Published 7/3, 2019 at 12:18

A new year with many new challenges, with time flying quickly meaning we are already in March. The first, at least, four months of this year are intensive, mainly due to the bauma show which will be held in Germany from 8-14 April.

Words from the EDA President: Setting our sights on 2019

Published 27/12, 2018 at 09:20

The intense 2018 is coming to an end and we must already think about what 2019 will bring us.

Words from the IACDS President: Don’t forget the IACDS Diamond Award 2019

Words from the IACDS President: Don’t forget the IACDS Diamond Award 2019

Published 27/12, 2018 at 09:18

It will soon be awards season in the world of entertainment with the glitz and the glamour of ceremonies such as the Oscars all set to capture headlines around the globe.

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