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Based in southern Germany, demolition company Max Wild is involved in the demolition of the old Saar Bridge at the Saarlouis autobahn. The plan for demolishing the bridge consisted of breaking it down into sections that could be placed on pontoons and floated to a crushing facility on the riverbank. In order to disconnect the lateral cantilever arms and the concrete slab between the two hollow boxes, the company used one of their 40t excavators with a Kemroc cutter wheel attachment.
Published 8/7 at 17:35
Kings Heath Demolition Ltd based in Redditch in Worcestershire in the UK, has purchased new Doosan mini and crawler excavators from Stourport on Severn based Murley Construction, the local Doosan dealer.
Published 8/7 at 17:33
Back in 2017, a fire broke out in the cultural-historical building Vildmannen 7 in Stockholm, Sweden. The building is now being reconstructed and the company Destroy are responsible for the demolishing. PDi Magazine has met their production manager Niclas Gustavsson.
Published 8/7 at 17:31
On 28 May, Russia’s fledgling association of demolition companies NADO, and ATMachinery Ltd., a Moscow based supplier of construction and demolition equipment, organised an ad-hoc conference at bauma CTT Russia dedicated to the latest trends in demolition, recycling and concrete sawing. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin attended the event.
Published 10/5 at 14:45
Servisa and Indeco partner to demolish the Berlin Deutsche Post headquarters in record time In December 2020, the company Servisa completed demolition of the Deutsche Post headquarters in Berlin. The technical and logistical aspects of the project made it a tough challenge, given the site was located in the city centre.
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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.
Published 10/5 at 13:58
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The demolition of the former RWE high rise building poses major challenges for BST Becker Sanierungstechnik GmbH from Oberhausen, Germany. Together with the client – Kölbl Kruse GmbH from Essen – the DA member company also wants to set high standards in terms of sustainability and recycling management. In a pilot project, the works were certified by the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB), with the aim being to achieve ‘platinum status’.
Published 10/5 at 11:57
The flow control barrage at the village of Viereth am Main (Germany) went through major renovation work with the pillars to the side of the weir having to be modified to fit the design of the new weir gates. To do this, specialist contractor Johann Bunte Bauunternehmung GmbH & Co. KG, used a Kemroc KR 120 drum cutter attachment mounted on a 35t excavator to carry out the work.
Published 10/3 at 11:30
Caterpillar has released two new ‘Ultra High Demolition’ excavators, the 340 UHD and the 352 UHD, together with new ‘Hydraulic Connecting S Type’ couplers providing the ability to switch between hydromechanical attachments.
Published 9/3 at 15:38
Possibly the largest retention basin in Austria is currently being built in Triestingtal (Lower Austria) with engineers from the company PORR being given the task of installing a diaphragm wall along the centre line of the dam during the construction phase.
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McCusker Demolition Ltd, based in Belfast in Northern Ireland, has purchased the company’s first Bobcat machines from Northern Excavators, the local authorised Bobcat Dealer. McCusker has added a new Bobcat T40.180SLP 18m telehandler and a Bobcat E62 6t mini excavator.
Published 9/3 at 13:08
Demolition is a vibrant sector that has seen market growth both in Italy and in Europe. To meet this demand, Doosan has launched a new range of high reach excavators comprising of the DX235DM and DX530DM models introduced in 2020, and the DX380DM, which will be launched in the first half of 2021.
Published 9/3 at 12:22
It all started in Italy in the early 1990s when a father and his three sons laid the foundation of what today is Trevi Benne S.p.A. - a €30M business producing various hydraulic attachments with 80% of its business coming from exports.
Published 30/12, 2020 at 10:04
During the demolition in Siegen, a deep bunker from the 1930s had to be demolished in order to carry out the planned development with commercial and residential units on a site of around 4,000 m2 in the middle of the city centre.
Published 30/12, 2020 at 09:56
Under normal circumstances, the Bavarian company Verbautec relies on their own excavator with hydraulic quick coupler and specialist attachments for trenching projects. However, for a project in the city of Furth, Bavaria, the company rented a Kemroc EK 100 chain cutter as the trenching tool of choice.