SITE REPORTS


Maximum safety in quarries

Published 27/12, 2019 at 19:22

In the Lázaro Echeverría quarry in Spain, a stabilisation operation was initiated on one of the fronts following consultations with Epiroc.

Delete pulls the plug on two power plants in Pori

Delete pulls the plug on two power plants in Pori

Published 27/12, 2019 at 18:13

Delete Demolition Ltd., a Helsinki based specialist demolition and recycling contractor, is doing its bit for the environment by helping decommission two coal fired power plants in western Finland. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Indeco hammers used for track excavation on Bari-Taranto railway

Indeco hammers used for track excavation on Bari-Taranto railway

Published 27/12, 2019 at 18:01

An HP 9000, two HP 7000s, with help in the home stretch from the big gun, an HP 18000, have helped deliver a huge excavation project.

A powerhouse of a woman

A powerhouse of a woman

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:51

The future belongs to women. That much is obvious. Already today there is not a single profession in which women haven’t successfully equalled or surpassed men. Even such traditionally male oriented industries such as concrete sawing and demolition cannot buck the trend, with women in these businesses now equally good at steering both excavators and companies. Brigitte Peterson, the managing director of US based GSS International is a living and breathing example of it. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

MB Crusher units aid green demolition

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:46

Reusing materials so that nothing is thrown away is a concept that can be applied to demolition processes, with material selected, processed as necessary and then reused, directly on site or at specialist recycling centres.

Successful salvage of shipwreck in Norway

Successful salvage of shipwreck in Norway

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:45

During a heavy autumn storm in September 2018, the ship M/S Osfjord ran aground off the coast of Trøndelag in Norway. Several attempts to salvage the shipwreck were unsuccessful, as none of the used methods were able to get the job done.

DEMCO carries out qualified removal of 580t helicopter platform

DEMCO carries out qualified removal of 580t helicopter platform

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:42

When the company Finalfa in Italy decided that its old and dilapidated helicopter platform had to be demolished, it decided that the best option for a safe but yet efficient job was to ask the company DEMCO, a contractor specialising in controlled demolition methods, to undertake the job at hand.

Providing benefits

Providing benefits

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:40

Limited space, time pressure, and often, challenging building layouts are the most common characteristics of downtown demolition projects. Factoring in occupational safety and efficiency as well creates the need for machines that operate with the latest technology and provide maximum comfort. Sauer Bau und Projektentwicklung GmbH, based in Starnberg, Germany, saw these as reasons for choosing the Sennebogen 870 long reach demolition machine.

Epiroc HB 2500

Epiroc HB 2500

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:39

Portugal based Secil Britas S.A. main activities are in mining, quarrying and aggregates, providing materials for the company’s activities and cement factories.

New remote control increases safety and reduces costs on London demolition site

New remote control increases safety and reduces costs on London demolition site

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:37

The UK’s first Bobcat remote control compact loader has increased safety and reduced costs on a major demolition contract in London.

Sorting and recycling in Imatra, Finland

Sorting and recycling in Imatra, Finland

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:31

Konepeikko Oy has trusted Dynaset HMG Pro hydraulic magnet generators for many years.

Kemroc helping to make small scale road repairs ‘in house’

Kemroc helping to make small scale road repairs ‘in house’

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:30

Long term repairs to poor road surfaces can be carried out by milling damaged areas and replacing the material with hot mixed asphalt. An excavator with a milling attachment has been found to be the ideal tool for repairs to smaller areas of road surfaces.

Rotary drum cutters reduce demolition noise

Rotary drum cutters reduce demolition noise

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:17

Construction noise is one of the most disturbing sources of nuisance in sensitive areas and if there is any ‘ground shaking’, residents suffer even more. The solution for working with minimal noise and without vibrations is often found using Rockwheel rotary drum cutters.

Urban demolition project benefits from atomised mist solution

Urban demolition project benefits from atomised mist solution

Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:16

A Colorado demolition company has successfully complied with strict urban dust suppression regulations throughout a sensitive 18 month demolition project, from structural implosion to site clearing.

German Wolff will strip away your floor worries

Published 22/11, 2019 at 16:50

Based in Ilsfeld, a town in Baden-Würtemberg, the nexus of Germany’s construction equipment industry, Wolff GmbH and Co. KG has been manufacturing machines and tools for floor removal and surface preparation applications for over 60 years. Unlike its many competitors who have outsourced their production to various locations abroad, Wolff has always been loyal to the tried and tested ‘Made in Germany’ formula. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Tailor made demolition equipment for extra delicate projects

Published 22/11, 2019 at 16:36

MB Spezialabbruch GmbH & Co. KG (MBS) is an extremely specialised demolition business, and based in the tiny municipality of Breitungen, Germany. So specialised in fact that the company had to develop and build its own demolition machinery and tools for its highly complex jobs.

Rockster R800 crushes 280,000m³ of reinforced concrete in Russia

Rockster R800 crushes 280,000m³ of reinforced concrete in Russia

Published 22/11, 2019 at 10:37

On an area of 23,000m², the old factory buildings of Kombinat in Voronezh needed to be demolished, with a Rockster R800 jaw crusher being used as part of the job.

Ten Indeco hammers used on Mexican vehicle bridge building project

Ten Indeco hammers used on Mexican vehicle bridge building project

Published 22/11, 2019 at 10:35

Indeco Mexico has sold ten hammers in six months to Volvo dealer Ascendum. Its first order was for three HP 7500s (the American equivalent of HP 4000) for CODESA, a construction company in Querétaro, 200km north of Mexico City.

Erkat drum cutters used in Hamburg bunker demolition

Erkat drum cutters used in Hamburg bunker demolition

Published 22/11, 2019 at 10:32

Erkat’s drum cutter units are currently being used for the demolition of a high rise bunker in Hamburg Eimsbüttel, which required low vibrations but efficient demolition performance with quick tool replacement.

Epiroc HB 3100 in foundation works at former bullring area in Portugal

Epiroc HB 3100 in foundation works at former bullring area in Portugal

Published 22/11, 2019 at 10:31

Praça de Touros in Cascais, Portugal, is making way for a luxury development. A premium residential complex is being built with the company Restradas excavating a construction pit 12m deep for the future building site.

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