Uttkarsh is a partner in contractor Edifice Engineering and he brings more than a decade of industry experience to the event, which takes place in Dublin, Ireland, on November 7 and 8.

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Uttkarsh Mehta, Edifice Engineering

His presentation will discuss the challenges of dismantling and demolishing the Mahatma Ghandi Setu bridge, which links Patna and Hajipur across the River Ganges and measures almost 6 m (20 ft) each way

He joins Dave Murray from the State of Nevada, Artem Kondratiev of Russian contractor Raz-Max, Florian Trinkl (Sauer Bau, Germany) and Erith Contractors directors David Darsey and Grant Styles on the WDS conference programme.

As well as the conference, the WDS – which is organised in cooperation with the European Demolition Association – includes a networking drinks reception on the evening of Wednesday November 7 and the World Demolition Awards dinner 24 hours later. The headline sponsor is Volvo Construction Equipment.

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