Demolition experts from both sides of the Atlantic make up the first speakers to be announced for this year’s World Demolition Summit (WDS), which takes place in Boston, USA on October 23 and 24.

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Fabio Bruno Pinto will speak on a Bahamas demolition project

Fabio Bruno Pinto, managing director of Brazil-based contractor Fabio Bruno Construções – which recently established an operation in the USA itself – will speak on a particularly challenging project for the company that took place in the Bahamas.

The 2018 overall World Demolition Award winner Kiewit/Manson is also returning to discuss the San Francisco to Oakland Bay Bridge project in more detail, with Greg Mix taking to the lectern.

Meanwhile Grant Styles of Erith Contractors, who co-presented with his colleague David Darsey at the Dublin summit in 2018, returns to present on the demolition requirements of the Macallan Clinic project in London.

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Greg Mix

We are also delighted to confirm awards judging panel member Jim Graham, from US company Winter Environmental as one of this year’s session chairs.

If you are interested in joining Jim, Fabio, Greg and Grant on stage in Boston, please contact steve.ducker@khl.com with a short summary of your presentation idea.

The WDS is now in its 11th year, and will once again combine a networking drinks reception on the first evening followed by the summit during the daytime of Thursday and the World Demolition Awards dinner that night.

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Jim Graham

For sponsorships and other commercial opportunities relating to the WDS, please e-mail bridget.leary@khl.com or phone Bridget on +44 (0)1892 786220.

The World Demolition Summit is organised by Demolition & Recycling International in co-operation with the National Demolition Association and with the support of the European Demolition Association. The headline sponsor is Volvo Construction Equipment.

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