The Irish Association of Demolition Contractors (IADC) has become the latest member of the European Demolition Association (EDA).
The association – whose chairman Patrick Tinnelly gave the keynote speech at last year’s World Demolition Summit in Dublin – is a national employer body representing companies in the demolition sector, and its aim on is to promote contractors and raise standards of demolition through training and other initiatives.
As a constituent association of Ireland’s Construction Industry Federation (CIF), its representatives sit on health and safety and construction and demolition waste sub-committees.
Through the CIF, representatives lobby government to drive change and influence legislation and policies which effects specialist contractors.
The CIF also provides a range of professional services and assists its members through support on safety, health and welfare, industrial relations, tendering and contractual matters and provides a range of training programmes to ensure members are skilled in their area of construction management.