With entries to this year’s World Demolition Awards up by more than 25% on the corresponding event for 2017, the next stage is to decide the shortlists.

This means a busy month for our international panel of judges, who will bring a combined total of more than 300 years of experience to their deliberations.

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New judge, European Demolition Association president Francisco ‘Paco’ Cobo

For the first time we welcome Francisco Cobo, the new president of the European Demolition Association, to the event. Our thanks to ‘Paco’ and to the other eight judges – all listed below – who are giving up their time and volunteering their expertise to make the World Demolition Awards ceremony the global market leader in its field.

Henrik Bonnesen, Cowi, Denmark

Francisco Cobo, European Demolition Association

Dan Costello, Costello Dismantling, USA

Clinton Dick, Liberty Industrial, Australia

Patrick Frye, Cardem, France

Jim Graham, Winter Environmental, USA

Bill Moore, ERM, USA

William Sinclair, Safedem, United Kingdom

John Woodward, C&D Consultancy, United Kingdom

The final shortlists will be published in the September-October issue of Demolition & Recycling International, as well as at www.khl.com and in the D&Ri and WDS e-newsletters.

A big thank you to all the entrants who have made 2018 a record year for contractor and manufacturer intere

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