The new and updated European Demolition Industry Report, published by the European Demolition Association (EDA) says that for 30% of the interviewed companies the main activity is engineering – mainly running jobs as project manager for demolition, and 29% are general contractors, doing all types of demolition jobs regularly.
On the other hand, 16% are general contractors, doing mainly scrapping work. A further 12% are contractors doing demolition work primarily in urban environments, while 7% are other companies that complement their main activity, and finally 1% are contractors mainly engaged in waste management and recycling.
The 2017 edition of the Industry Report was launched during the DDR Forum and Expo, held in Brussels, Belgium.
The document includes detailed information about trends in the demolition industry in 2015-16.
It also contains forecasts and specific information about volume of business, evolution of demolition activities, investment in demolition machinery, equipment and consumables, evolution of the workforce and business projects.
All this information about the demolition sector is analysed at a European level and country by country.
The reports are in English and the national language of individual countries.
The 2017 edition also includes for each country a comparative graph with the information collected in previous editions to show industry trends for each topic analysed since 2015.
The publication is available from http://www.europeandemolition.org/industryreport