All Demolition & Recycling Articles

Study confirms advantage of good ergonomics
A study by the Chalmers University of Technology has provided validation of Husqvarna's claims for its ergonomic design effort in its hand tool design
Maximum demolition
US equipment supplier Metabo Corporation has introduced a new demolition hammer in the shape of the 12 kg (26.5 lb) MHE 96 SDS-Max
Fast cutting
Wacker's new 115 V electric-hydraulic concrete reinforcement steel (rebar) cutters are available in professional and economy versions
Power to hand - the latest demolition hand tools
There may be a continuing effort in the industry to make ever-greater use of machine-mounted attachments, but there will always be some situations where only hand carried tools will do the job. D&Ri reports on some of the latest power tools to come onto the market
Taking the Prill - an explosive demolition project
A possible explosive conclusion to an industrial blowdown in the UK required careful project management and site preparation. The Prill Tower implosion required just 13 kg of explosives and fell in less than 10 seconds
Volvo helps end an era in Grimsby
H Cope & Sons is currently using one of the newest high reach excavators in the UK during the demolition of 6,000 square meters of cold stores and fish houses at the port
Pushing the boundaries - excavators for the demolition role
While demand for some classes of standard construction equipment has slumped alarmingly, the market for high reach and demolition spec’d tracked excavators is currently showing little sign of slowing in most countries around the world. D&Ri reports on this equipment sector
Baby Komatsu arrives
Komatsu has added to its range of demolition specific excavators with the introduction of two PC240 models, the 20.3 tonne PC240HRD-8 and the 28.6 tonne PC240NHRD-8
Sole UK/Ireland distributor appointed by Rubble Master
Austrian compact mobile crusher and screen manufacturer Rubble Master has appointed Haulmark Equipment as its sole distributor for the UK and Ireland
Waste and demolition focus for Komatsu
Among Komatsu's Intermat launches will be a waste recycling version of its WA100M-6 wheeled loader
Waste and demolition focus for Komatsu
Among Komatsu's Intermat launches will be a waste recycling version of its WA100M-6 wheeled loader.
End of the line for Seal Sands
UK contractor J Bryan Victoria Ltd has been contracted by the UK division of BASF to demolish two major chemical production facilities as part of the decommissioning of the BASF chemical plant at Seal Sands
New Holland focusses on demolition
New Holland's new machines will focus on the demolition and waste industries.
Added tools from JCB
JCB will be adding to its demolition and waste handling attachment ranges
Heavy fine for illegal landfill site
According to the Environment Agency, a north of England landfill operator has been heavily fined by magistrates at Chester Magistrates Court on 27th March 2009 for allowing thousands of tonnes of controlled waste to be dumped at a landfill site
Arden adds to demolition line-up
Arden Equipment will be showing new demolition attachments at Intermat. Arden Equipment's Eric Daubail said the company would be launching new universal processors and scrap shears. The new shear is the rotating 3,500 kg (7,700 lb) AS-035R intended for use on 30-45 tonne carriers, and it will be joined by a 5,120 kg (11,264 lb) pulveriser designed for use on 45-55 tonne carriers, the BBH 1300 B.
Hitachi reaches high
New wheeled loaders and high reach demolition excavators will be on Hitachi's stand
Volvo adds to demolition and waste ranges
Volvo will use Intermat to officially launch the second of its demolition high reach machines, the EC360HCR
Grabbing the waste
Dutch attachment specialist Dehaco BV has introduced what it claims is the largest sorting grab for demolition duties available worldwide
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