All Demolition & Recycling Articles

Case adds to ranges
Case has added three new B Series excavators, the 570M XT Series 3 tool carrier and rengined three wheeled loaders
Bobcat extends skid steer range
The new S330 skid steer from Bobcat is intended to meet the demand for greater lift capacity and increased power. The new machine weighs in at 4.2 tonnes and has a rated capacity of 1.5 tonnes
Changing take on PVC-U disposal
Industry figures suggest that in the UK, up to 300,000 end-of-life PVC-U window and door frames are disposed of in landfills annually. According to Merritt Plastics Ltd managing director Simon Readman, attitudes in the construction and recycling industries need to change if valuable resources are to be preserved.
Ritchie Brothers opens permanent French auction site
Leading industrial equipment auctioneer Ritchie Bros officially opened its second permanent auction site in Europe on the 27th June at Saint Aubin sur Gaillon, west of Paris.
Wooldridge takes Volvo route
UK contractor Wooldridge Demolition has added four more Volvo tracked excavators to its fleet, all of which are specified for the demanding demolition role.
Hydrodemolition on the quiet
Swedish manufacturer Aquajet has now introduced a new power pack, the Ecosilence, that the company claims substantially reduces noise levels as well as offering substantial fuel savings.
Pilot Crushtec's updated model is suited to smaller contractors
The latest version of the Rubblebuster SR500 crusher from Pilot Crushtec has been updated to provide a more efficient product to both the local and international recycling markets according to the manufacturer.
Conjet invests in factory expansion
Conjet , a manufacturer of remotely operated high-pressure water jetting hydro-demolition machines, is investing € 1 million in its manufacturing headquarters in order to meet growing demand for its equipment.
Dortmund demolition
VIDEO CONTENT: An office block was successfully blown down earlier this year in the centre of Dortmund, Germany. Explosives were used to bring the building down as other methods of demolition were ruled out due to a very confined site area and the close proximity of surrounding structures.
New Material Handlers
Dutch metal recycling specialist, Van Dalen, has bought three new Terex material handlers for its metals processing and shipping operations in the UK.
New Demo Division
Scotland-based Delson Contracts has launched a new demolition division with the purchase of two JS220XD excavators and a JS330 HRD - high reach demolition rig.
End of the line for Mansfield Brewery
The eight storey main brewery building at the defunct Mansfield Brewery, UK, which was closed in 2001, is now being demolished by workers from Cuddy Group
2010 end for Moscow five storey prefabs
A demolition programme in the Northern District of the Russian capital of Moscow has seen 202 five storey prefabricated residential buildings brought down to date out of a total of 338.
European parliament adopts directive on recycling
The European Parliament has approved the European Commission’s directive covering recycling of waste materials in the European Union (EU).
Former NDA executive director dies
William (Bill) Baker, the National Demolition Association’s first executive director, has sadly died after suffering a stroke on 5th June 2008.
Israel ups recycling effort
Out of a total of 3.5 million tones of C&D waste understood to be produced annually in Israel, in 2007 recycling operations across the country succeeded in processing 700,000 tonnes, around 20%.
Spanish success for Firstgrade
UK fixed system supplier Firstgrade Recycling Systems has deliver its first ever waste screening system to a Spanish customer through the company’s dealer in that country, Macarsan.
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