All Demolition & Recycling Articles
Metso Minerals officially unveiled its new research centre at its Tampere, Finland location on 28th May.
In a move that it says reflects the growth in importance of the Asia-Pacific region in the sales of construction equipment, Sandvik is to relocate an important part of its Construction Equipment division’s headquarters to Singapore.
WRAP has launched a new capital funding grant scheme for waste processing projects in England
Mathew Taylor will take over from John Patterson as JCB's global CEO from 1 June. Mr Taylor joined JCB in April 2006 as Managing Director of JCB Sales and in January last year became Group Chief Operating Officer.
Eriez Magnetics Europe has launched what it claims is a new cost effective metal sorting solution for the recycling industry.
Debris from the old Wembley stadium, home to English football for many years, has been used for landscaping a new urban park
Leonard Cherry has made the short list for Ernst & Young's 2008 Entrepreneurial award
Terex Fuchs launched a new materials handler, the 21 tonne MHL320 D, during the IFAT tradeshow held during May in Munich
In a major move, German manufacturer Sennebogen is introducing two new demolition machines based on its material handlers. Lindsay Gale reports
JCB has introduced the Series II Robot 160 XD, a skid steer that has been developed specifically for the demolition industry, incorporating the features that are commonly retrofitted to factory-supplied machines to tailor them for the industry
A new waste transfer station has opened at the Yolo County Central landfill in Woodland, California, to serve the surrounding area. The new facility will be operated by the Yolo County Planning and Public Works Division of Integrated Waste Management to provide C&D waste recycling for the surrounding county.
The production block of an historic Edinburgh, UK, car factory may be demolished as part of the £1 billion (US$2 billion) redevelopment of part of the city’s waterfront.
The RCA stadium in Indianapolis, USA, now has a date with explosive demolition. It will be partially demolished by a controlled implosion in October. With a height of 135 ft (38.1 m), the contractors involved consider that it is to high to easily demolish the upper part of the structure using other demolition measures. As a result, the upper seating section of the stadium will be imploded.
Bedminster International, based in Dublin, has gained planning approval for a £35 million (US$70 million) bioenergy facility to be built at Northwich, UK.
Tweny four apartment blocks across Japan have been scheduled by the Japanese Urban Renaissance Agency (UR) for demolition because they fail to meet that country’s earthquake resistance requirements, according to news reports.
Cuddy Group is shortly to start work to demolish Cardiff’s main bus terminal in a contract worth £450,000 (US$890,000).
According to Euroconstruct, growth in the European construction sector will begin to slow down this year due to a downturn in new housing construction and a tail-off in civil engineering activity. Overall growth in 2005 is expected to be +1.9%, compared to +2.1% in 2004. The rate of increase is expected to fall to +1.5% in 2006 and +1.2% in 2007. Chris Sleight reports.