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Brokk demolition robots make a splash in Scotland
A trio of versatile robotic concrete-breaking machines has successfully demolished a 100 year old Scottish swimming pool quicker, cheaper and safer than any other possible method. David Hayward reports
KHL's Information Store launched
KHL's new Information Store is the one-stop shop for data and analysis of the global construction sector.
UK NVQ funding cuts could lead to “absolute failure”
Recently announced cuts to the UK's NVQ grant funding could lead to an "absolute failure" of the well-established training scheme, says Howard Button, chief executive of the NFDC
Disintegration blasting saves the day at the former Rheinenergie power station
German contractor Richard Liesegang used explosives to solve a challenging problem that could not be dealt with by traditional mechanical demolition techniques during the demolition of the former Rheinenergie power station in Cologne-Niehl. Technical director Marcel Schröder reports
Clifford Devlin overcomes the barriers to sustainable demolition
The recent demolition of an office block in the City of London provides tangible evidence that environmental measures can be implemented even in the most difficult of circumstances
Hazardous chemical clean up for RVA
The site of a former chemical plant in Knottingly, UK, is providing a major challenge for project manager and construction design management specialist RVA Group
Chicago issues 2016 Olympic Games demolition contracts
Brandenburg and Heneghan Wrecking have been awarded contracts to clear sites for the Chicago 2016 Olympic Games bid
Demolition Awards entries exceed expectations
Entries exceed expectations for the inaugural annual Demolition Awards, being held as part of the first Demolition Summit
Costa Rican outing for Aquajet hydrodemolition equipment
Two Aqua Cutter robots from Aquajet to carry out concrete repairs and upgrades on more than 10 bridges in Costa Rica.
Caterpillar equipment recycles old mining equipment
Caterpillar equipment is recycling abandoned equipment once used by Namibia's diamond mining industry
Laser light shines on nuclear decommissioning
Modern high power lasers are to be evaluated as a tool for the removal of surface layers of contaminated concrete during the decommissioning of nuclear installations
State-of-the-art C&D recycling in New Jersey
Erin Recycling is to supply a custom designed recycling system to Montecalvo Disposal Services for the latter’s New Jersey recycling facility
A brace of high reaches from Liebherr
Two new high reach excavators have joined the Liebherr range with the introduction of the 34 m reach R 954 C and the 41 m reach R974 VH-HD
Buckingham Group secures Rolls Royce demolition work
Buckingham Group has started work on a +£1 million (US$1.6 million) contract to clear the East Works site at the Rolls Royce plc site at Filton, Bristol
Demolition Summit update - conference programme available
The conference programme for the Demolition Summit is now up on the event website
Hurry, hurry, hurry, get your entry in
The closing date for entries for the inaugural annual Demolition Awards is drawing near
Elevated DustBoss provides longer throw
A DustBoss DB-30 unit mounted on an I beam 6 m (20 ft) above the ground is providing dust suppression for Cooper Tank Transfer
EDS clears chemical factory site in Yorkshire
Euro Decommissioning Services (EDS) is currently finishing off the demolition and site clearance at the former Oxiris chemical factory in Knottingley, UK
Keltbray Group continues diversification drive with further acquisitions
Keltbray Group has purchased two companies as its diversification efforts continue
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