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Stimulating discussion
With the formal appointment of a new president and vice president, and a fiery discussion over the topics to be lobbied at a EU level, the EDA's summer conference in Bilbao had more than its share of talking points. Lindsay Gale reports
Funding completed for aggregates recycling
The UK's Waste & Resource Action Programme (WRAP) has funded £2.3 million (US$4.5 million) of support for recycled aggregate in the latest round of its capital support programme.
New Orleans seeks demolition bids
New Orleans seeks bids for demolition work
Glass recycling made simpler
A Quality Protocol has been proposed jointly by the UK's Environment Agency and the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) that are aimed making it easier to recycle flat glass waste, 700,000 tonnes of which are created each year in the UK. Of this, only around 200,000 tonnes are currently recycled.
Follow the yellow brick road
UK contractor General Demolition has initiated a new recycling operation through the formation of a new business unit that will specialise in the reclamation and re-use of construction bricks from its various demolition jobs in London and around the Home Counties.
Perkins' Chinese plans
Perkins announces plans for its Chinese operations
German date for demolition
The 14th annual German Demolition Conference will take place on February 29 and March 1, 2008, once again in Berlin, Germany. About 400 international participants and 40 special exhibitors will gather at the Hotel Berlin. Some 20 technical reports will raise real world problems in demolition technique and should stimulate discussion.
Catching up with gypsum
One form of common demolition waste is currently generally being under-recycled –plasterboard. In the UK, the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) is spearheading efforts to encourage improved reclamation of this gypsum-based interior wall paneling. D&Ri reports
Making the break
Environmental concerns are among the drivers that are fuelling the growing use of specialised demolition attachments instead of more traditional hydraulic breakers. Lindsay Gale reports on the demolition attachment sector
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