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Hydro-demolition helps restore Stockholm's Central Bridge and Söderled Tunnel
Six Conjet Robot hydro-demolition machines have been used during the latest phase of Stockholm's largest concrete repair project to restore Stockholm's Central Bridge and Söderled Tunnel.
New landfill site for Jeddah
A new landfill site for construction and demolition waste has been opened north of the Saudi Arabian capital Jeddah.
Visitor levels at Bauma China exceed expectations
The 4th Bauma China construction equipment exhibition, which is being held in Shanghai, China (25 to 28 November), has got off to a fantastic start with the number of visitors on the first day exceeding all expectations, according to the organisers.
Small but powerful
The new T320 compact tracked loader from Bobcat, powered by a 67.6 kW Kubota V3800-DI-T turbo-charged, liquid-cooled diesel engine, has the highest power-to-weight ratio in its class, claims the company.
On the demolition trail
A new player has appeared in the demolition robot sector with the launch of Husqvarna's new DXR 310. Lindsay Gale reports on the machine and on the background of this ambitious move by the Swedish construction tool producer
BR2577 launch
The BR2577 is the latest Sandvik breaker...
Flexible breakers
Sandvik is in the process of introducing a new generation of medium sized hydraulic breakers. The first, the BR 2155, was launched at this year's ConExpo and a second, the BR 2577, is due to hit the market very soon. Lindsay Gale reports on the new breaker and the new approach adopted by the company
Welsh outing for Pegson
Aberdare, Wales, based crushing contractor Celtic Crushing is using four Terex Pegson mobile crushers to process more than 135,000 tonnes of concrete slabs broken out during the demolition of the Ebbw Vale steelworks, which closed in 2002
Explosive first for Nigeria
The 18-storey Bank of Industry building in Lagos, Nigeria, became the subject of that country's first ever explosive demolition, according to a report on the Afrique en Ligne newswire.
Crane and heavy transport newsletter launched
World Crane Week is a new e-mail newsletter from International Cranes and Specialized Transport and American Cranes & Transport magazines.
Roofing panels - the new asbestos?
Demolition contractors working in the more than 150 countries that are signatories to the Montreal protocol on substances that deplete the ozone layer will have to develop methods of processing the composite roofing panels common on larger industrial structures built from the 1960s onwards.
Crushing guidance
The UK’s National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) has issued a new guidance document to all its members concerning the use of mobile crushing plant in the demolition role.
Barrier to dust
US recycling operation Spring Street Recycling, located in West Haven, Conneticut, is now using a Dust Boss DB-60 dust suppression system from Dust Control Technology to control dust during its crushing and associated loading operations
Leading the way: Japan's Watanabe Demolition
Watanabe Demolition Co Ltd is the largest single demolition company in Japan. On a recent visit to the country, Lindsay Gale met up with its president, Ryuichi Watanabe
Cat adds to telehandlers
Cat has added three new telehandlers to its Europe, Africa and Middle East product offering – the TH406, TH407 and TH414.
In the metal
It is finally here. Lindsay Gale reports on the first time Rusch’s high reach demolition rig achieved its full 90 m working height prior to handover to Euro Demolition.
Rome venue for EDA
With more than 200 attendees (including sponsors and partners) and more than 25 companies sponsoring the event in its new format, the European Demolition Association’s summer conference, held in the Radisson SAS Rome hotel in Italy, was the most successful EDA event in a number of years.
65th anniversary for Allied Construction Products
Allied Construction products distributes hammers and associated products, including the Sandvik brand, in North America.
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