All Demolition & Recycling Articles

LVI on acquisition trail
LVI Services Inc has acquired the business of Mazzocchi Wrecking, the largest demolition operation in the New York area. The terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Founders Grace and Nick Mazzocchi, as well as the rest of the company's employees, will remain with the company as part of the LVI team. The Mazzocchi name will not, however, disappear since the company will operate under the LVI/Mazzocchi name for the foreseeable future.
Disaster waste recovery
Tsunami, earthquakes and other natural disasters can generate enormous amounts of waste, complicating the reconstruction effort as well as creating a threat to public health. The demolition/recycling industry has the experience and skills set required to provide valuable assistance–can you help?
Waste management or construction activity?
Terry Quarmby, the president in waiting of the UK's Institute of Demolition Engineers, outlines his own personal take on a definition of the demolition industry and the impact on this definition from the waste it handles on a daily basis
Zero heroes
One in three construction machines sold in Europe is a mini excavator, and increasing numbers of these are short–and zero tail swing machines. Chris Sleight reports on the latest developments in the industry's favourite equipment sector
Running repairs
Cold planers seem to be the machine of choice currently for asphalt applications, and the equipment launches earlier this year appear to reflect this. D&Ri reviews some of the latest machines
Giant transport
High reach demolition rigs are getting larger and larger, but quite apart form the inherent hurdles to working at the heights they do, another topic rears its ugly head. Just how do you transport such large machines from site to site? D&Ri reports on the transport of the largest high reach to roll out of Kocurek's Ipswich yard, as well the latest equipment for transporting material on–site
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