All Demolition & Recycling Articles

Cat attachments lines grow
Caterpillar Work Tools has used the Intermat exhibition to launch new demolition tools in its attachments range.
Evolution at work
Aquajet has unveiled major product developments to its hydrodemoliton robots and other equipment following an intensive R&D effort over the last 18 months. Lindsay Gale reports
Demolition on the Spree - the 15th annual German Demolition Conference
The 15th annual German Demolition Conference in Berlin attracted its usual large gathering of the German-speaking demolition industry. For the third year, D&Ri also attended the event. Lindsay Gale reports on this leading event for the industry
VIDEO: Demolition of the JCB Heavy Products factory
In what is either a slick piece of marketing or a supreme irony (or both!), three JCB excavators are being used to demolish the factory where they were manufactured in Uttoxeter, UK. Chris Sleight reports.
Impact down under
Screenmasters of Bathurst, Australia has extended its product offering thanks to a distribution agreement with Austria's Rockster Recycling
Mobility and flexibility - the latest in mobile screening
Static screening plants may be traditional, but mobile solutions are taking an increasing share of the market. Steve Skinner reports on product and environmental developments within the sector and the driving forces empowering mobility
The pendulum swings - the 2009 D&Ri100
As we are all too well aware, the current economic conditions are not favourable, and this year's D&Ri100 listing reflects this fact. Lindsay Gale reports on a troubled year for the industry
UK first for Doosan's DX210W
The first factory-built Doosan DX210W to enter the UK has been handed over to J & P Lewis (Metals)
Screen Machine introduces 612T tracked trommel
US crushing and screening plant manufacturer Screen Machine has added the 612T tracked mobile trommel to its product range
Brokk enhances Far East presence
Remote control demolition robot specialist Brokk has officially inaugurated a new regional head office in Singapore that will operate under the name of Brokk Asia-Pacific Pte Ltd
Bobcat enhances breaker offering
Bobcat has now approved the use of its HB880, 980 and 1180 80 series breakers on the new E55W wheeled and E60 tracked excavators
Study confirms advantage of good ergonomics
A study by the Chalmers University of Technology has provided validation of Husqvarna's claims for its ergonomic design effort in its hand tool design
Maximum demolition
US equipment supplier Metabo Corporation has introduced a new demolition hammer in the shape of the 12 kg (26.5 lb) MHE 96 SDS-Max
Fast cutting
Wacker's new 115 V electric-hydraulic concrete reinforcement steel (rebar) cutters are available in professional and economy versions
Power to hand - the latest demolition hand tools
There may be a continuing effort in the industry to make ever-greater use of machine-mounted attachments, but there will always be some situations where only hand carried tools will do the job. D&Ri reports on some of the latest power tools to come onto the market
Taking the Prill - an explosive demolition project
A possible explosive conclusion to an industrial blowdown in the UK required careful project management and site preparation. The Prill Tower implosion required just 13 kg of explosives and fell in less than 10 seconds
Volvo helps end an era in Grimsby
H Cope & Sons is currently using one of the newest high reach excavators in the UK during the demolition of 6,000 square meters of cold stores and fish houses at the port
Pushing the boundaries - excavators for the demolition role
While demand for some classes of standard construction equipment has slumped alarmingly, the market for high reach and demolition spec’d tracked excavators is currently showing little sign of slowing in most countries around the world. D&Ri reports on this equipment sector
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