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Industry’s trailblazers take to the classroom

We meet staff and students on the University of Wolverhampton’s demolition master’s degree course

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    Erith Contractors – fighting fit at 50

    The September-October issue of D&Ri found managing director David Darsey celebrating a milestone

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    Sizeable benefits

    The July-August issue of D&Ri has been looking at the changing role of the excavator in demolition

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    Expo and expansion

    With more exhibitors and several new products on show, it’s all systems go for this year’s Steinexpo

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    Jacqueline O' Donovan - Inside looking out

    In the March/April 2017 issue, the managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal talked to D&Ri about her career date in the family run UK business

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    Counting the cost

    This year’s NDA Convention included a round table on estimating. The participants were Scott Homrich, Scott Knightly and Dennis McGarel, and the moderator was Dr Mark Shaurette

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    New approach pays off

    When Australia’s Liberty Industrial was set to remove structures from Hamilton Wharves on the Brisbane River, an early site reassessment proved vital



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Gerald Hanisch - Grinding out the fine details

As Austrian crushing specialist Rubble Master celebrated 25 years in business, CEO Gerald Hanisch spoke to the November-December 2016 issue of D&Ri

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Qualified success

In general, this year’s d&ri100 shows a market that has slightly increased in value since a year ago, but the trends are far from uniformly positive

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Three generations, one philosophy

Nearly 90 years ago, SG Loewendick began recycling material from demolition sites. Today, McCloskey mobile crushing equipment helps his descendants

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Crushing victories

A Finnish customer that has used Metso equipment since 2008 recently took the decision to move to a smaller model

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A passion for demolition

Erith Contractors has joined forces with charitable initiative, the Passion Project, to deliver a new demolition apprenticeship

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Looking south for new ideas

The application of the latest technologies is a common factor among large demolition companies in Brazil and Chile

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$6 billion top 100 is a possibility once again

This year’s d&ri100 is a mix of plots, sub-plots, twists and turns, with its mainly European contractor base hinting at better things to come

This 2914 Terex Fuchs MHL335 long reach materials handler was auctioned online with an opening price

Going, going, gone

Mark Weston, machinery and business assets partner at chartered surveyor Sanderson Weatherall, explores the rise of online auctions


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Bam takes a hit

Loss of a project knocks wind out of full-year results, but overall financial position “remains solid”

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VINCI to build Auckland motorway

VINCI awarded US$513 million contract to create a new motorway connection in Auckland, New Zealand

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Shortlisted firms unveiled for $4 billion Cross River Rail

The final companies bidding to work on a Cross River Rail project in the state of Queensland, in Australia, have been announced

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“A success for YIT”

Finnish company said to be on the way to becoming a leading urban developer in Northern Europe

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Turkish housing paradox

EECFA’s Turkish member considers how house prices have decreased while building costs have risen

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Dynapac announces Q2 product launches

Range of compaction equipment to be launched from Q2 onwards, the company announces

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Samsung for $3 billion UAE refinery

JV between Samsung Engineering and CB&I Nederland awarded Crude Flexibility Project in UAE


LafargeHolcim invests in India

Cement manufacturer to set up US$213 million plant in India to drive growth in the region

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Financial close for Bam project

Bam announces financial close reached on motorway project between Neuruppin and Pankow, Germany


R Collard’s re-use of waste steel won the company a Chartered Institution of Wastes Management award

Matters arising

Some contractors are finding that they can benefit from favouring re-use over recycling of demolition waste

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Feature - Straight to the point

After a few years away from demolition, Caterpillar is back with two products that draw on its design, manufacturing and distribution expertise