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Feature: D&Ri100 – qualified success

Ahead of our annual global listing of contractors, we look back to 2017 (free login/sign up required)



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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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Veidekke write-down

Contractor to write-down Norwegian civil engineering project portfolio by €58 million

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CRH closes Ash Grove deal

US Federal Trade Commission permits US$3.5 billion acquisition of Ash Grove by CRH

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Eastern Europe expansion

Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine buoyant, but Russia and Turkey less so

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HeidelbergCement’s Vision 2020

German materials producer sets out its financial and strategic goals for the next three years

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XCMG and Weichai Power team up

China-based XCMG and component supplier Weichai Power strengthen relationship

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New president for Perkins

Steve Ferguson replaces Ramin Younessi, who is now president of Cat Energy & Transportation

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BIM contributes to World Cup

BIM software, Tekla Structures, helped to complete a 2018 FIFA World Cup stadium on a tight timescale


Ground broken on Vancouver airport expansion

Work begins on a US$6.8 billion 20-year project to increase the capacity of the Canadian airport


Volvo CE tests new safety projects

The company has developed a range of prototypes with the aim of increasing safety on construction sites


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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

McCloskey’s J50, responsible for crushing 13,000 t for SG Loewendick, and R155 screener

Three generations, one philosophy

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