World Demolition News

Holly Price web index

Holly Price to chair WDS 2021

President of UK’s National Federation of Demolition Contractors to chair a session at Chicago, USA



WDS 2018 Speakers

John web index

John Woodward at WDS 2020

Listen to the World Demolition Awards judge as he bows out after 12 years in the role.

Adam Safran at the World Demolition Summit 2019

Adam Safran at WDS 2019

Keynote speaker discusses Saudi Aramco’s demolition programme

Dennis McGarel

Demolishing the former Bannister Federal Complex

WDS 2018 Speaker Dennis McGarel talks about Demolishing the former Bannister Federal Complex

Stefano Panseri

WDS 2018 speaker: Stefano Panseri, Despe

Completing a 12-month demolition and asbestos removal project in five months

Brent Willson

WDS 2018: Brent Willson, Dustless Technology

The impact on demolition of new OSHA dust regulations

Julian Norton & Paavo Hurskainen

Drone mapping software in demolition

TOPIC: The role of drone mapping software in demolishing a shopping centre in Finland

Riccardo Viaggi

WDS 2018 speaker: Riccardo Viaggi, CECE

Digital technology and equipment: what does it means for demolition?

Florian Trinkl

WDS 2018 speaker: Florian Trinkl, Sauer Bau

Demolishing prestressed concrete gas tanks at Munich’s main sewage plant

Artem Kondratiev

WDS 2018 Speaker: Artem Kondratiev, Raz-Max

The Russian experience: the unique features of demolition in the far north

Uttkarsh Mehta

WDS 2018 speaker: Uttkarsh Mehta, Edifice Eng.

The challenges involved in the demolition of Mahatma Ghandi Setu bridge, India

F cobo web index

Thank you to our judges, 2020 style

It’s that time of year when the WDS shows its appreciation for the people who make the awards work

Web CONTRACT OVER $1m Brandenburg web

World Demolition Awards shortlists part 1

The 2020 Awards are announced next month. Our shortlisted entries guide starts here

Demo Summit No Year2

James Milburn joins WDS speaker line up

US-based demolition expert will describe his company’s challenging Oakmont Point project

Alex web index

Alex Taylor to host World Demolition Summit

European journalist and broadcaster to lead our online industry gathering on Thursday 12 November

Simon Hébert of Delsan AIM at the WDS 2019

Simon Hébert at WDS 2019 - Full Presentation

Deslan Aim’s civils work manager discusses the Montreal Turcot Highway Interchange dismantling project - Full Presentation

WDS web index

World Demolition Summit 2020 – Registration open

Book your place at the industry’s premier industry conference and awards

Johan DHooghe WDS 2019

Johan D’Hooghe at WDS 2019 - Full Presentation

Vice-president of the EDA’s International Committee discusses construction and demolition waste management in the EU.

Fagioli web index

WDS speaker doubles up at ESTAs

Fagioli, a presenter at World Demolition Summit, takes two awards including one for Morandi Bridge

Andun Engineering Churchill Way flyover

Churchill Way flyover demolition, Liverpool, UK

The project will be a featured presentation at the World Demolition Summit in November 2020

Latest Magazines


Shortlisted contract +1m web index

Awards shortlists – Contract of the Year US$1m or over

This is one of two Contract of the Year categories and always popular with demolition contractors

Shortlisted Innovation Plant and Equipment web index

Awards shortlists – Innovation, Plant and Equipment

In our first category-by-category announcement, we start with one of the two manufacturer awards

Boston awards web index

World Demolition Awards shortlists announced tomorrow

On Friday 21 August you can find out which companies will contest the awards ceremony in November

Grant Styles and Stuart Accleton

Grant Styles and Stuart Accleton at WDS 2019 - Full Presentation

Operations directors from Erith Contractors discuss urban demolition project

Greg Mix web index

Greg Mix at WDS 2019 - clip

Greg Mix of award winning contractor Kiewit speaking at the World Demolition Summit in Boston, USA