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Two heads better than one for Erith

Major UK contractor to supply duo of presenters for World Demolition Summit in Boston



WDS 2018 Speakers

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

David Darsey & Grant Styles

WDS 2018: Erith Group presentation

David Darsey and Grant Styles on the Marble Arch Place demolition project

Patrick Tinnelly

WDS 2018 Keynote: Patrick Tinnelly, Tinnelly Group

Surviving the crash: managing a demolition business through an economic downturn

Clinton web index

Five minutes with…Liberty Industrial

Managing director Clinton Dick shares his memories of 10 years of the World Demolition Awards

Ian Bartels web index

Canadian contractor joins Summit programme

Budget Demolition president Ian Bartels to speak on demolition of Saskatchewan’s Mosaic Stadium

Awards web index

Another record year for Demolition Awards

International panel of expert judges prepare to shortlist contractors and manufacturer entries

Winners 2018 web

World Demolition Awards: ‘the last chance saloon’

Entries for this year must be in by June 30 to have any chance of a shortlisting


Hebert web

Huge interchange project to feature at WDS

Simon Hebert, civils work manager of Canada’s Delsan-AIM, to discuss challenges of Turcot demolition

Americans Joe and Liz Brinkmann formed Jet Demolition in South Africa in the 1980s

Featured speaker: Joe Brinkmann

MD of double-award winning South African contractor will share his experience at WDS 2019

Chris Godek web index

NDA president to give WDS welcome

National Demolition Association’s Chris Godek will perform short opening speech in Boston

Demo Resources web

Have trophy, will travel

US company shows success is permanent by displaying its demolition award at major trade show

Jim Graham web index

Jim takes chair for conference

Winter Environmental man steps up from World Demolition Awards judging panel at WDS 2019

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IADC web

Irish association joins EDA

Trade body for demolition contractors in Ireland becomes latest national association member

Peter Ward web

A winner’s tale – five years on

Peter Ward still remembers his company’s shock 2014 Urban Demolition award triumph vividly

Fabio Bruno web

First speakers named for demolition summit

Industry experts from Europe, USA and Latin America named as programme for Boston takes shape

CopleyExterior web

Volvo returns as WDS headline sponsor

Leading equipment manufacturer commits to industry’s go to event as it heads into second decade

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WDS 2019 heads to Boston

Eleventh World Demolition Summit will be held at Marriott Copley Place hotel on October 23 and 24