World Demolition News

Hotel Savoyen web index

Sponsors sign up for WDS 2020

Summit heads for Austria in November with significant commercial support already in evidence



WDS 2018 Speakers

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

David Darsey & Grant Styles

WDS 2018: Erith Group presentation

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


WDS 2019 - Rodd Palon, President, Two Rivers Demolition

Marshall Hotel Facade Retention, Asbestos Abatement and Demolition


WDS 2019 - The Benefits of Turnkey, Design-Build Demo

Bob Patullo, Building Services Architecture Vice President, Ramboll John Webb, Business Development Manager, Brandenburg Industrial Service Company

Explosive web index

David Sinclair takes the chair at WDS 2020

Vastly experienced demolition man will be in charge of a session at next year’s summit conference

Volvo web index

Volvo returns as WDS headline sponsor

Leading equipment manufacturer commits to industry’s go to event as it returns to Europe

World Award web index

World Demolition Award

Erith’s Civils Demolition entry at 22 Hanover Square impresses across the board

New Entrant web index

New Entrant Award

Howard Stott Demolition’s entry in the Contract under $1 million category is this year’s winner

Collaboration web index

Collaboration in Demolition

A joint venture across two countries using a technique that originated on another continent

Contract +1 web index

Contract of the Year over US$1 million

Brandenburg dismantles 33 structures at the 1,500-acre Chambers Works Complex

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Contract -1 web index

Contract of the Year under US$1 million

Completing a job at a disused quarry in 24 helped Despe to take the first award in this category

Safety and Training web index

Safety and Training

The judges select Coleman after its investment in training to attract new talent to the company

Innovation Tools Piston web index

Innovation, Tools and Attachments

Not one winner but two as the most competitive category in the awards ends in a tie

Recycling web index

Recycling and Environmental

Jet Demolition makes it a hat-trick of wins in three different categories since 2017

Civils web index

Civils Demolition

Another win for Erith as it executes its most challenging substructure package to date