Webinar Recording: Recycling Opportunities

By Leila Steed09 September 2021

This free-to-watch recording of Demolition & Recycling International’s (D&Ri) latest webinar features leading demolition industry experts Johan d’Hooghe, Barry O’Hare and Jeff Sizemore.

Moderated by D&Ri editor Steve Ducker and sponsored by Keestrack, Metso Outotec and Padley & Venables, the Recycling Opportunities webinar was held 28 April of this year and focuses on the challenges associated with demolition equipment.

Topics covered by the experts included an overview of the construction and demolition waste recycling sector in Europe and North America, the difference that recycling potential makes to how contractors view contracts, the recycling opportunities currently present in the sector, and the exchange of ideas about C&D waste recycling within the industry itself.

About the panelists:

Johan D’Hooghe

Johan d’Hooghe, founder and owner of Recycling Assistance, Belgium

A bioengineer specialising in demolition and construction and demolition waste management, Johan is a board member of the European Demolition Association (EDA) and vice president of its international committee and a member of the European Federation of Explosive Engineers.

He is also the founder and owner of Belgium-based company Recycling Assistance.

Barry O’Hare, business line director EvoQuip, a Terex brand, Northern Ireland

Barry O'Hare, Business Line Director, EvoQuip

Barry has a wealth of experience in the crushing and screening industry, having worked in several positions for Powerscreen and Terex MPS over the past 12 years.

In his current role as leader of EvoQuip – one of Terex Materials Processing’s three mobile crushing and screening brands – Barry leads the strategy for continued business growth.

He is responsible for the company’s product strategy, innovation, manufacturing excellence, sales, service and partnership with its global distributor network.

Jeff Sizemore, project manager, O’Rourke Wrecking Company, USA

Jeff Sizemore

Jeff, who has vast experience in the demolition industry, is an expert on the challenges and issues inherent in the recycling of construction and demolition waste. 

In his role as project manager Jeff lead’s the company’s demolition team, which provides full scale contract services. These include demolition, environmental abatement and remediation activites for both small general projects and large industrial ones.  

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