Celebrating the best

By Lindsay Gale31 October 2013

The winners of the 2013 World Demolition Awards on stage at the Awards dinner

The winners of the 2013 World Demolition Awards on stage at the Awards dinner

The industry congregated in Amsterdam on 31 October for the 2013 World Demolition Summit, held in the NH Hotel Krasnapolski, with the evening taken up with presentation of the 2013 World Demolition Awards.

The top Award, Contract of the Year, went to Scottish contractor Hunter Demolition for the work it carried out during the demolition of a former Bank of Scotland building in the heart of the city of Glasgow. In the words of one of the judges: “Hunter’s Glasgow city centre project is a superb example of performing high profile demolition work with meticulous attention to every environmental concern and technical challenge within the very heart of a major urban arena.”

The full list of Awards winners is as follows:
Contract of the Year – Hunter Demolition
Contractor of the Year - Nikau Contractors
Explosive Demolition Award – Fábio Bruno Construções
Industrial Demolition Award - Coleman & Company
Urban Demolition Award – Keltbray
Civils Demolition Award – Micor Ltd
Collaboration Award – Costello Dismantling
Safety & Training Award – Erith Contractors
Recycling & Environmental Award – J Jensen
Innovation Award – Kocurek Excavators Ltd & Volvo Construction Equipment

Details of each of the winning entries are to be found in the special supplement published in the last issue of D&Ri, and a full report of the winning Contract of the Year will be found in the Summit report in the next issue of D&Ri.

Pictures from both the conference and the Awards presentation are available to view at: http://www.khl-group.com/events/demolition-summit-2013/photo-gallery.html

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