European Demolition Association (EDA) and National Federation of Demolition Contractors past president David Sinclair has presented the keynote speech at this year's World Demolition Summit.
David is also a board member of the National Demolition Association in the USA.
In an address on the theme of "A Life in Demolition", David also mentioned the future.
Talking about high-reach demolition rigs, while he might not have been the greatest supporter of the rigs when they first came onto the market, he said: "They are definitely the future - technology is taking over."
The World Demolition Summit is organised by Demolition & Recycling International magazine in partnership with the EDA.
The headline sponsor of the 2015 event is Volvo and OilQuick is the silver sponsor.
Supporting sponsors are Beco, Caterpillar, Dehaco, Generac Mobile Products, Komatsu, La Bounty, Lehnhoff, Mantovanibenne, Nikau Group, Rotar and Sandvik.
The following associations have endorsed the event: Confederatie Bouw Sloop & Ontmanteling - Caso; Construction & Demolition Recycling Association; CSDA; Institute of Demolition Engineers; National Demolition Association; National Federation of Demolition Contractors.