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As managing director of O’Donovan Waste Disposal, Jacqueline O’Donovan is one of the waste, logistics, and construction sectors’ most passionate pioneers of employee training, industry best practice and safety.

Under her steer, the family-run waste management business has gone from strength to strength and now has 160 employees and a turnover of over £19 million (US$23.7 million).

While the company has received numerous accolades for its work, Jacqueline herself is recognised as a leading force in the industry, including recently being named Outstanding Woman in Construction 2016 and the Vitalise Business Woman of the Year 2016 as well as the Institute of Directors’ Family Business Director of the Year.

For details of Jacqueline and other speakers at this year’s World Demolition Summit (WDS), which takes place in London on November 2, please visit www.demolitionsummit.com

The WDS is organised in co-operation with the European Demolition Association. The headline sponsor is Volvo Construction Equipment.

 

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Demolition & Recycling International - July-August 2019

Included in the issue: 

  • WORLD NEWS 
    Another record year for World Demolition Awards; Turcot Interchange project to feature at Summit; CECE leads circular economy call; Metso acquires McCloskey; decommissioning of nuclear power plants set to grow; O’Keefe in four-time safety award win; AR Demolition goes for remediation relaunch; EDA hails successful Japan study tour
  • INTERVIEW – JET DEMOLITION 
    American Joe Brinkmann grew up in farming, graduated in engineering and now heads an award-winning South African demolition contractor
  • EXCAVATORS
    Manufacturers find themselves meeting increasing challenges
  • D&RI100 HEADLINERS 
    A more detailed look at the stories behind the numbers for some of the companies involved in our annual listing of contractors by turnover
  • SPECIAL FEATURE – METSO & CAREY’S
    Two companies celebrating differing milestones during mid-2019
  • RECYCLING AKTIV SHOW GUIDE
    D&Ri looks ahead to Recycling Aktiv, the demonstration trade fair for recycling machines and systems taking place in Germany in September
  • HYBRID TECHNOLOGY
    How does technology tie in with what the customer wants to achieve?
  • HYDRODEMOLITION
    A challenging project at an oil terminal in Nigeria
  • WORLD DEMOLITION SUMMIT
    A look at the 10th anniversary of the World Demolition Awards
  • OPINION – RICHARD VANN
    Exactly how important is stakeholder engagement in demolition?
  • EQUIPMENT
    Demarec and Hammer to merge; Liebherr lightens the load for Dowideit Recycling in Germany; Costello Dismantling boosts volumes with Genesis bucket crushers; Sandvik introduces nextgeneration impact crusher
  • EDA NEWS
    All set for Think Tank 2019;Industry Report on its way

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