Indian demolition expert to speak at WDS

By Steve Ducker31 May 2018

Demolition & Recycling International is delighted to announce the addition of Uttkarsh Mehta to the speaker line up for this year’s World Demolition Summit (WDS).

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Uttkarsh Mehta

Uttkarsh is a partner in contractor Edifice Engineering and he brings more than a decade of industry experience to the event, which takes place in Dublin, Ireland, on November 7 and 8.

His presentation will discuss the challenges of dismantling and demolishing the Mahatma Ghandi Setu bridge, which links Patna and Hajipur across the River Ganges and measures almost 6 m (20 ft) each way

He joins Dave Murray from the State of Nevada, Artem Kondratiev of Russian contractor Raz-Max, Florian Trinkl (Sauer Bau, Germany) and a currently unnamed speaker from multiple award-winning UK company Erith Contractors on the WDS conference programme.

As well as the conference, the WDS – which is organised in cooperation with the European Demolition Association – includes a networking drinks reception on the evening of Wednesday November 7 and the World Demolition Awards dinner 24 hours later.

Full details including how to book your place are at


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