Review of 2020 - July

By Steve Ducker07 January 2021

Tyrolit web Tyrolit helps decommission German wind plant

Top Stories 
With Coronavirus problems persisting, the European Demolition Association cancelled its annual convention, calling it the “only sensible option”…Entries poured in for World Demolition Awards… Joe Brinkmann, managing director of South Africa’s Jet Demolition, told how the company was faring during lockdown

Projects
Newly merged Metso Outotec company said its intends to benefit from trends towards urbanisation and electrification…Concrete cutting specialist Tyrolit helped decommission a wind power plant in Germany…unusual application in Japan for MB Crusher grapple

Products
Komatsu
expanded range of excavators with three machines featuring Intelligent Machine Control 2.0…’Golden’ moment for German manufacturer Erkat as it handed over its 5,000th drum cutter at a special customer event…JCB announced it has developed a working prototype 20 t excavator powered by a fuel cell…Doppstadt said it would focus on recycling, with three new screening machines planned

People
Former Keestrack man Michael Brookshaw announced as international distributor expert at SBM Mineral Processing…Jacqueline O’Donovan, managing director of United Kingdom-based O’Donovan Waste Disposal, made Fellow of Chartered Institution of Wastes Management

Handover Erkat drum cutter 3 web Erkat’s 5,000th drum cutter

Latest News
ECOL approval for Sarens
Sarens receives approval as a European Crane Operators’ Licence training centre
Bronto appoints TRI-Lift in Canada
TRI-Lift will provide full sales and service for Bronto’s non-insulated aerial truck mounted platforms
O’Keefe wins place on national framework
UK demolition company joins public demolition framework worth US$108 million