The World Demolition Awards for 2016 are now open for entries, with a closing date of Thursday, June 30.

And you can download an entry form from the KHL website at www.demolitionsummit.com/awards

More than 50 shortlisted entries contested the awards last year, with the winners AR Demolition, Coleman & Co, DDM Demontage, Despe, Erith Contractors, JCB, Keltbray, Liberty Industrial, Mantovanibenne, Protranz Earthmoving and Safedem representing a total of five different countries between them.

This year’s event, being held in the USA for the first time, is expected to draw significant interest from the North American demolition and recycling sector.

Once again there will be 11 categories to enter, as follows:

Civils Demolition

Collaboration in Demolition

Explosive Demolition

Industrial Demolition

Innovation – Plant and Equipment

Innovation – Tools and Attachments

Recycling and Environmental

Safety and Training

Urban Demolition

Contract of the Year under US$1 million

Contract of the Year over US$1 million.

Another presentation, for the World Demolition Award, will be made on the night to the overall winner.

The World Demolition Awards are judged by a panel of eight distinguished judges comprising demolition professionals and representatives of leading industry associations and institutions. The judges are split into smaller groups to ensure that no one is a judge in a category for which his or her company has submitted an entry.

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