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Allu DN 3-17 TS screening demolition waste

C&D waste recycling: Cycle of development

D&Ri rounds up recent ideas and innovation in construction and demolition waste recycling



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James Howard

Interview – ‘We need a code of conduct’

Demolition man James Howard tells D&Ri about the industry’s possible next steps during Coronavirus

Richard Vann, managing director RVA Group

Richard Vann – Dismantling and rebuilding

Only a few dismantled assets are re-erected. The RVA Group MD has five steps to overcome this

Epiroc MG 1500 moving demolition waste

Feature – Searching for the big break

Breakers are playing an increasing role in more cost-effective, environmentally efficient projects

Powerscreen web index

Mobile screening – Digital development

D&Ri rounds up developments and applications for mobile screens on both sides of the Atlantic

Remotely operated vehicles at Didcot Power Station

Explosive demolition – Looking to new technologies

How do you demolish coal-fired power stations safely? Roland Alford* gives his company’s experience



North America’s largest construction show returns to Las Vegas and the organisers feel optimistic

Fred Stearn and Ron Callan with excavator at NFDC Demo Expo 2019

Kocurek Excavators – The big time

British firm enjoys healthy orders in niche operation alongside a growing number of manufacturers

Richard Vann web index

Richard Vann - Managing cultural differences

RVA Group managing director and D&Ri columnist on job site challenges in unfamiliar locations

Keestrack PT 2 web index

Zero emissions in the far north

In 2019, a track-mounted Keestrack impact crusher and three-deck classifier went to work in Estonia

Inmalo web index

Attachments – a wider range of options

D&Ri rounds up developments in attachments ranging from magnets to crusher buckets


Demolition News

Steinexpo exhibiton, Germany, 2017

Construction and Covid-19: rolling news update

KHL journalists are reporting on how the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting construction worldwide


Construction equipment sales to fall 19%

Revised forecasts from Off-Highway Research point to a sharp dip due to Covid-19


Demolition survey reveals impact of Covid-19

European Demolition Association (EDA) survey reveals more than a quarter of contractors facing project cancellations

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WDS 2020 goes virtual

A slightly different World Demolition Summit this year – but it goes ahead on the original date

dri100 web

D&Ri100 deadline extended to June 1

New date is an opportunity for companies affected by Coronavirus to complete their entries

R Collard, demolition contractor, excavator

R Collard starts two new projects

South of England-based contractor acts on UK government’s ‘return to work’ Covid-19 announcement


Downtime Index: Southern Europe up, North America stable

Construction equipment use in North America and Europe continued to improve last week, with a 5% increase in the Downtime Index to 88.9

Epiroc CB 5500 concrete cutter

Oettinger tests out Epiroc concrete cutter

German demolition specialist uses prototype from Concrete Buster range on former public building

Demolition after Coronavirus webrinar logo

Free webinar: Demolition after Coronavirus

Panel of demolition experts will discuss industry post-Covid-19 at free webinar on 3 June

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‘Tentative reopening’ for UK job sites

National Federation of Demolition Contractors reports increased activity in recent days

Richard Dolman, managing director, AR Demolition

British contractor looks towards recovery

AR Demolition has a full order book and says operations have mostly continued despite Covid-19

Prodem PDS300R steel shear

BPH enters Saudi market with Prodem

Attachment specialist breaks into the Middle East with dedicated shears for fuel tank demolition


Sharp improvement in Downtime Index

The Downtime Index showed a significant improvement last week, led by Spain and Italy

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Tell us about Covid-19, says EDA

European Demolition Association launches survey to establish impact of pandemic on industry

Arjes Impaktor 250 EVO shredder

500 up for Arjes

Impaktor 250 EVO shredder reaches landmark total with sale to German recycling company



WOC Indoor 2

Feature – World of Concrete

The show returns to Las Vegas from February 4 to 7 after exceeding expectations in 2019

Brokk web index

Feature – Fall of Empire

Canada-based contractor JMX chose Brokk robotic demolition equipment to an iconic Vancouver hotel