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Call for speakers: 2024 World Demolition Summit
International conference now accepting papers for its event in Stockholm, Sweden
25 important construction trade shows around the world in 2024
As the construction industry gears up for the opportunities and challenges that 2024 will present, the Construction Briefing has put together a list of some of the most important trade shows taking place this year.
EDA commits to recognising circular economy
Association leader Stefano Panseri reflects on the World Demolition Awards and reveals plan to highlight demolition industry talent
NDA President opens the 2023 World Demolition Summit
James Milburn welcomes over 400 delegates, representing 151 companies from 18 countries around the world to the demolition industry’s biggest event of the year.
Energy sector decommissioning: EDF’s 15-year power plant demolition strategy
Pierre Migny-Torres and Alexandre Druet detail the challenges of deconstruction from a client’s perspective.
Onsite logistics at the Johnsonville Fossil Plant
Dennis McGarel gives insight into how Brandenburg Industrial undertook one of its most complex projects
The skills shortage: Why young people don’t want to work in demolition
Jonathan Cox of Rye Group shares their research into employment and recruitment
Demolishing the Redcar Steelworks
Thompsons of Prudhoe expert details how the company carried out the multi-phase project
Building a demolition business from the ground up
How one pioneering woman, with no demolition experience, became a leader in her community
Why Detroit is demolishing 16,000 structures
LaJuan Counts discusses the city’s US$0.5 billion plan to dismantle and stabilise over 16,000 blighted structures
The project that put York1 CA$2.5 million in debt
Christina Murray and Jeremy Later reveal how York1 decommissioned the former OPG Thunder Bay Generating Station
How Priestly used ‘deflector shield’ to carry out expressway demolition
Brian Priestly reveals the innovation that helped take down the Gardner Expressway eastbound ramp in Toronto
The 2023 World Demolition Awards
The year’s World Demolition Awards winners were revealed at a gala dinner
What one government minister had to say to demolition contractors
David Piccini, Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development addresses WDS 2023 delegates
Demolition and recycling industry honours Steve Ducker
Demo association presents longtime D&Ri editor and World Demolition Summit organiser with special award
2023 World Demolition Awards: And the winners are..
D&Ri is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 World Demolition Awards.
WDS welcomes delegates from around the world
Leading demolition contractors arrive in Toronto for 2023 industry conference
Just 5 days to go - get your World Demolition Summit tickets now!
International demolition industry event kicks off on 17 October in Toronto, Canada
WDS 2023 - Conference schedule
The full run-down of the demolition event timetable
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