Published 29/12, 2016 at 17:08
Published 29/12, 2016 at 16:47
The Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association member contractor Core Cut has played a key role in major improvements at Queen Street train station in Glasgow, Scotland. The company, based at Broxburn, carried out £1.25M of extensive concrete core drilling, saw cutting, bursting and demolition for general contractor Story Contracting, on its rail track slab replacement contact as part of the £742M (€885M) Edinburgh to Glasgow Improvement Programme.
Published 29/12, 2016 at 16:32
One minute there is a 5m high wall of reinforced concrete dominating the site, the next minute it has gone. After a moment or two of resistance, the structure starts melting away, like a slab of butter on a hot day.
Published 29/12, 2016 at 16:17
Published 29/12, 2016 at 16:15
The former administration building of the Regional Finance Office in Frankfurt am Main, Germany has been dismantled by selective demolition spearheaded by two Rammer S 25 City hammers and a Rammer RC 22 concrete shear.
Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:51
RiverRidge Recycling has taken delivery of Ireland’s first electrically powered Fuchs MHL820 long-reach materials handler from distributors Blue Ireland for work at their modern materials recovery facility in Coleraine.
Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:50
Machine operator Aalt Witman with the Netherlands demolition contractor Boverhoff laughs as he describes the butterflies he felt in his stomach, as he was about to start the new Volvo EC480EHR ultra-high-reach demolition excavator for the first time.
Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:38
Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:37
Husqvarna has played a major role in removing the concrete floor from the former 1994 Olyimpic Vikingskipet arena in Lillehammer, Norway. The Norwegian contractor Øst-Riv was commissioned with removing the 10,000m2 concrete floor.
Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:26
A Rammer 5011 hydraulic hammer has played a pivotal role in the demolition of a former post office in the German city of Mannheim. Local company InduRec on behalf of Diringer and Scheidel undertook most of the dismantling work, which involved the removal of around 50,000t of demolition material to the company’s own recycling plant.
Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:25
A Rammer 777 breaker fitted to a modified Komatsu PC 138-8 excavator has been used in Australia by Adelaide based contractor McMahon Services on demolition projects at the Adelaide Convention Centre as part of the facility’s modernization programme.
Published 28/12, 2016 at 16:03
Nearly every floor-processing project requires the design of expansion joints, as well as the elimination of various surface defects, such as micro and macro cracks, flaking, holes, pores and broken joint edges.
Published 24/6, 2016 at 11:35
The near 200 year old Bürgerbräu brewery in the German town of Würzburg is located at one of the city gates and the last remaining architectural example of the Wilhelminian period. The decline of the brewery has led to its dereliction in recent years.
Published 24/6, 2016 at 11:29
The Hinterrheinbrücke bridge, approximately 200m long over the Posterior Rhine in Bonaduz, Switzerland is being widened. It carries the N13 motorway and the foundations of the supporting pillars need to be reinforced to carry the additional load of the wider carriageway. The contract for this project was awarded to the Swiss contractor Implenia Schweiz, based in Dietlikon.
Published 24/6, 2016 at 11:20
A New Year is traditionally a time to reflect on the old and make predictions for the next. Tyrolit head of sales and marketing in Australia and a member of Concrete Sawing and Drilling Association Australia’s Executive, Phil Rowden invited Chris Webb to share his thoughts on where the concrete cutting industry may head over the next 12 months.
Published 23/6, 2016 at 17:08
In 1937, Fukuoka-based Toku set off on a quest to become the largest manufacturer of pneumatic tools in the East. 70 years on, the company has evolved into a market leader in Japan and a recognized global player in the field of hydraulic breakers. Andrei Bushmarin reports.
Published 23/6, 2016 at 17:00
Self-confessed maverick Tim Spillane is a man on a mission. An owner-operator of road and floor saws, he believes the six-wheeler concept has been overlooked for far too long. He spoke to Chris Webb about a passion, which, he admits, has turned into an obsession.
Published 23/6, 2016 at 16:49
Published 23/6, 2016 at 16:35
A team of diamond drillers from the UK contractor D-Drill have been praised for their efforts on a project working in harsh conditions. D-Drill’s Sheffield office was asked by North Midland Construction to drill a 300mm diameter hole through a 1m thick reinforced concrete wall at the sewage treatment works in Skegby, Nottinghamshire.