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Serious Upgrade of Ruskin Dam

Serious Upgrade of Ruskin Dam

Published 3/7 at 13:57

Canadian concrete cutting company Coast Cutting & Coring Ltd. carried a very complicated task when they were taking on the mission renovation of the Ruskin dam to increase its reliability and efficiency, withstand an earthquake and several more tasks. (Source: Concrete Openings Magazine).

Mobile dust suppression keeps demolition emissions from leaving site

Mobile dust suppression keeps demolition emissions from leaving site

Published 3/7 at 13:01

River City Demolition used a self-contained and mobile DustBoss DB-60 Fusion, manufactured by BossTek, to suppress airborne dust created by the jaw processor and falling debris during the demolition of a five story concrete parking lot in a densely populated area.

Demolition Hydradig proves revolutionary for French Contractors

Demolition Hydradig proves revolutionary for French Contractors

Published 3/7 at 12:58

The versatility of JCB’s Hydradig has landed the machine a role in a demolition application in Coventry City Centre. Purchased by Rugby based French Contractors LLP, which is carrying out the project on behalf of Jackson Civil Engineering, the Hydradig 110W model is being used to assist in the strengthening and rebuilding of Swanswell Viaduct.

Lights out for South African lighthouse

Lights out for South African lighthouse

Published 3/7 at 12:56

The possibility of an important, but potentially dangerous, unmanned lighthouse toppling into the Indian Ocean off the east coast of South Africa, has been removed following a delicate demolition operation.

Ecological dambusting in South Africa

Ecological dambusting in South Africa

Published 3/7 at 12:32

Selected South African dams, some only decades old, are being removed or made more fit for purpose and environmentally friendly with targeted demolition or rehabilitation. This is in line with an international drive to remove unnecessary man made water catchments to the advantage of the natural life cycle. PDi’s Africa editor Kevin Mayhew looks at the 'dambusters' in South Africa.

Customer loyalty for Trevi Benne in Sweden

Customer loyalty for Trevi Benne in Sweden

Published 3/7 at 12:24

The Swedish demolition contractor Remoove Demolering AB is based in Asmundtorp, and was founded in 1997, today having annual turnover of some €3M.

Progrind Australia partnerships increase women numbers in construction

Progrind Australia partnerships increase women numbers in construction

Published 3/7 at 12:23

At the Coles Kirrawee Store in NSW, Mel, who is managing a 3,450m2 site for Progrind Australia, stands behind her ‘Big Bev’.

Superstructure demolition in India

Superstructure demolition in India

Published 3/7 at 12:22

The Indian demolition company Edifice Engineering located in Durgapur, West Bengal, has carried out one of India’s most spectacular demolition projects. The work involved the demolition of the superstructure of a 12km long bridge, partly on land and partly over the Ganges river.

Indeco rocks in New Hampshire

Indeco rocks in New Hampshire

Published 17/4 at 14:17

New Hampshire Rock Reduction, contractors based in New England, USA, has improved productivity through the use of Indeco hammers for rock breaking and excavation.

Rubble Master in London

Rubble Master in London

Published 17/4 at 12:03

Reducing noise, dust and emissions is the main goal of the London Borough of Camden and its clean air action plan, especially with regards to construction and demolition work.

A line of new products from JCB

A line of new products from JCB

Published 17/4 at 11:53

On the 12 and 13 March, the English manufacturer JCB arranged a pan-European press event at its headquarters in Rocester. Hundreds of journalists gathered to find out about the company’s latest news.

Illinois demolition firm smothers dust from garage takedown

Illinois demolition firm smothers dust from garage takedown

Published 17/4 at 10:52

Depending on the source and ambient conditions, airborne dust can contribute to a number of concerns, including potential health or safety hazards, environmental issues, regulatory challenges, higher equipment maintenance costs and poor community relations.

Sennebogen 8100 EQ

Sennebogen 8100 EQ

Published 17/4 at 10:50

Zlompol Sp.J., has been handling scrap for 25 years. When operations began the Polish company used classic earthwork diggers, moved on to material handlers, and is now using a Sennebogen 8100 EQ balance material handler.

High efficiency

High efficiency

Published 16/4 at 16:21

In late 2017, Finnish demolition contractor T. Mäkelä Oy was awarded a demolition contract to tear down a four floor concrete block building in central Finland. This comprised of 3,000t of 12mm steel rebar reinforced concrete, which initially required tearing down using concrete pulverisers.

Universal use makes an excellent investment

Universal use makes an excellent investment

Published 16/4 at 16:20

By using the patented Rockster Duplex system with jaw and impact crusher on one basic machine, the Casaccia gravel quarry, located at the base of the ‘Maloja Pass’ in Graubünden (Switzerland), has improved its ability to quickly and efficiently meet the diverse requirements of its customers.

Kemroc rocking in Switzerland

Kemroc rocking in Switzerland

Published 16/4 at 16:12

Kemroc recently exhibited at the Bern Construction Machinery Fair (Baumaschinenmesse). Its outdoor stand enabled the German manufacturer to show its range of special milling attachments for excavators and backhoe loaders. Additionally, the company took the opportunity to introduce some of its latest developments.

Tyrolit launches the new WSE1621 wall saw system

Tyrolit launches the new WSE1621 wall saw system

Published 16/4 at 16:08

With the introduction of the WSE1621, Tyrolit has introduced a new wall saw system which it believes sets new standards in its class through the use of ultra-compact and lightweight system components, as well as many digital features.

D-Drill staff shows their skills at Hinkley Point

D-Drill staff shows their skills at Hinkley Point

Published 16/4 at 16:07

Skilled D-Drill operatives have undertaken further key drilling and sawing operations at Hinkley Point power station.

The new ISS 45/90 makes the cut in New York

The new ISS 45/90 makes the cut in New York

Published 22/2 at 16:42

An Indeco ISS 45/90 is cutting up the steel structure of the old Kosciuszko Bridge in one of the most important demolition jobs taking place in New York City.

Environmentally friendly subsea cutting from recognised specialists

Environmentally friendly subsea cutting from recognised specialists

Published 22/2 at 16:39

The seabed of the world’s oceans are littered with human made infrastructure: oil and gas pipelines, anchor chains and a lot more.

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