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On 12-14 September, the Benelux based supplier and manufacturer of concrete sawing, drilling and surface preparation machinery and consumables, Adamas, ran an ‘open house’ for its domestic customers. PDi’s Andrei Bushmarin reports on the event.
Published 10/10 at 16:56
On 15 September, the supplier of excavator attachments for demolition, recycling and agriculture professionals, Hydraram, celebrated its 25th anniversary by throwing a gala party at its headquarters in Surhuisterveen in northern Holland. Apart from some 250 visitors from all over the world, including family and friends, the party featured full size dinosaurs and a crew of super heroes as very special guests. Andrei Bushmarin reports.
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Two of the UK’s biggest players in the diamond drilling and concrete have recently removed a 4,000m3 slab of concrete from a building in London. This took 14 months, involved 10,000t of concrete and 1,000 diamond blades and cores.
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For more than 20 years, the Tyrolit special projects team has been successfully supporting customers with products and solutions for complex construction projects, such as the decommissioning of nuclear power plants and off shore platforms. One such solution developed has been the company’s ATEX-certified wire sawing system - the first of its kind.
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Japanese contractor, Taisei Corp., has introduced a safe and environmentally friendly demolition system that is considered by many as a turning point in the industry. The ‘Taisei Ecological Reproduction System’, or more simply known as the ‘Tecorep’ system, is ideal for locations where conventional demolition methods cannot be used such as ultra-high rise buildings. PDi Asia Editor Shinichiro Nakaba reports.
Published 10/10 at 14:43
A feature of the IACDS annual convention in Japan this year, participants were presented with the opportunity to visit the offices of the world’s largest concrete sawing and drilling contractor, Dai-ichi Cutter Kogyo K.K.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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