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V. Brøndum A/S makes the world a cleaner place

V. Brøndum A/S makes the world a cleaner place

Published 15/11 at 18:35

Denmark’s concrete sawing and surface preparation industry is not big, to put it mildly. Compared, for example, to the neighboring Sweden, it is virtually nonexistent. So every Danish company that has achieved an international standing automatically gets into PDi’s crosshairs. Despite the fierce competition from its Scandinavian and European rivals, Denmark-based V. Brøndum A/S has never been the one to bite the dust. Andrei Bushmarin reports from the company’s headquarters in Silkeborg.

Trevi Benne celebrates 25 years

Trevi Benne celebrates 25 years

Published 15/9 at 12:56

Five years ago PDi reported on Trevi Benne’s 20th anniversary celebration. This summer the company reached 25 years with an even bigger event gathering over 1,500 people at their premises in Noventa Vicentina, Italy. PDi editor in chief Jan Hermansson reports.

Sweden’s currently biggest demolition contractor

Sweden’s currently biggest demolition contractor

Published 15/9 at 12:12

Lotus is not a new demolition player in the Swedish arena, but has, through acquisitions of the well-known demolition contractors Rivab, Swedish Demolition Group and Rivners, become Sweden’s largest provider of pure demolition services. Jan Hermansson reports.

NPK’S touch: As light as Sakura, as sharp as a Samurai sword

NPK’S touch: As light as Sakura, as sharp as a Samurai sword

Published 10/7 at 13:18

Osaka-based NPK hardly needs any presentation. Arguably, the most expensive demolition attachment brand in the world, it is nonetheless one of the most sought-after. This April past Andrei Bushmarin visited the original NPK facility located on a quiet sakura-lined street in Higashiōsaka (East Osaka).

Bust the dust

Bust the dust

Published 16/1 at 14:19

Demolition can be dirty, dusty work. Even a minor smear or layer of grime at the end of the workday can be a mark of pride for a job well done.

Less Fuss - More Money with Hilti

Less Fuss - More Money with Hilti

Published 23/12, 2015 at 17:16

PDi recently revisited Hilti headquarters in Schaan, Liechtenstein. Editor-in-chief, Jan Hermansson reports.

Some cases for polishing floors

Some cases for polishing floors

Published 27/11, 2015 at 13:57

Huge polishing project in Paris, two projects in Australia, amazing result with the Janser ride on stripper and efficient polishing with Xingyi burnisher in Indonesia

Floor sawing industry tight-lipped before the big show

Floor sawing industry tight-lipped before the big show

Published 27/11, 2015 at 13:33

With Bauma looming over the horizon, manufacturers tend to be secretive, saving their product announcements for the biggest trade show in the business. However, PDi managed to gain an insight into some of the developments in the floor sawing industry. Andrei Bushmarin reports.

Promising market for hydrodemolition robots

Promising market for hydrodemolition robots

Published 26/11, 2015 at 15:30

“The new EU safety and environment regulations in the European Standards EN 1504 for protection and repair of concrete structures is literally promoting hydrodemolition robots to comply with the new environmental and safety standards,” said Roger Simonsson chief executive of Swedish hydrodemolition equipment manufacturer Aquajet.

Blastrac the full-liner for surfaces

Blastrac the full-liner for surfaces

Published 26/11, 2015 at 15:11

The US owned Blastrac BV in the Netherlands comes from a company with roots dating back to the early 1900s. With the brand name Diamatic, as part of the group since 2005 and a focus on developing a wide range of machines and tools for floor preparation, the Blastrac group has radically increased its presence in the market. Jan Hermansson reports.

A divided flooring business

A divided flooring business

Published 26/11, 2015 at 15:00

Another year has passed in the concrete floor grinding and polishing world. We can conclude that the flow of new machines and tools is constant as well as the number of players. Perhaps some manufacturers are holding products back for Bauma next spring. The global concrete floor grinding and polishing industry did not decline during the year. Since the consolidation of the industry, some years back, the number of suppliers of concrete floor grinding and polishing systems has stayed more or less constant.

Trevi Benne keeps boosting its Premium Line

Trevi Benne keeps boosting its Premium Line

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:43

Italian attachment specialist Trevi Benne is expanding its Premium Line of demolition tools equipped with the impact booster first presented at Bauma three years ago.

NPK beefs up four product lines

NPK beefs up four product lines

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:41

Japanese manufacturer NPK used Intermat to showcase a raft of new products.

Robi attachments cut into the French market

Robi attachments cut into the French market

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:40

French specialist contractor Clavel TP is using a Robi RP30 pulveriser from the Finnish manufacturer Ramtec to perform secondary crushing of reinforced concrete debris on a recycling site in south-central France. Weighing

Dehaco launches a new line of compactors

Dehaco launches a new line of compactors

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:37

Netherlands-based supplier Dehaco has added a new range of Hyrax compactors to its product line.

German contractor chooses a Hydraram crusher

German contractor chooses a Hydraram crusher

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:35

In March 2015, the German specialist demolition contractor AWR Abbruch took delivery of a Hydraram HCC-120V concrete cutter crusher suitable for 86t to 150t excavators.

Tank cutter from the “Black Forest”

Tank cutter from the “Black Forest”

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:33

The German company Darda, based in Blumberg in the famous Black Forest recently launched the TC120 tank cutter for cold cutting of steel containers and slabs of up to 15mm thick.

Genesis extends its Jaw Armor system to grapples

Genesis extends its Jaw Armor system to grapples

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:32

Genesis Attachments’ Jaw Armor protective system is now available for heavy-duty grapples.

Okada expands pulveriser range

Okada expands pulveriser range

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:29

Okada Aiyon from Japan has extended its OSC series of pulverisers with the new OSC-500AV which has a crushing force of 1,115kN and suitable for 40t to 100t excavators.

Komatsu beefs up the mid-range

Komatsu beefs up the mid-range

Published 8/10, 2015 at 10:25

Komatsu Europe International has extended its wheel loader line with the WA200-7 model suitable for a wide range of tasks.

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