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Decommissioning the former Enel plant in Piombino

Decommissioning the former Enel plant in Piombino

Published 3/1 at 13:53

The decommissioning of the former Enel plant in Piombino is one of the largest and most complex construction sites of this type in Europe.

Indeco, innovative responses to a continuously changing global market

Indeco, innovative responses to a continuously changing global market

Published 20/12, 2022 at 10:35

The Italian manufacturer held as usual its bauma press conference at its booth where the company presented new products and news.

POWERFUL HYDRODEMOLITION

POWERFUL HYDRODEMOLITION

Published 20/12, 2022 at 09:48

For this year’s special feature on Hydrodemolition we are sharing some news from Aquajet Systems about their new robot Aqua Cutter 750V. We are also publishing a case story where Conjet equipment helps repairing a dam infrastructure in Wyoming, USA.

Extensive training and continuous support produce perfect results

Extensive training and continuous support produce perfect results

Published 20/12, 2022 at 09:47

From the beginning of March to mid-April 2022, the Tyrolit customer Subterra renovated an old railway tunnel in Adamov near Brno in the Czech Republic.

Epiroc ER 3000 drum cutter clears the (flow) path into the future

Epiroc ER 3000 drum cutter clears the (flow) path into the future

Published 20/12, 2022 at 09:46

In order to keep the Rhine navigable for freight transport despite low water levels, the shipping channels must be regularly adjusted.

Kemroc KRD 120 drum cutter with rotation unit

Kemroc KRD 120 drum cutter with rotation unit

Published 20/12, 2022 at 09:45

The sides of an excavated pit in Leonberg (Germany) were made safe by Swabian demolition and construction company Berb. Using a drum cutter attachment with rotation unit from Kemroc mounted on a 26t excavator, the pit walls were precisely and safely cut back to allow wooden planks to be fitted between girders.

A valuable contribution to renewable energy

A valuable contribution to renewable energy

Published 20/12, 2022 at 09:44

Renewable energy sources are in demand and undisputedly one of the main topics of the day.

Golden years for Gallagher Group

Golden years for Gallagher Group

Published 20/12, 2022 at 09:33

As Hitachi Construction Machinery (Europe) NV celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, one of its loyal UK customers will soon reach the same milestone.

Twin towers imploded in India

Twin towers imploded in India

Published 11/10, 2022 at 12:20

In India, two illegally built high rise buildings, named Havan, around 100m high, were blown up at the end of August, 2022

Smart special solution for heavy duty concrete cutting at high altitude

Smart special solution for heavy duty concrete cutting at high altitude

Published 11/10, 2022 at 12:16

LT Diamond Drilling’s custom made wire saw and a Volvo excavator fitted with a Steelwrist quick coupler solved a tricky wire sawing application in Romania’s capitol Bucharest.

Doosan demolition excavator takes down historic factory

Doosan demolition excavator takes down historic factory

Published 11/10, 2022 at 12:00

A Doosan DX530DM top of the range demolition excavator has been used in a top down demolition of part of an historic manufacturing plant in Lissone in Monza in Italy. The site is owned by Brugola OEB Industriale S.p.a., the world leader in the production of fasteners and other parts for the automotive sector.

Powering through challenges

Powering through challenges

Published 11/10, 2022 at 11:53

It is no surprise that when a major tunnel repair was required in Belgium, hydrodemolition was the method of choice. The tunnel, which runs under a busy railroad, was becoming a safety hazard because parts of the concrete were falling down into the roadway. The job involved the removal of 6cm to 7cm of concrete from the ceiling and walls of the tunnel. With the growing concern of more concrete falling, this project required an experienced team to operate equipment in cold weather and complete the job as quickly as possible.

Façade milling with a Kemroc EX 60 HD planer

Façade milling with a Kemroc EX 60 HD planer

Published 3/10, 2022 at 12:53

One part of the renovation process of a school in Giessen (Germany) was to replace the building’s façade. As the reinforced concrete shell could not be removed by hand, Leinweber, a construction and demolition company rented a Kemroc EX 60 HD milling attachment for its excavator.

Italia Demolizioni chooses Doosan DX380LC-7

Italia Demolizioni chooses Doosan DX380LC-7

Published 3/10, 2022 at 12:46

New Doosan equipment has been chosen for the machinery fleet of Italia Demolizioni, a start-up based in Lombard in Italy.

Former logistics nerve centre imploded

Former logistics nerve centre imploded

Published 3/10, 2022 at 12:42

It took only four seconds and 783 non electronic detonators to bring about the successful implosion of the Kaserne building in downtown Johannesburg in May, bringing to a close the former administration nerve centre of South Africa’s vast rail network.

Oregon tunnel restoration sees versatility as the key to success

Oregon tunnel restoration sees versatility as the key to success

Published 3/10, 2022 at 11:12

Tunnels form vital traffic and railroad arteries across the United States, providing the backbone for people and goods to traverse challenging terrain. There are 541 highway tunnels in the nation, with the majority being between 60 to 110 years old, carrying an excess of 15.4M vehicles on an average day.

Conjet on a strong path

Conjet on a strong path

Published 4/7, 2022 at 09:17

Conjet is making strong progress with a 50% increase in sales, a strengthening of human resources and distributor network as well as a tripling of the production area at its new premises.

Obras y Servicios TEX – A loyal Doosan customer

Obras y Servicios TEX – A loyal Doosan customer

Published 4/7, 2022 at 08:29

Obras y Servicios TEX is a family business located in Barbatain (Navarra) in Spain with headquarters in Abrera (Barcelona). The company was created in 1995 and has 140 staff, working on both national and international projects. Under the direction of Juan Andrés Solano, the company provides solutions for specific projects in the construction sector.

South African looting creates demolition possibilities

South African looting creates demolition possibilities

Published 19/4, 2022 at 12:50

South Africa’s demolition sector is being called on to contribute to rebuilding efforts after riots, looting and wanton destruction in 2021 caused damage estimated at billions of euros. PDi Africa editor Kevin Mayhew reports.

Canadian developer and property manager sees long term benefit in hydrodemolition

Canadian developer and property manager sees long term benefit in hydrodemolition

Published 19/4, 2022 at 10:12

With more than 60 years in the property management industry, Drewlo Holdings has a knack for providing the high quality accommodation tenants want. In southwestern Ontario, the family owned company is synonymous with upscale apartment living, boasting more than 9,600 units throughout the area.

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