Published 25/2 at 11:01
The strict dust pollution requirements in the city of Adler made the demolition company Technoservice turn to Hydraram’s HDS-718, a trailer dust suppression system that can create water fog up to a distance of 80-90m.
Published 24/2 at 13:35
Indian Railways commissioned the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) to lay new tracks exclusively for cargo trains on one of the most fast-paced projects in India. The overall goal of the project is to connect four regions and to reduce the transit times and the costs of transporting cargo.
Published 24/2 at 13:32
Russian aluminium manufacturer JSC Aluminium Alloys specialises in producing aluminium alloys in Podolsk near Moscow. Now three Sennebogen D-series machines support all transport and logistics processes there, specially built for the Russian market and its heavy requirements.
Published 24/2 at 13:31
The first Rockster impact crusher, R1000S, from its new factory in Neumarkt (Upper Austria) is already working hard in Styria. Together with a RSS410 scalping screen, the machines have proved to be an extremely efficient combination in the processing of rubble and natural stone.
Published 24/2 at 13:28
Published 24/2 at 13:27
During excavation of a tunnel on the regional railway line at Bad Cannstatt, Germany, a permanent drainage system had to be installed to protect ‘lenses’ of gypsum located in the clay from the possible ingress of groundwater. For this purpose, seven dam rings were installed as groundwater barriers, with control drainage channels at either side of them. The slots that were required were cut into the injected shotcrete using a Kemroc DMW 130 cutter wheel.
Published 24/2 at 13:22
One of the first Stage V compliant Zaxis-6 mini excavators to be delivered in the UK is being utilised on a groundworks projects by a West Midlands based contractor. JLG Groundworks invested in the ZX55U-6 following positive experiences with its Hitachi medium excavators and on the recommendation of authorised dealer, Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK).
Published 24/2 at 13:20
On the Spanish island of Gran Canaria, work is being carried out on a new section of the GC-2 motorway in the northwest of the island. The new section, from El Risco to Agaete, requires the construction of 8km of safe fast road on complicated terrain. For the difficult excavation work required, the subcontractor, Perforaciones Trujillo, is using Epiroc HB 4100 hydraulic hammers mounted on crawler excavators.
Published 24/2 at 13:17
Published 24/2 at 13:15
A series of 167 improvements are currently underway around the southern ring road of the Finnish city of Lahti. One of the main contractors for the project, Skanska, has added a new tool to its armoury in making the work as efficient, cost effective and environmentally friendly as possible. Allu DN Series Transformers have been successfully put to work screening excavated materials for reuse thereby boosting the environmental credentials and efficiency of the project.
Published 24/2 at 12:48
In Ålesund in Norway, a 24m tall office building was demolished to give space to Pir: Ålesund’s first co-working space. The contractor, Idungården AS, assigned AF Decom with the task of demolishing the building which also quartered stores on its bottom floor. Idungården is also the developer of the new Pir project which will involve the creation of a new innovation centre, creative meeting point as well as being Ålesund’s first co-working space.
Published 24/2 at 12:46
The extension of the Mumbai metro system is one of India’s large infrastructural projects that have gone one for many years. PDi has had the opportunity to visit twice, with the latest visit being in November last year together with Swedish and Indian representatives from Brokk.
Published 24/2 at 12:44
What the industry did not think would happen for several years has happened with the release of the world's first battery powered professional diamond core drilling, a full size power cutter for reinforced concrete and a powerful jack hammer.
Published 24/2 at 12:41
Published 27/12, 2019 at 19:22
Published 27/12, 2019 at 18:13
Delete Demolition Ltd., a Helsinki based specialist demolition and recycling contractor, is doing its bit for the environment by helping decommission two coal fired power plants in western Finland. Andrei Bushmarin reports.
Published 27/12, 2019 at 18:01
Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:51
The future belongs to women. That much is obvious. Already today there is not a single profession in which women haven’t successfully equalled or surpassed men. Even such traditionally male oriented industries such as concrete sawing and demolition cannot buck the trend, with women in these businesses now equally good at steering both excavators and companies. Brigitte Peterson, the managing director of US based GSS International is a living and breathing example of it. Andrei Bushmarin reports.
Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:46
Reusing materials so that nothing is thrown away is a concept that can be applied to demolition processes, with material selected, processed as necessary and then reused, directly on site or at specialist recycling centres.
Published 27/12, 2019 at 17:45
During a heavy autumn storm in September 2018, the ship M/S Osfjord ran aground off the coast of Trøndelag in Norway. Several attempts to salvage the shipwreck were unsuccessful, as none of the used methods were able to get the job done.