Ukrainian contractor executes challenging underwater project
Published 6/3 at 13:17
In a war torn Ukraine, specialist concrete cutting contractor, TEM Diamond, based in Kyiv, performed a unique project involving the wall sawing of underwater concrete structures at the Kyiv reservoir. Andrei Bushmarin reports.
HP 1200 hammer and an IHC 75 serving civil construction in Australia
Published 6/3 at 10:30
Gavin Negrin of Nugget Haulage PTY. LTD explains why his company uses Indeco breakers.
Indeco takes on a big dig
Published 6/3 at 10:29
The section of the Bari-Barletta railway line that crosses Andria city centre is being moved below ground level, a project that involves digging a 3km trench. Indeco hydraulic hammers are taking on the job of excavating the whole 250,000m3.
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
New Hilti wire saw cuts four bridge abutments in South West Canada
Published 20/12, 2022 at 09:31
Andreas Kuelz from Canadian Cutting & Coring, a concrete cutting division of Pacific Concrete Cutters Ltd, has used Hilti concrete cutting equipment for work done in British Colombia in Canada.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.