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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Published 19/4 at 12:51
Breaking out large pieces of sandstone and dressing them down into manageable blocks suitable for the processing plant used to require a lot of strenuous manual labour and time at the German natural stone producer Fark Naturstein. Now the process has been mechanised and made significantly easier. Instead of drilling and using wedges and feathers, the blocks are now being precision cut using a Kemroc ES 110 HD universal cutter attachment mounted on a 24t excavator.
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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.
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Family company Brewster Bros have recently taken delivery of a Sandvik QJ341 mobile jaw crusher for its recycling operation in Livingston, West Lothian, Scotland. The company prides itself on its state of the art recycling plant and sustainable operation, from where Brewster Bros recycle, reuse and resell high quality products.
Published 19/4 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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Cement manufacturer Amreyah Cement relies on crushing technology from BHS-Sonthofen at its plant in Egypt. The company uses a BHS RSMX 1222 rotor centrifugal crusher to recover high quality additives from previously unused slag to make its cement production more sustainable.
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The first Zaxis-7 medium excavator in Greenland has been delivered to Permagreen Grønland A/P. The construction company, headquartered in Nuuk and with 350 employees, specialises in a variety of projects, including residential and commercial.
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Conjet AB, the global manufacturer of Automated Concrete Removal (ACR) robots, is committed to ensuring that its customers are successful with their projects as well as growing worldwide demand for hydrodemolition services.
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Hilti offers one of the most comprehensive product portfolios for core drilling. A well-balanced program attracts not only professional diamond contractors making their living from sawing and coring applications but also professionals in other trades meeting the challenge of core drilling regularly or every once in a while.