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Twin towers imploded in India

Twin towers imploded in India

Published 11/10 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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.

Husqvarna invests in training for both employees and customers

Husqvarna invests in training for both employees and customers

Published 4/7 at 09:20

Husqvarna has expanded its training centre in Söderköping to be able to train its customers more efficiently in the management of their machinery fleets.

Conjet on a strong path

Conjet on a strong path

Published 4/7 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 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.

Saving time dressing natural stone

Saving time dressing natural stone

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.

South African looting creates demolition possibilities

South African looting creates demolition possibilities

Published 19/4 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.

Brewster Bros choose Sandvik to support their circular business

Brewster Bros choose Sandvik to support their circular business

Published 19/4 at 12:42

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.

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 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.

Black sand through crushing technology from BHS-Sonthofen

Black sand through crushing technology from BHS-Sonthofen

Published 19/4 at 10:10

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.

First ‘Zaxis-7’ in Greenland provides versatility in tough conditions

First ‘Zaxis-7’ in Greenland provides versatility in tough conditions

Published 19/4 at 10:09

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.

Conjet North America hosts hydrodemolition educational week

Conjet North America hosts hydrodemolition educational week

Published 19/4 at 10:05

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.

New Edge TRM831 wheeled mounted trommel

New Edge TRM831 wheeled mounted trommel

Published 11/3 at 09:49

Edge Innovate has revealed its largest mobile trommel to date with the launch of the new TRM831 at America’s leading compost conference organised by the US Compost Council.

Comprehensive equipment for advanced core drilling

Comprehensive equipment for advanced core drilling

Published 11/3 at 09:31

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.

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