Ousted…!

NFDC President succumbs to internal war of attrition. The National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) has announced that embattled President Paul Brown has resigned. Despite having the vocal support of several of the Federation’s regions and many of its individual members, Brown’s presidency has been beset by a series of attempts to oust him, including…Read moreRead more

Audio – Hitting a century…

Demolition News Radio broadcasts its 100th show with a focus on training. At the beginning of August last year, we broadcast the first episode of the Demolition News Radio podcast. Today, we have broadcast our 100th episode and – as has become the norm of late – it pulls no punches. The subject of the…Read moreRead more

Raw and unedited…

You can now hear the REAL version of our latest podcast. I am red-faced with embarrassment; painfully aware that I have granted listeners an unplanned glimpse behind the curtain of professionalism. At 6.30 on Monday morning, I uploaded our latest podcast entitled “Disowning My Own Work”. It’s an episode that was weeks in the scripting…Read moreRead more

Didcot – Two Years On…

Two years after the tragic death of four demolition workers in a boiler house collapse at the Didcot A Power Station, this one-off show looks back at the events of that day and the events that have transpired since.

Comment – Breaking everything but the glass ceiling…

Demolition could find itself isolated against the rising and welcome tide of gender equality. Yesterday I was asked how many women held senior positions in the UK demolition industry. There are so few that – rather than presenting a percentage or statistic – I named them. That conversation was the inspiration for this audio podcast:

Comment – Back from the brink…

I almost lost my house to spiralling debt. For a brief time this weekend, Demolition News Radio slipped in (and, sadly, back out again) of the Top 20 podcast chart on Anchor FM, the online platform we use to broadcast to the demolition world. This was not because users of iTunes and Google Play Music…Read moreRead more

Brace for Winter…

As the UK awakes to a blanket of snow, some timely advice on staying safe this winter. Swathes of the UK awoke this morning to a blanket of snow. And while British snow flurries would be taken in the stride of our Scandinavian and North American counterparts, the official arrival of winter brings with it…Read moreRead more

Audio – Demolition Digest #4

Our round-up of the hottest audio from this week on Demolition News Radio. Can you believe that’s another working week largely over and done? Well, we have been busy in the studio this week bringing the latest demolition news, views and comment to your earholes via Demolition News Radio. And, just in case you missed…Read moreRead more

Audio – Demolition Digest #3

Your weekly round-up of the hottest audio from Demolition News Radio. It is pleasing to note that we have a growing following on both iTunes and Google Play Music for our (almost) daily podcast, Demolition News Radio. But if you haven’t yet experienced my dulcet tones or if you missed any of our shows from…Read moreRead more

Audio – Pies and pilgrimage…

The latest episode of Demolition News Radio features a trip down memory lane. When Downwell Demolition invited me to visit one of their sites close to my father’s childhood home, I seized the opportunity. The following audio is, therefore, part site visit and part trip down memory lane. It features a well-orchestrated and smooth-running site…Read moreRead more