Comment – End of recession won’t end hard times…

The demolition industry will feel the effects of recession long after it’s officially over. In the past few weeks, the dark veil of recession has shown signs of lifting. France, Germany and, more recently, China have seen their economies enjoy a sufficiently sustained period of growth, albeit negligible, that has lasted long enough for economists…Read moreRead more

Who pays the training man…?

What happens to your demolition qualifications if you find yourself unemployed…? Demolition News has today received a message from one of its readers who (like far too many others) finds himself in the unfortunate position of currently being unemployed and unable to afford to pay to maintain his demolition qualification card. Which set us thinking…Read moreRead more

Raising your web profile podcast series…

Demolitionnews.com produces podcast series to help you raise your company’s online presence. In recognition of the growing importance of the Internet in helping to promote demolition businesses, demolitionnews.com has created a series of podcasts containing some simple, easy-to-follow, and quick to implement tips and tricks to help enhance your company’s digital presence. We have broken…Read moreRead more

What Price Sustainability…?

Exclusive audio podcast by Terry Quarmby, president of the Institute of Demolition Engineers. Anyone with even the most tenuous link to the demolition business knows that demolition contractors are the undisputed world leaders in the recycling and reuse of materials, a fact that has put this industry at the very forefront of the drive for…Read moreRead more

Audio boos from IDE Roadshow…

A series of brief audio boos recorded live at today’s IDE Roadshow. Although the gremlins prevented these from being uploaded live, the Audio Boo system did (thankfully) retain these audios recorded live at the IDE Roadshow earlier today. Listen! Listen! Listen!

Exclusive Audio – Forthcoming Legislation…

IDE vice-president John Woodward on forthcoming legislation and its impact on the demolition sector. In the first of our exclusive audio podcasts recorded live at the last of the 2009 IDE Roadshows (held earlier today at the fabulous Mercedes Benz World in Weybridge, Surrey), IDE vice-president and Demolition News regular John Woodward gazes into his…Read moreRead more

Exclusive Podcast – Interview with Alex Albon…

Exclusive audio interview with Alex Albon, operations director of Earth Exchange. In the latest of our exclusive audio interviews, we spoke to Alex Albon, operations director of Earth Exchange, to hear how his company is facilitating the recycling and reuse of demolition arisings, reducing haulage costs, and lowering the industry’s environmental impact. Powered by Podbean.com

Little girl wants her school demolished…

Video/Audio of little Irish girl asking for her school to be demolished, along with her teachers. The following has been doing the rounds on the Internet for quite some time now and, to be honest, we originally chose to ignore it. However, having now listened again, it just gets funnier and funnier and is worthy…Read moreRead more

Demolition Music…?

C&D Consultancy’s John Woodward has suggested the compilation of a demolition music Top 10. Demolition News is taking a short hiatus to visit the Glastonbury 2009 festival this weekend, drink too much cider and listen to bands that most people have never even heard of, all while standing in a muddy field wearing a kilt…Read moreRead more

Exclusive Videos – JCB’s Demolition Day…

JCB recently hosted a demolition day for members of the NFDC. And here’s the footage. Back in 2006 when it was the primary sponsor of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors’ annual convention in Barcelona, JCB hosted an impressive Demolition Day at its premises in Uttoxeter. Three years on, and the company has repeated the…Read moreRead more