Exclusive Podcast – Acoustic Modelling…

Exclusive podcast ont he subject of acoustic modeling, monitoring and control. Along with dust and vibration, noise is one of the single biggest challenges facing demolition contractors. But it is a problem that has long been notoriously difficult to predict. Until now. New software on offer from Riverside Environmental Services and most recently harnessed by…Read moreRead more

Exclusive Podcast – Bad Vibrations…

Demolition News discusses the impact of Hand Arm and Whole Body vibration. Whole Body and Hand Arm vibration are a constant cause for concern on demolition sites across the globe. Indeed, the Health and Safety Executive’s decision to prohibit operators from being on board mobile crushers while they’re in operation, and the NFDC’s subsequent guidance…Read moreRead more

Exclusive Audio Podcast – Occupational Health…

Interview with Nichola Elvy, founder and managing director of Building Health Ltd. Having made huge strides to reduce the number of accidents and fatalities on its sites, the demolition industry is now turning its attention to the issue of occupational health and site welfare. And that move could not be more timely. An increasing number…Read moreRead more

Project Profile Podcast – Southport Gasholder…

In our first Project Profile podcast, we look at the deconstruction of a gasholder near Liverpool. The use of an 80+ metre crawler crane to dismantle an MAN gasholder in Southport near Liverpool has attracted considerable media interest. However, as our first-ever Project Profile podcast highlights, the use of the crawler crane was hampered by…Read moreRead more

New Podcast – Interview with Dig A Crusher founder…

The latest of Demolition News’ audio podcasts is now available here and on iTunes. We promised you more audio content and we like to keep our promises. We have today recorded two new podcasts, the first of which – an interview with Dig A Crusher founder Sean Heron – can be downloaded below (and heard…Read moreRead more

Working Wednesday attracts full house…

The first-ever NFDC/NDTG Working Wednesday mini seminar was oversubscribed. Having recently moved to its new location in Hemel Hempstead, the National Federation of Demolition Contractors has both the determination and the space to host more events for its members; and last night saw the first of these events in the shape of its Working Wednesday…Read moreRead more

Take safety with you, wherever you go…

The UK’s Health & Safety Executive, an organisation not normally known for its use of cutting-edge technology, has embraced the iPod and is now offering regular audio podcasts that are free to download on iTunes. Anyone owning an iPod, iPhone or iTouch can simply search for the HSE within the podcast area of iTunes where…Read moreRead more

No Quick Fix on Quick Couplers…

It is now almost three months since the Health and Safety Executive introduced new regulations that effectively outlawed the manufacture and sale of “semi-automatic” quick couplers. Designed to prevent the use of the types of hitches requiring the manual insertion of a retaining pin, which have been identified as a direct or indirect cause of…Read moreRead more

Exclusive podcast – Interview with John Woodward…

One of the judges at the 2009 Demolition Awards will be John Woodward, newly-elected vice-president of the Institute of Demolition Engineers. In this exclusive interview, Demolition News speaks to Woodward about his part in these exciting awards:

Exclusive podcast – Interview with Lindsay Gale…

The international trade magazine Demolition & Recycling International (D&Ri) recently announced plans to host the first-ever award ceremony to recognise the work of demolition professionals the world over. In this exclusive podcast, D&Ri editor Lindsay Gale – the driving force behind the awards – highlights his hopes and aims for the Demolition Awards: