Highs and Furloughs…

Are you a demolition workers that has been furloughed? Are you a demolition company owner that is considering furloughing your staff during the COVID-19 crisis? Are you – like us – still trying to figure out what the term furlough even means? If so, then be sure to tune in to today’s episode which will…Read moreRead more

Demolition Daily #10

Today is the day the Demolition Daily LiveStream came of age. The latest show features a discussion with Lawrence Waterman, chairman of the British Safety Council. We talk about the confusion over which sites should remain open and which should not; social distancing in a construction environment; and the protection of the mental health of…Read moreRead more

Demolition Daily #9

In this episode of the Demolition Daily LiveSteam, we look ahead to a post-COVID-19 world; we look at how individuals and companies an use the current “downtime” to make plans and preparations for what lies ahead. We also speak to Holger (HoPi) Pietzsch of Leica Geosystems about connected sites, electronic collaboration and data collation, and…Read moreRead more

Demolition Daily #8

Today’s episode of the Demolition Daly was supposed to be an open forum for demolition workers to share their experience of the COVID-19 crisis. Sadly, it appears that many were concerned that they might fall foul of their employers. So instead, we look at the (possibly hidden) meaning behind the letter sent to construction and…Read moreRead more

Demolition Daily #7

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we have tried denial, anger, bargaining and acceptance. But now is the time (for us, at least – for you, it’s optional) to look up, not down.

Keep your skills sharp…

C&D Consultancy resurrects Toolbox Talk video series. Some seven years ago, we worked with our great friend John Woodward at C&D Consultancy to produce a series of bite-sized video tool box talks. And there has never been a better time to check them out. Chances are, you have time on your hands; you’ll have time…Read moreRead more

Preparing for theft rise…

Thieves take advantage of site lockdowns. Police forces across the UK are having to carry out extra night patrols in empty city and town centres, as burglars target shops, pubs and other commercial premises during the coronavirus lockdown. Collating intelligence data from police reports, news items, and their own customer feedback, the property security specialists,…Read moreRead more

NOCN accused of profiteering…

Unite union says Emergency Covid-19 CPCS card is unnecessary. Unite, the UK’s construction union, is informing members that it is not necessary to obtain a temporary Construction Plant Competence Scheme (CPCS) Emergency Covid-19 Card to gain access to building sites during the coronavirus outbreak. Workers that because of the lockdown are unable to renew a…Read moreRead more

Demolition Daily #6

Despite governmental warnings and in the face f calls from several (notably) non-demolition trade bodies, many UK demolition sites are remaining open during the COVID-19 crisis, potentially placing thousands of lives at risk.

Demolition Daily #5

In this episode of the Demolition Daly, we look at the issue of plant and vehicle theft amidst the mass site closures that are sweeping the nation during the COVID-19 crisis. We are joined by John Mussett, head of investigations at CanTrack Global and a former police officer who talks about how to protect your…Read moreRead more