German monster goes to work…

Hagedorn Group spearheads demolition with modified Hitachi machine. Those lucky enough to have visited Bauma 2019 – back before the world went mad – might recall seeing the largest demolition excavator on display. That machine – a Hitachi EX1200 modified by Kiesel – is now in place with its new owner and is hard at…Read moreRead more

EXCLUSIVE – Hitachi Zaxis-7 Watch Party

Hitachi is one of the leading excavator brands in both the demolition and construction industries. Indeed, many UK demolition companies pride themselves on their loyalty to the brand. But in recent months, one of the best got even better with the launch of the new Zaxis-7 range. In an exclusive video presentation in partnership with…Read moreRead more

BPH bags LaBounty…

Attachments giant switches allegiance. Hydraulic attachment specialist BPH Attachments has been named as the new LaBounty dealer for the UK and Ireland. BPH Attachments was approached by LaBounty to become its exclusive distributor in the UK and Ireland. The decision to work together with BPH was easily made as its core values align with those…Read moreRead more

What does JCB have up its sleeve…?

At 6.30 this evening, Diggers and Dozers will be hosting its latest LIVE show to look at and discuss the new products launched today by UK construction equipment giant JCB. That live show will be broadcast simultaneously on Diggers and Dozers, DemolitionNews, and on Diggers and Dozers’ Facebook and YouTube channels. If you watch on…Read moreRead more

Liebherr strengthens demolition presence…

German manufacturer unveils new entrant to global demolition sector. Liebherr has renewed its commitment to the global demolition industry by unveiling a new model in its already popular range. You can read all about the new R 94 demolition machine exclusively below:

Demolition LIVE – Akula demolition robots…

In this special episode of Demolition LIVE, we are joined by Chris James, managing director of ES Manufacturing, the company behind the Akula range of dual-fuel demolition robots. We talk about British-built demolition robots, Russian-named hydraulic breakers, and Italian demolition attachments.

EXCLUSIVE – Cat 352 UHD…

A first-look at Caterpillar’s new demolition flagship. Were it not for the COVID-19 pandemic, I would have been in the south of France this week; enjoying some sunshine; sipping on pastis; and hanging out with the team at Caterpillar while checking out the new Cat 352 UHD demolition excavator. Sadly, with a global lockdown in…Read moreRead more

JCB halts production…

Manufacturer responds to COVID-19 threat. JCB is today stopping production at all of its UK manufacturing plants as disruption resulting from the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic causes an unprecedented reduction in global demand. The company is halting production for the rest of this week and the whole of next week at its nine manufacturing plants in…Read moreRead more

Acrophobia AND arachnophobia…

If you can’t deal with heights or spiders, look away now. We posted the following video over on our Instagram feed at the weekend and it has quickly racked up more than 80,000 views and more than 160,000 impressions in just a few days. Based on that surge in popularity, we thought you might like…Read moreRead more

Shark Attack!

World-exclusive of new British-built demolition robot. There is a new entrant to the highly competitive demolition robot arena. Bedfordshire-based ES Robotics has unveiled a new four-model range of remote controlled machines, each of which benefits from dual ful diesel/electric power for faster travel speeds coupled with low emission operation. There will be a full report…Read moreRead more