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

Erith reaches for remote…

UK contractor pioneers use of remotely-controlled equipment. Not content with being one of the UK’s largest demolition contractor (and a recent multi-award winner at the World Demolition Awards), Erith Contractors is also pioneering the use of remote control to make top-down projects safer. The company is currently involved in a complex project in LOndon where…Read moreRead more

Exclusive – Self-assembled success…

“Ikea-style” attachment goes to work. Regular readers might recall that a month ago, almost to the day, we brought you details of what we described as an “Ikea-style” concrete pulveriser that had been proposed by Italian attachments company, Repalo. The company was offering the design for an attachment that a customer could then build themselves….Read moreRead more

A five-minute masterpiece

Latest Diggers and Dozers film is a mini demolition epic. The team over at the Diggers and Dozers YouTube channel continue to set the standard for high quality equipment films. Case in point is their latest film which features demolition contrator Shorts Group, a Hitachi Zaxis 350LC excavator, a drone and one of the best…Read moreRead more

Demolition tool, Ikea-style

Italian company offers kit-form concrete cracker. It is not unusual for demolition companies to make modifications to their equipment; to toughen them up for the hostile work environment; to make them more aesthetically pleasing; to put their own spin on a proven product. But just how many build their own attachments? Yet, as you will…Read moreRead more

First outing…

Liberty Industrial’s new Hitachi high reach makes its debut Down Under. Liberty Industrial has carried out the demolition of several redundant installations at a coal mine in Queensland, Australia. This included the Road Load Out installation, a concrete silo of approximately 10 metres in diameter and 34 metres high and adjoining 200 metre long inclined…Read moreRead more

Demo Fist is a demo first

Ever wanted to punch through walls? Now you can! The crowd-funding website Kickstarter is a strangle old place. For every mutli-million dollar idea that attracts its initial funding on the platform, there are literally hundreds of other ill-conceived ideas that will never make it off the drawing board: skateboards for the blind; hard hats made…Read moreRead more

Exclusive – The Eagle has landed

Check out one of Demolition TV’s best films to date! We recently joined Case Construction Equipment and Steelwrist UK at Maltby Colliery for what was known as a Case “Eagle Day”. The company had gathered together wheel loaders, excavators and dozers for a two-day demonstration extravaganza. And so, with a select handful of other members…Read moreRead more