Combatting dust with a man-made hurricane…on wheels!

Steve Wolf is a movie special effects expert who spent the formative part of his career blowing things up and lighting buildings, cars and people on fire. As a result, he has learned a lot about extinguishing those blazes; and he has recently been using that knowledge to tackle the wildfires in his native America….Read moreRead more

Rye Group goes all in on HVO

Rye Group has taken delivery of three new Caterpillar excavators that will run on HVO fuel to support the company’s Sustainable Standard initiative. The Green D+ HVO fuel supplied by New Era Fuels is made from used cooking oil that has been supplemented with an organic additive. HVO reduces carbon emissions by 90 percent and…Read moreRead more

CJ Charlton’s new kit goes to work…

CJ Charlton Group is one of the rising stars of the UK demolition industry. And the company is building upon that reputation by investing in new equipment from the likes of Hitachi Construction Machinery UK and Dehaco.

Real time bucket design

The boffins over at Steelwrist recently unveiled a new online tool that allows users to design and specify an excavator bucket to match their specific carrier, application and material. So we decided to take the “configurator” for a spin to see just how easy it is to design a custom excavator bucket.

The Break Fast Show #137

In today’s show: The last of the big bangs at Ironbridge Power Station; a worker is crushed beneath a lift on a site in Edinburgh; and we get under the hood of Kubota’s new LPG-fuelled mini excavator. In addition to all that, we’ll be designing our own excavator bucket LIVE using a new online tool…Read moreRead more

There’s a new name in the field of ADTs

Rokbak is the new name for Terex Trucks, with the new brand maintaining its proud hauling heritage with a future-focused vision. As part of the new brand launch, the machines now come in Rokbak colours and livery. While maintaining the experienced design, craft and precision that are synonymous with the company’s haulers, the RA30 and…Read moreRead more

Volvo goes straight for demolition – EXCLUSIVE

We all know that Volvo Construction Equipment is one of the most innovative companies in the construction and demolition equipment arena. We know that Volvo Construction Equipment is a key supplier to the global demolition industry. And we know that Volvo excavators are the weapon of choice for demolition companies right across the world. But…Read moreRead more

French flair, Coventry convenience…

Arden Equipment sets up shop in the UK. French attachment manufacturer Arden Equipment recently opened a dedicated facility in Coventry to better serve customers here in the UK. And, as ever, DemolitionNews was the first on the case.

Bobcat – Next is Now

The Bobcat name might be synonymous with its world-leading range of skid steer loaders. But, in recent years, the company has emerged as one of the sector’s true innovators. Bobcat recently unveiled a new range of Compact Wheel Loaders and Small Articulated Loaders. Together, these mean that Bobcat now offers the world’s largest range of…Read moreRead more

The Tesla of construction equipment…

The construction equipment industry is a mature market in which changes and improvements are largely incremental variations on a proven theme. The same was true of the automotive sector until Elon Musk and Tesla rode the crest of the electric vehicle revolution and turned the car market onto its head. So where is the construction…Read moreRead more