Video – Cawarden in action…

OilQuick system “rains” supreme in Derby. Cawarden Demolition has joined the growing ranks of the OilQuick owners’ club. And so, when the company was about to put its new OilQuick-equipped Komatsu excavator to work on a former school in Derby, we despatched the Demolition TV camera crew to capture the action. So crank up the…Read moreRead more

Hammer time at Kinshofer…

A meeting of minds as Kinshofer enters hydraulic breaker sector. Kinshofer and Hammer S.r.l. have announced that they have signed a definite agreement to merge. Under the terms of the agreement Kinshofer has acquired a majority shareholding of Hammer. Kinshofer is a leading manufacturer of attachments for excavators, skid steer loaders and truck-mounted cranes. The…Read moreRead more

Video Exclusive – Caterpillar storms ahead…

First-glimpse at some of the new Cat equipment that will debut at Bauma 2019. At the beginning of last week, DemolitionNews’ editor Mark Anthony joined the mass ranks of the international trade press at Caterpillar’s magnificent Demonstration and Learning Centre in Malaga, Spain to get a sneak preview of just some of the machines that…Read moreRead more

Video – DSM giant tackles Edgbaston tower…

70-metre Caterpillar high reach shows what it’s made of. A few months ago, DSM Group’s massive Caterpillar 6015B went to work taking down the 20-storey Edgbaston House tower block. That demolition is now complete and a time-lapse film of the demolition process has been released that shows the entire demolition process. But it also served…Read moreRead more

Video – Open for business…

Dedicated DemoExpo 2019 website is now open. In less than 300 days, the great and the good of the UK demolition industry will gather at the Hertfordshire Show Ground for the DemoExpo 2019 exhibition hosted jointly by the National Federation of Demolition Contractors and the Institute of Demolition Engineers. And it’s going to be EPIC!…Read moreRead more

Exclusive – Messiah goes for shear scale…

Massive Genesis shear is UK-bound. DemolitionNews has obtained an exclusive photo that shows a massive Genesis GXP 2500R shear being loaded onto a UK-bound ship on the first leg of its journey Essex and high reach excavator hirer Messiah Corporation. Messiah claims that the 24.49 tonne shear will be the largest in the UK; and…Read moreRead more

Cat crowned champions…

DemolitionNews’ Instagram followers declare Caterpillar their favourite. To coincide with the World Cup 2018 that is taking place in Russia at present, we have been using the poll facility on Instagram Stories to ask our 24,000+ followers which brand of demolition excavator they prefer. We have done this via a series of head-to-head rounds that…Read moreRead more

TRD responds to bridge collision…

Total Reclaims takes to Facebook to apologise to people of Nottingham. Nottingham-based Total Reclaims Demolition has issued a public apology for and explanation of an incident yesterday in which a Liebherr excavator being carried on a low loader struck a bridge, causing severe delays for local commuters. The statement, which was posted on the company’s…Read moreRead more

Video – Ignore the commentary…

DSM’s redrawing of the Grimsby skyline continues. First rule of journalism – When you’re reporting on a company, try to the their name right, particularly if it only comprises three letters! That said, while the voice-over appears to have been read (not too well) from this local newspaper report, the footage of DSM’s might Hitachi…Read moreRead more

Video – Grimsby skyline changing…

Time-lapse video captures demolition of massive tower block. The changing face of Grimsby skyline has been captured in a remarkable time-lapse video. (Fast forward to the six minute mark for the high reach action) Dominating the East Marsh skyline for over 50 years, the video captures huge specialist demolition machines dismantling Nelson House – the…Read moreRead more