The Break Fast Show #366

In today’s show: Demolition swings to the rescue after a building collapse; H.E. Services digs into history; and there’s girl power at Ward Demolition in New Zealand. PLUS there is another chance to see our exclusive interview with Ritchie Bros Johan Lustig as we discuss the present and future for electrically-powered equipment.

The Break Fast Show #363

In today’s show: Brown and Mason topples Teeside giant; Hyundai pops a wheelie…twice; XCMG celebrates as telehandlers head overseas; and there’s yet another hot new demolition project lead, this time in Cambridge. PLUS Volvo puts on a show. All that and more, on The Break Fast Show.

Death of the Bootstrap Entrepreneur

Across the span of more than three decades, I have had the pleasure and the honour of interviewing countless demolition company founders. Whether they came directly to demolition or jumped across from an allied business, all those founders have shared a common theme. Each of them started with precious little in the way of money…Read moreRead more

The Weekend Wrap #59

In this week’s show: Volvo delivers on its fossil-free promise; we have an Italmek attachment that eats axles for breakfast; and a giant Kobelco excavator goes to hospital in Rotterdam. All that and more, on The Weekend Wrap.

The Break Fast Show #362

In today’s show: We’re travelling to Texas for some awesome scraper action; we’re travelling back in time to check out a Terex dozer in action; the shear power of Caterpillar attachments; and there’s yet another hot new project lead, this time in Kent. PLUS we’re taking a tour of one of the biggest civil engineering…Read moreRead more

Union rails against demolition incentive

A union has reacted to reports that residents have been offered financial incentives to allow a proposed demolition project to go ahead. GMB London has been informed that One Housing is offering carrots of £7,100 of public money to Juniper Crescent residents for a vote for demolition in the face of the previous overwhelming vote…Read moreRead more

Exit Kane. NFDC not able

A well-known UK demolition contractor has taken to social media to announce his shock departure from the National Federation of Demolition Contractors. Andrew Kane of Kane Group, which owns NFDC member company GJ Gaywood, revealed his decision to leave the NFDC on the LinkedIn social media platform. His post reads: To all my LinkedIn contacts…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #360

In today’s show: Fire hits Teeside site for the second time in a month; Lynch Plant gives site safety the thumbs up…digitally; an attachment that eats axles for breakfast; CASE is bringing the noise; and there’s another hot lead for demolition contractors in the North of England. PLUS we are going to play out with…Read moreRead more

Opinion – Demolition Duality

In the unlikely event that I should ever find myself on Death Row, I already know what last meal I would request. It would be that London favourite, Pie and Mash. More specifically, it would be pie and mash from Manze’s eel and pie house in Tower Bridge Road, Bermondsey. Even more specifically, it would…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #353

In today’s explosive show: An Italian bridge is blasted to smithereens; an American steam plant meets its maker; a giant transmitter tower in the Czech Republic is felled; and Peter Haddock reviews a very special hotel. PLUS we will be joined by Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards as we look back at the new construction…Read moreRead more