Massive Midlands merger…

In a move that will send shockwaves through the UK demolition industry, Total Reclaims Demolition (TRD) and CMEC Demolition have announced that the two established and widely-respected Nottingham-based companies are to merge with immediate effect. The merged company will operate under the Total Reclaims name, retaining but will now be able to compete for larger…Read moreRead more

Cawarden tackles A52 bridge…

Derby City Council has released a new film detailing the demolition of an old footbridge across the A52 as part of the wider A52 Transport Improvement Scheme. And local demolition contractor – Cawarden – takes centre stage.

Demolition debris “damages” cars…

Florida demolition faces clean-up bill. In what must have been a slow news day in the Sunshine State, a local TV news station has reported on the “damage” done to cars by falling debris. While a demolition contractor is required to contain falling debris, it appears that the damage in this instance was little more…Read moreRead more

Squibb seeks Health & Safety Manager

CVs and applications to: info@squibbgroup.co.uk

EMD acquired…

Moorhead Group has bought Derby’s East Midlands Demolition. Construction Enquirer is reporting that Derby-based East Midlands Demolition has been acquired by civil engineering company Moorhead Group. The EMD deal allows Moorhead to expand its territory and scope of enabling works services it offers. “We are delighted to have acquired EMD. It’s one of the most…Read moreRead more

Coleman kit goes under the hammer

Coleman & Company to hold sale of specialist demolition equipment. Euro Auctions is to host a one-day sale of specialist demolition equipment on 27 November at the Coleman & Company depot in Great Barr, Birmingham, with onsite inspections taking lace from the 24 to the 26 November. This sale will see a collection of 282…Read moreRead more

Testing Time

According to a recent survey, more than half of all UK construction workers have concerns around drink and drugs in the workplace and more than a third of those surveyed have witnessed colleagues working under the influence of drink or drugs. At the same time, a report on the professions most likely to be caught…Read moreRead more

CMA tightens net…

Rolled lead suppliers latest to receive collusion fines. It is more than a year since DemolitionNews exclusively revealed that a number of UK demolition companies were under investigation for suspected collusion. That investigation – along with a wider investigation into various parts of the construction industry – appeared to have faded away with the arrival…Read moreRead more

Keltbray trials biofuel…

Keltbray goes green with biofuel test. Just a week after it signed a limited exclusivity licence to supply and place Earth Friendly Concrete® in the UK, demolition giant Keltbray has underlined its commitment tot he environment by trialling Green D+ Biofuel as part of its ongoing commitment to sustainable innovation. The company is trialling Green…Read moreRead more

Comment – History repeating…

Regular readers will know that there’s little I like more than a football analogy. It is my personal belief that all human life is replicated and mirrored on the pitch; all of the highs and lows of emotion; the trials and tribulations; the successes and the failures. And I have an especially timely one that…Read moreRead more