The Break Fast Show #304

In today’s show. We’re off to Italy to see the explosive demise on an old industrial building; Komatsu pulls back the curtain on a new Net Zero CO2 mobile crusher; we’re rock ripping on a massive scale; and we have some monkey business for you. All that and more, on The Break Fast Show.

The Break Fast Show #303

In today’s show. Demolition operative told to lie about how he broke his back at work; the cooling towers at an Andorran power station fall in a controlled blast; our Hillhead Highlights segment turns the spotlight onto Volvo; and Great Scot – We’re going Back to the Future for some electric vehicle inspiration. All that…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #299

In today’s show: Trevi Benne acquired; Bobcat takes minis to the max; CASE lifts lid on D-Series mini excavator line-up; and we’re herding Cats on a massive canal construction project. PLUS just in time for the weekend, we are setting you on the path to health and fitness, XCMG-style. All that and more, on The…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #298

In today’s very robot-heavy show. Caterpillar showcases the Next Generation of its compact wheel loader line; robotic roadworks in leafy Surrey; Komatsu and Honda join forces to create an electric micro excavator powered by swappable batteries; and we’re checking out what Hitachi will be showing off at Hillhead 2022. PLUS you may need a sheet…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #296

In today’s show. Auction acquisition falls at the last; how technology is bridging the gap; we’re looking ahead to the Hillhead show again with our latest Hillhead Highlight; and we’re checking out Downwell Demolition’s latest project in Colchester. PLUS we will be joined by Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards as we look back at the…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #294

In today’s show. The Hillhead 2022 count down starts here with a bang; we have some Italian backhoe flair from Venieri; we’re checking out a seriously big demolition rig; and we will be featuring the labradoodle of the heavy plant world. All that and more, on The Break Fast Show:

The Break Fast Show #293

In today’s show. Downwell demonstrates its commitment with a pair of key appointments; we get up close with the Caterpillar 352 demolition excavator; a Dutch bridge has been dismantled. What happened next? and something green this way comes as Avant teases a new product. PLUS Epiroc takes the grind out of trenching with its new…Read moreRead more

Tackling a tiredness epidemic

In several recent episodes of DemolitionNews’ The Break Fast Show, demolition and construction workers revealed how their working day often begins at 04.30 or 05.00 am in the morning. Following a resulting debate on the potential impact of tiredness and fatigue, I dug through my archives for an interview with Caterpillar’s Mitch Cowart about what…Read moreRead more

Opinion – No way to treat our greatest asset

Join the demolition or construction industry, they said. It will be great, they said. We’re hip and groovy, welcoming to all genders, sexual preferences and ethnicities and we “totally get the whole mental health thing”, they said. That might be what it says on the industry recruitment posters or what is implied during industry interviews….Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #290

In today’s show. We take an in-depth look at the new Dash Seven mini excavators from Doosan; Manitou focuses on oil analysis and de-pollution to reduce equipment downtime; XCMG maintains excavator production levels despite supply chain challenges around the world; and we take a gentle demolition fly-by PLUS we’re getting ready for tomorrow’s episode of…Read moreRead more