Slavery study…

Can anyone help with this academic study…? We have been asked to help with the preparation of an academic study into modern slavery and exploitation within the construction sector. The details of the study are as follows: I am researching how the construction industry is tackling labour issues, including exploitation, modern slavery, and improper payment….Read moreRead more

Comment – Game Over

Why attempting to attract young people into the demolition and construction sector via comparisons to computer gaming is folly. There is no greater sign that a youth trend has peaked than when it is adopted by the mainstream. I was a teenager at the time but I distinctly remember watching as a children’s TV presenter…Read moreRead more

Taking a bite out of chocolate factory…

Bath Demolition eats its way through historic facility. If you’re a chocaholic (reformed) like me, then you may know that the Somerdale Factory in Keynsham near Bristol is something of a Mecca for those cursed with a sweet tooth. According to Wikipedia, the factory was the home of Fry’s Chocolate Cream, the Double Decker, Dairy…Read moreRead more

Comment – The year of giving up

Most will look back at 2020 as the year of the Coronavirus. Some will remember it as the year of giving up. Last weekend I was perusing my LinkedIn feed while I was socially distancing in a queue at my local supermarket when I came across a post from an Australian demolition man that had…Read moreRead more

Sikh and destroy…

Demolition firm helps build community relations at Sikh temple. Leaders of a Sikh temple have thanked a demolition firm for coming to the rescue and providing “muscle power” to help ensure their building project went ahead without a hitch. The Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Gurdwara, a Sikh temple in Church Street, Lenton, Nottingham, is two…Read moreRead more

The future is two weeks away…

In 14 days, the eyes of the demolition world will turn to tomorrow. On the evening of 24 September, we will raise the curtain on an ambitious new event that has been months in the making; an event that will showcase systems and solutions that might yet take years to impact the demolition world. But…Read moreRead more

Comment – Start the Conversation

On World Suicide Prevention Day 2020, can we all take a moment for a chat? Do you ever look at the TV news and ask yourself “why are we still talking about this?” Why are we still talking about hunger and poverty in Third World countries? Why are we still talking about racial and gender…Read moreRead more

Hitachi unveils new generation excavators…

Hitachi has unveiled the next generation of Zaxis-7 large excavators. The new ZX490LCH-7, ZX530LCH-7, ZX690LCH-7 and ZX890LCH-7 Stage-V compliant models have an industry-leading cab with first-class comfort and safety features. Check out our exclusive coverage of these new machines below:

Comment – Fighting a losing battle…

In the war for the hearts and minds of potential employees, demolition is falling victim to friendly fire. Demolition is an industry that is constantly at war. It fights daily battles with competitors and rivals. It fights to win new work and to get paid. It fights battles with clients that expect a Rolls Royce…Read moreRead more

Did you miss us…?

Apologies for our absence – It was beyond our control. Imagine turning up on site tomorrow and find it was all gone. The buildings, the equipment, the people. Everything. Well that was the predicament facing me when I fired up my computer late last Wednesday evening. I had been out all day and just had…Read moreRead more