In defence of demolition

Even though Fred Dibnah made his TV debut some 44 years ago, to the British public at large his is still the face of demolition. That same general public are convinced that the demolition industry regularly blows stuff up willy-nilly, and yet explosive demolition accounts for a tiny fraction of all demolition work undertaken on…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #313

In today’s show: The most significant departure yet will rock the National Federation of Demolition Contractors to its very foundations; we’re off to a very chilly-looking Wyoming for their take on the Big Push; we ask what makes a great design – LiuGong has the answer; and how two idiots with cameras could ruin things…Read moreRead more

The Weekend Wrap #53

In this week’s episode: There is a shock resignation at the National Federation of demolition contractors; a French tower block falls to the might of Arden attachments; and is pay-as-you-go the future of demolition equipment ownership? All that and more, on The Weekend Wrap.

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