The Break Fast Show #480

In today’s show: We’re in Norway to see how Liebherr is bringing X Power to the field of recycling; we’re checking out the latest on Bell ADTs; and we’re getting connected with Caterpillar. PLUS as this is the last show before we head for Las Vegas, we will be bringing you not one, not two…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #472

In today’s show: Bobcat showcases its latest company wheel loader; we are going all electric with Volvo Construction Equipment; and we are staying electric as Husqvarna unveils its first battery-driven plate compactor. PLUS ConExpo 2023 is now less than two weeks away, which means that it will be less than 100 days to PlantworX when…Read moreRead more

Comment – Only the good die young

On Thursday last week, I had the sad duty of reporting that CG Comley – better known to the UK demolition fraternity as Comley Demolition – was to pull down the shutters permanently after 63 years of trading. It is always sad to hear that a demolition company has gone under. It is doubly sad…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #452

In today’s show: How a demolition company salvaged a super yacht; CJ Charlton chills during Edinburgh cold spell; and we’ll be taking a closer look at the concealed hydraulics on a US tilt bucket. PLUS Cat blades make the grade.

The Break Fast Show #450

In today’s show: We will be bringing you some awesome French demolition action; we’re checking out an American excavator modification that has given a Komatsu excavator some additional reach; and we’ll be looking at how yet another company is harnessing technology to its competitive advantage. PLUS we’re taking a skyview of Liebherr’s latest contribution to…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #446

In today’s show: CDI erases a pair of fire-damaged silos from the Washington skyline; Volvo charges ahead with a new electric compactor; Liebherr takes cable management to a whole new level; and Prinoth takes hydrogen power to the slopes. PLUS your robot assistant is standing by to take your instructions.

Recession bites…

Is this the first truly tangible sign that a recession is upon us? And, given that the house-building sector has propped up the UK construction industry for several years now, what does this mean for the wider industry?

C&D Renamed and Reframed

C&D Demolition Consultants, one of the world’s best-known and most respected industry consultancies, is to change its name to better reflect its broader and more comprehensive service offering. Commencing 1 January 2023, the company will be known as C&D Engineering Consultants. Fresh back from the beginning of the company’s most prestigious overseas contract to date,…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #430

In today’s show: K-Tec gets ejected; we get behind the wheel of the new Hyundai ADT; we take a walk around the new CASE CX65D mini excavator; and Nick Drew gets to grips with the new ULM compact telehandler from Manitou. PLUS we are cutting steel like so much spaghetti with Italmek.

Forces gather against Birmingham demolition

There are those that would have us believe that an anti-demolition lobby is the figment of a fevered imagination; that politicians, academics and environmentalists are not working to protect the carbon embodied in the UK’s building stock by favouring retrofitting over rebuilding; that demolition with all its dust, noise and vibration still has a place…Read moreRead more