UK demolition contractor Cuddy Group is making £80,000 available to a range of sports and culture initiatives after recording a 31 per cent rise in profits. Further details can be found here.
Construction materials and sustainability website, Earth Exchange, has reported a surge in membership and interest as construction companies seek to reduce the costs of site waste management and source more locally-produced recycled and sustainable materials. Alex Albon, operations director of Earth Exchange Limited says over 500 construction sites across the UK are operated by members…Read moreRead more
In what can only be described as typical short-termism, the London Development Agency is considering demolishing the 2012 Olympic stadium once the Games are complete, and building a football stadium in its place. Contract Journal reports here.
As oil prices have reached unprecedented levels in recent months, the fuel economy benefits of the Terex® Pegson X400S series have become a major purchase driver for those seeking the best value mobile jaw crusher. Terex Pegson is renowned for producing high performance jaw crushers that are suitable for quarries, recycling and contractors. The ground…Read moreRead more
US magazine Equipment Today has an interesting article on the often tricky subject of hydraulic hammer selection. You can read the full article here.
In these days of digital photography, it is not unusual for demolition work to be captured photographically. But the Minnesota Department of Transport is taking this a stage further, posting progress photos on a specially-created website to keep local residents informed of progress on the dismantling of the Lake George & Mississippi River bridges. The…Read moreRead more
Residents in York in the UK say they are experiencing problems with noise from the demolition taking place on the site of the city’s former British Sugar factory. The Labour Group on City of York Council said Acomb ward councillors have been contacted by a number of residents living in the area adjacent to the…Read moreRead more
For those of us that are actually involved in the industry on a day to day basis, the fact that demolition contractors are pushing the recycling agenda will come as little surprise. But a new article from US magazine Equipment Today suggests that the pioneering action of the National Demolition Association members is helping shape…Read moreRead more
According to the reuse advocacy website Waste to Wealth, the construction and demolition (C&D) industry disposes of almost 65 million tons of waste annually, much of which is reusable or recyclable. More details here.