The NFDC 2008 Convention in Palma, Majorca marked the official launch of the Federation’s new guidance on the deconstruction of high rise structures. As with the Federation’s crusher guidance, my involvement in the production of the publication prevents me from giving an impartial review but the following article does give an insight into the content….Read moreRead more
In response to the concerns shown by the UK’s Health & Safety Executive, the National Federation of Demolition Contractors has produced a new set of guidance notes on the safe use of mobile crushers in a demolition environment. As one of the co-authors of this work, I cannot be expected to give an unbiased rewiew…Read moreRead more
Mobile crushers are now a common site on demolition sites the world over; and the C-12+ from Extec is currently the world’s best-selling model. This video gives an indication of why.
The new edition of Construction & Demolition Recycling is out now and makes for fascintaing reading, particularly the Myth Busters article on page 36
Further details can be found here: http://tinyurl.com/5b4anp
Whilst I hate to draw attention to accidents in an industry that has an improving safety record that is the envy of the construction sector, this video highlights precisely why equipment manufacturers invest millions refining operator cabs.
Setting aside the Jimi Hendrix soundtrack and the underlying political message at the end of this video, this is one of the scariest breaches of health and safety practice I have EVER seen:
The National Federation of Demolition Contractors’ 2008 Annual Convention in Palma, Majorca was a great success. A brief photo/video resume of the event is attached here:
The controlled implosion of the twin cooling towers at Tinsley close to the M1 motorway at Sheffield in the UK met with mixed reviews after the first attempt failed to down the iconic landmarks. To read the reviews, click these links: http://tinyurl.com/55hve6 http://tinyurl.com/6oko22
JCB has issued a brief but cool video highlighting their (growing) presence in the demolition and recycling sector.