Breaking News – Sinclair takes on new challenge…

Industry veteran joins major US demolition company. Demolition industry stalwart, David P. Sinclair has been recruited by Envirocon, Inc., a U.S.A based Corporation, operating throughout the USA and are one of the Washington Group of Companies. Sinclair, well known Internationally in the demolition industry with 50 years + of demolition and dismantling experience, will assist…Read moreRead more

Veterans unite as Brown joins J. Mould…

NFDC president joins Reading-based contractor. Paul Brown, a 40-year industry veteran and the incumbent president of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors, has joined J. Mould (Reading) Ltd. Brown says he will enjoy a “roving brief” within a company he has known and admired “for decades”. Paul Brown, son of former NFDC president Claude, bring…Read moreRead more

Gone too soon…

Loizeaux family in morning as Jason Mark Loizeaux passes. The Loizeaux family of world-famous demolition company Controlled Demolition Inc is in mourning following the premature death of Jason Mark Loizeaux. There are currently no details on the circumstances of his passing. An announcement has been made on his Facebook page which reads: ” It is…Read moreRead more

RVA appoints new Ops Manager

Decommissioning consultancy strengthens leadership team ahead of further growth. RVA Group has appointed Nick Clark as Operations Manager. With a wealth of experience working in high hazard environments, he joins this organisation following 15 years’ management in the offshore and onshore oil sector.   Proficiently skilled in the running, maintenance, and decommissioning of multifaceted plants,…Read moreRead more

JFH mourns loss…

John F Hunt announces passing of deputy MD. Essex-based contractor John F Hunt has announced the sad passing of deputy managing director Dave Smith. A statement on the company’s website reads: It is with deep regret and sadness that we announce the passing of Dave Smith, Deputy Managing Director of John F Hunt Demolition. He…Read moreRead more

A lifetime of achievement…

Redyke honoured by National Demolition Association. The National Demolition Association (NDA) Lifetime Achievement Award has been presented to Jim Redyke of the Dykon Explosive Demolition Corporation. The award honours individuals in the industry for their contributions to both the demolition business and the association itself, and the presentation took place at the NDA’s 44th annual…Read moreRead more

Video – Familiar faces…

Midlands region out in force for Late Summer Ball. I’ll warn you in advance – This film contains no demolition whatsoever. But if you’re from the Midlands and Wales region and would like to see yourself on screen; or if you’re from another part of the UK and would like to see what your Midlands…Read moreRead more

Comment – One Giant Leap…

The Institute of Demolition Engineers has the opportunity to assemble a Dream Team. It is my personal opinion that trade associations are to demolition what the moon is to Planet Earth. They exert a degree of influence but they are distant and remote; of primary interest to those stood upon them while the rest of…Read moreRead more

Video – Dolman throws down IDE gauntlet…

AR Demolition managing director makes video bid for IDE vice presidency. Fresh from collecting yet another trophy, this time at the World Demolition Awards in Miami, Richard Dolman at AR Demolition has declared publicly his intention to run for the position of vice president of the Institute of Demolition Engineers. And in typical modern and…Read moreRead more

Rowe on board…

Gareth Rowe gets directorship nod. The Coleman Group Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Gareth Rowe as Operations Director of Coleman & Company Specialist Cutting Services Ltd. Gareth joined Coleman & Company Specialist Cutting Services in May 2012 as Operations Manager. He has worked closely with Mark Coleman (Group Managing Director) to establish…Read moreRead more