The Break Fast Show #385

In today’s show: Demolition firm fined $1.2 million over a fatal building collapse in Boston earlier this year; Doosan comes to the rescue at a US scrap yard; John Deere lifts the lid on its latest loader; and the unseen benefits of the switch to alternative energy. All that and more, on The Break Fast…Read moreRead more

The disappearance of Dr Diesel

DemolitionNews Exclusive – On the anniversary of his mysterious death, we recount the tale of the disappearance of the inventor of the diesel engine: Rudolf Diesel.

A parting of the ways…?

Is the National Federation of Demolition Contractors about to terminate its membership of Build UK?

The Break Fast Show #382

In today’s show: On Mesothelioma Awareness Day, we ask: Has the government and our industry done enough to prevent the thousands of deaths caused by asbestos-related diseases? We’re taking the wraps off a new 10 tonner from Wacker Neuson; we’re in Kentucky as flood clean-up operations switch into top gear; and Komatsu will be showing…Read moreRead more

CITB slow to respond to card scams

Despite knowing that competence card scammers are here today and gone tomorrow, it took 17 days for the CITB to respond to a report of a bogus card scam.

The Break Fast Show #381

In today’s show: Should industry awards reward those that have admitted involvement in the UK demolition industry’s bid rigging scandal? If you’re playing away, try TradeStay; the CITB responds – eventually – to the online competence card scams; we’re back on the Road to Bauma; and girls just wanna have demolition fun. PLUS the anticipation…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #380

In today’s show: Bobcat marries power and compact dimensions with new loader and telehandler models; we’re going underground in the company of Sandvik and one of the most advanced machines you’re ever likely to see; and we’re back on the Road to Bauma, this time with attachment specialist Simex. PLUS we’re heading Down Under to…Read moreRead more

Do not trust demolition’s “Flat Earthers”

The embodied carbon lobby is gathering pace, no matter what the demolition industry’s Flat Earthers would have you believe.

The Break Fast Show #379

In today’s show: The UK demolition industry says goodbye to one of its shining stars; the embodied carbon lobby is gathering momentum, regardless of what the industry’s Flat Earth Society would have you believe; and Bauma 2022 will see the Rise of the Robots. PLUS we’re taking a closer look at Wacker’s new wheelie. All…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #378

In today’s show: The fatal demolition accident that no-one is talking about; Caterpillar lowers the mast; Volvo sets out its carbon reduction mission; we’re off to Indonesia to see some XCMG heavy iron in action; and we’re taking a trip down memory lane to check out some plant from a bygone era. PLUS we are…Read moreRead more