The Break Fast Show #3

Today’s flash briefing details Volvo and Steelwrist expanding their alliance; the Scottish construction sector being lauded for its COVID-19 measures; a Sussex Council targeting sustainability; and a look back at last night’s emotional anniversary of the Didcot Disaster. In addition, we bring you the news that Total Reclaims had been given the green light on…Read moreRead more

Didcot 5th anniversary LiveStream…

Last night, I hosted a LiveStream video show to mark the fifth anniversary of the Didcot Disaster. It was sombre, serious and sad. It was also the most important show we have ever produced. And we were particularly honoured that members of the family of one of the men killed in the accident on 23…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #2

The second episode of our new daily news show aired live this morning at 10am. Among the key topics up for discussion were: Demolition firms on recruitment drive; Komatsu’s new midi marvel; Keltbray’s carbon commitment; and the largely meaningless statement issued by Thames Valley Police on the fifth anniversary of the Didcot Disaster. There’s also…Read moreRead more

In memory of the #Didcot4…

At 4.04 pm today – four minutes and five years after the boiler house at Didcot A Power Station collapsed claiming the lives of four men – DemolitionNews will premiere a new film that recalls that fateful day and the lack of progress since. In addition, we will be hosting a LiveStream show dedicated to…Read moreRead more

Welcome to the show…!

Dedicated industry news briefing launched this morning. COVID-19 and the associated lockdown have changed the way in which we consume information. Demolition and construction moves too quickly to rely purely upon a magazine that arrives every other month. And there’s more to say than a website will generally allow. So DemolitionNews this morning lunched a…Read moreRead more

Didcot – Five years of anguish…

Lack of progress prolongs the agony. 1,825 days ago, the landscape of the UK demolition industry changed forever when the boiler house at Didcot A Power Station collapsed, killing four workers. 1,825 days ago, the reputation of the UK demolition was tainted as the sector’s safety record was laid bare before the watching world. 1,825…Read moreRead more

Former Trump casino downed…

Controlled implosion fells Atlantic City landmark. The former Trump Plaza and Casino in Atlantic City has been demolished in a controlled implosion. More news as we receive it.

See you for breakfast…?

For almost a year now, DemolitionNews has been producing LiveStream video shows on both our DemolitionNews and Diggers and Dozers channels. The response to those shows has been hugely positive. So positive, in fact, that it has prompted me to think about a new way in which to interact and engage with our global on-site…Read moreRead more

Astonishing animation…

New films demonstrate accuracy of 3D modelling. When the Safedem team felled the massive Meena Plaza complex in Abu Dhabi a few months ago, the watching world saw a record-breaking blast unfold before their eyes. But the team behind the world’s biggest-ever controlled implosion already knew precisely how the mammoth structure would behave thanks to…Read moreRead more

The Construction Collective Skills Special

Addressing the UK construction sector’s biggest single challenge…..LIVE! With mammoth projects such as HS2 increasing demand for workers at all levels, the ongoing skills shortage within the UK construction sector s only going to get worse. To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week, The Construction Collective hosted a special one-off LIVE show to address that issue….Read moreRead more