The Break Fast Show #459

In today’s show: It’s a triple-stack spectacular all the way from Tennessee; where we see cranes, others see am obstacle course; and Edge Innovate lays out its plans for Las Vegas. PLUS we have a beaver’s worst nightmare – a dam demolition. Join us LIVE for the Break Fast Show – the only daily live…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #458

In today’s show: Caterpillar unveils its latest grader; we’re introducing you to the fine folks at Thunder Creek; and are you thumbs up or thumbs down on bucket thumbs? PLUS what would you do if you found yourself working with a self-confessed hitman? Join us LIVE for the Break Fast Show – the only daily…Read moreRead more

An ode to Grandfather Rights

The decision to end Grandfather Rights under the CSCS competence card scheme has been met with a predictable mix of consternation, frustration and anger. Mick Norton, a retired training professional, has harnessed the power of poetry to express his dismay at a decision that could impact upwards of 60,000 UK construction workers.

The Break Fast Show #456

In today’s show: We have a truly epic cooling tower implosion all the way from the US of A; we’ll be enjoying some heavy rock with Volvo wheel loaders; and we’ll be seeing how Safety Shield is protecting those working alongside ADTs.. PLUS you will not believe the lengths that Liebherr will go to in…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #455

In today’s show: Why the card scammers are rubbing their hands together in anticipation of the impending removal of Grandfather Rights. We’re checking out a massive Komatsu rigid truck; and we’re throwing the ConExpo spotlight onto an excavator from Link-Belt. PLUS Mud, mud, glorious mud can’t stop a Bell ADT.

The Break Fast Show #454

In today’s show: Israeli bridge collapse caught on camera; we’re looking back at ConExpo 2020; and we’re looking ahead to ConExpo 2023 with Wacker Neuson. PLUS Caterpillar offers advice on battery maintenance. Join us LIVE for the Break Fast Show – the only daily live news show for the demolition and construction industry; and stick…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #452

In today’s show: How a demolition company salvaged a super yacht; CJ Charlton chills during Edinburgh cold spell; and we’ll be taking a closer look at the concealed hydraulics on a US tilt bucket. PLUS Cat blades make the grade.

The Break Fast Show #453

In today’s show: A massive smokestack is felled in the US; Wacker Neuson preps for Las Vegas; and Volvo duals to the finish. We will also be asking why deadlines are a sword that cuts just one way; and we’re revisiting the CSCS Grandfather Rights debacle…again. PLUS why deadlines only matter to some.

Demolition’s Greatest Threat #2

A wave of projects being halted or cancelled due to embodied carbon concerns is sweeping through the UK construction industry and threatens to wash away at least part of the demolition industry workload. And, all the while, the demolition sector remains silent.

Goodbye Grandfather Rights…

A key part of a journalist’s job is to make complex things understandable; to cut through the fluff, the spin and the hyperbole to present the facts in layman’s terms and to thereby overcome any confusion or misunderstanding. So, here goes. As a construction or demolition worker, you may be highly experienced; you may have…Read moreRead more