The Break Fast Show #366

In today’s show: Demolition swings to the rescue after a building collapse; H.E. Services digs into history; and there’s girl power at Ward Demolition in New Zealand. PLUS there is another chance to see our exclusive interview with Ritchie Bros Johan Lustig as we discuss the present and future for electrically-powered equipment.

Digging into history

A Komatsu excavator donated by plant hirer H.E. Services is spearheading an archaeological dig that is searching for the remains of a German WWII V-2 rocket that hit a Kent village some 78 years ago. You can find out more about this project here.

Electric Equipment – The unanswered questions

Construction and demolition manufacturers would have us believe that electric powered machines are the solution to at least some of the environmental challenges facing the sector. Questions still remain, however, over battery life, charging times, and the amount of work that can be accomplished on a single charge. But perhaps the biggest question that still…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show After Dark #2

In the second episode of our new night-time show, discussion points included training and mentorship; the demolition and construction industry’s skills crisis; and the true value of electric machines. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE BROKK COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.

The Break Fast Show #365

In today’s show: Tin foil hats at the ready people. It is conspiracy time again. A Norwegian high reach puts in a shift; and there’s a new kid on the blocks. PLUS how Hyundai is grabbing a slice of the action.

The Break Fast Show #364

In today’s show: Disappointing and predictable in roughly equal measure; Caterpillar grabs the demolition opportunity; Avant blows towards the Autumn; and there is a hot new demolition project lead, this time in Cheshire. PLUS a pair of port cranes will disappear before your eyes. All that and more, on The Break Fast Show.

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE – The Model Maker

Gaz Evans is a former demolition equipment operator who clearly has a passion for machines and attachments. So much so that he now works full-time producing some of the most detailed and desirable plant and attachments in the world. In this exclusive interview, we find out how and why Gaz made the leap from big…Read moreRead more

The Weekend Wrap #59

In this week’s show: Volvo delivers on its fossil-free promise; we have an Italmek attachment that eats axles for breakfast; and a giant Kobelco excavator goes to hospital in Rotterdam. All that and more, on The Weekend Wrap.

Death from Above…

Something a little more lighthearted for a Friday afternoon. I have today received what is probably the greatest press release I have seen in more than 30 years of journalism. Sadly, it doesn’t really suit our demolition audience but it is so good that I wanted to share it with you anyway. The title of…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #362

In today’s show: We’re travelling to Texas for some awesome scraper action; we’re travelling back in time to check out a Terex dozer in action; the shear power of Caterpillar attachments; and there’s yet another hot new project lead, this time in Kent. PLUS we’re taking a tour of one of the biggest civil engineering…Read moreRead more