A new national demolition framework – valued at £1.56 billion – was announced this past week. Now as someone that would happily sell his own grandmother for £20 (in my defence, she’s been dead for 20+ years and is long past her best) £1.56 billion is a lot of money. And I feel certain that…Read moreRead more
In today’s show: A new national demolition framework has been unveiled (link to the scheduled webinar can be found here); launched; shear delight as Italmek presses the IP18 attachment into action; construction equipment sales are riding high; and we have the official film of last week’s Avonmouth blast. All that and more on The Break…Read moreRead more
Pagabo has issued a prior information notice (PIN) for a new £1.56 billion national demolition and land preparation framework. According to a report in The Construction Enquirer, the framework will run for four years and will allow local authorities and public sector bodies to procure a range of projects such as structure demolition, bulk earthworks,…Read moreRead more
In today’s show: Demolition victims of a legal logjam; construction set for two more years of growth; show your love of all things demolition (you can check out the DemolitionNews store here); and demolition by degrees at Nottingham Trent University. All that and more on The Break Fast Show.
I am not a big believer in conspiracy theories. I believe that 911 was the work of terrorists and not the US government. I believe that man really has walked upon the moon and that the lunar landing was not created by Stanley Kubrick in a secret film studio. I don’t believe there is a…Read moreRead more
In today’s show: Avonmouth braces for a big blast later today; today is also the day to get connected with Hitachi; if you’re a demolition contractor, Basildon Borough Council needs you. And why UK demolition contractors are Champions League level teams competing on a playing surface that is barely fit for a pub team. All…Read moreRead more
If you have been watching The Break Fast Show this week, you will know that I have been on something of a crusade over the scandalous amount of time it is taking to investigate and explain the Didcot Disaster that claimed the lives of four demolition men back in 2016. While I am still angry…Read moreRead more
In today’s show: Another false dawn for the families of the Didcot 4; a building materials firm is hit with a HAVS fine; there is a call for a demolition contractor to flex its muscles in Perth; and we ask what is louder – a social media influencer or a hydraulic breaker. And the answer…Read moreRead more
Yesterday’s pre-inquest hearing on the investigation into the Didcot Disaster proved to be yet another false dawn for the families of the four men killed at the Didcot A Power Station back in February 2016. It also means that the global demolition industry must continue to wait to learn the true cause of the boiler…Read moreRead more
A UK demolition man has been shot to death; Volvo goes straight in support of the demolition industry; a new Liebherr ADT makes landfall here in the UK; and we bid a sad farewell to Ron Callan, one of the demolition industry’s good guys. All that and more, on The Weekend Wrap.