The Break Fast Show #115

In today’s show: Contractors pay on time shocker; what does grapheme reinforced concrete mean for the future of demolition attachments; Dean Equipment and Robustrack join forces; and Thompsons of Prudhoe acquire some new firepower. All that and more on The Break Fast Show.

The Break Fast Show #114

In today’s show: The unstoppable rise of the high-rise; workload rises are being hampered by materials shortages; Teesworks demolition hits an important milestone; and there’s an opportunity for a demolition contractor to go to Cambridge. All that and more on The Break Fast Show. You can grab a copy of The Rise of the Super…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #113

In today’s show: Another blot is partially removed from the UK landscape as DSM fells four cooling towers at Eggborough Power Station; construction sector investment still suffering from post-COVID symptoms; why I may have misjudged the popularity of framework agreements; and there’s a tidy little demolition project up for grabs in Godalming. All that and…Read moreRead more

Crews scramble at Eggborough…

First four cooling towers felled in explosive demolition event. Four huge cooling towers have been demolished today at the former Eggborough power station in North Yorkshire. The 90 metre tall structures were brought down just after 8 am on Sunday. The coal-fired power station was decommissioned in 2018 and four of its eight towers –…Read moreRead more

The Weekend Wrap #17

There’s a big bang in Avonmouth; a new £1.56 billion national demolition framework is up for grabs; and a legal logjam is impacting upon demolition workers and their families. All that and much, much more, on The Weekend Wrap.

German digger driver runs amok…

German media outlets are reporting that an excavator operator has inflicted more than €500,000 of damage on a newly-constructed building in a dispute over non-payment. The incident occurred in Blumberg (Baden-Württemberg). Police say that a 47-year-old building contractor from the vicinity of Bad Kreuznach (Rhineland-Palatinate) was responsible. According to local media reports, the man used…Read moreRead more

The Break Fast Show #112

In today’s show: The Environment Agency issues a warning over plastic demolition and construction waste; CASE dealers widen their horizons; XCMG mining trucks on parade; and Builders’ Conference CEO Neil Edwards looks back over another positive month for construction contract awards. All that and more, on The Break Fast Show.

The Break Fast Show #111

In today’s show: Rye Group is spearheading the rejuvenation of Aldershot town centre; Doosan draws back the curtain on its latest wheeled excavators; Oakwood Demolition couples up with Miller; and there’s a car showroom in Bristol requiring the attention of a demolition contractor. All that and more on The Break Fast Show.

The Break Fast Show #110

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

The Break Fast Show #108

In today’s show: Inflation fears grow as industry wages rise; Avonmouth implosion revisited; for the love of LiuGong; and who’s buying CASE G-Series wheel loaders. All that and so much more in The Break Fast Show.