Demolition & Recycling International - May-June 2019
C&D Consultants issues hospitals warning; successful 2019 convention for National Demolition Association; US bridge network outdated says report; high expectations of growth from McCloskey International dealers; demolition firm wins Considerate Constructors award; Hitachi and Abax sign telematics deal; Bill Moore to chair demolition summit.
The global listing of demolition contractors by turnover for this year finds an industry building on the confidence and optimism it has gained during the past 12 months, with North American companies leading the charge towards total revenues worth almost US$6.5 billion.
Compact crushers are becoming smarter, with increases in efficiency forcing manufacturers to find new methods of success. Joe Malone reviews the latest products on the global market, including Keestrack, Kleemann, Metso, Sandvik, Terex Finlay and BAV Crushers.
With governments applying increasingly strict regulations during demolition operations, D&Ri summarises developments in the key area of dust control, including all-in-one solutions and machines for cold climates from manufacturers in Europe, North America and Australia.
PLANTWORX SHOW GUIDE
The Plantworx construction machinery exhibition takes place in June at its new venue in Peterborough, United Kingdom. We look at some of the record 450 exhibitors, which include Bobcat, Brokk, Caterpillar, Hyundai, Perkins, Red Rhino and Wacker Neuson.
OPINION – RICHARD VANN
The managing director of the RVA Group compares demolition with how it looked when he was school-leaving age, then considers what advice he would give to youngsters starting out in the industry today and how he would sell a career in demolition to them for the longer term.
Including what is claimed to be a world first in the wet processing industry from CDE Global.
How Inmalo intervened to fit a small shear on a mini excavator for contractor Kent Demolition.