DEMOLITION & RECYCLING

Changing the face of construction - Brisbane woman leads the shift

Changing the face of construction - Brisbane woman leads the shiftLock icon2

For years Alison Price referred to herself as the office manager of her now multi-million dollar company SoilCyclers, as she competed with the big boys on major roads, mining, waste and soil remediation projects.

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Liberty Industrial completes first stage of coal infrastructure demolition

Liberty Industrial completes first stage of coal infrastructure demolition

National deconstruction and remediation contractor Liberty Industrial recently completed the first stage of the demolition of a number of stackers and reclaimers to be replaced as part of Port Kembla Coal Terminal's (PKCT) broader restoration project.

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Kennards Hire makes demolitions easy

Kennards Hire makes demolitions easy

Kennards Hire is never short of equipment that will suit any job. With the introduction of the Hilti TE 2000 Demolition Hammer to their range, concrete demolition just got easier. And in Australia, the demo hammer is exclusive to Kennards Hire for the next few months.

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A tale of precision and control

A tale of precision and controlLock icon2

Miley Cyrus, American teen idol and daughter of Achy Breaky Heart singer Billy Ray Cyrus, may have made the wrecking ball a symbol of popular culture (if you're a kid of the 90s that is) but we all know that the humble wrecking ball has become more of a myth at construction sites.

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Last blast for Munmorah Power Station

Last blast for Munmorah Power Station

Munmorah Power Station's remaining boiler house and coal hoppers have been simultaneously demolished via controlled explosive demolition techniques. The blast was the final explosive demolition event to be carried out during the course of the power station's removal, following the toppling of the chimney stacks and the other boiler house last year.

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New owner for Alex Fraser

New owner for Alex Fraser

Construction and demolition materials recycler Alex Fraser has this week been acquired.

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Blastboss - improving blasts systematically

Blastboss - improving blasts systematicallyLock icon2

As operations and technical director at dust control, road stabilisation, erosion control and water management specialist Reynolds Soil Technologies (RST), David Handel admits that he had limited knowledge of the intricacies of blasting.

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Case study: inside the rehabilitation of Camps Bay Drive in Cape Town

Case study: inside the rehabilitation of Camps Bay Drive in Cape Town

Camps Bay Drive is a major scenic route within the City of Cape Town and provides access to Camps Bay and Hout Bay. Based on the project brief and geometric analysis, Camps Bay Drive required widening to safely accommodate the high volumes of tourists and MyCiti bus traffic.

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Deere completes acquisition of Wirtgen Group

Deere completes acquisition of Wirtgen Group

Exactly six months after announcing the transformative deal, Deere & Company says it has completed its acquisition of the Wirtgen Group.

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Winners are grinners

Winners are grinners

Erith Contractors enjoyed a golden hour at this year's World Demolition Awards in London.

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