Monthly Archives: July 2010

IDE Golf day a great success

Written on July 23, 2010 at 4:17 pm, by

Report by John Woodward FIDE The Inaugural IDE President’s Golf Day was held at Puckrup Hall Golf Club and Hotel at Tewkesbury on Wednesday 21 July and saw President Terry Quarmby welcome 12 golfers to compete in teams of three for team prizes and individual prizes including the IDE/Sandvik trophy, kindly donated by Alan Matchett,  Continue Reading »

Foamed concrete explosion – HSE Investigation Concluded

Written on July 13, 2010 at 8:34 am, by

A contractor had filled a pit to a depth of some 6m with foamed concrete. Whilst this was setting, workers started to remove steelwork using angle grinders. There was then an explosion beneath a steel walkway on which two contractors were standing, and this blew the steel plates and the workers up into the roof of the building. The cause of the explosion was ignition of the  Continue Reading »

Welcome to New Members – July 2010

Written on July 6, 2010 at 9:19 am, by

All applicants presented to the Membership Committee and Council on 1 July 2010 were elected and admitted to membership of the Institute We welcome: Student member: Kieran A Wallace, studying at Northumbria University, and Enrolled members: Paul F Burley, Burley Transport Ltd, Essex Simon A Clayton, Doncaster MBC John J Davis, Squibb Demolition Ltd, Essex  Continue Reading »