Monthly Archives: August 2011

Speaker at Autumn Seminar – 30 September 2011

Written on August 29, 2011 at 12:00 am, by

KEN CROSS MBE KLJ CEng FIExpE, who will speak about the Institute of Explosives Engineers at the seminar says a little about himself. I am a serving Ammunition Technical Officer in the Army and am proud to be the President of the Institute of Explosives Engineers.  I left school with a fistful of O-levels to  Continue Reading »

How do I get CPD hours?

Written on August 25, 2011 at 8:25 am, by

Richard Comley, my representative at the NFDC Convention, has called me from Portugal to ask for clarity as to what CPD hours are required for IDE members and how they can be obtained so I have pleasure in confirming. All IDE members need to achieve 20 CPD hours per calendar year and those 20 hours  Continue Reading »

Summer 2011 Demolition Engineer Magazine

Written on August 19, 2011 at 4:21 pm, by

We are awaiting delivery of the Summer 2011 edition of the Demolition Engineer magazine to send out to our mailing list. You need not wait, however, just go to its PDF to view it now Back editions may be viewed as PDFs here  

Exam Aid Published

Written on August 18, 2011 at 3:35 pm, by

Terry Quarmby FIDE, Past President of the IDE, has completed the latest revision to the Marking Strategy for IDE examinations. Terry will be reviewing this with candidates at the exam Preparation Day.  

Overseas Vacancy

Written on August 16, 2011 at 1:35 pm, by

The Members Area now has information about an overseas vacancy for a Junior Demolition Engineer.

Speaker at Autumn Seminar – 30 September 2011

Written on August 5, 2011 at 12:00 am, by

Richard Dolman MIDE, Director of A R Demolition Ltd, will speak about his experience of a Space Deck Roof Collapse. I started my own business at the age of twenty as a JCB owner operator in 1994 after completing a two week 180º Back Hoe Loader course. The business grew into a general plant hire  Continue Reading »

Draft of BS 6187 revision out for review

Written on August 4, 2011 at 3:56 pm, by

Code of practice for demoltion and partial demolition, including for structural refurbishment Number:   BS 6187Sector:  Construction Type:       DPC Committee:  B/513 Review end date:   31 Aug 2011 Associated materials (click link to download). You will need to be logged in to download any files: BS 6187 DPC (PDF document, 2 MB)  For PDF files, Adobe Acrobat Reader  Continue Reading »

Speaker at Autumn Seminar – 30 September 2011

Written on August 3, 2011 at 9:34 am, by

Mark Duncan Rea, President of the Institute of Construction Management will introduce his Institute to us.  He tells us this about himself: Mark Duncan Rea (pronounced Ray), born 07th December 1962 at RAF Wroughton Hospital, Wiltshire. 30 years working in the Construction industry and owner of Mark D. Rea Building Contractors, established in1986. The company  Continue Reading »

Tony Hurley Remembers

Written on August 2, 2011 at 4:01 pm, by

We begin with Tony Hurley’s memories.   He certainly looks back over many dynamic years.