Monthly Archives: July 2014

Rotar RDP42 Pulveriser helps make light work of Demolition of Extra Strong Bomb-Proof Radar Station

Written on July 23, 2014 at 12:53 pm, by

A former World War II bomb proof radar station is proving no match for a state-of-the-art piece of demolition machinery.   Durham-based demolition and asbestos removal experts, MGL Demolition are using the Rotar RDP42 Pulveriser, purchased from Worsley Plant near Manchester to make light work of demolishing the reinforced concrete station at RAF Boulmer. The station,  Continue Reading »

Construction Industry Council (CIC) invites sector to participate in an online consultation of its review of the Construction Senior Management National Occupational Standards

Written on July 23, 2014 at 9:24 am, by

Construction Industry Council has completed a review of the national occupational standards (NOS) for Construction Senior Management.   The review has focussed on integrating new industry practices relating to sustainability, energy use, low carbon and Building Information Modelling. These standards are relevant to contracts and production managers and commercial managers, operations directors of smaller construction companies,  Continue Reading »

Suppliers Sought for UK Nuclear Clean-Up

Written on July 16, 2014 at 10:47 am, by

Sellafield Limited is currently engaged in a search for specialist suppliers who would be able to assist with the clean-up and decommissioning work at the UK’s historic nuclear site in Cumbria. The work will cover a 10 year period and is currently valued at $2.6 billion. Sellafield Ltd will concentrate on its core skills and  Continue Reading »

Graham Fry June 1952 – June 2014

Written on July 14, 2014 at 2:29 pm, by

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Graham Fry, a member of the IDE since 1998.  Graham passed away in hospital on 21st June 2014 aged 62 years. Loving husband of Janet, much loved father of Angie, Caroline, William and Annie and dear grandfather to Elaura, Holly, De-ana and Felicity. The funeral service will be  Continue Reading »

Review of the Built Environment Design and Consultancy Practice National Occupational Standards

Written on July 14, 2014 at 1:12 pm, by

Construction Industry Council has completed a review of the national occupational standards (NOS) for Built Environment Design and Consultancy Practice. The review has focussed on integrating new industry practices relating to sustainability, energy use, low carbon and Building Information Modelling. These standards are concerned with directing design practice and making strategic decisions when leading and  Continue Reading »

Times Are Changing….

Written on July 11, 2014 at 9:26 am, by

Niall Lawless appointed Chair of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) Adjudicator Nominating Body (ANB) Management Board

Written on July 10, 2014 at 10:23 am, by

The CIC has appointed Niall Lawless as Chair of the CIC ANB Management Board for a 3-year period. Mr Lawless is a Chartered Arbitrator, Adjudicator and Mediator as well as an Engineer. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building, the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and  Continue Reading »

Upgrade to Full Membership

Written on July 9, 2014 at 10:20 am, by

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IDE Examinations

Written on July 8, 2014 at 11:26 am, by

New Arrival to the Demolition Industry

Written on July 4, 2014 at 12:14 pm, by

Congratulations to member Daniel Johnson MIDE and his family on the arrival of baby Kye Lucas Johnson. Kye was born on 26th April 2014 at Bassetlaw Hospital, Worksop, weighing in at 9 pound 2oz! Hopefully a Demolition Engineer in the making.