Monthly Archives: November 2014

News from DownUnder: Liberty Industrial’s Clyde Refinery Decomissioning Team Pedal for Charity

Written on November 28, 2014 at 3:51 pm, by

A team of strong cyclists from Liberty Industrial set off to conquer the MS Sydney to the Gong ride, a 90km trek through the Southern suburbs of Sydney to Wollongong.  The crew was made up of employees from the Clyde Refinery Decommissioning Project in Sydney, New South Wales. Starting in St Peter’s Park on a  Continue Reading »

Sad loss of another former IDE President: Robert Merrick

Written on November 27, 2014 at 12:04 pm, by

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the loss of another prominent member of the IDE, Mr Robert Merrick of Hughes and Salvidge was Past President of the IDE between 1987-1988 and als a Past President of the NFDC. The funeral will be held on Wednesday 3rd December 2014 at Romsey Abbey, Romsey  Continue Reading »

Wanted: Health & Safety Manager

Written on November 27, 2014 at 11:19 am, by

J Bryan (Victoria) Ltd are looking for a qualified Health and Safety Manager to work on a full-time basis specifically on a large industrial project in Yorkshire.  The role will be site based and is expected to last for approximately 5 months and will involve extended hours.  They are looking for someone who has a  Continue Reading »

AGM/Annual Luncheon2014 – Record Numbers at the Tower!

Written on November 25, 2014 at 3:58 pm, by

The 14th of November saw the Institute of Demolition Engineers hold their annual AGM and Luncheon at the majestic Tower of London The day was a complete sell out with 200 members attending the event. This years event saw Steve Jack’s reign as President come to an end with Duncan Rudall stepping up to the  Continue Reading »

Peter Lindsell January 1946 – November 2014

Written on November 24, 2014 at 4:51 pm, by

We were extremely saddened to hear that a long standing member of the IDE, Peter Lindsell, passed away last week whilst he was on holiday in the Canary Islands.  Our condolences go to Peter’s family at this sad time. Peters funeral will be held on Friday 12th December at 2:30pm at Wessex Vale Crematorium Hedge End.   Continue Reading »

The Best on Stage – World Demolition Summit 2014

Written on November 20, 2014 at 10:55 am, by

The 6th World Demolition Summit was held on 6 November at the Krasnapolsky Hotel in Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. The event opened with an audience of more than 130 delegates hearing presentations on the current demolition market and important recent demolition projects. The first speaker, Brian Carroll of Kocurek Excavators, highlighted changes in buying practices  Continue Reading »

John Leen June 1934 – November 2014

Written on November 17, 2014 at 4:19 pm, by

We were extremely saddened to hear that a long standing member of the IDE, John Leen, passed away at the weekend.  Our condolences go to John’s family at this sad time. The funeral will be held on Thursday at 27 November 2014 at 2:30pm at Breakspear Crematorium, Breakspear Road, Ruislip, Middlesex HA4 7SJ.  This will be  Continue Reading »

IDE Election Results 2014

Written on November 17, 2014 at 12:26 pm, by

Congratulations to all who successfully gained a place on the IDE Council of Management in this years Elections.  The formal election results are posted below:                       The IDE would also like to take this opportunity to thank the Electoral Reform Service who carried out the  Continue Reading »

Devolution of health and safety regulation to Scotland could create different standards of worker protection across Great Britain, warns the British Safety Council

Written on November 7, 2014 at 2:31 pm, by

The British Safety Council has submitted views to the Smith Commission which is currently undertaking a public consultation on the devolution of further powers to Scotland. They have commented on two particular issues concerning law-making and the regulation of workplace health and safety in Scotland, that is, whether health and safety should remain a reserved  Continue Reading »

The CIC advises on the Consumer Rights Bill

Written on November 7, 2014 at 2:26 pm, by

The Construction Industry Council (through its Liability Panel) was pleased to provide advice to the Earl of Lytton for the introduction of amendments to the Consumer Rights Bill when the Bill reached the House of Lords on 22 October. Although these amendments were not successful, nonetheless it was useful to introduce them as it allowed  Continue Reading »