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Autumn Seminar 2018

Written on October 3, 2018 at 10:10 am, by

One Great George Street was again the venue for the 2018 IDE Autumn Seminar. The stunning location, home to the Institute of Civil Engineers welcomed a packed house for a day of industry talks. Hosting his final Seminar, IDE President David Darsey welcomed everyone before delivering news that two long-standing Members of the Council Of  Continue Reading »

Autumn Seminar Bookings Update

Written on September 24, 2018 at 11:27 am, by

IDE and NFDC London & Southern Counties Golf Day 2018

Written on September 18, 2018 at 1:05 pm, by

On Friday 7th September this year’s Golf Day took place at the prestigious London Golf Club.  28 Golfers with a mixture of handicaps took to the international course, in good weather conditions, to compete for a variety of prizes. The individual winner was John Faulkner with 45 points just beating the runner up Guy Barker  Continue Reading »

Erith Group Congratulates Apprenticeship Graduates

Written on September 17, 2018 at 2:04 pm, by

Last month saw two Erith Group Demolition Apprentices complete their training to become fully qualified Demolition Operatives. Afeez Bashiru and Harry Tetsill are currently involved with the regeneration scheme at the Aylesbury Estate in South London.  For the past two years, they have both been working towards their NVQ Level 2 qualification, gaining valuable experience  Continue Reading »

Andrew Dale Glides Over Wales

Written on August 28, 2018 at 11:40 am, by

Erith’s Industrial Demolition Proposals Director, Andrew Dale FIDE, recently took to the skies of Wales in aid of the Stroke Association. On July 27th 2018, Andrew left the relative safety and security atop the 370 metre-deep Penrhyn Quarry in North Wales and glided down the over mile long pit, reaching a speed in excess of  Continue Reading »

Are you ready for this years Elections?

Written on August 22, 2018 at 1:13 pm, by

Popular Presentations makes IDE Southern Regional meeting a Rousing Success

Written on August 22, 2018 at 10:50 am, by

Last week saw the inaugural meeting of the IDE Southern Regional meeting, hosted by Council of Management member Toby Comley MIDE, in collaboration with the team at LDH Attachments, who provided the venue for the gathering at their HQ in Bordon. The 36 IDE members and non-members were greeted with refreshments, including a tasty selection  Continue Reading »

Nancy’s Night Out

Written on July 23, 2018 at 11:25 am, by

On the 16th June, Erith Contractors held an exquisite black tie Charity Ball at No.8 Northumberland Avenue, in aid of Niemann-Pick UK (NPUK) – for a cause dear to their hearts, they hosted a night to remember for a beautiful, strong and inspiring little girl and others just like her. David Darsey and family welcomed  Continue Reading »

This is Demolition and Scifest

Written on July 10, 2018 at 9:00 am, by

The Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE) has recently been represented at two events organised and hosted by the Wolverhampton University Faculty of Science and Engineering in partnership with Environment Technologies and Resource Efficiency Support Service (EnTRESS). On Friday 29th June 2018 “This is Demolition” was held at Wolverhampton University ECMS Springfield Campus.  Dr Paul Hampton  Continue Reading »

‘Oar-inspiring’ effort sees Erith and others raise over £35k for local charity

Written on May 24, 2018 at 10:00 am, by

The Erith Group were delighted to support Greenwich-based charity, The Ahoy Centre, in their annual ‘50km in a day’ challenge. This past Saturday’s event saw nine nautical newcomers to rowing take to the River Thames and race each other from the Meridian line to the QE2 Bridge and back again. After a gruelling four hours,  Continue Reading »

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