Category Archives: Members

Engineers urged to get involved in Tomorrow’s Engineer Week

Written on September 12, 2019 at 2:34 pm, by

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week takes place 4-8 November 2019, with inaugural This is Engineering Day on 6th November. EngineeringUK and the Royal Academy of Engineering have called on Engineers and Engineering Technicians across the UK to get behind plans for Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (4th-8th November 2019 #TEWeek19). Now in it’s seventh year, Tomorrow’s Engineers Week provides  Continue Reading »

Say Hello to Amy!

Written on August 13, 2019 at 9:50 am, by

We are very pleased to welcome Amy Roberts to the IDE HQ team as our new Education and Training Administrator. Amy will be looking after all administrative tasks associated with the IDE Foundation Degree in Demolition Management and IDE CPD Scheme.  She will also assist the National Secretary with the Examination process. National Secretary, Maureen  Continue Reading »

Mr Joseph Childs RIP

Written on August 9, 2019 at 4:35 pm, by

RIP John “Johnny” Hennessy

Written on July 11, 2019 at 3:31 pm, by

For those wishing to pay their respects the evening mass will be held at the Visitation Church, Greenford UB6 9AN at 7:00pm on Thursday 25th July. The funeral mass is at the same church at 10.00am on Friday 26th July. This will be followed by a cremation service at Breakspear Crematorium at noon – the  Continue Reading »

IDE East Midlands Regional Meeting @ Ward Recycling 13th June 2019

Written on June 21, 2019 at 9:03 am, by

The IDE East Midlands Regional Meeting was held at Ward Recycling, Chesterfield, on 13 June 2019; attended by 11 IDE Members and Ward employees the meeting was an interesting and very informative event. The meeting was in two sections, firstly a tour of the facility, followed by two talks relating to waste – ‘Changes to  Continue Reading »

Cycling for Orlaith Update

Written on June 17, 2019 at 3:56 pm, by

30 Cyclists, all prepared for the challenge, cycled from Solihull to Westminster Bridge – a total of 135 miles – on 25th May 2019!  Past Council of Managament Member, Adrian McLean FIDE informed the IDE that all completed the ride safely and raised a staggering £65,000 for NICE.  They would like to thank all friends  Continue Reading »

Mr Keith Prangnell RIP

Written on June 11, 2019 at 11:12 am, by

It is with great sadness that we inform our members of the very sad loss of Keith Prangnell, December 1947 – May 2019 It is with deep regret that the industry must say goodbye to Keith Prangnell of Southern Demolition Company, both a loyal and respected member of the NFDC, IDE Member from 1991 to 2017  Continue Reading »

Mr Tony Tynan MIDE, RIP

Written on June 7, 2019 at 1:30 pm, by

For those members who wish to pay their respects the funeral will be held at St Peters Church, 15 Button Lane, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent ME15 8NJ on Thursday 27th June at 10.00am. Please note that this will be an open invitation to the church service only. Tony supported a number of charities over the years  Continue Reading »

Cycling for Orlaith

Written on May 21, 2019 at 1:07 pm, by

Next weekend, past Council Member Adrian McLean FIDE, Mick Regan and Chris Moen will be cycling 135 miles from Solihull to Westminster Bridge in London to raise funds for  Orlaith.  If you would like to know more and sponsor this event click here

East Midlands Regional Meeting: Tuesday 7th May 2019

Written on May 9, 2019 at 9:50 am, by

The IDE East Midlands Meeting was held at Twycross Zoo on Tuesday the 7th May, hosted by Richard Dolman FIDE of AR Demolition and current IDE Vice President. Over thirty delegates attended the event and enjoyed four thought-provoking presentations. First up, Richard Dolman delivered a case study on the Demolition of a fire damaged former  Continue Reading »