Category Archives: Members

NFDC advocates shift to low-emission HVO fuel on members’ Demolition sites

Written on August 10, 2021 at 3:31 pm, by

NFDC, the UK’s trade federation for the demolition sector, announces that its members will be expected to phase out the use of red diesel on demolition sites and move to HVO (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) fuel, or an alternative low-carbon solution, as part of its wider commitment to tackle climate change. The alternative fuel policy will  Continue Reading »

Long-awaited Waste Wood Classification Guidance is Launched

Written on July 26, 2021 at 11:22 am, by

Guidance on how to handle and process all items of waste wood is being published today (Thursday 22nd July) after a four-year project led by the Wood Recyclers’ Association. The culmination of the Waste Wood Classification Project will see two separate sets of Waste Wood Assessment Guidance published, one for those working in the wood  Continue Reading »

IDE President to support the Alzheimer’s Society during his term of office

Written on March 30, 2021 at 2:18 pm, by

As members are aware, with each new Presidential term, the incoming President chooses a worthwhile charity to support during their term of office.  We are pleased to announce that Richard Dolman FIDE, has chosen to support the Alzheimer’s Society, a charity close to his heart, and there are many ways you can help him with  Continue Reading »

NFDC officially announces the appointment of William Crooks as President

Written on March 30, 2021 at 9:07 am, by

NFDC, the leading trade body for the demolition industry, officially announces the appointment of Derby-based Cawarden’s Managing Director, William Crooks, as President following this morning’s 80th Annual General Meeting of the Federation. Presidential roles within NFDC are appointed biennially, typically via a traditional ceremonial handover of the Chain of Office at AGM events hosted by  Continue Reading »

In the Know: Circular Economy

Written on March 4, 2021 at 5:45 pm, by

During the IDE Virtual Spring National held on 25th February we were lucky enough to welcome a newcomer to our talented list of  Speakers.  Julia Messenger, Sustainability Advisor for BAM Construct UK Ltd, joined us to present on Circular Economy. A Circular Economy is an alternative to a traditional linear economy (make, use, dispose) in which  Continue Reading »

Engineering Council release their Guidance on Sustainability

Written on February 9, 2021 at 4:37 pm, by

During the last 12 months the  Engineering Council have been busy reviewing their Guidance on Sustainability Many comments have been contributed and several Professional Affiliates formed part of that review.  They have now launched  a digital version of the revised guidance along with revamped/updated supporting webpage links, useful documents etc.  A more formal launch is  Continue Reading »

FREE online Covid-19 e-course launched by CITB

Written on February 9, 2021 at 4:12 pm, by

FREE COURSE The CITB have issued a free online course for managing COVID 19 on construction sites – to find our more click here The course takes only 1 hour of your time and you will receive a certificate when successfully completed

Lessons Learned: A Message from the IDE President

Written on January 27, 2021 at 4:35 pm, by

Dear Members, In my speech at last year’s AGM, I mentioned the importance of collaborating and working together to improve standards throughout our industry. I also encouraged us all to be open and honest about reporting incidents and sharing best practice. I plan to lead by example during my tenure as your president. AR Demolition  Continue Reading »

Make 2021 a more positive year and gain a qualification

Written on January 20, 2021 at 1:47 pm, by

Demolition Expo and Letsrecycle Live rescheduled to 15-16 September 2021

Written on January 13, 2021 at 9:46 am, by

In light of the ongoing pandemic, co-located events Demolition Expo and Letsrecycle Live have been rescheduled to 15-16 September 2021 at NAEC Stoneleigh, Coventry. The showcase exhibition and conference event for the demolition, waste and recycling sectors takes place every two years and was due to be held in May 2021. Now with uncertainty continuing around the holding  Continue Reading »