Category Archives: Latest News for Members

John Brierley RIP

Written on October 14, 2019 at 1:24 pm, by

Engineering Council Professional Affiliate Seminar

Written on October 2, 2019 at 10:40 am, by

On Tuesday 10th September 2019, IDE Council of Management Member, Mark Jack MIDE, attended the Engineering Council’s Professional Affiliates Seminar. The first item discussed was confirmation that the Engineering Council remains internationally recognised as a Washington Accord signatory. This means that the Engineering Councils 2015 policy remains in place and signatories have accepted that the  Continue Reading »

11th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC)

Written on September 19, 2019 at 12:27 pm, by

On the 9th and 10th of October the Institute of Demolition Engineers was represented at the 11th International Conference on Construction in the 21st Century (CITC). The event was attended by Richard Dolman FIDE Vice President and held at RICS Headquarters 12 Great George St, Westminster, London SW1P 3AD. The conference was organised and sponsored  Continue Reading »

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 »