Category Archives: Members Stories

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 »

Support Trailwalker 2018

Written on April 12, 2018 at 9:06 am, by

For the second year running Dylan Lovelock MIDE has put together a team to raise money for the Gurkha Trust. Dylan who has been a member of the IDE since 2012 has been dedicating his time to this very worthwhile challenge which involves a team of four people hiking 100km across the South Downs within  Continue Reading »

Have Your Say….

Written on September 7, 2015 at 4:08 pm, by

We are currently in search of those members who are budding writers and have something to say about the Demolition industry.  If you have a story to tell us and it’s legal, descent, honest and truthful it may just get included in the next Demolition Engineer magazine. Do you have a project you wish to  Continue Reading »

Congratulations to Worsley Plant!

Written on April 2, 2015 at 1:17 pm, by

WORSLEY PLANT ARE A WINNER AT THE PLANTWORX INNOVATION AWARDS LEHNHOFF VARIOLOCK QUICKCOUPLER SCOOPS AWARD! Worsley Plant are proud winners of a PLANTWORX Innovation Award, following a ceremony held yesterday at the Gherkin in London, hosted by the CEA. PLANTWORX 2015 organises the Innovation Awards to recognize and celebrate those innovative companies, products and services  Continue Reading »

Alex Hadden…the Challenge continues

Written on October 2, 2014 at 1:23 pm, by

Speaking of his impending Saltmarsh Challenge Alex has said “To all those who’ve sponsored us so far, a big thank you.  We’ve already managed to raise over £1500 for the Stroke Association, but we’re not done yet” Alex has now been sent the route of the walk and thought “in true Essex style… OMG..!!!!” He is  Continue Reading »

Alex has a Moment of Weakness…

Written on September 10, 2014 at 9:53 am, by

IDE Member Alex Hadden MIDE has agreed to do the Saltmarsh Challenge, a gruelling 2 days (4th & 5th October) and 75 miles of walking across the wilderness that is Essex…! Alex has been a member of the IDE since 2004 and is the Safety, Health & Environment Director for Brown and Mason Ltd.  Alex and  Continue Reading »

Herb’s Notes from the US

Written on June 24, 2014 at 11:51 am, by

Demolition Plan Proposed for Astrodome HOUSTON, TEXAS – They say it’s more of a concept than a concrete plan, but the Houston Texans and Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo have developed a $66 million idea that involves demolishing the historic Astrodome. A 37-page booklet mostly of artist renderings shows the domed stadium replaced with a  Continue Reading »


Written on June 12, 2014 at 9:25 am, by

Following a successful Professional Interview on 4th June 2014 Stephen McCann was welcomed to Full Membership of the IDE and will be awarded his certificate at the Annual Luncheon on 14th November 2014 at the Tower London. Well done Stephen for presenting a strong portfolio and Congratulations!

You can teach an old dog new tricks and unwind at the same time??

Written on October 25, 2013 at 3:10 pm, by

As we all know demolition is a fast moving industry, though taken for granted the management take the brunt of the pressure. How to unwind? How to switch off? That is the challenge!! Personally I took up a lifelong ambition which was learning to swim. (And hopfully loose the middle age drift). A new swimming  Continue Reading »