Category Archives: News

IDE Elections Start Today!

Written on September 6, 2017 at 9:05 am, by

First UK Demolition Degree gets off the ground

Written on September 4, 2017 at 3:36 pm, by

The University of Wolverhampton has officially launched the first Demolition Management Master’s degree in the UK – and a local businessman is one of the first to sign up for the course. Richard Dolman, Director at Nuneaton based AR Demolition, is enrolling on the course which starts in September at the University’s School of Architecture  Continue Reading »

Midlands Regional Meeting 15 August 2017

Written on August 18, 2017 at 10:03 am, by

Tuesday evening, 15th August,  saw over 25 IDE members and guests gather at the Oak Hotel, Hockley Heath, Birmingham for an evening sponsored by DSM Demolition Limited and hosted by Robin Powell FIDE.  Robin Powell welcomed everyone to the meeting and commented that he was pleased to see so many people in attendance.  The evening  Continue Reading »

Demo Expo 2017

Written on August 2, 2017 at 9:40 am, by

The IDE and NFDC recently held the third DemoExpo 2017 at the Herts Showground between the 22 and 24 of June 2017. Unlike the preceding shows, a third day was added at the request of many of the attending manufacturers. Fortunately, a spell of dry weather graced the show letting the visitors enjoy the attractions  Continue Reading »

Call for Visiting Lecturers

Written on August 1, 2017 at 12:43 pm, by

Sad loss of former member of the IDE: David Ross

Written on July 14, 2017 at 11:35 am, by

The IDE are saddened to hear of the death of a past member David Ross on Saturday 8th July. Dave joined the IDE on 16th February 2006 and reached Full Membership status in July 2009. He was extremely proud to have achieved IDE status after working in our industry for over 50 years and he  Continue Reading »

IDE Represented at HS2 Demolition Conference

Written on June 22, 2017 at 1:25 pm, by

HS2, the proposed high speed rail line between London & Birmingham, are gearing up for the initial site clearance works and part of the gearing up was a company conference on the demolition aspects of the project held in Central London on Tuesday 13 June. The full day conference included presentations from HS2 staff, and  Continue Reading »

Scottish Seminar 2017: Event Update

Written on May 9, 2017 at 9:58 am, by

South East Regional Meeting: 4th May 2017

Written on May 8, 2017 at 9:59 am, by

On Thursday 4th May the IDE hosted it’s second Southern Regional meeting of 2017.  The event, sponsored by Erith Contractors, was held at their 33 Grosvenor Place site in London. The event saw three presentations  and first to take the stand was Nick Turnbull from GNAT-UK.  Nick provided the audience with an overview of the  Continue Reading »

A Huge Thank You to all IDE Members

Written on May 5, 2017 at 9:00 am, by

On Monday 27th March IDE President, David Darsey, his wife Sarah Darsey and Maureen Tong-Ralphs, National Secretary & Events Director had the pleasure of visiting The NAS Helen Allison School in Meopham, Kent to present them with a donation of £7,000.  Thanks to all of our members, their colleague and families the School will now  Continue Reading »