Category Archives: News

AGM and Annual Lunch 2018

Written on November 22, 2018 at 3:33 pm, by

Drapers Hall was the location for the 2018 Institute of Demolition Engineers AGM and Annual Luncheon. Yet again, the event was another sell out and marked the end of David Darsey’s two-year reign as IDE President who handed over the President’s chain to Gary Bishop. The day’s proceedings commenced with Mr Darsey thanking the Council  Continue Reading »

IDE Regional Meeting: Dublin 7th November 2018

Written on November 12, 2018 at 11:26 am, by

In conjunction with the World Demolition Awards being held at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on the following evening Wednesday 07 November saw the latest IDE Regional Meeting held at The Ballsbridge Hotel in Dublin. Organiser Adrian McLean FIDE of Armac Group invited IDE members to join Demolition Engineers, from around the World who were  Continue Reading »

Autumn Seminar 2018

Written on October 3, 2018 at 10:10 am, by

One Great George Street was again the venue for the 2018 IDE Autumn Seminar. The stunning location, home to the Institute of Civil Engineers welcomed a packed house for a day of industry talks. Hosting his final Seminar, IDE President David Darsey welcomed everyone before delivering news that two long-standing Members of the Council Of  Continue Reading »

Autumn Seminar Bookings Update

Written on September 24, 2018 at 11:27 am, by

Andrew Dale Glides Over Wales

Written on August 28, 2018 at 11:40 am, by

Erith’s Industrial Demolition Proposals Director, Andrew Dale FIDE, recently took to the skies of Wales in aid of the Stroke Association. On July 27th 2018, Andrew left the relative safety and security atop the 370 metre-deep Penrhyn Quarry in North Wales and glided down the over mile long pit, reaching a speed in excess of  Continue Reading »

Popular Presentations makes IDE Southern Regional meeting a Rousing Success

Written on August 22, 2018 at 10:50 am, by

Last week saw the inaugural meeting of the IDE Southern Regional meeting, hosted by Council of Management member Toby Comley MIDE, in collaboration with the team at LDH Attachments, who provided the venue for the gathering at their HQ in Bordon. The 36 IDE members and non-members were greeted with refreshments, including a tasty selection  Continue Reading »

This is Demolition and Scifest

Written on July 10, 2018 at 9:00 am, by

The Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE) has recently been represented at two events organised and hosted by the Wolverhampton University Faculty of Science and Engineering in partnership with Environment Technologies and Resource Efficiency Support Service (EnTRESS). On Friday 29th June 2018 “This is Demolition” was held at Wolverhampton University ECMS Springfield Campus.  Dr Paul Hampton  Continue Reading »

‘Oar-inspiring’ effort sees Erith and others raise over £35k for local charity

Written on May 24, 2018 at 10:00 am, by

The Erith Group were delighted to support Greenwich-based charity, The Ahoy Centre, in their annual ‘50km in a day’ challenge. This past Saturday’s event saw nine nautical newcomers to rowing take to the River Thames and race each other from the Meridian line to the QE2 Bridge and back again. After a gruelling four hours,  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 »

Spring Seminar 23rd February 2018: Royal Armouries Leeds

Written on March 5, 2018 at 11:34 am, by

The Institute of Demolition Engineers returned to their traditional Spring Seminar location of the Leeds Royal Armouries for yet another sell out event.  Both in terms of companies wanting to show off their products and industry professionals attending for the excellent range of speakers, the venue was packed yet again. President David Darsey welcomed everyone  Continue Reading »