Category Archives: Latest News

45th AGM and Annual Luncheon 12th November 2021

Written on November 16, 2021 at 3:51 pm, by

In the first Institute of Demolition Engineers AGM and Annual Luncheon since 2019, due to last year’s event being cancelled, members met to network and socialise and discuss the Institute’s achievements over the past two years. The stunning venue of One Great George Street in central London, also home of the Institution of Civil Engineers,  Continue Reading »

Engineering Regulator Updates Industry-wide Risk Guidance

Written on October 28, 2021 at 10:04 am, by

Risk is an inherent part of all engineering activities, so it is essential that all engineers and technicians are able to identify, assess, understand and appropriately manage risk. It is also crucial to be able to communicate about risk, both to other professionals and the public. To support this, the Engineering Council, the regulatory body  Continue Reading »

North West Regional Meeting 7th October 2021

Written on October 12, 2021 at 10:52 am, by

The first IDE North West regional meeting since the COVID Pandemic struck the UK was held on Thursday 07 October 2021 at the Canalside Conference Centre at Middlewich. The meeting was sponsored by Sean Heron of Worsley Plant www.worsleyplant.co.uk and organised by JBV Demolition Limited www.jbvdemolition.co.uk and C&D Demolition Consultants Limited www.canddconsultants.com. The IDE Council  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 »

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 »

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 »

Make 2021 a more positive year and gain a qualification

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

Bursary Opportunities with the IDE

Written on November 25, 2020 at 5:21 pm, by

PLANS REVEALED FOR ONLINE HUB TO HELP INSPIRE TOMORROW’S ENGINEERS

Written on November 11, 2020 at 10:08 am, by

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, now in its eighth year, has come to a close with the announcement of a new online hub to provide information and guidance to those organisations supporting and inspiring young people into engineering careers. The new online resource, due to go live later this month, will provide free advice and guidance, sourced  Continue Reading »

Your CSCS PQP Card – Now Free!

Written on July 28, 2020 at 3:46 pm, by