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School Visit: Raising Awareness of the Demolition and Construction Industry

Written on May 12, 2022 at 9:57 am, by

On 5th May 2022 two representatives from John F Hunt Ltd, Civil Engineers Marc and Andreas, visited Prior Weston Primary School, London EC1 as part of their local community engagement initiative. During their visit they carried out a presentation to raise awareness on both Demolition and Construction with the intention to inspire the younger generation  Continue Reading »

South East Regional Meeting 16th March 2022

Written on March 22, 2022 at 11:22 am, by

The South East Regional Meeting held on 16th March 2022 was a triumph thanks to the sponsorship of Prime Safety and the interesting presentations on offer that afternoon.  Presentations from Steve Peacock (Prime Safety), Mike Kehoe (C&D Consultants), Gary Jack (Erith Group) and Alex Hadden (Brown & Mason Ltd) were very well received by the  Continue Reading »

Spring Seminar and Graduation and Awards Ceremony 25th February 2022

Written on March 14, 2022 at 10:55 am, by

On 25 February, the Institute of Demolition Engineers met at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. The event consisted of the IDE’s Spring Seminar and Graduation and Awards Ceremony for students of the Foundation Degree in Demolition Management, produced by the Institute and supported by the University of Wolverhampton. The morning began with coffee and networking.  Continue Reading »

Thank you to All and Well Done!

Written on January 12, 2022 at 12:07 pm, by

Happy Christmas Everyone!

Written on December 16, 2021 at 11:29 am, by

A New Face at IDE HQ

Written on December 16, 2021 at 11:24 am, by

As most of you are aware, Amy Roberts our Educational and Training Administrator, left us for pastures new at the beginning of December and as we said goodbye we wished her well in her new role.  With Amy’s departure we are pleased to announce that a new face has joined the IDE Headquarters team, Lisa  Continue Reading »

Standards Matter – 40 Years of regulating the UK engineering profession

Written on November 30, 2021 at 3:17 pm, by

The Engineering Council was incorporated by Royal Charter in November 1981 to regulate the engineering profession in the UK. This week marks our 40th year of setting and maintaining standards, to ensure that society continues to have confidence and trust in the engineering profession. Our mission as a regulator is to maintain internationally recognised standards  Continue Reading »

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 »

Spreading the Word: Careers in Demolition

Written on October 19, 2021 at 11:50 am, by

In an effort to tempt young people into a career in Demolition and Construction, Davinder Singh Reehal MIDE, Technical Director for John F Hunt Limited made a presentation at morning assembly to the children at The Lyceum Primary School in the City of London.  Davinder told them all about demolition, what it is, the types  Continue Reading »