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IDE and NFDC London & Southern Counties Golf Day 2017

Written on September 26, 2017 at 10:16 am, by

Over 30 keen Golfers attended this year’s Golf Day on 15th September 2017. This is the first time the IDE have organised a joint Golf Day with the NFDC with a mixture of handicaps taking to the beautiful greens at the prestigious international London Golf Club near Brands Hatch. As with previous years, the weather  Continue Reading »

IDE Regional Meeting: Midlands

Written on April 3, 2017 at 12:48 pm, by

On Thursday 30th March 2017 38 delegates attended a very successful IDE Midlands Regional meeting held at the Armac Quarry and sponsored by Volvo Construction Equipment.  Representatives from Volvo carried out a presentation to introduce their latest factory produced High Reach, the V380, which was also on display at the event.  Richard Dolman, FIDE, A  Continue Reading »

Smart Gloves Warn Workers of Vibration Dangers

Written on March 29, 2017 at 11:22 am, by

Gloves embedded with tiny sensors have been developed to help protect workers from exposure to vibration. The gloves, developed by Nottingham Trent University and spearheaded by Professor Tilak Dias of the School of Art & Design, include technology that aims to alert wearers when they experience vibrations likely to cause conditions such as vibration white  Continue Reading »

IDE Spring Seminar 2017

Written on March 6, 2017 at 11:58 am, by

Even Storm Doris couldn’t stop the recent Institute of Demolition Engineers Spring Seminar from being yet another resounding success. Returning to the excellent Royal Armouries venue saw the event overseen by new IDE President David Darsey. The IDE Seminars are very quickly getting a reputation for hosting some excellent and very interesting speakers and this  Continue Reading »

Wishing you a Happy Christmas

Written on December 19, 2016 at 3:51 pm, by

Inspiring the Future 4 Year Review

Written on July 27, 2016 at 10:17 am, by

Inspiring the Future was launched in July 2012, and today they have published their four year review. In a letter sent to Ex-IDE President John Woodward FIDE the Inspiring the Future Team wrote “We wanted to take this opportunity to write and thank you for helping to make a difference to the aspirations and life opportunities  Continue Reading »

IDE Edinburgh 2016

Written on July 19, 2016 at 2:25 pm, by

The first (hopefully annual) IDE Scottish Seminar in Edinburgh took place on Friday 8th July at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. As someone new to the industry and no prior experience of any of these events, I had a great time.  All the exhibitors and speakers were all very friendly, passionate about their area and are  Continue Reading »

The Construction Industry Council to host inaugural Inclusive Environment Award 2016

Written on June 17, 2016 at 8:20 am, by

The Construction Industry Council is to host the inaugural CIC Inclusive Environment (CIC-IE) Award 2016, in recognition of buildings, places and spaces which demonstrate best practice in achieving an inclusive environment – an environment which is safe, flexible and accessible for all.   The CIC-IE Award is an “award of awards” celebrating exemplar schemes and projects  Continue Reading »

IDE & University of Wolverhampton join forces to deliver the first ever Demolition Engineering Degree course in Europe and Asia

Written on June 7, 2016 at 12:34 pm, by

chaelFollowing years of work by a select education committee of IDE Council Members the Institute is now just weeks away from announcing the launch of the degree and the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding by both parties.  The signing will take place in the Mayor’s Parlour at Wolverhampton Civic Centre with the Vice Principal  Continue Reading »

Your IDE – Now and in the Future

Written on May 27, 2016 at 8:56 am, by

With the 40th Anniversary celebrations just over a month away preparations are now in full swing to ensure that all guests to the Science Museum on the 1st July will have an enjoyable and memorable evening.  As part of the preparations for this occasion, current IDE President Duncan Rudall, FIDE took part in an interview to  Continue Reading »