Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ian Wharton to speak at Autumn Seminar 2012

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:43 am, by

Ian Wharton MIDE – is a Senior Engineer at RVA Group Ltd – Title of Presentation “Process Plant Sector Decommissioning and Dismantling”.













IDE President addresses NFDC Convention Business Meeting

Written on August 30, 2012 at 10:15 am, by

It has been tradition that the IDE President addresses the NFDC Convention Business Meeting whenever the IDE are represented at the convention and this year saw the convention in Madeira and John Woodward addressing the meeting.

The IDE Council voted earlier this year to fund the costs of John’s trip to the convention to try to continue with building the closer working relationship with the NFDC and, as such, John gave an update on IDE matters.


IDE announce President’s Fishing Day for 2012.

Written on August 29, 2012 at 9:24 am, by

Regular readers of this site will know that IDE President John Woodward tends to use what little leisure time he has sitting next to a lake and trying to get large carp to take a bait. John wanted during his Presidency, to hold fishing days as well as the very successful IDE Golf Days and he managed to do so in 2011 and again now in 2012.


Great turnout for IDE Midlands Regional Meeting.

Written on August 29, 2012 at 9:16 am, by

30 members of the Midlands Region of the IDE gathered together again on Wednesday 15 August at Casey Joe’s, Solihull after work to hear a number of demolition related presentations and enjoy a post meeting curry and beer.


IDE President John Woodward opens new IDE Office.

Written on August 29, 2012 at 9:04 am, by

The IDE recently moved from their old offices at Poplicans Road to the new offices at The Joiners Shop, Historic Dockyard, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TZ and now that Valerie and her team have settled into the new offices it was time to officially open them. On Friday 17 August IDE President John Woodward called at  Continue Reading »

IDE Supports Working Well Together Campaign

Written on August 29, 2012 at 8:55 am, by

The IDE continues to support the HSE WWT campaign whenever possible and have agreed to attend the next event on September 25th at Pontefract Racecourse where President John Woodward will man the IDE stand and be available to discuss demolition techniques and competence in demolition. The event was intended to be a full day event  Continue Reading »