Monthly Archives: June 2015

DemoExpo 2015

Written on June 30, 2015 at 3:17 pm, by

Well, a year of planning, months of preparation, 5 days set up and a great collaboration between the IDE, NFDC and J Mould (Reading) led to a very successful DemoExpo 2015 on the 26th & 27th  June. The exhibiters excelled themselves not only with the amount of equipment brought into the show but they all worked together with  Continue Reading »

The Construction Industry Council appoints John Nolan as its new Deputy Chairman

Written on June 30, 2015 at 2:04 pm, by

At a meeting of its Council, Members of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) voted in Professor John Nolan (pictured) as its new Deputy Chairman, commencing with immediate effect. John is expected to succeed Tony Burton, the incumbent Chairman, following CIC’s June 2016 Council meeting when Tony will stand down from his two year term of  Continue Reading »

EDA Conference Helsinki

Written on June 30, 2015 at 11:26 am, by

The EDA Conference in Helsinki on Friday 12 June saw two IDE members in attendance. William Sinclair attended in his capacity of EDA Vice President and John Woodward attended to deliver a presentation about towerblock demolition in Scotland. The event featured presentations from UK, France, Holland, Germany, Croatia and Spain and various topics were covered including  Continue Reading »

IDE continue to assist CIOB in providing quality CPD events for their members

Written on June 3, 2015 at 8:49 am, by

18 months ago an IDE Council of Management member Mick Ulyatt was approached by CIOB East Midlands to provide a speaker to deliver a brief talk on demolition and the role of the IDE as a CPD event for members.  This resulted in Mick and John Woodward delivering the session.  The event was very well received  Continue Reading »

Health and Safety is ‘No Barrier to Volunteering’ says British Safety Council.

Written on June 2, 2015 at 2:53 pm, by

The British Safety Council is supporting the #iwill campaign, a UK wide initiative aiming to make social action part of life for more 10 to 20 year-olds by the year 2020. Led by Patron HRH The Prince of Wales, with backing from the main political parties, the campaign is working across the voluntary, public, education  Continue Reading »


Written on June 1, 2015 at 9:41 am, by

This morning the IDE have received the following communication from Jack McLellan from All Hands Volunteers in the hope that we may be able to help. “I am contacting you from a large Non Government Organisation (NGO) called All Hands Volunteers. I am currently out in Nepal working on a program to demolish buildings that are  Continue Reading »