Category Archives: Letters to members

Lessons Learned: A Message from the IDE President

Written on January 27, 2021 at 4:35 pm, by

Dear Members, In my speech at last year’s AGM, I mentioned the importance of collaborating and working together to improve standards throughout our industry. I also encouraged us all to be open and honest about reporting incidents and sharing best practice. I plan to lead by example during my tenure as your president. AR Demolition  Continue Reading »

IDE Elections 2019 Update

Written on October 21, 2019 at 9:16 am, by

A Passion for Demolition

Written on July 26, 2016 at 4:37 pm, by

Leading UK Demolition company Erith Contractors Ltd has joined forces with charitable initiative, Passion Project, to deliver a new standard in demolition apprenticeships and address the industry’s growing skills shortage. Erith Contractors Ltd, a leading UK demolition company, has successfully seen the first intake of apprentices through their initial training and job placement as part  Continue Reading »

Festive Greetings from the IDE President

Written on December 19, 2014 at 3:16 pm, by

That’s 2014 nearly over, at this point I would like to take this opportunity to thank you, the members, for your support of the Institute over the last twelve months. Thanks to the hard work of our National Secretary Maureen and assistant Michelle the website has been regularly updated and communication generally has greatly improved.  Continue Reading »

Demolition Engineer to be Re-Launched!

Written on August 8, 2014 at 1:29 pm, by

Dear Members Demolition Engineer is to be re-launched for the AGM on 14th November 2014. Those attending will pick up a copy on the day. To make the re-launch a success your Institute needs your involvement on producing content for the magazine.  Copy is coming in but we need more. By the end of September we  Continue Reading »

Herb’s Notes from the US

Written on June 24, 2014 at 11:51 am, by

Demolition Plan Proposed for Astrodome HOUSTON, TEXAS – They say it’s more of a concept than a concrete plan, but the Houston Texans and Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo have developed a $66 million idea that involves demolishing the historic Astrodome. A 37-page booklet mostly of artist renderings shows the domed stadium replaced with a  Continue Reading »

Demolition Engineer Magazine – Can You Help?

Written on June 16, 2014 at 1:36 pm, by

Dear Members, At the Council of Management meeting held on 4th June, it was agreed that, as an institute, we need to re-launch Demolition Engineer, which was an unfortunate casualty of last year’s events. The Council is currently deciding the final make up of a renewed magazine but a given is that it will include  Continue Reading »

An Apology!

Written on May 30, 2014 at 10:48 am, by

The National Secretary would like to offer her sincerest apologies to those members who attended the South East Regional Meeting in Dartford on 8th May and were “rewarded” by having to pay extra postage on their CPD Certificates.  I am sorry to say that we completely underestimated the postage on the envelopes.  Please let us  Continue Reading »

When Will Clarity Be Given?

Written on May 27, 2014 at 11:27 am, by

The following piece was sent to us as information to our Members.  Have you experienced similar interventions?  Please let us know of any comments or views you have by emailing [email protected] using the title “When will Clarity Be Given” as your heading. With the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) now operating a Fee for Intervention  Continue Reading »

Don’t fall behind….

Written on March 25, 2014 at 3:04 pm, by