Category Archives: Latest News

Long-awaited Waste Wood Classification Guidance is Launched

Written on July 26, 2021 at 11:22 am, by

Guidance on how to handle and process all items of waste wood is being published today (Thursday 22nd July) after a four-year project led by the Wood Recyclers’ Association. The culmination of the Waste Wood Classification Project will see two separate sets of Waste Wood Assessment Guidance published, one for those working in the wood  Continue Reading »

NFDC officially announces the appointment of William Crooks as President

Written on March 30, 2021 at 9:07 am, by

NFDC, the leading trade body for the demolition industry, officially announces the appointment of Derby-based Cawarden’s Managing Director, William Crooks, as President following this morning’s 80th Annual General Meeting of the Federation. Presidential roles within NFDC are appointed biennially, typically via a traditional ceremonial handover of the Chain of Office at AGM events hosted by  Continue Reading »

Engineering Council release their Guidance on Sustainability

Written on February 9, 2021 at 4:37 pm, by

During the last 12 months the  Engineering Council have been busy reviewing their Guidance on Sustainability Many comments have been contributed and several Professional Affiliates formed part of that review.  They have now launched  a digital version of the revised guidance along with revamped/updated supporting webpage links, useful documents etc.  A more formal launch is  Continue Reading »

Make 2021 a more positive year and gain a qualification

Written on January 20, 2021 at 1:47 pm, by

Bursary Opportunities with the IDE

Written on November 25, 2020 at 5:21 pm, by

PLANS REVEALED FOR ONLINE HUB TO HELP INSPIRE TOMORROW’S ENGINEERS

Written on November 11, 2020 at 10:08 am, by

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week, now in its eighth year, has come to a close with the announcement of a new online hub to provide information and guidance to those organisations supporting and inspiring young people into engineering careers. The new online resource, due to go live later this month, will provide free advice and guidance, sourced  Continue Reading »

Your CSCS PQP Card – Now Free!

Written on July 28, 2020 at 3:46 pm, by

UK Demolition Expo to co-locate with Letsrecycle Live in 2021

Written on July 1, 2020 at 10:40 am, by

Environment Media Group and the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) are delighted to announce that the UK’s Demolition Expo event will be co-locating with Letsrecycle Live in 2021.  The Demolition Expo is a biennial event showcasing suppliers and businesses within the demolition industry organised by the NFDC. Around 2,000 visitors attended the last Expo  Continue Reading »

Call for assistance

Written on March 25, 2020 at 4:17 pm, by

We have been approached by a member who has contacts at a hospital in Bradford, which has severe shortages of PPE as they treat victims of Covid 19. If you have surplus supplies of Industrial Disposal PP3 masks they are asking for donations. Also, we have a report of a lack of suitable changing facilities  Continue Reading »

AGM and Annual Luncheon 22nd November 2019

Written on December 2, 2019 at 12:13 pm, by

The Pall Mall headquarters of the Royal Automobile Association was the venue for the 43rd Institute of Demolition Engineers AGM and Awards ceremony. Click here to read the full minutes AGM-minutes-2019 Following on from a turbulent year in the industry, President Gary Bishop FIDE welcomed everyone to the packed venue and thanked all within the  Continue Reading »