Robotics cluster launches in Cumbria, bolstering regional innovation and collaboration
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ROBOTICS is fast becoming a go-to for nuclear decommissioning advances and today marks the launch of the Cumbria Robotics Cluster, an ambitious initiative powered by the Industrial Solutions Hub (iSH) to harness and expand the region’s renowned capabilities in cutting-edge engineering and problem-solving.   Launched at the Harnessing Robotics and AI for Challenging Environments (HRAICE) event at Energus in Workington, this cluster will bring organisations with a shared vision together to elevate Cumbria as a globally recognised centre of excellence in the field of robotics engine ..read more
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NWH Group announces a significant investment totalling £1.1M
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The NWH Group, a leading, family-owned, national waste management and recycling business, has invested £1.1M in a new state-of-the-art construction and demolition waste processing plant for its Newcastle site in Blaydon.  The new Kiverco equipment, which replaces the existing trommel-based materials recycling plant that is being re-purposed elsewhere in the business, is scheduled to be commissioned and fully operational during May 2024.  Gavin Money, Managing Director at The NWH Group, said: “The new processing plant demonstrates our commitment to continuing to grow our business ..read more
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DEVELON launches new, expanded digital platform
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- The MY DEVELON digital platform is an expansion of the company’s existing DEVELON Fleet Management telematics offering - - The new platform makes navigating the system easier for customers and dealers when managing DEVELON construction equipment -   To meet increased demand, DEVELON, formerly Doosan Construction Equipment, has introduced the latest iteration of its fleet management system - MY DEVELON: a new digital platform for managing construction equipment.   “Using the MY DEVELON app or on a web browser, customers and dealers can access and manage maintenance and operation ..read more
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Reston Waste invests £2m in JCB waste handling fleet
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A leading independent skip hire and waste management company has invested in machines worth more than £2 million - making its fleet exclusively JCB. Purchased by London-based Reston Waste, the new models include JCB 427 Wastemaster wheeled loading shovels, 131X and 140X tracked excavators and a JS20MH materials handler. Supplied by dealer Greenshields JCB, the machines have been put straight to work at Reston Waste’s transfer site in Wimbledon. The wheeled loading shovels are used to pile materials, load bulk aggregates on to articulated lorries and load the trommel which separates the was ..read more
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Future innovators challenged by UK robotics leaders to design nuclear fission and fusion decommissioning robots
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by Demolition Hub
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STUDENTS in West Cumbria have been tasked by the Robotics and AI Collaboration (RAICo) and the Industrial Solutions Hub (iSH) to design and build robots which will be showcased at a major robotics and artificial intelligence (RAI) industry event.   Students aged 16 to 18 from West Lakes Academy and the Energy Coast University Technical College (UTC) are taking part in the challenge, with the aim of each school developing a small robot capable of transporting a mock nuclear waste barrel.   The four-week sprint challenge is designed to encourage creativity, innovation and an enthusi ..read more
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All-rounder demolition machine: The new SENNEBOGEN 825 E Demolition
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Powerful in demolition and dismantling: For years, SENNEBOGEN demolition excavators have been offering solutions for efficient and precise work on tight construction sites and at great heights. Now the 825 E Demolition expands the existing demolition range downwards and celebrates its trade fair premiere at IFAT 2024. FLEX­I­BLE AND FAST IN USE With an impressive reach of 14 m and outstanding manoeuvrability, the new introduction effortlessly masters the common challenges of selective demolition. The flexible demolition machine, which has unique stability thanks to the telescopic wide-trac ..read more
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CDE plans new product unveiling at Hillhead 2024
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by Demolition Hub
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The stage is set as CDE, a leading supplier of sand and aggregate wet processing solutions for the waste recycling and natural minerals processing sectors, announces its return to Hillhead with a major product showcase on the cards for 10.30am on Tuesday 25th June, at the CDE’s stand - A11.   From June 25 – 27, the wet processing experts will shine a spotlight on equipment from the CDE product range that is improving productivity and delivering consistent performance in the quarrying, construction, and recycling industries.   The company will also debut its most efficient wat ..read more
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‘THE YEARS THEY ARE A CHANGING’ an informative piece by Dr Terry Quarmby for Demolition Hub
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by Dr Terry Quarmby
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Where we are today   Just like the words of the song, each year brings along change to both industry and the environment.  The socio-economic impacts of industry on our everyday lives massively dictate how we live and spend our leisure time.  The concerns raised for our environment equally impact on how we perceive and progress industry. Today, much is made about addressing the impacts that modern living has on every aspect of our lives. Eighty three years ago at the inception of the NFDC the greatest challenge facing the UK population was managing to achieve some kind of no ..read more
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Another rough quarter for construction
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Today, Glenigan, one of the construction industry’s leading insight and intelligence experts, releases the April 2024 edition of its Construction Review. Project-starts fell by nearly a third (-28%) against the year before Main contract awards were down 32% on the same time a year ago Detailed planning approvals decreased 18% against the preceding quarter, standing flat against 2023 levels Residential construction-starts dropped 27% on both the preceding three-months and last year The Review focuses on the three months to the end of March 2024, covering all major (>£100m) and u ..read more
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RVA Group welcomes Stephen Andrew as business development director
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Decommissioning consultancy RVA Group — headquartered in Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, and with offices spanning both the UK and Europe — has welcomed renowned industry specialist Stephen Andrew as business development director, as the firm gears up for further global expansion. Bringing 45 years of experience within the demolition sector and associated markets, Stephen boasts a high-level, multinational career portfolio, with former roles including asset closure lead for ABB. As such, he is perfectly placed to bolster RVA Group’s senior leadership team — not only in developing and broadening ..read more
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