August 9, 2017

World Demolition Summit 2017 spotlights winning projects

The World Demolition Summit 2017 is fast approaching, being held this year in London on November 2nd.

If you haven't yet booked your tickets, here's 5 examples of what you'll get to experience during the summit if you do:
  1. Ryan Priestly, president of Canadian contractor Priestly Demolition, who will give an insight into the Nipigon River Bridge replacement project that won his company both the Civils Demolition and overall World Demolition awards at the WDS in 2016.
  2. Scott Knightly, the owner and president of US firm Envirovantage, will speak on the five-storey mill demolition at The Lofts in Saco Falls. This was the winner of an Excellence in Demolition Award at the National Demolition Association convention earlier this year.
  3. Rye Demolition, will talk delegates through its demolition of the former West Ham United football stadium in the UK capital, fittingly for the first WDS to be held in London.
  4. Martin Bjerregaard, of Disaster Waste Recovery will talk about demolition and debris management in Syria.
  5. James Howard, of Coleman Group will give a paper on Crisis management – responding to major incidents.
The full confirmed speaker line-up includes many more names and could grow larger. So don't hang about booking your tickets and securing your place at the summit!

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