Perfox banks on Brokk

23 October 2017

Spanish demolition contractor Perfox is using six Brokk machines on a project to take down a structure in the capital Madrid’s financial district and break up more than 1,000 cu m (35,000 cu ft) of concrete in the process.

Brokk web

The Brokk 500 is “a small monster” according to Spanish demolition contractor Perfox

 

The demolition is part of the redevelopment of the city’s Cuatro Torres (Four Towers) complex, which contains some of Europe’s tallest skyscrapers. The construction of a fifth tower, called the Caleido, is scheduled to be finished in two years’ time.

The remote controlled machines comprise a Brokk 500, two 180s, two 160s and a Brokk 90. They are being used along with two large excavators because the building has a number of limited access spaces.

“We are very happy with Brokk,” said Perfox general director Ramiro Núñez.

“We have been working together for more than 12 years, we currently have eight Brokk machines, and we will be expanding our fleet soon.

“The Brokk 500 is a small monster, and it’s working in a place where we simply could not bring any other excavator.”

MAGAZINE
NEWSLETTER
Delivered directly to your inbox, Demolition & Recycling International Newsletter features the pick of the breaking news stories, product launches, show reports and more from KHL's world-class editorial team.
Latest News
Air Spectrum launches zero emissions dust suppression system
Described as energy efficient and non-toxic, ecotech Rotary Atomiser offered for sale or rental
The latest advances in green construction equipment
Heightened focus on hybrid and electric equipment spurs manufacturers to invest in and partner on new technologies
Husqvarna invests €1m in Anglo-German tech firm
Swedish manufacturer takes equity stake in the software company which maximises augmented reality technology to boost efficiency 
CONNECT WITH THE TEAM
Steve Ducker Editor, Demolition & Recycling International Tel: +44(0) 1892 786 210 E-mail: steve.ducker@khl.com
Bridget Leary Sales Manager Tel: +44 (0) 1892 786 220 E-mail: bridget.leary@khl.com
CONNECT WITH SOCIAL MEDIA