Speaker profile - Simon Hébert

Simon Hébert, civils work manager and project director at Canada’s Delsan-AIM Environmental Services, will highlight the key steps towards a demolition material traceability programme at WDS 2022.

Simon Hebert. (Photo: Delsan-AIM)
Material traceability and net zero in major demolition projects

In the era of sustainable development, demolition material management and recycling are now a key element of any major demolition project.

In line with the industry’s sustainable development initiatives, demolition material traceability is rapidly becoming a must for any serious demolition contractor willing to do more to ensure the materials are properly tracked, maximise their re-use, and limit the environmental impact of disposal.

The presentation will highlight the key steps need to implement a demolition material traceability programme on any project, using existing technological tools at low cost. Mainly based on past and actual experience, the presentation will include real examples from ongoing projects.

Biography - Simon Hébert 

Simon has worked in the demolition industry for more than 20 years mainly in civils infrastructure dismantling. He started his career in the demolition industry working as a project manager for a demolition contractor specialising in bridges and highway overpass removal. After many years of services, Simon joined the Delsan-AIM Environmental Services Team in 2015 to develop and manage the civils department.

Delsan was established in 1994 and has been a leading environmental services company that combines decommissioning and demolition expertise with the recycling capabilities of American Iron & Metal LP (AIM) – an international leader in metal recycling. With over 25 years of experience and more than 2,000 completed projects, Delsan-AIM continues to maintain the highest standards of service.

As part of Delsan’s team, Simon is responsible for the civil works division and oversees business development, estimating, project management, key accounts, and client relationships in the eastern Canada region. A specialist in project management, he has a degree in business administration, PMP (Project Management Professional) certification and now studying for a Master of Business Administration.

The World Demolition Summit is organised by KHL Group magazine Demolition & Recycling International, along with the European Demolition Association and the US National Demolition Association. The headline sponsor is Volvo Construction Equipment.

For details of the full conference programme, the various speakers and how to register as a delegate, please visit demolitionsummit.com

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