World Demolition Summit 2021 - conference update

By Steve Ducker30 July 2021

With this year’s World Demolition Summit (WDS) under three months away, the conference programme is taking shape.

Safedem Mina Plaza - view from firing point Safedem’s world record Mina Plaza project in Abu Dhabi will be among the presentations at this year’s World Demolition Summit

Organised by Demolition & Recycling International and its publisher, KHL Group, the WDS will be one of the industry’s first in-person forum since the start of the global pandemic.

As well as featuring a drinks reception on the evening of October 20 and the World Demolition Awards ceremony and dinner on the evening of October 21, the summit’s centrepiece will be a one-day conference covering a range of demolition and recycling topics highlighting innovation and best practice.

These include:

  • Safety is synonymous with savings
    Tim Barker
    Decommissioning and demolition director, Resolute Decommissioning and Demolition Consulting
  • The implosion of the Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg
    Joe Brinkmann
    Managing director, Jet Demolition
  • Silica and the new rules in Europe
    Patrick Grandchamp
    European Demolition Association Working Group on Hazardous Products
  • Optimisation study into 1,000 ft demolition stack at Widows Creek Fossil Plant, USA
    Dennis McGarel
    Vice president, sales and estimating, Brandenburg Industrial Service Company
    Ahmed Amir Khalil
    Business development engineer, Applied Science International
    Roger Waldrep
    Vice president, major projects, generation and fleet services, Tennessee Valley Authority
  • Digital and remote control in the demolition environment
    Mohamed Abd El Salam
    Senior manager, product management and business development, Topcon-Tierra
  • Demolition of the 165-metre Mina Plaza building in Abu Dhabi
    William Sinclair
    Managing director, Safedem
  • Subject TBC
    Kelly Veit
    CEO, Veit & Company.
  • More speakers to be announced soon.

For more details of the WDS, including delegate and hotel bookings, please click here.

The WDS is organised in cooperation with the European Demolition Association and the US National Demolition Association. Headline sponsor is Volvo Construction Equipment.

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