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13 June 2024 Deploying demolition for a ‘greener’ construction industry
In acknowledgement of World Environment Day which was recently celebrated on 5 June, leading specialist Jet Demolition highlights the crucial role that demolition plays to reduce the environmental impact and carbon...
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9 May 2024 Specialised equipment ensures flexible and safe demolition projects
Demolition is an essential part of construction and development, with new tools and innovative techniques constantly being developed to boost its efficiency and safety. The aim is not only to reduce the time and...
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26 March 2024 Sustainable demolition practices must include glass recycling
As global construction and demolition (C&D) waste surpasses 25% of total waste production, the imperative for sustainable practices intensifies. Recent research underscores the pivotal role of glass recycling in...
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13 March 2024 End-of-life planning for mines requires careful planning and assessment
Due to the nature of mining, the Minerals and Petroleum Resources Development Act (No. 28 of 2002) requires mines to have an environmental management programme in place, with the necessary funds allocated to it for...
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27 February 2024 The role of demolition in circular construction
The construction industry generates an estimated 600 million tons of construction and demolition (C&D) waste each year in the United States alone, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). About half of all...
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19 February 2024 Robots and automation are key trends in the demolition industry
Demolition robots are a relatively new form of professional service robot used in the demolition sector to demolish buildings at the end of their lifecycle. These mobile robots leverage a range of end-of-arm tools...
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30 November 2023 Jet Demolition and Edifice Engineering at the 2023 World Demolition Awards
Representing global excellence in the demolition industry, Jet Demolition, in conjunction with Edifice Engineering of India, were declared runners-up in two categories for the World Demolition Awards (WDA) 2023....
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20 November 2023 Demolition of older compromised structures versus modern recyclable buildings
Demolition of older, compromised structures – from residential buildings to industrial facilities – can have significant environmental and social implications. The demolition process can generate a huge quantity of...
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11 September 2023 Jet Demolition safeguards mines against illegal mining with shaft capping
Illegal mining activities pose a growing risk to redundant mine shafts, especially with the Witwatersrand Basin’s history of gold production. Specialist contractor Jet Demolition has stepped in to play a crucial...
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9 August 2023 SABC Full View interview with Jet Demolition
Women's Day: Spotlight on women in male-dominated industries
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