World Demolition Summit conference programme goes live

Major demolition project reports from Australia, USA, Japan, Brazil and the UK to feature in the programme. Winners of the World Demolition Awards to be announced at the awards dinner in the evening.

The 2014 World Demolition Summit – held in association with the European Demolition Association (EDA) – will be held on 6 November at the Krasnapolsky Grand Hotel in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, comprising a day-long conference followed by the World Demolition Awards .

Confirmed speakers for the Summit conference include MCM Corp’s David Mardigian, Fabio Bruno Pinto of Fabio Bruno Construcoes in Brazil, Michael Corridan of Micor and Dr Ahmed Amir Khalil of ASI.

Presentations will include reports on the deconstruction and demolition of the HISmelt pig iron plant at Kwinana, Australia, by Simon Gill (Liberty Industrials), decommissioning the former Bethlehem Steel Sparrow Point plant in ther US by David Mardigian of MCM and the demolition of the UK Ministry of Defence’s Upper Harbour Ammunition Facility outside Gosport by Michael Corridan (Micor).

The programme can be viewed at Other papers covering a number of high profile projects from around the world are awaiting confirmation.

The 2014 World Demolition Conference will build on the success of the five previous years’ gatherings with a top level programme made up of a mix of reports detailing how some of the most challenging demolition projects from around the world were successfully carried out, along with papers covering more general topics of specific interest to the world’s demolition industry.

The Summit is targeted towards contractors, but will also appeal to other stakeholders in the industry including consultants and engineers, major clients, those involved in the demolition equipment industry such as manufacturers, dealers, trade associations and many others.

The 2014 World Demolition Awards will celebrate the best that the demolition industry has provided its clients in the construction sector over the period from June 2013 to June 2014. The deadline for the award entries is 31 July.

More detailed information about prices and online registration can be found on

The World Demolition Summit is created and organised by KHL Group and Demolition & Recycling International in partnership with the European Demolition Association (EDA)


Final Programme
Other papers covering a number of high profile projects from around the world are awaiting confirmation. The programme can be viewed at The papers that will complete the international programme will be added to the site over the next few weeks as agreement is reached.

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About EDA
The European Demolition Association, EDA, was founded in 1978 and is the leading platform for national demolition associations, demolition contractors and suppliers.The EDA has a strong focus on developments in Europe, which are of interest to the demolition industry. Visit for more information.

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