World Demolition Summit 2019


The World Demolition Summit 2019 was celebrated from October 23rd to 24th at the Boston Marriott Copley Place (BOSTON, USA). It gathers hundreds of Delegates representing dozens of companies and countries.

The European Demolition Association, EDA, is one of the main partners in this event.

The Summit provides an unparalleled opportunity for companies to reach, network and remain at the forefront of the demolition industry. It is also an excellent opportunity to network and forge relationships with all of the other professionals of the industry.

Best Moments of the World Demolition Summit 2019 edition

The World Demolition Summit 2019 was possible thanks to:

Confirmed sponsors can also be found on WDS page:


Mosaic Stadium Pull: 

  • Ian Bartels (President, Budget Demolition)

Demolition in Africa:

  • Joe Brinkmann (Managing director, Jet Demolition)

Crystal Palace Hotel & Casino Demolition, Bahamas;

  • Fábio Bruno Pinto (Managing director, Fábio Bruno USA)

Harvard University Lowell House Renovation Project:

  • Ryan Denver (President, Select Demo Services, LLC)

San Francisco –Oakland Bay Bridge East Span Marine Foundation Removal Project (Phase 2):

  • Greg Mix (Project Sponsor, Kiewit Infrastructure West Co.)

Session chairman:

  • Jim Graham (Principal, Executive Vice President, Winter Environmental, USA)
  • Bill Moore (Principal Consultant, ERM)

Topic to be confirmed

  • Stuart Accleton (Operations Director, Erith Contractors)
  • Grant Styles (Operations Director, Erith Contractors Ltd.)

The updated program can be consulted on WDS page:

Awards categories:

  • Civils Demolition
  • Collaboration in Demolition
  • Contract of the Year US$1 million or over
  • Contract of the Year under US$1 million
  • Explosive Demolition
  • Industrial Demolition
  • Innovation, Plant & Equipment
  • Innovation, Tools & Attachments
  • Recycling & Environmental
  • Safety & Training
  • Urban Demolition US$10 million or over
  • Urban Demolition under US$10 million
  • New Entrant Award
  • World Demolition Award