EDA Study Tour Japan 2019






The European Demolition Association, EDA, organizes a new Study Tour, a professional trip to discover the state of art of the Japanese demolition industry, the disaster response strategies and the circular economy methodologies implemented for demolition and recycling in Japan.


Japan is a strategic country for the industry, because of its knowledge about demolition, expertise on disaster response and the country is also the headquarters for several leading-edge construction and demolition equipment manufacturers.

The EDA Study Tour 2019 will allow professionals to see the activities of demolition, decommissioning and C&D recycling from a different perspective.


This professional trip, addressed preferentially to professionals that are EDA members or partners, will be an intensive  journey through the industry.

Along six days, EDA members and partners will get a first-hand look at the Japanese know-how during the visits to several manufacturers, demolition sites and specialized contractors.

Where and when?

The EDA Study Tour 2019 will start and end in Tokyo, from May 19 (Sunday) to 24 (Friday), and will include the travel to several cities and locations, to visit (throughout Japan) factories, jobsites, equipment demos and other relevant experiences for demolition professionals.

In addition, this trip is a good moment to to gather the members of EDA. So on May 20, it will take place the General Assembly of EDA.

The EDA Study Tour 2019 will end with a lunch and a conference on Friday afternoon, to meet the Japan Demolition Contractos Association (JDCA) in the Europa House (Delegation of the European Union to Japan).

This meeting, that will take approximately 4 hours, will serve as a meeting point between both associations to share experiences and create professional ties with Public Japanese Institutions and Associations. The room where it will be held has interpreter service (Japanese – English).