The German Demolition Association (DA) is the most important economic and entrepreneurs association of the demolition sector since 1951 with head-office in Cologne. Its roots reach back to the year 1902, when the “Association of demolition and deep mining companies, Cologne and Surroundings” was founded. After the Second World War at first the “Interest group of German scrap economy and the industrial demolition and scraping companies” came into existence, from which the German Demolition Association originated on September 20, 1951. The DA is the largest national association of the demolition sector in Europe with currently nearly 700 members from the areas of building and industrial demolition, mineral construction waste recycling and pollutant clean up. Sponsoring members of manufacturers, engineering offices and universities round off the members. The association takes over the interest representation of the entire sector by establishing contacts with the ministries and authorities. The DA forces the technological enhancement of the sector by continually examining the changing technical standards and legal matters. It also takes care of enhancing the technical quality of the employees e.g. by creating the skilled occupation “Building mechanic for demolition and concrete cutting technique” and the development of varied further training seminars. By publishing […]
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