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Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: News
Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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Structural failure behind Reading collapse…

Structural failure behind Reading collapse… DemolitionNews HSE issues interim findings as investigation continues. A structural failure caused scaffolding to collapse and fall into a Reading street, injuring three in August last year. The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is still investigating t...
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Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:22 pm
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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Our survey said…

Our survey said… DemolitionNews The results from our Demolition Challenges 2020 survey are IN! Just as 2019 was drawing to a close, DemolitionNews conducted a survey to identify what the industry believed to be the biggest challenges that lie ahead in 2020. The response to that survey was beyond our...
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Tue Jan 21, 2020 3:18 pm
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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Ear worm alert…

Ear worm alert… DemolitionNews I’ll warn you now – One listen, and you’ll be singing this all day. Over the years, songwriters have used their craft to pay tribute to those they admire and adore. Elton John sang about Marilyn Monroe (and then Princess Diana) with “Candle in t...
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Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:17 pm
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
Replies: 4125
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Hot topic…

Hot topic… DemolitionNews New report highlights danger of hot works. According to a new report, there were 180 reported fires in the UK construction sector during 2018/19. And around 79 percent of them were the result of hot works. Safety specialist CE Safety used a Freedom or Information request to...
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Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:09 pm
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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Comment – Consistently inconsistent…

Comment – Consistently inconsistent… DemolitionNews Fine handed down after site fatality highlights fickle nature of legal system. It is just 48 hours since I – like so many before me – labelled the law an ass. But with uncustomary haste, the legal profession has today proved itself so be so m...
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Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:09 pm
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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Jet’s continent drift…

Jet’s continent drift… DemolitionNews Jet Demolition carries out successful blast in Kochi, India. It wa sjust a few shorts weeks ago that we reported on Jet Demolition carrying out the controlled explosive demolition of the former Bank of Lisbon building in the company’s native South Africa. ...
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Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:09 pm
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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McGee slapped with fatality fine…

McGee slapped with fatality fine… DemolitionNews Demolition firm fined almost six years after fatal accident. McGee Group has been fined half a million pounds after a father-of-two was killed when a reinforced concrete slab collapsed underneath him during a London demolition project. Southwark Crown...
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Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:56 pm
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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The walls have ears…

The walls have ears… DemolitionNews DSM in industrial espionage and phone tapping case. 2019 was already a bad year for the UK demolition industry. Tainted by multiple site deaths and accidents, tarnished by a flurry of scaffold collapses, blotted by an ongoing investigation into collusion and black...
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Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:56 am
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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Comment – New Year hangover…

Comment – New Year hangover… DemolitionNews Instead of a fresh start, demolition starts the New Year still wreaking of 2019. It landed like a gift-wrapped dog turd; an explosive reality check timed to ensure that anyone thinking we could leave the tragic events of last year beneath the 2019 rug woul...
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Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:40 pm
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Topic: The Demolition News - collection topic
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Demolition man honoured…

Demolition man honoured… DemolitionNews John Thompson Snr named in New Years’ Honours List. John Thompson Snr, chairman of much-respected demolition firm Thompsons of Prudhoe, has been awarded with an MBE in the Queen’s New Years’ Honours List. Son of company founders and Madge, Jo...

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