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Video – Higgins Hall, watch it fall…

Post #3491 by RSS Bot » Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:18 am

Video – Higgins Hall, watch it fall…
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Controlled Group carries out another successful blast. Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI), acting as Implosion Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, Spirtas Wrecking Company, has completed the successful explosives felling of the 244’ tall, 20-story, reinforced concrete dormitory building in Macomb, Illinois.
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Site deaths down, mesothelioma deaths up…

Post #3492 by RSS Bot » Mon Jul 10, 2017 9:25 am

Site deaths down, mesothelioma deaths up…
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HSE figures show continued rise in asbestos-related deaths. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has released its annual figures for work-related fatalities, as well as the number of people known to have died from the asbestos-related cancer, mesothelioma, in 2015. 30 fatal injuries to construction and demolition workers were recorded. While this accounts for the […]
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Demolition can start at Ironbridge Power Station…

Post #3493 by RSS Bot » Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:25 am

Demolition can start at Ironbridge Power Station…
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Conveyor demolition imminent at Buildwas Power station. Planners have ruled that Uniper, which owns Buildwas Power station does not need prior approval to demolish conveyors 6 and 7 and accompanying conveyor tower between the National Grid substation and main power station buildings at the site on Buildwas Road. It is the first stage of the […]
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Firm fined for dumping toxic waste…

Post #3494 by RSS Bot » Mon Jul 10, 2017 1:25 pm

Firm fined for dumping toxic waste…
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Company buried hazardous waste beneath supermarket distribution centre. A recycling firm near Bristol has been found guilty of dumping 61,000 tonnes of hazardous waste into the foundations of a supermarket distribution centre. Churngold Recycling Ltd was paid to remove and safely treat 31,000 tonnes of waste from a BMW plant in Oxford. Instead the firm […]
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Video – Treble trouble…

Post #3495 by RSS Bot » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:28 pm

Video – Treble trouble…
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What’s better than two Hitachi excavators? Yep, THREE! All the way from Tokyo comes this new video showing a pack of three Hitachi excavators tackling a demolition job in the nation’s capital. Check it out:
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Comment – Payment is NOT optional…

Post #3496 by RSS Bot » Thu Jul 13, 2017 8:28 am

Comment – Payment is NOT optional…
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DemolitionNews’ Mark Anthony takes exception to extended payment terms. Call me old fashioned, but I still hanker for the days when a product or service was sold and then payment was received in a timely manner. Sadly, we now live in a post-recessionary age in which main contractors and clients boast openly about how they […]
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Keltbray doubles up…

Post #3497 by RSS Bot » Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:29 am

Keltbray doubles up…
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Multi-disciplined contractor reports profit increase of over 100 percent. Keltbray Group today announced its financial results for the year ending 31 October 2016, including an increase in turnover from £272.3 million to £369.4 million. Profit before tax increased to £23.6 million from £10.4 million.   Keltbray Group now directly employs around 1,300 people across its […]
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Comment – All in one day…

Post #3498 by RSS Bot » Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:29 pm

Comment – All in one day…
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Today marks the 32nd anniversary of an epic event; and the 20th anniversary of an industry tragedy. On 13 July 1985, the eyes of the world turned to face Wembley Stadium in London (and, later, the John F. Kennedy Stadium in Philadelphia) as Live Aid took place. While the event has been re-assessed by history […]
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Video – Demolition TV Episode 11…

Post #3499 by RSS Bot » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:35 am

Video – Demolition TV Episode 11…
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The all-new episode of Demolition TV is here. The wait is over – The all-new episode of Demolition TV is finally here. And it’s a corker. This episode features contributions from Keltbray, Remoquip, Metro Deconstruction, Brown and Mason, Messiah Corporation, and Hughes & Salvidge. Just as importantly, it marks the arrival of our video and […]
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Sappi stack blast stalled…

Post #3500 by RSS Bot » Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:35 am

Sappi stack blast stalled…
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Adverse weather conditions push back blast…again. The planned demolition of a smoke stack at the former Sappi property has been delayed. The 200-plus foot stack that is in “imminent danger” of falling was to be imploded at 8 a.m. July 17, and a new date has not been set. Weather conditions – specifically the wind […]
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