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Contractor indicted over bribery claims…

Post #3891 by RSS Bot » Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:52 pm

Contractor indicted over bribery claims…
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Man stands accused of bribing Cleveland officials for preferential treatment. An Ohio demolition contractor was indicted by a federal grand jury on Tuesday on charges that he bribed the former chief of the city of Cleveland’s demolition bureau to get a leg up on city work. Eric Witherspoon, the head of Arick’s Environmental Services and […]
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Crumbling bridge puts Xmas on hold…

Post #3892 by RSS Bot » Fri Nov 23, 2018 12:53 pm

Crumbling bridge puts Xmas on hold…
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170-year old bridge to be demolished during festive period. At least one demolition crew will miss out on the Christmas turkey, Queen’s speech and another re-run of The Sound of Music this year as a frail 170-year-old bridge that poses a threat to services on the East Coast Main Line in Aberdeenshire is to be […]
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Video – High reach car lift…

Post #3893 by RSS Bot » Sun Nov 25, 2018 1:56 pm

Video – High reach car lift…
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High reach excavator deployed to remove cars from ill-fated car park. Work is underway to demolish the fire-raved multi-storey car park at the Echo Arena in Liverpool. But before the crew from Howard Stott Demolition can start on the structure itself, there is the small matter of the burned-out cars still sitting in the structure […]
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Video – Stack downed Down Under…

Post #3894 by RSS Bot » Mon Nov 26, 2018 2:58 pm

Video – Stack downed Down Under…
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Giant Port Augusta chimney felled in controlled blast. One of Australia’s tallest chimney stacks has been demolished in a controlled explosion at the site of a former coal-fired power station. Constructed in 1984, the 200-metre stack at the Northern Power Station site once towered over the outskirts of Port Augusta in South Australia’s north, and […]
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Squatters’ narrow escape…

Post #3895 by RSS Bot » Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:02 pm

Squatters’ narrow escape…
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House demolition begins with two people still inside. There was a major snag Tuesday morning when a backhoe started tearing down a northside San Angelo home — there were two people inside. The house was called in for demolition by the owner, who lives out of town. Soon after the demolition began about 9:30 am, […]
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Video Exclusive – Robore does delicate demolition…

Post #3896 by RSS Bot » Sun Dec 02, 2018 12:04 pm

Video Exclusive – Robore does delicate demolition…
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Exclusive new Demolition TV film captures Robore Cuts in action. If you have seen the latest edition of the Demolition magazine, you may have already read about the delicate demolition works carried out by London-based Robore Cuts at the Harwell Campus in Oxfordshire. (If not, you can check it out here). Either way, you can […]
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Video – Bayonne blast slo-mo…

Post #3897 by RSS Bot » Mon Dec 03, 2018 10:05 am

Video – Bayonne blast slo-mo…
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Controlled implosion paves way for multi-million dollar waterfront development. The skyline of the Bayonne waterfront in New Jersey was changed this weekend with a controlled implosion that signalled the start of a 148,000 square metre development that is expected to create 2,700 jobs. The implosion felled a water tower and a redundant chimney on the […]
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Comment – Standing on the shoulders of giants…

Post #3898 by RSS Bot » Mon Dec 03, 2018 11:05 am

Comment – Standing on the shoulders of giants…
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Why we owe the industry’s forebears a double-debt. Being a Brit, I don’t do Thanksgiving, which is probably just as well as I am pretty ungrateful individual at the best of times. If I did, the list of things I am thankful for would be very short: my wife, children and grandchildren, West Ham United, […]
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Video Exclusive – Close to home…

Post #3899 by RSS Bot » Sun Dec 09, 2018 1:13 pm

Video Exclusive – Close to home…
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AG Edwards tackles Epsom office block. Under normal circumstances, the production of a Demolition TV video requires planning and travel. But in this instance, this demolition project was taking place within walking distance of the newly-relocated Demolition News Towers in the middle of Epsom town centre. And the only planning required was a phone call […]
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Comment – What would you do…?

Post #3900 by RSS Bot » Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:14 pm

Comment – What would you do…?
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Posting prank video online jeopardises company reputation. I switched on my computer this morning to find that several people had sent me links to the same video. At the same time, my social media feeds showed that the short film (below) was doing the rounds online too. The video is short – 12 seconds at […]
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