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Firm fined over glass injury…

Post #4021 by RSS Bot » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:51 am

Firm fined over glass injury…
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Loss assessor suffers laceration to Achilles tendon. G O’Brien & Sons (Nationwide Demolition Contractors) Limited has been fined after a nearby worker was seriously injured on a demolition site in Durham. Newton Aycliffe Magistrates’ Court heard that on 22 February 2018 the company was demolishing two semi-detached properties as part of a project to renovate...Read moreRead more
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Exclusive – The Eagle has landed

Post #4022 by RSS Bot » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:08 am

Exclusive – The Eagle has landed
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Check out one of Demolition TV’s best films to date! We recently joined Case Construction Equipment and Steelwrist UK at Maltby Colliery for what was known as a Case “Eagle Day”. The company had gathered together wheel loaders, excavators and dozers for a two-day demonstration extravaganza. And so, with a select handful of other members...Read moreRead more
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Bank building blasted…

Post #4023 by RSS Bot » Mon Jul 22, 2019 1:08 pm

Bank building blasted…
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Pasadena State Bank building imploded. Pasadena’s first, and only, skyscraper was demolished just after sunrise Sunday morning. The historic tower was built in 1962 but has remained vacant since 2002. After nearly 20 years of neglect, the tower was condemned as a safety hazard to the community.
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Demo Fist is a demo first

Post #4024 by RSS Bot » Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:13 pm

Demo Fist is a demo first
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Ever wanted to punch through walls? Now you can! The crowd-funding website Kickstarter is a strangle old place. For every mutli-million dollar idea that attracts its initial funding on the platform, there are literally hundreds of other ill-conceived ideas that will never make it off the drawing board: skateboards for the blind; hard hats made...Read moreRead more
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Sellafield boost for demo firms

Post #4025 by RSS Bot » Thu Jul 25, 2019 4:14 pm

Sellafield boost for demo firms
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Clean-up programme extended to 2026. Industry news portal The Construction Enquirer is reporting that Sellafield has extended contracts to 2026 with seventeen firms it selected three years ago to deliver its £500 million clean-up programme in Cumbria. That announcement will be welcome news to the handful of UK demolition companies that stand to gain from...Read moreRead more
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Stubborn stack stays upright…

Post #4026 by RSS Bot » Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:14 pm

Stubborn stack stays upright…
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Three out of four ain’t bad. It ain’t great either! The remnants of more than 50 years of coal-generated power production in Moapa came crashing down in a huge cloud of dust last week. Most of what was left of the Reid Gardner Power Station was imploded. Demolition crews contracted by Reid Gardner owner NV...Read moreRead more
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First fall at Ferrybridge

Post #4027 by RSS Bot » Sun Jul 28, 2019 7:19 pm

First fall at Ferrybridge
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First cooling tower felled in controlled blast. UK demolition giant Keltbray has carried out the first of a number of controlled implosions to fell one of the famous cooling towers at Ferrybridge Power Station.
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Calling the “Thought Leaders”

Post #4028 by RSS Bot » Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:23 pm

Calling the “Thought Leaders”
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Time to take a step back in order to look forward. Many moons ago, back when I still believed that wordsmithery might hold the key to my fame and fortune, I met with a business consultant. Much of what he said was nonsense; advice regurgitated from some source or another that he would trot out...Read moreRead more
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Long goodbye at Longannet

Post #4029 by RSS Bot » Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:25 pm

Long goodbye at Longannet
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Brown and Mason carries out latest in series of blasts. Longannet Power Station is not going out with a bang. It is going out with a series of them, as power station demolition specialist Brown and Mason carry out yet another successful implosion at the now retired power plant.
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Breaking News – Scaffold collapse in Reading

Post #4030 by RSS Bot » Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:25 pm

Breaking News – Scaffold collapse in Reading
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Members of the public feared trapped as scaffold collapses on demolition site in Reading. Two people have been injured and more are feared trapped after a major scaffold collapse at Greyfriars House in Reading, Berkshire. Witnesses reported hearing “lots of shouting and running away after a sudden crash” as scaffolding at around 11.15 am local...Read moreRead more
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