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A source of prIDE…

Post #4111 by RSS Bot » Wed Dec 18, 2019 10:21 pm

A source of prIDE…
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World’s first Masters of Science in Demolition Management graduate. The long-held hopes and aspirations of the Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE) came to fruition today when seven individuals graduated as Master of Science in Demolition Management at the end of a course devised by the Institute and delivered at the University of Wolverhampton. Those seven...Read moreRead more
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Cherry picked…

Post #4112 by RSS Bot » Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:24 pm

Cherry picked…
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Texan demolition company acquired. Arcosa, Inc, a provider of infrastructure-related products and solutions, has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Cherry Industries, Inc. and affiliated entities for $298 million. Cherry is a leading producer of natural and recycled aggregates in the Houston, Texas market. For the twelve-month period ended September 30,...Read moreRead more
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Lightning strikes twice…

Post #4113 by RSS Bot » Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:29 pm

Lightning strikes twice…
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Contractor demolishes wrong house…again. Just like Santa, a contractor should check his (demolition) list twice. Detroit’s largest demolition contractor is under investigation and faces suspension after it demolished the wrong home — and it’s not the first time that it happened. The Adamo Group was given a $25,201 contract to demolish a fire-damaged house at...Read moreRead more
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Unite calls for safety improvements…

Post #4114 by RSS Bot » Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:31 am

Unite calls for safety improvements…
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Union responds to “horrendous year” for demolition. Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union, said today that 2020 must bring safety improvements for demolition workers following a number of fatalities and accidents this year. Highlighting a series of major incidents in 2019 within the demolition industry, Unite said it would be writing to the Health and...Read moreRead more
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Happy Holidays…!

Post #4115 by RSS Bot » Tue Dec 24, 2019 3:31 pm

Happy Holidays…!
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Christmas is a time of celebration when we all eat just a little too much and drink a litte more than we might normally. We sincerely hope that you enjoy the festivities and that you stay safe throughout. Christmas is also a time of togetherness, when we get to meet up with friends. So spare...Read moreRead more
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We made it…!

Post #4116 by RSS Bot » Thu Dec 26, 2019 12:35 pm

We made it…!
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We now have more than 100,000 followers on Instagram. On 7 January 2019, we laid out our ambitious plans for the year that stretched before us. One of those plans was to reach 100,000 followers on Instgram. It was an ambitious taget, given that – at the time – we had just 53,488. And yet...Read moreRead more
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Demolition man honoured…

Post #4117 by RSS Bot » Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:40 pm

Demolition man honoured…
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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, John Thomson Snr was honoured for his services to the economy and the community in Northumberland...Read moreRead more
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Comment – New Year hangover…

Post #4118 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 06, 2020 8:56 am

Comment – New Year hangover…
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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 would need to think again. On Christmas Eve, the UK’s largest...Read moreRead more
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The walls have ears…

Post #4119 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:56 pm

The walls have ears…
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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 blackened by a scathing indictment from the UK’s largest union; it was hard to...Read moreRead more
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McGee slapped with fatality fine…

Post #4120 by RSS Bot » Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:09 pm

McGee slapped with fatality fine…
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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 Court heard that on 14 April 2014, 33-year-old labourer Dainius Rupsys from Lithuania was working with an...Read moreRead more
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