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Video – German church felled…

Post #3661 by RSS Bot » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:54 pm

Video – German church felled…
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Centuries-old church no match for mechanical might. I am not religious. In fact, I consider myself to be utterly devoid of spirituality of any kind. But even a practising atheist such as myself cannot help but feel a pang of grief at the destruction of this stunningly beautiful church in Immerath, Germany:
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Demolition TV – Season 3 starts here…

Post #3662 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:59 am

Demolition TV – Season 3 starts here…
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Demolition TV is back with a bang. Fawlty Towers was recently voted best TV comedy ever in a UK poll.   Yet it lasted for just two series and a total of only 12 episodes.   So while we wouldn’t classify Demolition TV as a comedy (although the out-takes are hilarious!) the fact that we’re back for […]
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Video – Game is almost up…

Post #3663 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:59 am

Video – Game is almost up…
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Demolition of Las Vegas Club nears completion. Demolition of the Las Vegas Club is nearly done. And judging by this video, the tower is coming down at least partly unaided. A large section of the building came down in the early hours of 20 January 2018, seemingly of its own accord. (But, if you stick […]
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Video – Time to go…

Post #3664 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:59 pm

Video – Time to go…
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Operator retreats as apartment block tumbles. YouTube and Facebook are filled with films of excavator operators that were a little too close for comfort. So it is refreshing to bring you a video featuring an operator that clearly knew just when he’d broken enough. And as he retires to a safe distance, the apartment block […]
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Pre-inquest review imminent at Didcot…

Post #3665 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:00 pm

Pre-inquest review imminent at Didcot…
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Interim findings from Didcot investigation expected later this month. Pre-inquest reviews will be held for the four men who died in the Didcot Power Station collapse of February 2016. The pre-inquest review will be held at Oxford Coroner’s Court at County Hall in New Road on January 31 from 2pm. It will be in part […]
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Video – On dry land…

Post #3666 by RSS Bot » Thu Jan 25, 2018 2:02 pm

Video – On dry land…
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Dutch dismantle giant steel bridge. Between October and Januari, the bridge sections of Rotterdam’s old Botlek bridge were delivered in stages to the dismantling yard of Jansen Recycling Group in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands. Taken as a whole, the sections weigh some 6,000 tonnes. On 23 November and 6 December, the largest sections from the old […]
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Beijing plans massive demolition drive…

Post #3667 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:07 am

Beijing plans massive demolition drive…
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15 square miles of Chinese capital to be flattened. They don’t to things by half in China. Authorities in Beijing have unveiled plans to demolish 40 sq km (15 sq miles) of alleged illegal structures, a move set to displace thousands of low-paid migrant workers. The city’s acting mayor said they would “ensure zero increase […]
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Video – Stack blast kills power to hundreds…

Post #3668 by RSS Bot » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:07 pm

Video – Stack blast kills power to hundreds…
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Power turned off while debris-damaged building is repaired. Duke Energy imploded an old chimney of the Wabash River Generating Station. But it did not go without a hitch, albeit an indirect one. Word of the implosion was kept under wraps for safety reasons. Officials say they didn’t want to risk drawing a crowd to the […]
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Charges to be brought over Didcot disaster

Post #3669 by RSS Bot » Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:09 pm

Charges to be brought over Didcot disaster
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Number of individuals facing corporate manslaughter charges. An evidence file has been passed to prosecutors by police investigating the fatal collapse of Didcot Power Station. At a pre-inquest review hearing at Oxford Coroner’s Court, Det Ch Insp Craig Kirby gave an update in Thames Valley Police’s investigation. He said it was looking at charges of […]
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Coleman comments on Didcot statement…

Post #3670 by RSS Bot » Wed Jan 31, 2018 6:09 pm

Coleman comments on Didcot statement…
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Contractor vows to co-operate with ongoing investigation. Coleman and Company, the demolition company responsible for the demolition of the Didcot A Power station during the fatal collapse in February 2018, has responded to the statement issued today by Thames Valley Police during a pre-inquest review. The statement from director James Howard reads as follows: We […]
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