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DemolitionNews | Video – The Third Way…

Post #11 by RSS Bot » Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:53 pm

Torn between a high reach excavator and a wrecking ball option? Worry not!
The global demolition industry is largely divided into those that cling onto the brute power of the wrecking ball and the precision of the high reach excavator.
But, as this video shows, there is a third way that seems to satisfy both parties [...]



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DemolitionNews | Worker injured on ill-fated Flagship Hotel site…

Post #12 by RSS Bot » Wed Apr 27, 2011 3:55 pm

Man rescued with jaws of life on site accused of dumping waste into Gulf.
The demolition of Galveston’s historic Flagship Hotel took a dire turn when a section of the building collapsed yesterday afternoon, trapping and seriously injuring a worker.
The worker had to be rescued with a Jaws of Life device and suffered life-threatening injuries. The [...]



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DemolitionNews | Field of four battle for Remington plant contract…

Post #13 by RSS Bot » Wed Apr 27, 2011 3:56 pm

GEC close to decision on company to demolish former weapons factory.
In the coming weeks, Bridgeport residents will see large equipment invade the former Remington Arms site. And by the end of 2012, the 95-year-old building where weapons were manufactured during World War I will no longer sit at the foot of Seaview Avenue.
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DemolitionNews | UK worker hit by falling concrete…

Post #14 by RSS Bot » Wed Apr 27, 2011 3:56 pm

Worker’s condition described as serious following Manchester accident.
According to reports from leading UK construction news portal Construction Enquirer, a demolition vehicle driver is being treated in hospital for serious leg injuries after a concrete block fell on him in Greater Manchester yesterday.
The 30-year-old man was in the vehicle’s cab near Lancashire County Cricket Club on [...]



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DemolitionNews | SMH unveils uprated Fibrecheck system…

Post #15 by RSS Bot » Wed Apr 27, 2011 3:56 pm

Upgraded monitoring system affords improved asbestos detection performance.
Electronic asbestos counter specialist SMH Products is claiming improved detection and measurement of hazardous airborne fibre particles during site demolition and clearance using its upgraded Harley Scientific Fibrecheck system.
The Harley Scientific Fibrecheck can be used to quickly and accurately assess the ambient air-borne levels of [...]



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DemolitionNews | All the Best for football sponsorship…

Post #16 by RSS Bot » Wed Apr 27, 2011 3:56 pm

UK contractor demonstrates its commitment to its local team.
It has been a football season that we at Demolition News Towers would rather forget. Having propped up the Premier League table the entire season like some misshapen foundations, our beloved West Ham look set to fall into the Championship faster than an imploded building. [...]



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DemolitionNews | Man convicted over Ground Zero demolition claims…

Post #17 by RSS Bot » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:56 pm

Convicted felon charged after claiming respiratory disease contracted at Deutsche Bank
A convicted felon who pocketed $326,000 from the ill-fated Deutsche Bank demolition project was charged yesterday with raking in another $139,000 in disability payments – after falsely claiming he was too sick to work.
Bruce Greenberg, the brother of reputed Gambino family associate Harold Greenberg, had [...]



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DemolitionNews | Two implosions, two locations, one outcome…

Post #18 by RSS Bot » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:56 pm

The next few months will see a pair of high profile implosions taking place.
On the face of it, Birmingham (the one in the UK) and the Caribbean appear to have very little in common. But in the coming months, they will be united by the force of high profile explosive demolitions.
On 8 May, [...]



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DemolitionNews | Day off to mark momentous occasion…

Post #19 by RSS Bot » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:56 pm

DemolitionNews will be taking a day off to mark a momentous UK occasion.
As many of you will be aware, tomorrow marks one of the most important days in the UK social calendar for many years. Dignitaries and national representatives have already started to flood in from the four corners of the globe, the [...]



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DemolitionNews | Flagship Hotel contract has safety track record…

Post #20 by RSS Bot » Thu Apr 28, 2011 3:56 pm

OSHA records reveal previous safety violations by Grant Mackay.
The investigation into the exact cause of the collapse of the Flagship Hotel in Galveston that resulted in the death of demolition worker Tauelangi Angilau may have only just stared; but already local newspapers are citing the safety track record of Grant Mackay, the demolition contractor that [...]



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