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Video – Don’t leave me hanging…

Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 4:45 pm
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Video – Don’t leave me hanging…
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Demolishing a tower block whilst suspended from a crane. We are quite used to seeing cranes play a pivotal role in top-down demolition works; lowering machines onto the roof and lowering debris and arisings to the ground below. It’s also not unusual to see a crane employed to hold aloft a screen to ensure that […]
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Video – Playing into the hands of protestors…

Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2018 5:45 pm
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Video – Playing into the hands of protestors…
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Debris lands in street as protestors watch. Residents in St Peters, an inner-city suburb of Sydney, had gathered to protest against the $17bn+ WestCONnex tollway project during which homes forcibly acquired by the government were being demolished. This video captures the moment when contractors took the roof off a home and sent bricks flying out […]
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Asbestos drives up leisure centre costs…

Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:46 pm
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Asbestos drives up leisure centre costs…
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Survey firm could face legal action after it missed asbestos. Demolition of a leisure centre will cost an extra £1 million and has been delayed by 18 months after asbestos was found. A survey of Abertillery Leisure Centre missed the brown asbestos. A report said cavity walls had been checked. Blaenau Gwent council said it […]
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Reward offered for stolen wall saw…

Posted: Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:46 pm
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Reward offered for stolen wall saw…
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Southern Demolition offers £1,000 reward for return of unique tool. Byfleet, Surrey-based Southern Demolition Company is offering a £1,000 reward to anyone offering information that leads to the return of Husqvarna Ws220 Wall Saw that was stolen from one of the comp[any’s sites on Shaftsbury Avenue, London. The unit – one of only three in […]
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Video – Two-Headed Monster…

Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:47 pm
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Video – Two-Headed Monster…
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Meet the real Swiss Army Knife of the demolition industry. There’s more than one way to skin the proverbial cat. Faced with the need for two attachments, a demolition contractor might employ two carrier machines. He might employ one machine equipped with a quick coupler to allow the rapid switch from pulveriser to shear. Alternatively, […]
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No cause for Champagne celebration…

Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:47 pm
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No cause for Champagne celebration…
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Company fined in asbestos whistle-blower case. A jury and judge have ordered an Albany-based demolition company and its owner to pay more than $170,000 to a worker who was fired after reporting improper asbestos removal practices by the firm. The judgment, which followed a jury trial before U.S. District Judge Frederick Scullin Jr. in Syracuse, […]
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Posted: Sun Jan 14, 2018 11:09 am
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Comment – Braced for impact…

Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 10:51 am
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Comment – Braced for impact…
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The collapse of construction giant Carillion could have a devastating effect upon the UK demolition sector.
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Demolition 2051 – Glimpse of a possible future…

Posted: Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:52 am
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Demolition 2051 – Glimpse of a possible future…
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A new book from DemolitionNews predicts a human-free demolition industry of the future. “…imagine a world in which man has been removed entirely from demolition sites; a world in which Zero Harm is not just a reality, but the industry norm…” Demolition 2051 is a new book from DemolitionNews founder Mark Anthony. The book envisages […]
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Video – Divine intervention…?

Posted: Wed Jan 17, 2018 11:54 am
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Video – Divine intervention…?
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Chinese authorities struggle to fell Christian church. For the second time in less than a month, Chinese authorities have demolished a Christian church sparking fears of an anti-Christian campaign. But the latest church – known as the Golden Lampstand – did not go without a fight. In fact, the initial implosion merely served to kick […]
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