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Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2011 1:36 pm
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DemolitionNews | Damned if you do…

Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:52 pm
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New Zealand authorities accused of bureacracy amidst post-quake demolition delays.
Just a few short weeks ago, New Zealand’s authorities stood accused of prematurely condemning a number of quake-damaged Christchurch buildings. Now, according to local newspaper reports, bureaucratic delays have left demolition equipment sitting idle within the central Christchurch cordon, slowing the earthquake recovery, [...]



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DemolitionNews | No alert before water main broke…

Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:52 pm
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Newspaper reports claim contractor failed to alert authorities of demolition work.
A contractor that allegedly ruptured a water main, forcing a three-day shutdown of Pennsylvania’s Capitol complex, did not make a required phone call to give utilities and the city advance warning about the work, a newspaper reported Friday.
The Harrisburg Patriot-News said it was unclear whether [...]



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DemolitionNews | AstraZeneca to raze three buildings…

Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:52 pm
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Pharmaceutical giant to demolish part of its US headquarters.
AstraZeneca will demolish 450,000 square feet of laboratory space in three buildings at its North American headquarters campus off Concord Pike in Fairfax as part of its global restructuring, the drug giant has confirmed.
The three buildings account for a major chunk of the company’s Fairfax campus and [...]



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DemolitionNews | Company avoids dust-up…

Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:52 pm
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Dust complaints from residents force firm to change working practice.
A UK demolition company has revised its working practices following complaints about dust from an old foundry.
Libra Demolition Ltd is dismantling Lincoln Castings in Station Road, North Hykeham, where more than 300 homes will be built.
Residents had complained of black dust on vehicles and in homes [...]



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DemolitionNews | Thieves demolish church bell tower…

Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:52 pm
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Church forced to use handbells to mark Easter following large-scale metal theft,
In the latest example of escalating metal prices leading to unscrupulous activities, metal thieves have demolished a Nottingham church’s bell tower and stolen the bell.
Handbells were used instead to mark Easter at St Philip’s in Top Valley.
It is believed the bronze bell was stolen [...]



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DemolitionNews | Video – Superb footage from Blowdown series…

Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:53 pm
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Controlled Demolition Inc. provide sneak preview of National Geographic series.
We have enjoyed a veritable bounty in demolition video terms recently; but none of the footage we have seen in the past six months quite matches the spectacular series trailer for the National Geographic Blowdown series that is currently available on the CDI website.



http://www.demolitionnews.com/2011/04/26/video-superb-footage-from-blowdown-series/

DemolitionNews | Hell hath no fury like a Diva scorned…

Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:53 pm
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Simone Bruni uses her radio show to berate New Orleans “City Hell”.
Regular readers will know Simone Bruni – the Demo Diva – as an unstoppable ball of marketing energy wrapped in fluffy pink. But as authorities in her native New Orleans are beginning to realise, inside the fluffy pink is a very determined [...]



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DemolitionNews | A cut too far at Holly Street…

Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:53 pm
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Slashing of bid price leads to lack of trust, rejected submission.
An Austin Energy advisory board has voted not to recommend city staff’s recommendation for the contentious Holly Street Power Plant demolition contract, with one member saying he “lacked trust” in the chosen offer.
Four Austin Electric Utility Commission members voted against recommending TRC Environmental Corp.’s $11.5 [...]



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DemolitionNews | Video – Our guide to PPE…

Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 3:53 pm
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DemolitionNews celebrates arrival of new safety wear with “informative” video.
The business of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the additional worker safety it affords is no laughing matter. But when our latest batch of safety wear arrived from our preferred kilt supplier Active Workwear on a day when the sun was shining, we simply [...]



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