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Two of three toppled…

Post #4041 by RSS Bot » Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:42 pm

Two of three toppled…
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Explosive end for two of three towers. Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd has completed the controlled demolition of two 90 metre tall surge towers at the John Hart Dam near Campbell River, British Columbia.
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Car park raises police fears

Post #4042 by RSS Bot » Tue Aug 13, 2019 3:43 pm

Car park raises police fears
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Police station evacuated amidst demolition of multi-storey car park. Local newspapers in Lancashire are reporting that an emergency evacuation has taken place of an East Lancashire police station – amid safety concerns for a four-storey car park. Contractors are said to have sounded the alarm over the condition of Pendle Rise in Nelson. And police...Read moreRead more
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Jobs – Demolition Services on recruitment drive…

Post #4043 by RSS Bot » Tue Aug 13, 2019 4:43 pm

Jobs – Demolition Services on recruitment drive…
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Experienced asbestos removal operatives required. Demolition Services are currently recruiting skilled and experienced asbestos removal operatives and supervisors for a long-term project in Telford, West Midlands. Applicants should be experienced in all aspects of asbestos removal and hold full training cards, have a valid medical and face fit test certificates for maximum rates of pay....Read moreRead more
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Comment – Didcot’s end draws closer…

Post #4044 by RSS Bot » Thu Aug 15, 2019 2:46 pm

Comment – Didcot’s end draws closer…
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…and why we won’t be showing it. For some, it will mark the beginning of the end. For others, it will be merely the opening pages of a final chapter almost four years in the making; another painful reminder of an avoidable tragedy that unfolded to claim the lives of four working men back in...Read moreRead more
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See you soon…

Post #4045 by RSS Bot » Fri Aug 16, 2019 8:47 am

See you soon…
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The DemolitionNews editorial office is now closed until 2 September 2019. Any enquiries between now and then should be directed to Chambers Media.
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So many questions…

Post #4046 by RSS Bot » Mon Sep 02, 2019 2:08 pm

So many questions…
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The report that echoed around the world. It is less than a week since we published our preliminary report on the catastrophic scaffold collapse in Reading, and already the article has become our most-read and most-shared story of the past 12 months. Even though it was written to address a British incident and a British...Read moreRead more
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Power plant downed…

Post #4047 by RSS Bot » Mon Sep 02, 2019 5:08 pm

Power plant downed…
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Alliant Energy plant laid to rest in controlled blast. A decades-old power plant in central Iowa took only seconds to implode into nothing Thursday during a scheduled demolition. The Sutherland Generating Station in Marshalltown saw the final phase of its demolition after Alliant Energy workers had been decommissioning it. The plant, built in 1950, started...Read moreRead more
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Downing more than a pint…

Post #4048 by RSS Bot » Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:08 pm

Downing more than a pint…
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PP O’Connor taking down famous Thwaites Brewery. It is the point of origin for more pints of beer than anyone might care to count. But the Thwaites Brewery in Blackburn, Lancashire is coming down. And UK demolition contractor PP O’Connor is spearheading the works.
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Churchill flyovers falling…

Post #4049 by RSS Bot » Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:08 pm

Churchill flyovers falling…
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Work underway on removal of Liverpool landmark. Footbridges have been dismantled as work gets under way on demolition work to bring down Liverpool’s Churchill Way flyovers. Three work compounds were put in place around the site last week from Monday, August 26, with the first phase due to begin today. But by Sunday lunchtime part...Read moreRead more
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Terrifying top down…

Post #4050 by RSS Bot » Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:17 am

Terrifying top down…
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Imagination, innovation and ingenuity harnessed to tackle massive tower. Necessity is the mother of invention, or so they say. And nowhere is that more true than in the field of demolition, and industry in which each new challenge is met with out-of-the-box-thinking and a large helping of innovation. Take this video, for example. Because a...Read moreRead more
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