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Brayton Point blaze…

Post #4071 by RSS Bot » Wed Oct 09, 2019 2:51 pm

Brayton Point blaze…
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“…fires can be a common occurrence during demolitions..” Fire crews are tackling a blaze at the former Brayton Point power plant in Massachusetts which was the subject of a controlled implosion back in April of this year. According to local TV news stations, this is actually the fourth such blaze to occur at the site...Read moreRead more
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Thought for the day…

Post #4072 by RSS Bot » Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:52 am

Thought for the day…
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Mates in Mind calls on industry to improve workplace mental health. A recent survey conducted by UK Construction Week, with support from Mates in Mind charity, has found that six out of 10 workers in construction have suffered mental ill-health because of their work. Mates in Mind is now calling on industry leaders and government...Read moreRead more
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Ferrybridge sentinels downed

Post #4073 by RSS Bot » Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:57 am

Ferrybridge sentinels downed
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More colling towers blasted during weekend implosion. Demolition at Ferrybridge C Power Station in West Yorkshire has begun in what’s been described as a “significant milestone” in UK energy. The demolition of the towers, which stood at 114 metres high, took around 10 seconds. The West Yorkshire power station provided the UK with energy for...Read moreRead more
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Button’s CMA fears…

Post #4074 by RSS Bot » Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:01 pm

Button’s CMA fears…
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NFDC CEO “very worried” about potential impact of collusion investigation. National Federation of Demolition Contractors CEO Howard Button has admitted that he is “very worried” about the possible impact of the ongoing Competition & Markets Authority investigation into possible collusion within the UK demolition industry. Speaking exclusively to DemolitionNews, Button says the investigation could “jeopardise...Read moreRead more
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Fatal accident at Great Yarmouth…

Post #4075 by RSS Bot » Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:03 am

Fatal accident at Great Yarmouth…
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One man kiled, another injured in “industrial accident”. Norfolk Police have confirmed that one man has died and another has been seriously injured following an industrial incident in Great Yarmouth. Emergency services, including fire and rescue and the air ambulance, were called to the outer harbour site on South Beach Parade yesterday at about 10.50am....Read moreRead more
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Epic boiler blast from CDI…

Post #4076 by RSS Bot » Fri Oct 18, 2019 6:04 pm

Epic boiler blast from CDI…
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Louisiana feels full force of CDI power. Controlled Demolition, Inc, acting as explosives sSubcontractor to Willow Glen Ventures, has performed successful explosives felling of the Willow Glen Power Station Unit #5 boiler in St. Gabriel, Louisiana.
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AR Demolition takes flight…

Post #4077 by RSS Bot » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:07 pm

AR Demolition takes flight…
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Company tackles extreme concrete at former General Electricity test facility. The test cells at General Electric Caerphilly were used to test refurbished and repaired engines from around the world. Every single Concorde engine was, at one point, bolted onto these huge structures and then fired up and run at top speed. AR Demolition was told...Read moreRead more
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NOLA cranes downed..

Post #4078 by RSS Bot » Mon Oct 21, 2019 8:08 am

NOLA cranes downed..
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Explosive end for cranes at site of major collapse. Crews in New Orleans set off a series of explosions designed to topple two cranes looming over the ruins of the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel yesterday. The demolition came a week after the Hard Rock Hotel collapsed during its construction. The two cranes sustained significant...Read moreRead more
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Comment – So what IS the answer..?

Post #4079 by RSS Bot » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:08 pm

Comment – So what IS the answer..?
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The UK demolition industry has reached a crossroads. An industry friend and sparring partner has recently read my somewhat controversial article “where’s your fury” in which I lambasted the wider demolition industry for its ongoing failure to address accidents and curtail fatalities. Having read the article in question, that friend asked me – simply –...Read moreRead more
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Collard strengthens waste position…

Post #4080 by RSS Bot » Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:08 pm

Collard strengthens waste position…
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Acquisition coincides with anniversary celebrations. Hampshire-based entrepreneur, Rob Collard, is celebrating 25 years in the waste business with the acquisition of Raymond Brown Waste Solutions (RBWS). The purchase, which was announced on Friday (18th Oct 2019), further elevates Collard Group Ltd into the top-tier of waste management companies with a 1 million+ tonne annual capacity...Read moreRead more
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