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Demolition LIVE – Combatting the urban explorers

Post #4271 by RSS Bot » Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:45 pm

Demolition LIVE – Combatting the urban explorers
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Urban exploration is a growing craze among young people attempting to achieve Internet fame and notoriety by breaking into demolition and construction sites to capture a photo or film of themselves stood atop a building with the cityscape stretching away far below. So how does the industry protect against these urban explorers, crane climbers and...Read moreRead more
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Demolition Technology 2020

Post #4272 by RSS Bot » Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:51 pm

Demolition Technology 2020
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Following the huge success of our Hillhead (almost) LIVE online exhibition, we are doing it all again. Only this time, the focus will be entirely on existing and emerging technologies that are shaping the future of the demolition sector. The online event will take place at 6pm (UK time) on 24 September 2020 and it...Read moreRead more
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Business Briefing for July 2020

Post #4273 by RSS Bot » Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:54 pm

Business Briefing for July 2020
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As parts of the country are plunged back into lockdown, the UK construction industry enjoyed an above average month for new contract awards to further confound industry analysts. In this exclusive interview, we speak to Neil Edwards, CEO of market intelligence provider Builders Conference to find out more:
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Demolition worker fights for life

Post #4274 by RSS Bot » Fri Jul 31, 2020 4:54 pm

Demolition worker fights for life
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Shannon Brasier struck by digger while at work in Essex. A young demolition worker is fighting for life after she was hit in the head by a JCB while at work. The Evening Standard is reporting that Shannon Brasier, 20, from Dagenham, has a brain injury, severe damage to her facial bones, a broken back...Read moreRead more
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Dig Deep for Shannon

Post #4275 by RSS Bot » Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:57 am

Dig Deep for Shannon
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On Tuesday last week, a young demolition worker – Shannon Brasier – was seriously injured on a demolition site here in the UK. The circumstances surrounding that incident – frankly – are irrelevant right now. In fact, there are only two things that matter right now: Shannon making a full and speedy recovery; and providing...Read moreRead more
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Bridge blown

Post #4276 by RSS Bot » Mon Aug 03, 2020 3:58 pm

Bridge blown
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Union Pacific Railroad demolished a portion of the Tempe Town Lake Train Bridge at 8:13 a.m. on August 2, 2020 to facilitate debris removal. Once the area is clear, reconstruction will begin.
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It was Mee all along…

Post #4277 by RSS Bot » Tue Aug 04, 2020 10:58 am

It was Mee all along…
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Demolition man found guilty of being head of burglary gang. Members of a burglary gang – including a former director of Mees Demolition Group – which targeted the homes of the rich and famous have been jailed. Thomas Mee – together John Barlow and Vincent Ball – was behind a string of break-ins across the...Read moreRead more
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Man killed in Tottenham collapse

Post #4278 by RSS Bot » Wed Aug 05, 2020 10:59 am

Man killed in Tottenham collapse
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A man died when a building partially collapsed during demolition, London Fire Brigade has said. Firefighters were called after the collapse of a wall and reinforced concrete roof at a two-storey building which was being demolished in Tottenham, north London, on Tuesday afternoon. A site worker was trapped under the rubble and was pronounced dead...Read moreRead more
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Comment – Preparing for the inevitable

Post #4279 by RSS Bot » Wed Aug 05, 2020 12:59 pm

Comment – Preparing for the inevitable
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Two incidents in quick succession underline the need for a dedicated demolition benevolent fund. Two incidents, exactly one week apart. One man dead. One young lady critically hurt. Two families in despair. One industry linked directly to both incidents. It is hard to look at the incident that critically injured Shannon Brasier on a site...Read moreRead more
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Big names share Scottish spoils…

Post #4280 by RSS Bot » Wed Aug 05, 2020 4:59 pm

Big names share Scottish spoils…
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Scottish framework demonstrates local loyalty. Twenty-three Scottish SMEs are set to benefit from an £18 million a year contract to offer demolition and deconstruction services to all local authorities and housing associations. The Scotland Excel framework is the second-generation framework for demolition designed to help councils deliver planned demolitions and deconstruction as part of regeneration...Read moreRead more
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