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Maine bridge blasted…

Post #4351 by RSS Bot » Wed Nov 11, 2020 3:14 pm

Maine bridge blasted…
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The Maine Department of Transport has used explosives to demolish the old Beals Island Bridge, which connects the towns of Beals and Jonesport in Maine.
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A blast – literally – from the past…

Post #4352 by RSS Bot » Thu Nov 12, 2020 1:15 pm

A blast – literally – from the past…
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Film captures Welsh railway bridge demolition from 1936. Look at the suits and ties; the hats and the smart shoes. They don’t do demolition like this any more!
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COVID hits nuclear power plant…

Post #4353 by RSS Bot » Thu Nov 12, 2020 2:15 pm

COVID hits nuclear power plant…
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Plant decommissioning slowed following Coronavirus outbreak. Decommissioning work has been scaled back on the site of former nuclear power station following an outbreak of COVID-19. Magnox said a “small number” of employees tested positive at the Trawsfynydd site in Gwynedd, where they are working to remove nuclear reactors and towers. Those affected and others found...Read moreRead more
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Coleman kit goes under the hammer

Post #4354 by RSS Bot » Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:15 pm

Coleman kit goes under the hammer
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Coleman & Company to hold sale of specialist demolition equipment. Euro Auctions is to host a one-day sale of specialist demolition equipment on 27 November at the Coleman & Company depot in Great Barr, Birmingham, with onsite inspections taking lace from the 24 to the 26 November. This sale will see a collection of 282...Read moreRead more
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EMD acquired…

Post #4355 by RSS Bot » Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:18 pm

EMD acquired…
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Moorhead Group has bought Derby’s East Midlands Demolition. Construction Enquirer is reporting that Derby-based East Midlands Demolition has been acquired by civil engineering company Moorhead Group. The EMD deal allows Moorhead to expand its territory and scope of enabling works services it offers. “We are delighted to have acquired EMD. It’s one of the most...Read moreRead more
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What does JCB have up its sleeve…?

Post #4356 by RSS Bot » Wed Nov 18, 2020 2:19 pm

What does JCB have up its sleeve…?
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At 6.30 this evening, Diggers and Dozers will be hosting its latest LIVE show to look at and discuss the new products launched today by UK construction equipment giant JCB. That live show will be broadcast simultaneously on Diggers and Dozers, DemolitionNews, and on Diggers and Dozers’ Facebook and YouTube channels. If you watch on...Read moreRead more
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Squibb seeks Health & Safety Manager

Post #4357 by RSS Bot » Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:20 pm

Squibb seeks Health & Safety Manager
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CVs and applications to: info@squibbgroup.co.uk
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Costly cloud…

Post #4358 by RSS Bot » Mon Nov 23, 2020 1:22 pm

Costly cloud…
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Failure to control dust leads to settlement. More than seven months after an implosion covered Little Village in a cloud of dust, Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul has settled a lawsuit against Hilco Redevelopment Partners and its contractors. Raoul announced the settlement Thursday, which will require Hilco to pay $370,000 into a fund to support...Read moreRead more
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Call for clampdown on drugs and alcohol…

Post #4359 by RSS Bot » Mon Nov 23, 2020 4:22 pm

Call for clampdown on drugs and alcohol…
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Trade association proposes loss of competence card for drug and alcohol abuse. The Scottish Plant Owners Association (SPOA) has called for stakeholders from across the industry to come together to tackle the widespread problem of plant operators failing drug and alcohol tests without any impact on their competence cards. Currently, if a plant operator fails...Read moreRead more
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Massive bridge blast

Post #4360 by RSS Bot » Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:23 pm

Massive bridge blast
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The Northern part of the Eisern Viaduct in Siegen, Germany has been felled in a controlled blast. According to reports, 61 kg of explosives was used to bring down the motorway bridge, which was up to 50 metres high and weighed 12,300 tons. The bridge will be replaced by a new building that can cope...Read moreRead more
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