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Audio – ScrapChat podcast goes live…

Post #3831 by RSS Bot » Wed Aug 22, 2018 6:47 pm

Audio – ScrapChat podcast goes live…
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Demolition News Radio unveils fourth audio show. It is just under a year since we launched the Demolition News Radio audio podcast. In that time, we have attracted well over 15,000 listeners; seen our audio output appear on iTunes, Google Play Music, Spotify and a whole host of other podcast broadcast platforms; and we have […]
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Video – Sunderland stack imploded…

Post #3832 by RSS Bot » Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:55 pm

Video – Sunderland stack imploded…
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Former paper mill chimney falls in controlled blast. The chimney at the former Edward Thompson paper mill in Hendon, Sunderland has been demolished in a controlled explosion. Appropriately, the demolition at the Edward Thompson stack was charged to another Thompson; demolition firm Thompsons of Prudhoe. The company’s John Thompson said the chimney had come down […]
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Comment – Enforce AND Endorse…

Post #3833 by RSS Bot » Tue Aug 28, 2018 4:55 pm

Comment – Enforce AND Endorse…
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The relationship between the HSE and the demolition industry should be a two-way street. During my time as the publicity officer of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors, I was the co-author of no less than four sets of industry guidance notes. I was co-author on both the original and the updated edition of the […]
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Competition – So you want to be Insta-famous…?

Post #3834 by RSS Bot » Wed Aug 29, 2018 2:56 pm

Competition – So you want to be Insta-famous…?
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Competition will give winners unrivalled access to DemolitionNews’ global audience. At some point in the next few weeks, DemolitionNews’ Instagram account will hit the astonishing 30,000 followers mark. Now we could pat ourselves on the back for becoming the world’s largest demolition-dedicated feed on the platform. We could bask in the glory of having taken […]
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Exclusive – Messiah goes for shear scale…

Post #3835 by RSS Bot » Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:57 pm

Exclusive – Messiah goes for shear scale…
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Massive Genesis shear is UK-bound. DemolitionNews has obtained an exclusive photo that shows a massive Genesis GXP 2500R shear being loaded onto a UK-bound ship on the first leg of its journey Essex and high reach excavator hirer Messiah Corporation. Messiah claims that the 24.49 tonne shear will be the largest in the UK; and […]
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Video – Meredosia bridge blasted…

Post #3836 by RSS Bot » Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:57 pm

Video – Meredosia bridge blasted…
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82-year old bridge sent to bottom of Illinois River. The old Illinois 104 bridge that crosses the Illinois River at Meredosia was imploded yesterday morning. Despite heavy rain that ended about 90 minutes before the blast, the entire procedure went as planned, according to John Sestak, a construction field engineer for the Illinois Department of […]
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Contract Awards – Coleman & Company bag gasholder…

Post #3837 by RSS Bot » Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:59 pm

Contract Awards – Coleman & Company bag gasholder…
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Birmingham-based contractor picks up Southall contract. DemolitionNews understands that Birmingham-based Coleman & Company has been awarded the contract to dismantle Gas Holder Number 1 at The Straight, Southall. The contract is believed to have a 29-week duration and to be valued in the region of £2.5 million. The client is National Grid. The Southall contract […]
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London estates face the axe…

Post #3838 by RSS Bot » Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:03 pm

London estates face the axe…
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Dozens of council housing estates in London slated for demolition and redevelopment. The BBC is reporting that more than 31,000 residents will be affected if plans go ahead to regenerate some 118 sites across the capital. While those moves are being seen as encroaching upon social housing and another example of gentrification, the full or […]
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Demolition magazine breaks all records…

Post #3839 by RSS Bot » Tue Sep 04, 2018 10:04 am

Demolition magazine breaks all records…
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If you hear a loud thump, that will be the new Demolition mag hitting the doorstep. Ever since it first topped the 100-page mark, the Demolition magazine has been growing progressively larger with each passing edition. The latest edition – the Lilac Wine issue – retains that trend, delivering a massive 130 pages of demolition […]
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Ireland’s most expensive house faces demolition…

Post #3840 by RSS Bot » Thu Sep 06, 2018 12:06 pm

Ireland’s most expensive house faces demolition…
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Country’s most expensive house to make way for larger mansion. A trust linked to billionaire Dermot Desmond has secured planning permission to demolish a house on Dublin’s Shrewsbury Road, which remains the most expensive residence ever sold in the State at €58 million, and construct a 1,600 square metre mansion in its place. Three previous […]
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