Keynsham fatality case comes to court…

Demolition site supervisor on trial after worker falls to his death gutting Keynsham factory A demolition man is on trial after a worker plunged to his death whilst gutting the former Cadbury’s Somerdale factory in Keynsham. James Stacey was using a mini-digger to push a large piece of fibreglass tank from the fourth floor of…Read moreRead more

Demolition man dies from injuries…

Industry chalks up another fatality. A demolition worker has died of injuries he suffered when he was crushed on a Yorkshire demolition site. Andy Hagan, 35, who is believed to have lived in Allerton, was reported to have been partially buried when a wall collapsed at the former Deighton Centre in Huddersfield. He died of…Read moreRead more

Breaking News – Man injured on Huddersfield site…

Worker partially buried by wall collapse. A man has been badly injured on a demolition site in Huddersfield, according to local newspaper reports. The worker is thought to have been partially buried when a wall collapsed at the former Deighton Centre. The man was one of a number of contractors who have been carrying out…Read moreRead more

Keltbray collapse update…

Contractor confirms that it was one of their own that was injured in this week’s collapse. Keltbray has issued a new statement on the central London collapse that left one man injured. “With reference to the incident on 20 April in Portugal Street, London, where Keltbray is working on the demolition of a building when…Read moreRead more

No demolition work scheduled on day of tragedy…

Investigations ongoing after accident that killed young family. City officials in Bonney Lake say no demolition work was supposed to take place along a Highway 410 overpass on the day that a concrete barrier fell, crushing a young family as they drove underneath the span in a pickup. “We are still looking into whether the…Read moreRead more

Demolition fire could burn for days…

Blaze started after shredder explodes. A fire that broke out at a demolition yard in Colmworth this afternoon could burn for several days yet, according to the company which owns the site. A total of 47 firefighters are continuing to tackle the inferno which started at ABC Demolition in Mill Road, Colmworth, at around 1.06…Read moreRead more

Investigations underway at site of Keltbray collapse…

Work suspended following catastrophic collapse that left one man injured. DemolitionNews.com reports

Breaking News – LSE students evacuated as building collapses…

Air ambulance called following Aldwych collapse. Some 200 people, including workers and students at the London School of Economics (LSE) have been evacuated from the area around Aldwych after a building in Portugal Street collapsed. The building is also close to the Royal Courts of Justice and Lincoln’s Inn Fields. Witnesses reported a “large crash”…Read moreRead more

Did contractor follow plan in tragic contract…?

Mayor questions whether contractor followed its own demolition plan. Bonney Lake Mayor Neil Johnson said it appears to him that Highway 410 overpass contractors didn’t follow their own detailed demolition plan, when a long piece of concrete barrier fell and killed a young family in a pickup below. The accident, at 10:30 a.m. Monday, happened…Read moreRead more

Video – Another bridge tragedy unfolds…

Family of three killed as concrete barrier falls onto road below. A young Washington State family, including an infant boy, was killed in a nightmare stroke of bad luck when a concrete barrier fell from an overpass onto a moving pickup. Josh and Vanessa Ellis and their 8-month-old baby Hudson were identified as the unlucky…Read moreRead more