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

Worker killed in Black Sea hotel collapse…

Demolition industry adds yet another name to its tragic tally. A man has died when an old hotel building collapsed during demolition works at Saints Konstantin and Elena resort on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast, Nova TV has reported. The deceased man was member of a team of workers hired to take down the disused Veronika…Read moreRead more

Video – Close call for surveyors…

Roof collapses while derelict building is being inspected. Officials are thanking their lucky stars this morning after a building they were inspecting in Waverly partially collapsed while they were on the roof. The derelict building had lain empty for two years and was being inspected prior to a planned demolition. Now, having been rendered unsafe…Read moreRead more

Four workers hurt in wall collapse…

Investigation underway after Manhattan incident. Four construction workers were seriously injured when a Madison Avenue building under renovation in midtown Manhattan partially collapsed Tuesday morning, New York City police said. The four men were in the process of demolishing a masonry wall inside 331 Madison Ave. near Grand Central Terminal when it collapsed on top…Read moreRead more

Wall falls onto Philly street…

Portion of wall crashed to the ground taking down a street light as contractor oversaw “controlled demolition”. The city’s Department of Licenses and Inspection confirmed Monday that the contractor was demolishing the front wall near the 1100 block of Market Street when the collapse occurred. The street light collapsed onto a barrier around Market Street,…Read moreRead more