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Old Northam Hospital downed to make way for supermarket development. The old Northam Hospital in Western Australia was demolished yesterday. Northam Shire approved of the demolition in February this year, after the building was disused for the past two decades. Aldi and Coles Supermarkets and a petrol station vendor plan to develop on the site.
Robert Collard acquires father’s business. R Collard Ltd, the Hampshire based demolition, waste management and haulage company, today announced the acquisition of Reading-based M Collard Waste Management Ltd. The company will assimilate the business, assets and goodwill into its existing operations. The long-established family-run business will inevitably make a good fit with existing business at […]
TDS provides a look behind the scenes of Glasgow demolition project. Wirral-based Technical Demolition Services has provided the film crew from Glasgow City Council with a unique insight into the demolition process at the Sighthill, Scotland. The company, which has been very active in Scotland in recent years, is using its super high reach machine […]
Demolition continues on Multnomah Greyhound Park. Demolition work is ongoing at the former dog racing track Multnomah Greyhound Park in Oregon.
Old Victoria Infirmary campus in Glasgow sold for housing. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has announced that the the 4.0 hectare site is to be developed by the Worcester-based not-for-profit housing and care provider Sanctuary Group. A DemolitionNews source understands that leading Scottish demolition contractor Safedem has secured the asbestos removal, full demolition, facade retention […]
Famous sports stadium to fall before January 2018. Demolition of the Georgia Dome will be completed before college football’s national championship game comes to the new Falcons stadium next door in January 2018, according to a schedule outlined for a state board Tuesday. Leaders of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium construction team told the Georgia World Congress […]
Exonerated, but “angry as Hell.” An Oakland County jury today found a demolition consultant not guilty of attempting to overbill the Detroit Land Bank Authority of about $6,300. An angry Barry Ellentuck said after the verdict was read that he still hasn’t been vindicated because the corruption he reported in Detroit’s demolition program is still […]
Take our survey to reveal the true extent of post-tendering negotiation and price-cutting. If you are young enough to have Pokemon Go installed on your mobile phone; young enough to consider Kanye West a musician; or if you are young enough to believe premiership footballers to be style icons, then allow me to lay some […]
Demolition consultant goes to trial in billing case. The trial began yesterday for a state demolition contractor accused of pressuring an employee to falsify time sheets as part of an effort to overbill the Detroit Land Bank Authority for more than 100 hours of work that was not performed. The case hinges on invoices submitted […]
New hotel will not be open in time for Hull’s years as City of Culture. For anyone that has ever been there, the fact that Hull is about to be the City of Culture seems about as likely as Kandahar being named the City of Peace and Harmony. Regardless, Hull will have to manage with […]