Archive for 'General'
Onehunga bridge comes down in super-quick time. The rapid fire demolition of a redundant road-over-rail bridge and the construction of a new road was undertaken in a compressed three-week timeframe over the Christmas holiday break. This excellent time-lapse film from Auckland Transport captures the action:
DemolitionNews discusses the Didcot disaster with BBC Radio Wales. During the past week, DemolitionNews has been interviewed by several BBC radio shows, each seeking to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Didcot disaster, and each looking for an explanation of the – as yet – inexplicable. Most of these interviews took place “in studio” […]
Thames Valley Police and Coleman and Company mark anniversary with statements. Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the Didcot A Power Station disaster in which four demolition tragically lost their lives. As the families and friends of the fallen gathered at the power station for a memorial service, both Thames Valley Police and Coleman […]
DemolitionNews falls silent to mark one year anniversary of Didcot disaster.
A Valentine’s Day gift from us to you. It is Valentine’s Day, that one day of the year dedicated to the ones we love. And – with the possible exception of my wife, my children, two boxer dogs and, of course, West Ham United – I love our readers above just about everything. That is […]
Youngster gets work underway at Westferry Printworks Westferry Printworks owner Northern & Shell and development manager Mace today commenced demolition of Westferry Printworks in London’s Docklands, paving the way for a vibrant new waterfront neighbourhood just minutes from Canary Wharf. Richard Desmond, founder and owner of Northern & Shell, together with his wife Joy and […]
End of oil production could provide massive windfall for UK demolition sector. Royal Dutch Shell has submitted a plan to the British government for dismantling its Brent North Sea production platforms, a turning point for the UK oil industry as operators face the huge challenge of gradually abandoning depleted fields after 40 years of production. […]
New Zealand Couple turns salvage yard into tourist attraction. Part salvage yard, part ghost town, part scruffy Westworld, this eccentric “village” springs from one couple’s fascination with stuff, and their wish to take fellow treasure hunters on a journey through shared imagination. Demolition World is an extension of David and Lee Fallow’s family scrap business. […]
Proof that only the lawyers make the big bucks when litigation starts. Detroit’s building authority and land bank have turned over more than 250,000 pages of emails and attachments to the federal authorities conducting a criminal investigation into Detroit’s demolition program, a Freedom of Information Act request reveals. The Detroit Land Bank Authority and Detroit […]
The real reason why Seaforth tower blocks failed to come down. Contractor J. Bryan (Victoria) stared the New Year on a positive note, announcing on 1 January 2017 that the Health and Safety Executive said the company had no case to answer following the stand-up of two tower blocks back in April of last year. […]