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The only way is Essex…

Miller GroundBreaking targets south east demolition sector with new depot. The Geordie accents might sound a little out of place but Miller GroundBreaking’s decision to position its new hydraulic breaker sales and service hub in the shadow of the Dartford Crossing constitutes a right place, right time move by the North East based attachments company. […]

Video – Queen Lane Apartments official footage…

Multi-angle film shows this week’s blast in intricate detail. According to the old adage, “nothing is certain but death and taxes”. Here at Demolition News Towers, we have a small amendment; an addition if you will. Nothing is certain but death, taxes and that CDI will issue a great video a day or two after […]

Jobs – Tisdale seeks contracts manager…

North West contractor hits expansion trail with recruitment drive. Liverpool-based Tisdale Demolition has become the latest contractor to respond to the ongoing upturn in demand with a targeted recruitment drive. The company is actively seeking a contracts manager. Key duties include: Organising and running contracts on a day to day basis including the provision of […]

Video – Queen Lane apartment block downed…

Early morning implosion drops 16-storey Philly tower. The Philadelphia Housing Authority’s (PHA) Queen Lane Apartments high-rise tower was imploded early yesterday morning. The block was located in the city’s Germantown section. The PHA has imploded 22 buildings at seven sites over the years. The 16-storey high-rise built in the 1950s on West Queen Lane was […]

Video – High above the Kings…

Drone captures ongoing mall demolition ahead of stadium construction. Work is continuing apace on the demolition of the former K Street Mall in Sacramento as this excellent drone video demonstrates. The mall is being demolished to make way for a new Sacramento Kings stadium. Sacramento Kings Arena [K Street Mall] Demolition Aerial from Stratos Video […]

Competition – Win an Avant USB thumb drive…

Your chance to own the hottest USB thumb drive in the equipment firmament. Like construction equipment? Like computers? Like bits of construction equipment that plugs into your computer> Course you do. And so we have a treat for you – A chance to win a limited edition Avant Tecno USB wheel loader USB thumb drive […]

Your vote counts…

Your chance to back us and bloody the nose of those pesky construction types. It is that time of year again when the boffins behind the Construction Marketing Awards begin to count the vots to decide which blog is most worthy of its annual trophy. And wouldn’t it be great if someone serving the demolition […]

Video – Sneak peek at new Avant wheel loader…

Tier 4 Final compliant model from Finnish innovator. The Institute of Demolition Engineers was originally supposed to host a regional meeting at the Norfolk home of demolition robot maker Avant Tecno (UK) yesterday. Unfortunately, that meeting was cancelled but DemolitionNews popped along to the company’s Bridgham HQ anyway; and we’re mighty glad we did. For […]

Worker burned

Worker hurt at snakebit Smurfit-Stone facility. A demolition worker was burned yesterday morning when cornstarch dust exploded while crews were tearing down a storage tank at the former Smurfit-Stone Container pulp mill in Frenchtown. Fire department spokesman Mel Holtz tells The Missoulian the worker at the former Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. facility was using a cutting […]

Date set for Houston Club shot…

Skanska reveals date of 18 storey blast. The Houston Club building will be imploded Sunday, Oct. 19, according to property owner Skanska USA Commercial Development, which announced an unrelated real estate project Monday. For months, Skanska has been preparing the building for demolition by removing asbestos and exterior brick. What will remain before implosion will […]

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