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Comment – Threatened in my own home…

Considering my options following early morning visit designed to intimidate. It is now almost two hours since two burly guys knocked on my front door and threatened me over some unnamed and unspecified thing that I have written here on DemolitionNews and/or on the DemolitionNews Facebook page. The police have been informed and I have […]

Video – Didcot blast from the air…

Unique viewpoint as Coleman and Company erases cooling towers. Despite the oft-repeated “stay away” please from demolition contractor Coleman and Company, it seems that plenty of individuals and news media organisations still managed to get close enough to capture the epic blast at Didcot yesterday. And one of the best films we have seen so […]

Armac busts Coventry bridge…

Armac reconfirms position as bridge busting supremo with weekend possession. A bridge over Coventry’s ring road has been demolished in the latest milestone of a £59 million redevelopment. West Bridge was removed on Sunday. The ring road was due to be shut from Saturday night until 05:00 on Monday between junctions five and seven. The […]

Video – Didcot down…

Coleman and Company pull of textbook blast to fell three cooling towers at Didcot power station. DemolitionNews reports.

Carmageddon II – The Sequel…

LA drivers braced for another weekend of traffic chaos. After ‘Carmageddon‘ and ‘Jamzilla’, motorists in Los Angeles are bracing for perhaps their worst weekend of road chaos ever. Residents of a city famous for its attachment to cars and the daily gridlock that results have been warned that the ‘Century Crunch’ could “could screw everything […]

Joining forces…

DemolitionNews announces new used equipment joint venture with UK Plant Traders. DemolitionNews.com is delighted to announce that it is joining forces with UK Plant Traders to bring readers a new level of service in the used equipment field. Within the next few days, UK Plant Traders will take over the provision of used equipment content […]

Video – Belgrave revisited…

AR Demolition publishes more stunning video footage from flyover contract. Yesterday we brought you a film of AR Demolition’s controlled dismemberment of the Belgrave flyover in the heart of Leicester. The film quickly leapt to the top of our most-viewed item of the day and is still racking up views today. But little did we […]

Theft File – Multiprocessor stolen…

Please be on the lookout for a multiprocessor and full set of jaws stolen from a site in Scunthorpe. Readers are asked to be on the lookout for a 2012 model Northerntrack MK20 multi-kit processor – Serial number V1153 – that was stolen from a site in Scunthorpe yesterday. Also stolen was a full set […]

Jobs – Ling lures supervisor…

Ling Group seeks a Kent-based demolition supervisor. As an air of positivity continues to wash over the London and Southern demolition region, Ling Group has become the latest company to seek to swell its ranks. The company is actively seeking a qualified demolition supervisor will be responsible for the day to day running of small […]

Belated farewell…

Marking the passing of Graham Fry of G Fry Demolition whose funeral took place late last week. It is with regret that we must belatedly report the passing of Graham Fry, managing director of Nottingham-based Fry Demolition. Born in 1952 and a former farmer, Fry was a well-known and much-respected member of the Midlands demolition […]

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