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Demolition of Tilbury Power Station continues with removal of 850 tonne crane unloaders. Tilbury Power Station reached another milestone in the demolition of the site removing unloaders weighing 850 tonnes. It said goodbye to two vast coal unloaders that sat on the jetty for more than 25 years. Better known as the ‘Kones’, after the […]
£350,000 worth of damage in latest attack. AR Demolition bosses are counting their losses again this morning having been hit with a second arson attack. The latest attack, which took place at the former Wolsey Works, in Abbey Meadows, Leicester shortly before 3 pm yesterday, is said to have destroyed around £350,000 worth of equipment. […]
Contractor lands contract to demolish Irvine leisure centre. A contract for the demolition of the Magnum Leisure Centre was awarded to a company from Falkirk at a North Ayrshire Council meeting. Central Demolition Limited was appointed contractors for the destruction of the Irvine leisure centre at Tuesday afternoon’s Cabinet meeting where councillors agreed on the […]
Historic tracking tower toppled Down Under. Our good friend Frank Di Angelo of Australia’s Diacon Demolition has kindly sent us a great new video showing the fruits of his labours at Carnarvon, north of Western Australia. The film shows the demolition of a 100 metre high former tracking tower, part of a NASA tracking station […]
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 […]