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Orange is the new black. The latest edition of the Demolition magazine is online and awaiting your reading pleasure.
Time-lapse captures precision demolition at Boston Medical Centre. If you’re going to carry out a demolition project at a medical centre, it seems wholly appropriate that it should be carried out with surgical precision. And that’s precisely what you get in this fantastic new time-lapse shot at the Boston Medical Centre.
This industry revolution will be televised. The Didcot Power Station disaster notwithstanding, it seems that DemolitionNews and Demolition magazine are on a hit list for TV production companies seeking to make a show or series about demolition. Unfortunately, those calls – which arrive at a rate of at least six per month – all follow […]
Austrian government proposes belated demolition of former German leader. The Austrian government wants to expropriate the house in Braunau am Inn on the German border where the future Nazi leader was born in 1889 to ensure that it does not become a place of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis. The Interior Ministry has rented the house since […]
Brown and Mason could call on Army assistance. The Home Office and Ministry of Defence (MOD) have approved the deployment of military aid to support the ongoing multi-agency recovery operation following the partial collapse of the boiler house at Didcot A power station on 23 February 2016. This support has been provided following a request […]
Licence bans for Thornley skip operators involved in “industrial scale” illegal dumping. Two of the owners of a Thornley skip firm have been banned from operating vehicles after failing to declare serious convictions to the industry regulator. Stuart Frederick McCarroll and Stuart Christopher McCarroll have been disqualified until 20 May 2019 and 20 May 2021 […]
Bonnybridge demolition firm’s vehicle licence curtailed for six months A Bonnybridge demolition firm’s operating licence has been curtailed by Scotland’s Traffic Commissioner because convictions were not reported to her office. Central Demolition Ltd appeared before Joan Aitken at a public inquiry in Edinburgh earlier this year. In a written decision, Miss Aitken said she took […]
Group photo shows progress at Birmingham development. The entire team helping to deliver the infrastructure and demolition works at Paradise – Birmingham’s £500 million office led regeneration scheme – got together for the first time for this team photo. Around 200 team members – including the DSM demolition crew, groundworkers, engineers, architects, designers, planners and […]
Union threatens breakaway national wage agreement. UCATT delegates at their National Delegate Conference have unanimously passed a motion calling for the radical overhaul of the Construction Industry Joint Council (CIJC) agreement, the largest agreement in the construction industry agreement. The decision came on the same day that it emerged that the current CIJC pay talks […]
Public inquiry into pub demolition starts in London. A public inquiry into the shock demolition of a historic pub in Kilburn begins today. The hearing, led by a government planning inspector, will decide if the Carlton Tavern in Carlton Vale, should be rebuilt ‘brick by brick’ after it was reduced to rubble last April. In […]