Archive for 'General'
AR Demolition’s Matt Thackray gets to grips with big Rammer breaker. The opinions of machine operators are all too often overlooked. They are paid lip service by contractors. fobbed off with a complimentary hard hat by manufacturers, and ignored entirely by the trade press. But no-one knows or understands plant better and their opinion is, […]
Robinette Demolition tells it like it is. If you sit through corporate presentations and videos as much as I do, they all start to merge into one after a time. Give me a pound for every time I have been force-fed largely meaningless phrases such as “solutions provider”, “partnering with our clients” and “setting new […]
Undersized. Undercut. Under-impressed. As we have stated on numerous occasions in the past, we here at Demolition News Towers have never demolished anything other than a plate of sandwiches. We merely report the news and are not, therefore, equipped to comment on best practice and demolition methodologies. But we know a lot of people that […]
Explosive end to river crossing that opened in 1931. A contractor for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet said they successfully brought down one truss span of the Old Ledbetter Bridge near Paducah. Boat traffic on the Tennessee River was halted for about 90 minutes by the U.S. Coast Guard. KYTC said there were several audible warning […]
Construction News Specialist Awards are open for business once again. If you would like to showcase your company’s capabilities in the only industry awards with any real credibility, you will need to act fast. The Construction News Specialist Awards are open for business; and a panel of high-ranking industry experts – including former IDE president […]
Demolition man fined over illegal Biggin Hill fire.
Brighter, bolder and better than ever. It has been a mere two months since the last edition of the Demolition magazine rolled off the production line at Demolition News Towers. But for those that like their demolition editorial original, well-written and unfiltered, that must have seemed like an eternity. But it’s back, in a bold […]
Erith Group expansion opens up London job opportunities. It’s not often that you get the chance to work for one of the best in the business. But with Erith Group’s inexorable growth still continuing, the company is looking to fill several key positions to assist in its London-based activities. One of the UK’s biggest and […]
Power station demolition specialist opts for Kinshofer shears. Brown & Mason Ltd has continued its programme of investment into its fleet of plant with the purchase of four new Kinshofer– Demarec DRS-45-A dedicated shears, delivered and installed by Kinshofer’s independent dealer for London and the South East, Mutley Plant Service Ltd. The 4.1 ton DRS-45-A […]
Time-lapse footage of New Zealand clock tower demolition. The bulk of the post-quake demolition works in and around Christchurch, New Zealand might be over, but work is still ongoing in some non-emergency areas. Here’s some great footage that documents the demolition of a former railway station clock tower by high reach excavator. Clock tower demolition […]