San Siro faces axe…

World famous soccer stadium to be demolished. AC Milan and Inter are moving ahead with plans to demolish their famous San Siro stadium, Rossoneri president Paolo Scaroni has claimed. Commonly known as San Siro for the district of Milan in which it is situated, the Giuseppe Meazza stadium is one of the most iconic grounds…Read moreRead more

Don’t spill any…

Delicate demolition to recover thousands of barrels of bourbon. A Kentucky distillery says efforts are underway to recover thousands of barrels of bourbon at a massive storage warehouse that partially collapsed during a thunderstorm. O.Z. Tyler Distillery in Owensboro said a section of the warehouse has been “successfully deconstructed” and the painstaking process of recovering…Read moreRead more

Comment – Collusion probe creeps closer…

Competition & Markets Authority net closing across construction sector. I can tell you precisely where I was when I received a tip-off that a number of UK demolition firms had allegedly been raided by anti-collusion investigators. I was at the Messe Munchen exhibition centre in Munich during the Bauma 2019 show, on my way to…Read moreRead more

Darsey blasts apprenticeship apathy…

NDTG chairman disappointed with industry engagement on Trailblazer scheme. Newly-elected National Demolition Training Group chairman David Darsey has expressed his disappointment and frustration with the lack of commitment shown by his fellow UK demolition contractors as the pilot Trailblazer apprenticeship course is about to take place. Government-back and Ofsted-regulated, the scheme was developed by a…Read moreRead more

Big bang beer…

US brewery creates beer to celebrate imminent implosion. At site level, beer and demolition don’t mix (although what demolition men and women do out of hours is their own business). But that hasn’t stopped a US brewery using an imminent implosion to ensure that its new beer really goes with a bang. Later this week,…Read moreRead more

New Demolition magazine has dropped…

122 pages of demolition gorgeousness, available now, FREE! If you’ve been wondering just what we’ve been up to this past few months, you’re about to find out as the all-new edition of the Demolition magazine has now arrived. And at 122 pages in length, it is a beast. You can, of course, read this from…Read moreRead more

Audio – Pilot episode of new show unleashed…

Demolition News Radio gets under the skin of the industry with brand new podcast. One of our primary objectives when we set up DemolitionNews and the Demolition magazine was to be for the entire industry. Not just the biggest demolition firms, not just for the managing directors of those companies. But for everyone in the…Read moreRead more

Douneray decomissioning delight for demolition firms…

Demolition firms front and centre on latest nuclear framework. Winners of a decommissioning services framework worth up to £400 million at Dounreay have been revealed, according to industry news portal Construction Enquirer. Work at the Scottish nuclear site will include construction of a size reduction facility, shaft and silo decommissioning and demolition of historic active…Read moreRead more

BHGE HQ faces axe…

Plans have been lodged to demolish the former Aberdeen base of an oil and gas firm. Silverburn House in Bridge of Don has been earmarked for demolition by owners Parklands View LLP. It is unclear what the Manchester firm will replace the former Baker Hughes, a GE Company (BHGE) headquarters with. A catalogue issued as…Read moreRead more

George Beattie gets Kincorth nod…

Demolition to begin at disused Aberdeen school. The demolition of a disused Aberdeen school is expected to start within a matter of weeks after a contract was awarded by the local authority. Works at Kincorth Academy, which closed its doors in July, were initially planned to begin in October in order for the land to…Read moreRead more