Two men found guilty of illegally dumping tonnes of waste on Green Belt land in Beaconsfield in the UK were fined and given a community order last week. David Smith, 65, and Andrew Lonsdale, 44, both pleaded guilty to offences linked to tonnes of rubbish being dumped at meadowland off the A355 Pyebush roundabout at…Read moreRead more
Here’s an interesting article on the increasing mechanisation of the C&D waste sorting and segregation sector: Veit Cos. is the latest waste-management firm to graduate from “dump-and-pick” to mechanized sorting of waste. It’s an effort to take it easy on landfills — and to stay competitive in the evolving waste-handling business. Read the full article…Read moreRead more
Scottish demolition specialist Reigart have undertaken an emergency demolition of an unsafe structure in Paisley. A video can be seen here:
Can find very little information on this video but, judging by the cars in the foreground and the shouting in the background, I am going to take a wild guess and say this is from the US:
A team of workers roamed the grounds of Greenville’s Imperial Tobacco Co. plant Thursday morning preparing the site for a demolition process complicated by the presence of asbestos, the project manager said. Click here for the full story.
Crews demolishing a hazardous derelict building Thursday morning discovered an unexpected hazard of their own. Click here for the full story.
It seems that rarely a week goes by when the explosives crews aren’t planning to rearrange the Las Vegas skyline for the umpteenth time. This tie, it was the Aladdin Hotel that came under their steely gaze… Aladdin Hotel Implosion – The most popular videos are here
The dismantling of Goliath, the largest gantry crane in North America and a long-time Quincy landmark, has resumed, but the investigation of the recent deadly collapse at the former Fore River Shipyard is continuing. Full story here.
In its golden anniversary year, Bobcat has achieved yet another significant milestone by manufacturing the company’s 750,000th skid-steer loader 50 years after the Melroe and Keller brothers came together to introduce the Melroe self-propelled loader, the forerunner to the Bobcat® skid-steer loader. Neil Woodfin, President, Bobcat EMEA, said: “It was only in February 2001, that…Read moreRead more
October 6, 2008 marked the first stage of the demolition of the Bismarck, North Dakota Liberty Memorial Bridge, in service since 1922. Originally dedicated to troops from North Dakota who fought in WWI, the bridge was deemed out of date and replaced by the new four-lane bridge built only yard to the south. Demolition is…Read moreRead more