The federal Environmental Protection Agency has brought a total of more than $630,000 in penalties against two Rhode Island companies for alleged violations of clean-air regulations. David Santanelli, co-owner of Bilray Demolition Company in Johnston — one of the two companies cited by the EPA — said he intends to challenge the complaint in court….Read moreRead more
The latest edition of the Demolition & Dismantling magazine, the biggest in the publication’s industry, is available now online. To view the new issue, please click Get your own – Open publication
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.