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RWE NPower ends contract amidst ongoing investigation. The demolition company working at the site of a collapse at Didcot Power Station has lost its contract, according to the BBC. Operator RWE NPower said it was ending the demolition contract due to an ongoing investigation into the boiler house collapse in February that claimed the lives […]
Canadians consider inflatable tunnel to segregate site and pedestrians. DemolitionNews reports.
Walter Forshaw closes its doors after 85 years in business. Bolton-based Walter Forshaw Ltd has called in the receivers. Established in 1921, Walter Forshaw Limited had developed an enviable reputation within the demolition industry across the UK. Founded by Jessie Forshaw, the family-owned business grew to become one of largest demolition contractors in the North […]
Demolition giant to carry out demolition works at Euston Station. The £55 billion HS2 rail project, which will provide faster links from London to Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds, has awarded its first demolition contract. And Keltbray has won the prestigious project. According to Construction News, Keltbray will carry out the £2 million contract to demolish […]
Departure comes amidst federal probe into demolition drive. Jim Wright, a high-ranking Detroit demolition official, resigned on Wednesday. His departure comes amid a federal probe into the city’s program to tear down thousands of blighted properties. As deputy director of the Detroit Building Authority, Wright helped select demolition contractors for the program, which has been […]
E Rankin Ltd is the latest demolition company to close its doors.
Demolition crew takes pictures of “mannequin” only to find it is a dead body. Crews demolishing a Merriam home made a disturbing discovery Friday afternoon. A body was found in the rubble of the home in the 5400 block of Antioch Road next to Merriam Town Center. “I kicked in both doors walked through both […]
Holyoke seeks $800K in damages over Essex House takedown. The city of Holyoke in Massachusetts has filed a lawsuit against NASDI Demolition of Waltham seeking $800,000 in damages for an alleged breach of contract related to the demolition of the Essex House at 400 High St. last year. “The inability of NASDI to fulfill their […]
Contractor to be replaced at Didcot Power Station. It has been the subject of industry speculation and rumour for several weeks now but Coleman and Company has now officially announced that it is to be replaced at the Didcot A Power Station following the tragedy of 23 February and more than two months of recovery […]
Essex-based contractor is closing its doors. DemolitionNews understands that Chelmsford-based demolition contractor Micor Limited is ceasing to trade just short of its 30th anniversary. An administrator has been appointed. Established in 1986 by Michael Corridan, Micor Demolition had built up an impressive and extensive portfolio of clients. The company, a member of the National Federation […]