Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we have tried denial, anger, bargaining and acceptance. But now is the time (for us, at least – for you, it’s optional) to look up, not down.
Despite governmental warnings and in the face f calls from several (notably) non-demolition trade bodies, many UK demolition sites are remaining open during the COVID-19 crisis, potentially placing thousands of lives at risk.
In this episode of the Demolition Daly, we look at the issue of plant and vehicle theft amidst the mass site closures that are sweeping the nation during the COVID-19 crisis. We are joined by John Mussett, head of investigations at CanTrack Global and a former police officer who talks about how to protect your…Read moreRead more
In today’s episode, we look at the industry’s response – or lack thereof – to the COVID-19 threat; the lack of guidance from industry leaders; and the ongoing failure to close all non-essential sites. We also welcome guests Mike Kehoe of C&D Consultancy and David Cant of Veritas Consulting to discuss the health and safety…Read moreRead more
Latest LiveStream looks at mental health impact of COVID-19 lockdown, We have a bumper edition of the Demolition Daily LiveStream for you today with no less than three (count them, THREE) guests. This episode features Danny Kearney of Prosafe Consultants who talks about the likely mental health impact of the current COVID19 lockdown upon demolition…Read moreRead more
National Demolition Association demonstrates leadership in face of Coronavirus. Ever since the Coronavirus made landfall in the US, the team at the National Demolition Association (NDA) has been working tirelessly to keep its members informed snd to keep sites moving. Possibly because the effects of the 911 terrorist attacks are still raw, the US is…Read moreRead more
The second episode of our daily LiveStream is available to view. Regular readers will know that we have committed to broadcasting a daily LiveStream video show over on our Facebook page which will appear on our Facebook page at 3pm each day during the COVID-19 crisis. Yesterday’s episode was struck down in its prime by…Read moreRead more
Our first-ever LiveStream is in the can. You can watch it here. As subscribers to our This Week in Demolition newsletter are already aware, we promised to launch a new LiveStream that will be hosted DAILY on our Facebook page. Well, the first episode is now “in the can” and you can watch it below.
Leaning Tower of Dallas finally succumbs. It withstood explosives. It withstood countless blows with a wrecking ball. And it openly mocked the demolition contractor charged with bringing it down. But the infamous Leaning Tower of Dallas – subject of a million selfies – has finally been laid to rest in a cloud of dust.
Wrecking ball sets out to complete what explosives could not. Just over a week after explosives failed to demolish part of a tower block in Dallas, the demolition contractor has called upon reinforcements in the shape of a trusty crawler crane and wrecking ball. For the past seven days, Texans have marvelled as the “Leaning…Read moreRead more