The Construction Collective Skills Special

Addressing the UK construction sector’s biggest single challenge…..LIVE! With mammoth projects such as HS2 increasing demand for workers at all levels, the ongoing skills shortage within the UK construction sector s only going to get worse. To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week, The Construction Collective hosted a special one-off LIVE show to address that issue….Read moreRead more

Final curtain falls at Longannet…

Blast fells final power station structure. The final building at Lonagnnet Power Station in Fife was demolished earlier today. Dramatic footage from the scene near Kincardine shows smoke and dust billowing into the air and being blown across the Firth or Forth. The structure containing a boiler room, turbine hall and control room was levelled…Read moreRead more

Video Exclusive – Connell off to college…

New video from Content with Media captures the action. Salford-based Connell Brothers is currently demolishing Stafford College. The contractor s calling upon a full range of equipment, including a high reach excavator from CASE and some impressive attachments. Peter Haddock of Content with Media visited the site and sends us this report:

Turning the spotlight onto skills…

MASSIVE video show coming next week. The UK will mark National Apprenticeship Week from 8 to 14 February. To coincide with this national awareness week, DemolitionNews will once again takes its place among The Construction Collective to host a huge new video show that is focused entirely upon skills and training. That new show will…Read moreRead more

Dust prompts public health motion…

Public health officials to be consulted prior to industrial demolition. The planning committee in Hamilton City, Ontario wants Public Health consulted on industrial demolition projects minimise any impacts on people’s health. They passed a motion today in response to the demolition of a building in 2019 that created a massive dust cloud and caused plenty…Read moreRead more

A life in demolition…

DemolitionNews brings you ANOTHER video exclusive. Straight-talking demolition veteran Roy Gibbons lived and worked through the golden age of the UK demolition industry. He rubbed shoulders with some of the biggest names in the sector, crossed paths with some of its biggest personalities, and considered many of them friends. Now, as he hangs up his…Read moreRead more

Business Briefing for January 2021

And still the video insights keep coming! Nobody expected a repeat of last month’s £12 billion in new contract awards. But the UK construction sector has started the New Year with anther exceptional performance fuelled by an uptick in spend on infrastructure, the continued dominance of the housing sector, and some big figures from London…Read moreRead more

Keltbray engineers bridge solution…

Removal of power station bridge demonstrates engineering prowess. It is often said that the skill of the demolition engineer lies in their ability to solve problems. That skill is exemplified in this superb new film that shows how demolition giant Keltbray set about removing a bridge at the Ferrybridge C Power Station.

Exclusive – Shaping the industry by degrees…

Interview with Mike Kehoe who has earned a Masters Degree in Demolition Management. Following the success of our recent interviews with demolition professionals Joe Vendetti and Richrd Dolman, we have another world exclusive with our interview with Mike Kehoe of C&D Consultancy. Kehoe recently crowned a lifetime in the demolition industry by earning a Masters…Read moreRead more

Demolition Discussion – Social Media Bans

It appears that some companies and individuals are being asked to abide by bans on social media posting from certain sites. Is this a good idea, Big Brother flexing his muscles, or an encroachment upon freedom of speech?