New Holland has produced a video showing the demolition of the famous Stadio Delle Alpi. Excavator manufacturer New Holland has produced a video showing its equipment playing a key role in the demolition of the famous Stadio Delle Alpi, home of the Juventus football team in Turin. Just a pity that the soundtrack used on…Read moreRead more
Alan Jones of Brown & Mason has won the Demolition News photo competition. Back in the middle of April, we launched our latest competition; to find the best demolition photograph from among our many readers, subscribers and now listeners. And we weren’t disappointed. In fact, we were inundated by photos from demolition sites across the…Read moreRead more
Over the years, I have seen buildings, bridges and even ships demolished but this is the first time I have ever seen an aircraft (and a large one at that) demolished.
Passersby watched this week as three buildings on the site of the old Nevada National Guard Armory on south Carson Street were turned into rubble. Further details here.
UK’s Doncaster council has spent almost £14m of taxpayers’ cash flattening a town housing estate which was sold to developers for just £1.1m. Read the full story here.
The UK press has been having a field day recently on the subject of the end of rate relief on commercial buildings, a change that is prompting an increasing number of landlords and property owners with empty premises to consider demolition as a low-cost alternative. This brief but insightful blog entry gives an interesting take…Read moreRead more
The all-new website of the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) went live today. I had a hand in the development so I won’t dwell on it; I’ll just let the site speak for itself.
All too often, the media portrays the demolition industry as a nasty, dirty business that wreaks havoc on the environment and local wildlife. So it is pleasing to report that at least one US newspaper has had the good sense to dig a little deeper to find some true environmental benefits to the demolition of…Read moreRead more
A Brisbane Magistrate has fined a developer more than $500,000 for the illegal demolition of four pre-war homes at Hamilton. http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2008/08/06/2325959.htm?section=business
Demolition News is the weblog of Mark Anthony, editor of the UK publications Demolition & Dismantling and Demolition Engineer, and European Editor of Professional Demolition International (PDI). It is my intention to use this weblog not only to post news from and for the demolition industry but also to gather response and comment from demolition…Read moreRead more