Geith targeted by thieves…

Major theft from attachments company warehouse. The Geith warehouse in Deeside outside Liverpool was broken into on Friday night/Saturday morning in what Police believe may have been a steal to order heist targeting high value hydraulic hitches and tilt hitches as well as buckets and other excavator attachments. Police said the main door was rammed,…Read moreRead more

Breaking bread…

Going full circle with a random act of kindness. Imagine that – as a child – you have watched a school being built. Imagine that you were among the first intake at that school when it first opened. Imagine if your children then subsequently attended that same school. And imagine if your granddaughter was among…Read moreRead more

Demolition Daily #37

Today’s guest on the Demolition Daily LiveStream is Keith Sleightholm of e-learning pioneer ProTrainings. While some in the training sphere have attempted to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic, ProTrainings reacted by offering a free training course on the subject. During the lockdown, the company has developed a virtual training programme that allows trainer and trainee to…Read moreRead more

Worker killed in Chattanooga collapse…

Incident claims life of demolition worker. James Lance, 51, was killed Tuesday morning, when a structure collapsed while being demolished. At approximately 11:07 a.m., Chattanooga Police along with Chattanooga Fire were dispatched to 1200 Judd Road on a report of a structure collapse. Police and fire personnel located Lance and confirmed him to be deceased…Read moreRead more

McGee switches to employee ownership…

London contractor transitions to employee ownership. Multi-faceted London contractor McGee announced today that it has become employee owned through an Employee Ownership Trust (EOT). Founded in 1959, the second generation McGee brothers have grown the capability, size and reputation of the business, making it synonymous with delivering world-class engineering solutions, either as standalone disciplines or…Read moreRead more

Demolition Daily #32

With lockdown restrictions seemingly on the verge of being reduced, today’s episode of the Demolition Daily LiveStream looks at the countless issues facing demolition and construction companies and employees working under the shadow of a Coronavirus that refuses to go away.

Demolition Social Club – Take 2

On Wednesday evening (7pm UK time) we will reconvene the Demolition Social Club to allow you to get together with me and a bunch of your fellow demolition men and women. You can chat about COVID-19, the current lockdown situation where you are, or you can just chew the fat – the choice is yours….Read moreRead more

Scottish sites shackled…

Scottish government orders all non-essential construction work to stop immediately. New guidance from the Scottish government on public health during the coronavirus crisis makes clear that work on construction projects should only continue if it is directly crucial to combatting the coronavirus pandemic. Even essential projects can only continue operating if they can comply with…Read moreRead more

Demolition Social Club Launch Party…

All the banter of a site from the comfort of your own home. Are you missing the on-site banter, chit-chat and gossip during the COVID-19 crisis? If so, why not join us on Wednesday evening for the launch of the Demolition Social Club; an online get-together for demolition men and women. DemolitionNews will be hosting…Read moreRead more

Give it away…

…give it away, give it away now. No, this post isn’t just a cheesy way in which to insert Red Hot Chilli Peppers lyrics into an otherwise staid website. We all know only too well the situation facing us all. We know that a good many hard-working demolition men and women have been – temporarily,…Read moreRead more