National Demolition Association sets date, venue and programme for 2009 Academy. The National Demolition Association’s Demolition Academy – an intensive safety and management training event – will take place this year for the first time at the OSHA Training Institute in Arlington Heights, Illinois from 14 to 16 October. The Demolition Academy begins on October…Read moreRead more
National Demolition Association CEO Mike Taylor provides update on US demolition industry. The National Demolition Association’s chief executive Mike Taylor was a guest speaker at the National Federation of Demolition Contractors 2009 Annual Convention. During the presentation, Taylor highlighted: That around 7,000 of the US demolition sector’s 22,000 employees are currently unemployed That President Obama’s…Read moreRead more
Limited space still remains for the National Demolition Association’s new Demolition Academy, a three-day educational program offering the latest safety information and management training for the demolition industry, Oct. 15-17 at the Renaissance Concourse Hotel in Atlanta. Further information here.
For those of us that are actually involved in the industry on a day to day basis, the fact that demolition contractors are pushing the recycling agenda will come as little surprise. But a new article from US magazine Equipment Today suggests that the pioneering action of the National Demolition Association members is helping shape…Read moreRead more
The US’ National Demolition Association has addressed 10 of the most popular demolition misconceptions including “demolition is a dangerous business” and, my personal favourite, “demolition contractors blow buildings up”. Personally, I’d have included “demolition always involves bulldozers” but that’s just a personal gripe. You can read the full 10-point list here.