All Demolition Articles

Hazardous chemical clean up for RVA
The site of a former chemical plant in Knottingly, UK, is providing a major challenge for project manager and construction design management specialist RVA Group
Caterpillar equipment recycles old mining equipment
Caterpillar equipment is recycling abandoned equipment once used by Namibia's diamond mining industry
Laser light shines on nuclear decommissioning
Modern high power lasers are to be evaluated as a tool for the removal of surface layers of contaminated concrete during the decommissioning of nuclear installations
Buckingham Group secures Rolls Royce demolition work
Buckingham Group has started work on a +£1 million (US$1.6 million) contract to clear the East Works site at the Rolls Royce plc site at Filton, Bristol
EDS clears chemical factory site in Yorkshire
Euro Decommissioning Services (EDS) is currently finishing off the demolition and site clearance at the former Oxiris chemical factory in Knottingley, UK
Facing the challenge of residual petroleum vapours
The demolition of redundant petrol stations creates a challenge for demolition contractors
Lawson ends central role of Newport steelworks
Lawson Demolition Ltd has commenced the clearance of part of the 30 hectare Orb steelworks site in Newport in Gwent, south Wales
TV channel seeks demolition challenges
TV channel National Geographic is looking for unusual, challenging or technically innovative demolition/deconstruction projects
Nuclear role for RVA
UK CDM specialist RVA has been engaged by British Energy to assess a range of structures within the ‘non-controlled' areas of four of its nuclear power stations in the UK
Night work for Coleman
The UK's highest reaching telescopic demolition excavator made short work of a 60 m redundant chimney in Birmingham
Bridge work made easy
Atlas Copco demolition tools speed processing of demolition debris from a bridge over the river Main in Germany
VIDEO: Demolition of the JCB Heavy Products factory
In what is either a slick piece of marketing or a supreme irony (or both!), three JCB excavators are being used to demolish the factory where they were manufactured in Uttoxeter, UK. Chris Sleight reports.
Taking the Prill - an explosive demolition project
A possible explosive conclusion to an industrial blowdown in the UK required careful project management and site preparation. The Prill Tower implosion required just 13 kg of explosives and fell in less than 10 seconds
Volvo helps end an era in Grimsby
H Cope & Sons is currently using one of the newest high reach excavators in the UK during the demolition of 6,000 square meters of cold stores and fish houses at the port
End of the line for Seal Sands
UK contractor J Bryan Victoria Ltd has been contracted by the UK division of BASF to demolish two major chemical production facilities as part of the decommissioning of the BASF chemical plant at Seal Sands
A handle on dust
A four storey, heavily reinforced shopping mall provided a major challenge for Wrecking Corp of America when it demolished the Waterside Mall in the south west Washington DC area.
Campus clearance
Manchester, UK, based contractor J Freeley Ltd has recently completed a contract to remove 46 redundant three storey student accommodation blocks on a three acre site on the Salford University campus
Bizzocchi platforms help improve safety in Buenos Aries
Working in collaboration with local partner, CMS Sudamericana Srl, CTE has been able to furnish the Argentinian Safety and Justice Office with Bizzocchi working platforms to rescue people at height and help in the safe redevelopment of damaged buildings in Buenos Aries.
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