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And the winner is.... the 2009 Demolition Awards Contract of the Year
UK contractor Keltbray took the accolades for the 2009 Demolition Awards Contract of the Year
End of the line for Heathrow's Terminal 2
Terminal 2 at London's Heathrow Airport has closed to passengers prior to its demolition during 2010
Bayer plant in Widnes almost gone
The demolition of Bayer Cropscience's Gorsey Lane plant at Widnes, UK, is reaching its final stages
US debut for Husqvarna DXR 310 robot
One of the first 1.9 tonne Husqvarna DXR 310 demolition robots in the USA was used by concrete removal specialist Bluegrass to remove two industrial kilns
Deutsche Bank building demolition to restart
Demolition of the Deutsche Bank building in Lower Manhattan, New York, is set to restart
Max head room: demolition of the Nooderlaan bridge in Antwerp
The Albert canal in Antwerp is being upgraded to allow for improved traffic flow, requiring the raising of the bridges that span the waterway. D&Ri reports
Grove GTK1100 comes out on top for demolition
A German company considered several options for a challenging demolition project before selecting a Grove GTK1100
University demolition challenge for Lawson Demolition
Redevelopment work is under way at the Anglia Ruskin University campus in the city of Cambridge, UK
Brokk demolition robots make a splash in Scotland
A trio of versatile robotic concrete-breaking machines has successfully demolished a 100 year old Scottish swimming pool quicker, cheaper and safer than any other possible method. David Hayward reports
Clifford Devlin overcomes the barriers to sustainable demolition
The recent demolition of an office block in the City of London provides tangible evidence that environmental measures can be implemented even in the most difficult of circumstances
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
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