Awards shortlists – Urban Demolition under US$10m

21 August 2020

Today we are announcing the shortlists for the World Demolition Awards.

In the Urban Demolition under US$10 million category, the shortlist is as follows.

Congratulations to:

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  • Budget Demolition (Canada) – for the Old Windsor City Hall project which imposed challenges including limited site access, limited workspace, dust migration and nearby historic monuments.
  • Despe (Italy) – for the demolition of a site formerly owned by the Fiat motor company in the centre of the coastal city of Livorno
  • Flesan (Chile) – for its work on the former Copesa facilities in suburban Santiago, totalling 16,500 sq m (177,600 sq ft) in an eight-month period
  • Veit & Company (USA) – the company was subcontractor for demolition and abatement of a 13-storey dormitory building at Marquette University, Wisconsin.

The World Demolition Awards take place on Thursday 12 November and are organised by Demolition & Recycling International in co-operation with the European Demolition Association and the National Demolition Association of the USA.

The headline sponsor is Volvo Construction Equipment

To register for the World Demolition Summit please visit

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