James Seligman

Demolition Worker Killed in Florida

A construction worker is killed at a demolition accident inside the Venice Eastside Water Reclamation facility in Venice, Florida. Police and city officials say part of the concrete collapsed on a 35-year-old worker from Graber Excavating. [...]

City Fires Demolition Contractor

The city of New Milford, Connecticut has fired the Century Brass demolition contractor following a dispute over who was responsible for paying to clean up the mill’s 1,500 tons of contaminated steel. Standard Demolition Services has [...]

Prison Time for Philly Contractor

Demolition subcontractor Sean Benschop who was operating heavy machinery the day of the collapse was sentenced to 7 1/2 to 15 years in prison. Co-defendant Griffin Campbell was the cut-rate contractor who gutted the building from [...]

Illinois State Starts Demolition of Old Dorms

Demolition of the old Feeney Dining Center is under way at Illinois State University as interior work continues in the closed residence halls on either side. Feeney's demolition should be done by mid-February. Whitten-Hamilton isn't expected [...]

John Adamo Killed in Demolition Accident

Very sad news today. John T. Adamo Jr., the president of Adamo Group, died after his involvement in an Ohio construction accident, a family attorney confirmed today. Adamo's company has been a leading demolition contractor in [...]

Worker Killed in Building Demolition Collapse

The worker killed when the interior of a midtown Manhattan building caved in during a demolition project was identified as authorities probed what caused the collapse. Pedro Bacilio, 26, died after part of a five-story town [...]

Demolition Contractor Sued for Failing to Pay

The company hired in the $3.2 demolition of the iconic St. Petersburg, Florida Pier is the target of a lawsuit filed this month that claims it failed to pay a subcontractor on three other jobs and [...]

Demolition Contractor Files Lawsuit to Get Paid

The company that demolished parts of the historic Dayton Daily News building in Dayton, Ohio has sued Student Suites Dayton, LLC for allegedly not paying its nearly $800,000 bill. The civil lawsuit filed Thursday in Montgomery [...]

CDI Drops Route 57 Bridge

Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI) of Phoenix, Maryland, USA (acting as Specialty Explosives Subcontractor to General Contractor, Ragle, Inc. of Newburgh, Indiana and working alongside Main Demolition Contractor, Klenck Company of Evansville, Indiana) performs the successful explosives [...]

Company Fined Over MIOSHA Violations in Worker Death

The state of Michigan has fined Beal Construction Services $35,000 in relation to the conditions at Thompson Block in Ypsilanti, the site where worker Jeremy "Jake" Burd was killed May 11 in a floor collapse. The [...]

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