The City of Schenectady, New York has been approved for a $3 million federal loan to demolish 80 vacant buildings. The money will come from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The loan was announced by Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY). The funding will allow the city to raze buildings that are considered blights […]
Author: Seligman James
Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI) of Phoenix, Maryland, USA (acting as Main Demolition Contractor to The Property Owner) performs the successful explosives felling of the 800′ tall, structural steel, guyed transmission tower in LaFayette, New York at 12:14 PM on Thursday, February 20, 2014.
For more than a century after it became a downtown Manitowoc, Wisconsin landmark, the abandoned Mirro manufacturing plant is coming down. Demolition on the 900,000-square-foot former cookware and bake-ware plant started this week. The current demolition consist of the 3-story and 7-story sections of the former plant. St. Louis businessman Eric Spirtas bought the building […]
The demolition of the chimney stack at the former Hooven & Allison Cordage Company in Xenia, Ohio scheduled for next week will although it will no longer involve explosives. Demolition, which was originally scheduled for Feb. 20, will take place at 9 a.m. March 10. The date was pushed back due to severe winter weather, […]
The Department of Environmental Protection will fine Stell Enterprises for failing to control wayward dust at a demolition site in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Stell Enterprises is demolishing a former Salvation Army building. The company had been using water to control dust at the location, but when temperatures dropped below freezing, employees stopped the […]
Congratulations to the teams at Dykon Explosive Demolition and Peak Environmental LLC for a successful implosion. The implosion took place on Sunday March 2nd, 2014 at 7AM.
A federal judge has ordered Titan Tire Corp. and related company, Dico Inc., to pay millions of dollars in fines for the demolition of three buildings in Des Moines that the Environmental Protection Agency says were contaminated with PCBs, chemicals considered hazardous. The EPA sued the companies in October 2010 claiming they flouted environmental regulations. […]
Story Still Developing Eight people were injured in a partial building collapse in Brooklyn, New York where the Department of Buildings says the interior demolition work was being done without permits. Apparently the top floor of the 3 story building collapsed. We are told they were all demolition workers, but we are receiving conflicting stories […]
The first of 19 tanks scheduled for demolition was close to being taken down at the Ridgeline Energy Services waste-water treatment plant in Santa Fe Springs, California which has been the source of several foul-odor discharge incidents during the past six months. Workers from Ecology Specialized Services of Cerritos, CA are expected to demolish three […]
The Hamilton/Whitten and Atkin/Colby dormitory halls, as well as the Southside Dining Center, will soon be torn down. The dorms have been closed since summer of 2012 because of the outdated fire sprinkler systems. The Board of Trustees say that with Cardinal Court filling the gap, there should be enough housing for underclassmen even without […]