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Schenectady, NY Gets $3 Million for Demolitions

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 [...]

CDI Drops 800′ Guyed Transmission Tower

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 [...]

Former Mirro Manufacturing Plant Coming Down

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 [...]

Date Set for Xenia Chimney Demolition

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. [...]

DEP to Fine Stell Enterprises

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 [...]

Fay Street Warehouse Imploded

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.

Asbestos Certification Courses to be Held

The South Dakota State University Engineering Extension Office in Brookings, South Dakota will hold six separate courses on asbestos abatement and handling. In addition to offering one-day refresher/recertification courses, the office will hold multiday initial courses [...]

$3.1 Million in Fines and Penalties for Demolition

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 [...]

Demolition of Six 500,000 Barrel Oil Storage Tanks

Recently, Universal Wrecking Corp. completed the demolition of six 500,000 barrel above ground oils storage tanks (AST) The tanks were located at a tank farm storage facility in Pennsylvania. The tanks needed to be removed due [...]

8 Injured at Demolition Site

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 [...]

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