James Seligman

OSHA Fines Demolition Company for Overpass Collapse

A company in charge of demolishing a highway overpass that collapsed and killed a construction worker in January has been cited for two safety violations and fined $14,000. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the [...]

Genesis Attachments Announces Jaw Armor

Genesis Attachments announces its Jaw Armor protective system is now available for severe-duty contractor grapples. Jaw Armor is a weld-on modular system constructed of abrasion-resistant, proprietary GenGuard steel that maintains structural integrity and virtually eliminates the [...]

Kodak Building 53 Implosion Date Set

Building 53 at Eastman Business Park in Rochester, New York, is scheduled to be taken down about 8 a.m. July 18 with an implosion. Kodak is planning to set up a "command center" for media cameras [...]

Park Avenue Hotel Imploded

The historic former Park Avenue Hotel in Detroit, Michigan came crashing to the ground. 200 pounds of dynamite were used to level the 13 story 252-room building. The implosion was part of plans to clear space [...]

Demolition Starts at GE Warehouse

Demolition is underway at Warehouse Six at General Electric's Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky. The massive, six-alarm fire destroyed the warehouse on April 3. Building 6 was a warehouse for production parts and contained offices. Appliance [...]

City Soliciting Bids for Demolition of Civic Auditorium

On behalf of the City of Omaha’s Parks, Recreation and Public Property Department, the Douglas County Purchasing Agent is issuing this Request for Proposal to solicit proposals from qualified contractors/consultants to submit proposals for the Demolition [...]

Worker Killed by Steel Beam

Washington state officials are investigating after a 52-year-old Whatcom County man working with a friend on a demolition job was fatally crushed beneath a steel beam. James Loyd Bost was helping to scrap a cyclone air [...]

LBX Company Announces Director, Marketing and Communication

LBX Company, maker of Link-Belt excavators has announced that Rob Orlowski has joined LBX as Director, Marketing and Communication. Prior to his most recent role as Product Manager for Excavators at Komatsu America Corp., Rob spent [...]

Costa Concordia Readies For Demolition

The shipwrecked Costa Concordia was pulled away by tugboats from Italy's Genoa harbor to finally be demolished. The ship hit rocks and partially capsized off the Italian island of Giglio in January 2012 in an accident [...]

Bertolino Building Imploded

The vacant Bertolino Building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was imploded to make way for a 219-space parking lot. The Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency bought that property in September to provide more parking for its 2,500 employees [...]

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