UMaine trustees OK Spending $10M on Demolitions

UMaine trustees OK spending $10M on demolitions in push to downsize By Nick McCrea, BDN Staff • January 29, 2018 4:23 pm The University of Maine System is rolling out the bulldozers to rid itself of [...]

Demolition: Construction in Reverse, with Additional Hazards says OSHA

OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers often face a somber task as they identify and document the violation of safety and health standards which lead up to the latest worker tragedy. Demolition worker impaled on rebar. [...]

EPA guide to: Harmful Materials In Residential Demolition

This isn’t an exhaustive list. These are harmful materials one might typically encounter in a residential property. You may encounter harmful materials not mentioned here. Please use caution if there’s any doubt about the nature or [...]

IBISWorld Research Indicates Demolition is a Growth Industry

IBISWorld’s industry research report on Demolition & Wrecking can be used to help you understand the industry’s market size, growth potential and major companies. Five-year forecasts provide insight into the industry’s prospects, so you can make [...]


Remodeling of buildings sometimes involves demolishing parts of existing structures to make room for new improvements. Demolition can expose workers to dangerous materials that are sometimes difficult to recognize. In many cases, even the building owner [...]

Demolition Safety ideas from CATERPILLAR

SAFETY.CAT.COM Demolition Safety ideas from CATERPILLAR, CAT, CATERPILLAR, their respective logos, “Caterpillar Yellow” and the POWER EDGE trade dress, as well as corporate and product identity used herein, are trademarks of Caterpillar and may not be [...]



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Man injured after floor collapse at Brooklyn demolition site

A man was seriously injured Tuesday when he fell through the floor of a dilapidated Brooklyn building while rooting around for construction materials, authorities said.Firefighters scrambled to free the 33-year-old treasure hunter from the crumbling basement [...]

Preservation groups protest Union Carbide demolition

Shortly after JPMorgan Chase announced that they would be demolishing their Midtown Manhattan headquarters at 270 Park Avenue, preservationists, architects and critics railed against the move on social media and through letters to the city. Now, [...]

Old City demolition on hold while investigators seek clues to fire’s cause, feds say

The Old City building ravaged by a fire last week will stand for a while longer to give investigators an opportunity to search the wreckage for clues to the blaze’s cause, officials said Sunday. Philadelphia’s Department [...]

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