Demolition News

Demolition Contractor Backs Out

Volatile scrap metal prices caused a contractor to back out of its low bid of $62,204 to dismantle the Green Acres water storage tank in the Town of Tonawanda. Apollo Dismantling Services of Niagara Falls was [...]

Wilshire Grand Hotel Demolition in 45 Seconds [Video]

LVI Services, Malcolm Drilling, and Turner Construction recently finished the demolition of the 15 story hotel. The deconstruction was expected to cost around $24 million, but $4 million is estimated to be recouped by selling the [...]

Sterling Hotel Demolition Bid Results

Wilkes-Barre, PA opened bids on June 18th for the demolition of the Sterling Hotel. Bradic, the apparent lowest bidder, also bid on the project last year. Their bid this time, $419,000 is about 47% lower than [...]

Demolition Starts at St. Paul Ford Plant

Crews from Independence Demolition has begun demolition of the former Ford assembly plant in St. Paul, MN. The plant production ended in December 2011, after 86 years of operation. Mayor Chris Coleman vowed the tearing down [...]

Ferma Starts Major Demolition on Eshleman Hall

This week Ferma Corporation started the major demolition of Eshleman Hall on the University of California, Berkeley campus. The demolition of the 7 story is expected to last through mid-June. Before the start of the demolition, [...]

Governors Island Building 877 Implosion Set

This Sunday, June 9th, Controlled Demolition, Inc. will be imploded Building 877 on Governors Island in New York. The implosion is planned to take place at around 7:36AM Local Time Building 877 is the tallest building [...]

Demolition Starts on Morrill Hall

After more than 100 years of history, Morrill Hall at Michigan State University has reached the beginning of the end. Workers began dismantling the building after completing phase one of its demolition last month by removing [...]

6 Workers Escape Fire at Demolition Project

Six demolition workers escaped from a fire at the former Consumers Energy building in downtown Jackson Michigan last week. Five workers were trapped on the fourth or fifth floor, while a sixth was on the 11th [...]

Record Breaking Demolition of Viaduct in China

A 2 mile long viaduct in the Chinese city of Wuhan was demolished, breaking a record for the longest reinforced concrete bridge ever blown up in the country. The viaduct built in 1997, was demolished to [...]

Worker Killed at Demolition Site

A worker died after a tree fell on him during demolition of a building in Scottsdale, Arizona According to reports the man was removing debris from the site when he was struck by the tree. The [...]

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