Demolition Company Owners Heading to Prison

A father and son who operated a demolition company that did work for New York City’s housing agency were sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to six years and four years in prison, respectively, for paying employees [...]

$2.4 Penalty Million In Minority Hiring Complaint

Manafort Brothers construction has agreed to pay a $2.4 million penalty to resolve a government complaint that it circumvented a requirement to hire minority contractors on a state and federal highway project involving Route 72 in [...]

Island Station Power Plant Implosion

At 10:00 AM local time on March 16, 2014, the Island Station power plant in St. Paul, Minnesota was imploded. It opened in 1926 and has been decommissioned since 1975. Frattalone Companies was the demolition contractor [...]

Methodist Hospital Building Imploded

The nearly 100-year-old Old Nursing School Building Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa building was imploded on Sunday. The implosion began at about 7 a.m., and lasted about 18 seconds. The cloud of dust kicked up [...]

Final Phase of The Brewster Projects Starts

The final phase of demolition for a well-known vacant Detroit housing project that once was home to boxer Joe Louis and members of the Supremes. Crews are using high-reach excavators to take down four 15-story towers [...]

Date Set For Island Station Coal Stack

On Sunday, March 16th at around 10AM crews will bring down the 208 foot-tall stack on the Mississippi riverfront in St. Paul, Minnesota The stack is located at the former Island Station coal power plant. The [...]

Demolition Worker Killed in Accident

A demolition worker has been killed in an industrial accident at a Brownfield, Texas job site. Terry County Sheriff Larry Gilbreath says 43-year-old James Croft of Tyler died at the scene when a silo tank fell [...]

Morbark Partners with Makers of Bevel Buddy

Morbark, Inc., a leading manufacturer of durable, high-performance wood waste reduction equipment for more than 50 years, is proud to announce that it has signed a contract with Precision Sharpening Devices Inc. to become the exclusive [...]

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 [...]

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