Demolition News

Martha’s Vineyard Yacht Club Demolition Attracts Attention on Harborfront

The Edgartown Yacht Club broke ground — or more accurately broke wharf — last week on a long-planned project to renovate the historic clubhouse perched above the harbor at the foot of Dock street. Waterfront building is a work site as major project to raise clubhouse two feet gets under way. — Mark Alan Lovewell […]

Pay dispute stalls St. Joe’s demolition

OTTUMWA IA — A dispute over a contractor’s pay has stalled demolition of the former St. Joseph Hospital, site of a planned new development by Blackbird Investments. Rachel Wegmann, the company’s marketing director, said Blackbird is “working through differences we have with the contractor.” That matches with what Mayor Tom Lazio, long one of the […]

U.S. Department of Labor Urges Workers and the Public to be Vigilant And Mindful of Hazards Following Hurricane Florence

ATLANTA, GA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) urges emergency crews in the areas affected by Hurricane Florence to be aware of hazards from flooding, power loss, structural damage, fallen trees, and storm debris. “Workers involved in storm recovery can face a range of safety and health hazards,” said […]

Demolition underway at Hazel Park Raceway site for new development

The thundering sound of hoof beats at the shuttered Hazel Park Raceway is gone and given way to the mechanical noise of trucks and bulldozers as workers demolish all the buildings at the former horse track. Demolition got underway earlier this month and is expected to finish sometime in November, said Hazel Park City Manager […]

Demolition begins at Notre Dame Church in Worcester MA

WORCESTER – Patrons on the third floor of the Worcester Public Library had a clear view Monday afternoon as a wrecker crane, like some prehistoric beast, bit into the facade of Notre Dame des Canadiens Church. “I feel bad for the people who built it,” said Glen Wilkin, 58, of Worcester, as the 89-year-old former […]

Hazmat & Government News

Abatement of asbestos in the former Morgan Shirt Factory Building in Marilla Park WV. to prepare the building for demolition.

(bid info at For most Morgantown residents, the shirt factory was always a fact of life. A surprising number of locals know, or are related to, someone who worked there. Many others bought shirts in the outlet or seconds store. George Segal, a former owner, believes there “are many doctors, lawyers, and other professionals […]

‘Asbestos knows no boundaries’: Alton’s Miles for Meso rallies awareness

ALTON IL— As far as the Amentos are concerned, asbestos knows no boundaries. “There’s no safe amount of exposure,” said Marilyn Amento Saturday morning at Alton’s 10th annual Miles for Meso event. “My husband died from being exposed to asbestos in our town.” Her husband died in his 50s from mesothelioma. Marilyn pointed out that […]

U.S. Dept of Labor Cites Two Companies After Fatal Fall At Communication Tower Worksite in Mississippi

UTICA, MS – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Midway Tower Service Inc. and Bracken Equipment Holdings LLC for exposing employees to fall and struck-by hazards after an employee suffered fatal injuries at a Utica, Mississippi, worksite. Midway Tower Service Inc. was cited for exposing employees to fall and […]

EPA Updates the National Priorities List, Advances Agency’s Commitment to Expedite Cleanup Across the Country

(Lenexa, Kan., Sept. 11, 2018) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its commitment to clean up five hazardous waste sites by adding them to the Superfund Program’s National Priorities List (NPL) and proposing to add another six sites to the NPL. These additions represent commitments from the Agency to advance cleanup to […]

UNC Charlotte: Residence Hall Phase XVI – Moore Hall Full Demo & Abatement

The project consists of asbestos abatement and complete building demolition of Moore Hall to allow for the construction of the new Phase 16 Residence Hall. The Asbestos Abatement Contractor’s company shall be a licensed General Contractor in the State of North Carolina and shall provide evidence of successful completion of at least three (3) asbestos […]