Demolition News

Demolition permits filed for modernist Union Carbide Building It will become the tallest voluntarily demolished building in the city’s history

The modernist Union Carbide building at 270 Park Avenue, due to be replaced by a new 70-story skyscraper, is now one step closer to coming down: 6sqft reports that demolition permits for the Midtown skyscraper have officially been filed with the Department of Buildings, signaling the start of the lengthy process to demolish the old […]

Demolition worker dies after being crushed in building collapse: Cleveland Police

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A worker died Wednesday after part of a building collapsed on him, police said. Cleveland police spokeswoman Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said the incident happened about 5 p.m. at a vacant industrial building at 2742 Grand Avenue in the city’s Buckeye-Woodhill neighborhood. A private demolition company was working at the building when the […]

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Cable On Wilmington Demolition GM Site Snaps, Strikes And Kills 64-Year-Old Man: Police

WILMINGTON, Del. Jan 12 (CBS) — A 64-year-old man from Florida died after a cable snapped and struck him on a demolition site in Wilmington Friday. Police were called to the old GM Plant at 801 Boxwood Road shortly after 4 p.m. The initial investigation found Atlantic Coast Dismantling, a Boston based company, was contracted […]

Tappan Zee Constructors spoke with the mayors of Hudson River towns about its plan to take down the old Tappan Zee Bridge with explosives

An announcement on when the Tappan Zee Bridge will be knocked down is expected any day. Grand View-on-Hudson Mayor Larry Lynn spoke with contractors about the plan to use explosives to take down the old span State contractors spoke with the mayors of Hudson River towns this week about their plan to use explosives to […]

Hazmat & Government News

Court to hear argument for testing demolition-debris sites

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. The Illinois Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments that rock quarries backfilled with demolition debris need groundwater monitoring to protect drinking water. Oral arguments in the case are scheduled for Wednesday. State and Will County officials are protesting a decision by the Illinois Pollution Control Board that omitted groundwater checks in rules […]

DEC: Man illegally dumped asbestos in nature preserve

An Orleans County man faces up to four years in prison and a $150,000 fine after being charged by state Department of Environmental Conservation police with dumping asbestos-laden materials in a nature preserve. According to DEC, Carl J. Rivers, 49, of Albion was arrested Jan. 3 following a seven-month investigation into an illegal dump site […]

Tipping Point – St. Louis demolitions bring renewed risk for lead poisoning

Toxic lead coursed through Christopher Holland Jr.’s body at two critical points in his life: as a toddler poisoned by lead paint and as a 20-year-old struck down by bullets. “I saw how it affected his life — with relationships, with his anger issues, always complaining that his head hurt,” Christopher Holland Sr. said of […]

Government Contractor Completes National Cemetery Projects, Adds $15 Million in Contracts

WASHINGTON, Dec. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Hamilton Pacific Chamberlain (HPC), a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) headquartered in Waldorf, MD, has announced the completion of multiple contracts, nationwide. These contract completions come just after HPC’s annual involvement in Wreaths Across America, Toys for Tots, and Fisher House Foundation. Among HPC’s recently completed projects […]

Cuyahoga Land Bank believes misapplied U.S. EPA regulations cause demolition delays

CLEVELAND — Cuyahoga Land Bank President Gus Frangos believes misapplied U.S. EPA regulations are causing longer wait times when it comes to the demolition of vacant, potentially hazardous homes. Frangos told News 5 the demolition of the Fuller Avenue home, where the body of 14-year-old Alianna DeFreeze was found, could have been moved up by […]