Demolition News

A green light for demolition of the Perry Projects “This is one of the largest projects from a residential perspective in the region”

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) – “It’s an exciting day,” said Brendan Mehaffy, Executive Director of Strategic Planning in Buffalo. “This is one of the largest projects from a residential perspective in the region.” Mayor Byron Brown and the Buffalo Municipal Housing authority have signed off on funding for the redevelopment of the Commodore Perry Projects. It […]

Husqvarna’s new electric demolition robot will smash up the house

The DXR 95 is small enough to transport in a standard van, as well as sturdy enough to manage steep inclines at an angle of 30°. Designed to handle indoor demolition work in confined spaces, Husqvarna’s new DXR 95 electric demolition robot is small enough to fit in a standard work van, and tough enough […]

National Park Service to host meeting regarding proposed demolition plan this week, Thurmond residents to present another option

THURMOND, W.Va. — Residents of one historical community in Fayette County plan to present some more options during an upcoming meeting regarding the National Park Service’s proposal to tear down 35 deteriorating and excess buildings within the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve. The NPS will host the meeting this Thursday, Jan. 11 at […]

Idaho home where four students were killed is demolished

The Idaho home where four college students were murdered last year was destroyed on Thursday, overruling the objections made by victims’ families. Last year, the stabbings of four University of Idaho students rocked the small college town of Moscow, Idaho. School leaders called the three-story house, which was torn down in under two hours, a […]

New Orleans seeks proposals to demolish Plaza Tower

NEW ORLEANS — Action may be coming on the infamous Plaza Tower. The City of New Orleans has called for demolition of the building in Downtown New Orleans. Mayor Latoya Cantrell has called it one of the “dirty dozen” blighted buildings in New Orleans, and finally, the problematic Plaza Tower may be coming down. Mayor […]

Hazmat & Government News

Last Parkland shooting anniversary before building’s demolition

Wednesday marks six years since the school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that left 17 people dead. And while the building where they were killed is still standing, this anniversary will be its last. The building is scheduled to come down this summer. Why it matters: For many in the Parkland, the demolition […]

Demolition, legal battle continue at former power plant in Springdale PA

As the fate of the boiler house at the former power plant in Springdale is hung up in the courts, crews continue to take down other buildings at the site. “Generally speaking, we’ve been making progress on some of the other buildings throughout the site,” said Scott Reschly, vice president of operations for Charah Solutions, […]

Passaic County gives go-ahead to demolish jail in Paterson, fund redevelopment project

Two years after endorsing the Passaic County Jail’s closure, county commissioners have approved its demolition. Commissioners on Thursday morning unanimously approved a $7 million capital ordinance to fund a redevelopment project on the county jail site in downtown Paterson. The project’s main aim is to demolish the 66-year-old jail and clear the site fronting Marshall, […]

EPA to demolish Penrose funeral home at center of improper storage investigation on Jan. 17 Roughly 190 bodies were removed from the Return to Nature funeral home in Penrose, Colorado, in early October, according to authorities.

The southern Colorado funeral home at the center of an improper storage investigation will be demolished on January 17, 2024, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Monday. Related Articles Relatives watch as the Colorado funeral home owners accused of mishandling 190 remains appear in court Colorado funeral home owners arrested in Oklahoma; face charges […]

City of Englewood will get $50K in federal funds to help the city demolish blighted homes

ENGLEWOOD, Ohio (WKEF) — Montgomery County Commissioners approved 17 of the 23 applications submitted for Community Development Block Grants. This is federal money that allows the county to partner with cities to help them with a variety of projects to improve communities. The City of Englewood is getting $50,000 in grant funding to add to […]