demolition equipment Articles

  • Demolition and Rigging Newsletter December 2010

    December 2010 Outrigger  - Demolition and Rigging Newsletter At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about ...

  • Scrap Metal Prices Soaring - Time to Start Demolition

    Now may be the time for you to start that demolition project with ferrous and non ferrous metals rising to new heights.  During demolition, scrap metals such as steel, copper, stainless steel and other metals are collected for recycling.  The revenue generated by these recycling efforts can help offset the costs of demolition.  In many cases, the value of the scrap metals ...

  • Demolition and Rigging Newsletter March 2010 Now Available

    At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about the latest industry issues and R. Baker & Son developments. About R. Baker & Son All Industrial ...

  • R. Baker & Son Demolition and Rigging Newsletter

    At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about the latest industry issues and R. Baker & Son developments. About R. Baker & Son All Industrial ...

  • Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. Completes Demolition Services at Site in New Jersey

    Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. was contracted by a large developer to demolish all structures at a site in New Jersey. The site consisted of a large farm style house, barns and sheds. Demolition contracting services included the demolition and remove all structures, concrete floors, slabs, footings and foundations. Instead of demolishing the one large barn, Dallas Contracting dismantled and ...


  • R. Baker & Son Newsletter `Outrigger` - Rigging and Demolition News

    At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about the latest industry issues and R. Baker & Son developments. INcludes stories and news on our ...

  • Demolition Noise Monitoring with John F Hunt - Case Study

    Cirrus Environmental has enjoyed a long alliance with John F Hunt Demolition going back over many years, so much so, the company’s Health, Safety & Environmental Department has accumulated almost an historic arsenal of Cirrus equipment that charts the journey of noise monitoring over the years. About John F Hunt Demolition The ...


    By Cirrus Environmental

  • Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. Completes School Demolition Project

    Dallas Contracting Co., Inc., a demolition, concrete crushing and salvage contracting company, recently completed the surgical demolition on a section of a high school in New Jersey. Dallas Contracting Co. Inc. (Dallas Contracting) was contracted by a developer to dismantle a section of a former high school as part of a larger redevelopment of the site. The demolition scope of work consisted ...


  • R. Baker & Son Rigging and Demolition Newsletter Sept 09

    At R. Baker & Son we like to keep our customers and potential customers up to date with what's happening here at the company. With open communication in mind we have developed The Outrigger, a quarterly newsletter designed to inform our customers, suppliers and other interested parties about the latest industry issues and R. Baker & Son developments. This is the September 2009 ...

  • How to get the most value from scrap metal recycling from demolition projects

    Demolition (also known as wrecking or razing) can be a large source of scrap metals depending on the type of item, structure or faciluity being demolished. Metal buildigs or large industrial complexes usually provide the largest sources of metals for recycling. Scrap metals for recycling can be found in the structural members of the buildings, electrical and piping systems, tanks, reactors, heat ...

  • Occupational exposures to lead-based paint in structural steel demolition and residential renovation work

    Occupational exposures to lead are characterised for a number of different lead-based paint abatement techniques in two work settings: residential renovation and structural steel demolition. Exposure levels reported during heavy structural steel demolition work involving acetylene torch cutting, welding, and abrasive blasting can be more than 100 times greater than the permissible exposure limit ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Equipment and technology review: rocscience tunneling applications

    Allen Gwynnes Pumps– name resurrected With a design and manufacturing history stretching back 150 years, Allen Gwynnes Pumps, a name long associated with the manufacture of large, performance critical pumps, is once again an active force in the market place, operating from its new head office location in Middlesbrough, UK. The company was acquired by NEI during the 1970’s, and then became part ...


    By Rocscience Inc.

  • Environmental issues and management strategies for waste electronic and electrical equipment

    One of the great technological advancements of the 20th century has been the worldwide development of information access and communications through electronic technology. With the introduction of new technologies inevitably comes the issue of the management of discarded hardware. The growth of waste and recyclable material from the electronics and electricity age has been remarkable. The ...

  • Fawley Power Station– Case Study

    Project Highlights Asbestos air monitoring associated with asbestos removal and remediation was undertaken on the Fawley Power Station site on a daily basis for a duration of four years on behalf of CAPE Plc. Demolition asbestos survey have also been undertaken of all buildings due to demolished as a consequence of the ...

  • Cutting up the Riverdance

    UK-based contractor PGC Demolition is well advanced with its largest-ever project - the cutting-up and removal of the Riverdance, a 6000-tonne roll-on/roll-off ferry which was beached during severe storms earlier this year near Blackpool on the north-west coast of England. Selection of the most appropriate equipment has been critical to the success of this unusual contract, according to the ...


    By Recycling International

  • Case study - PCB Containment - ICA of Jacksonville

    Location: Jacksonville, FL System Applied: JBT 303 Substrate / Area: PCB Containment, 38,000 sq.ft. Date Completed: November 2005 Quality Control: Dudley Primeaux II, Primeaux Associates, LLC Project Description The building was scheduled for demolition, but the existing slab was impacted with PCB. It was ...

  • Challenge #3 - Power Industry, Condensate Polishing

    A University installing new turbines for their expanded power plant was adding a new Cogeneration Facility, and needed to replace their existing water treatment system. The project required demolition of the existing system, temporary water service for their existing boiler feed equipment, and full treatment of water to produce 240,000-lb/hr steam. The system design had to be flexible enough to ...

  • Adding On

    Today's demolition contractor differs greatly from his counterpart of as little as 25 years ago. Once solely dedicated to the demolition facet of a job, today's professional - in order to survive, let alone maintain a competitive edge - often must augment his operation with a solid material-processing and recycling effort. So when Fresno, California demolition professionals Kroeker Demolition and ...


    By Morbark, LLC

  • Facility Decommissioning and Adaptive Reuse

    ABSTRACT The objectives of facility management are changing. In many cases, changing operational directives or facility closures are dramatically modifying the current and future use of facilities. These changes can often be the catalyst for environmental investigation, possible remediation, equipment removal, and adaptive reuse. This paper presents an approach for investigating the current ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

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