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  • Looking For a Demolition Contractor or Company in Pennsylvania?

    If you are looking for a safe and experienced demolition contractor or demolition company in Pennsylvania, then contact Universal Wrecking Corp. ...

  • Demolition: Where power meets precision

    Demolition involves plenty of noise, big machinery and a lot of dust. But today’s demolition contractor offers more than just brawn. Being a top choice demolition contractor means having multifaceted skills in just about every aspect of jobsite preparation, from remediation and abatement to materials recycling.“It’s not just about getting in and smashing stuff,” says Scott Knightly, president of ...


    By EnviroVantage

  • R. Baker & Son Rigging and Demolition Blog

    R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services is pleased to announce our demolition and rigging blog at http://rigging-demolition.blogspot.com . Our demolition and rigging blog provides updates and new on R. Baker & Son including: ◦Demolition and Rigging Project Photos ◦News on R. Baker & Son including Projects and Achievements ◦Safety Awards and Recognitions Please feel free to visit ...

  • National Demolition Association (NDA) Convention and Expo

    PEC Safety’ Mallory Friend, Business Development Texas Operations, will be presenting at the Demolition Convention and Expo today at 3pm PST! Stop by the Destination NDA Booth on the presentation floor to learn more about the benefits of contractor management within the construction industry. We learned that the total cost of fatal and non-fatal injuries in the construction industry is ...


    By PEC Safety

  • MagneGas Selected for 5 Major Florida Demolition Projects

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (MNGA) a leading technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas2® fuel, announced today that its cutting fuel has again been selected by industry experts as the fuel of choice for five major demolition projects in Florida. MagneGas2® fuel is ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Good potential for the sustainable re-use of demolition waste

    Europe produces around 450 million tonnes of construction and demolition waste every year, representing a quarter of all waste materials. A recent study of construction and demolition waste suggests that, with the right policies in place, there are good opportunities to ensure sustainable practices through re-use and recycling. One challenge associated with sustainable brownfield redevelopment ...

  • Historic look back at large airport demolition project

    R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services performed the demolition of JFK’S American Airlines Concourse “C” and Terminal in December 2000 and completed the project by the end of June 2001. This high profile project called for very tight security and very stringent safety precautions.R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services’ (R. Baker & Son) standard operating procedures called for daily ...

  • MagneGas Selected for Major Steel Demolition Project in Florida

    MagneGas Corporation ("MagneGas" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: MNGA), a leading energy and technology company that counts among its inventions a patented process that converts liquid waste into MagneGas fuel, today announced that its cutting fuel is being used in the steel portion of the demolition of the St. Petersburg Pier. The St. Petersburg Pier is a multi-story structure that is being ...


    By MagneGas Corporation

  • Building Demolition and Implosion Videos by Universal Wrecking Corp

    Come see our YouTube Demolition and Wrecking Video Channel.  Our Demolition and Wrecking Video Channel has videos of Universal Wrecking Corp performing building demolition, wrecking, controlled implosions by mechanical means, and other types of demolition Please see our ...

  • It’s time to tackle construction and demolition waste

    A little known fact of Canadian achievements is that on a per capita basis we generate more wastes than any other country in the world. Construction and demolition waste forms a large part of this dubious distinction. In 2009 the Canadian Council for the Ministers of the Environment (CCME) developed a waste action plan to tackle this problem. In the first phase of the plan, specific materials ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Demolition of K-31 gaseous diffusion building begins

    Demolition of the K-31 Building at Oak Ridge’s East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) began today, marking the removal of the fourth of five gaseous diffusion buildings at the former uranium enrichment site. The two-story building covers 750,000 square feet and spans a 17-acre footprint. The K-31 facility began operations in 1951, and it was used to enrich uranium for defense and commercial ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • English company fined for burning waste on demolition site

    A Herefordshire plant and demolition company has been ordered to pay GBP 7,553 in fines and costs for burning tyres, plastic and other waste at a site in Taunton. The case was brought by the Environment Agency. The Agency visited Taunton Trading Estate at Norton Fitzwarren on October 29, 2007 after receiving a report that waste was being burnt at the site. The trading estate was in the process of ...

  • Asbestos Find Halts Demolition Project in California Town

    Last month, an article in the Oakdale Leader discussed how demolition activities at an old city water tank had to be halted and eventually changed due to the discovery of asbestos on the inside of the tank. According to the article, the water tank was built in 1912 and initial tests on the outside of the tank did not indicate the presence of asbestos. Once demolition began, workers found a ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • How to Offset the Costs on Your Demolition Project

    In order to keep your demolition costs to a minimum, clients need to maximize the return on scrap metal recycling and salvage of equipment and parts.  By doing this, clients with large demolition and wrecking projects can see a substantial offset on demolition costs.  In some cases, clients can get paid if there is enough scrap metals and used equipment sale. ...

  • Demolition Equipment and Tool Rental by Universal Wrecking Corp

    Universal Wrecking Corp. (UWC) provides demolition equipment and tool rentals throughout the United States.  From large demolition excavators to skid steers and from concrete crushers to demolition attachments, UWC provides a complete source for your demolition rental needs. We have a large fleet of demolition and wrecking equipment and attachments that can be rented on a short or long term ...

  • 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 ...

  • R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services completes large industrial demolition project in NJ

    R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a specialized contractor providing total plant dismantlement, building demolition, rigging and decommissioning services, completed the demolition of a large chemical manufacturing facility in New Jersey (NJ).The facility, which formerly manufactured a variety of chemicals, consisted of over sixteen (16) multi-story buildings and was situated near a major ...

  • R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services Completes Technical Selective Demolition Project in NYC

    R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services, a specialized dismantling, rigging and demolition contractor, completed a very technical selective demolition project for Con Edison in Brooklyn, New York. Con Edison purchased the property for a future substation installation and required the demolition of the buildings on the lot. The lot consisted of ...

  • Demolition Projects & Air Quality Concerns Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses air quality concerns that can result from demolition projects.   In most circumstances, much of the waste created by tearing down an old or damaged building is inert or nonhazardous.  However, other ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • R. Baker & Son named as a leading demolition company in North America

    R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services was named as one of the top 25 demolition companies in North America by Demolition & Recycling International (D&RI) Magazine. Each year D&RI develops a list of the top 100 demolition contractors worldwide in their D&RI100 survey which is based upon revenue from demolition operations.For calender year 2008, R. Baker & Son was ranked ...

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