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VIDEO: Smokestack collapse crushes excavator cab, somehow doesn’t kill operator

VIDEO: Smokestack collapse crushes excavator cab,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 26, 2015

No. 3 Video of 2015 « No. 4 No. 2 »   An excavator operator in Alabama is lucky to be alive ...

Hilti launches TE 800-AVR breaker with active cooling

Hilti launches TE 800-AVR breaker with active cooling

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 25, 2015

Hilti has launched a new breaker which the company says cuts down on vibration and operating temperatures. The TE 800-AVR features ...

Worker killed when Manhattan town home collapses during demolition

Worker killed when Manhattan town home collapses during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2015

One worker was killed and another suffered serious injuries when a building partially collapsed as crews performed demolition work in ...

VIDEO: Caltrans implodes San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge old east span pier

VIDEO: Caltrans implodes San Francisco-Oakland Bay...

Posted by Chris Hill on Nov 16, 2015

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) Nov. 14 imploded the largest pier of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s old east ...

Worker killed in building collapse during demolition in New Jersey

Worker killed in building collapse during demolition in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 14, 2015

A worker part of a crew carrying out the demolition of a strip mall in New Jersey was killed recently when ...

Credit: Massachusetts State Police

Excavator falls from bridge onto train tracks during...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 04, 2015

While performing demolition work on a bridge which crosses over a portion of train tracks near Boston, an excavator fell ...

Crew rescues 2 co-workers from rubble following demolition collapse

Crew rescues 2 co-workers from rubble following...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 05, 2015

A demolition crew in St. Louis escaped a collapse that occurred while they were working with only injuries, thanks to ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos building in 1 minute with some strategic shoving

VIDEO: Excavator demos building in 1 minute with some...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on May 01, 2015

As far as demolitions go, this about as quick as they get. While the size of the barn or stable ...

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in tragic bridge collapse in Cincinnati

Demolition goes awry, excavator operator killed in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 21, 2015

While working atop a bridge that crosses over Interstate 75 in Cincinnati late Monday night, the structure suddenly collapsed below ...

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap with a single yank of cable

VIDEO: Excavator unravels a silo into a crumbled heap...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 16, 2015

Even though there was probably a good deal of work leading up to the moment the video below captures, it's ...

VIDEO: Building suddenly collapses atop excavator in demolition gone wrong

VIDEO: Building suddenly collapses atop excavator in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 19, 2014

It's hard to see exactly what went wrong in this video, but it definitely highlights the dangers of demolition work. ...

With demolition deaths on the rise, make sure your crew is safe with these 4 safety tips

With demolition deaths on the rise, make sure your crew...

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 12, 2014

Over the past couple of years, demolition accidents have been on the rise. The uptick started in the summer of ...

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