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The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 20, 2013

Recently, residents of Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, and especially pedestrians, were very surprised to hear the sounds of an excavator ...

Montabert to remove Tramac brand name from demolition products in North America

Montabert to remove Tramac brand name from demolition...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2013

Montabert is keeping the green coloring, but dropping the Tramac brand name from all of its products. Until now, hydraulic breakers, ...

Demolition of old Bay Bridge will be a delicate exercise

Demolition of old Bay Bridge will be a delicate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2013

Calling the old Bay Bridge "the world's largest armed bow and arrow," Caltrans bridge engineer Brian Maroney told the Contra Costa ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos half a building with just one nudge

VIDEO: Excavator demos half a building with just one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 01, 2013

While this isn't one of the safest ways to demolish a building, it has to be one of the most ...

VIDEO: Watch an excavator demo a house in 40 seconds in this stop-motion-like time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch an excavator demo a house in 40 seconds in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2013

The premise of this video is pretty simple. It shows an excavator demo a house all by its lonesome. But ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from a crane

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2013

We'd say we've seen crazier things...but nothing's really coming to mind in light of this. Titled "Der fliegende Bagger," or ...

VIDEO: Shrapnel from Calif. steam power plant implosion injures spectators

VIDEO: Shrapnel from Calif. steam power plant implosion...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2013

Just as the recent and deadly demolition of a Philadelphia building showed us, keeping the chaos of a collapsing building ...

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in California history

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2013

Built in 1921, the San Clemente Dam near Carmel Valley, California was once an important source of water for towns ...

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building commits suicide, says collapse “wasn’t my fault”

Inspector of collapsed Philadelphia building commits...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 13, 2013

The collapse of a downtown Philadelphia building that killed 6 people last week has turned even more tragic with news ...

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building collapse raises questions about marijuana legalization, contractor regulations

Arrest of excavator operator in Philly building...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 10, 2013

After an investigation of what caused the demolition of a downtown Philadelphia building to turn deadly, a 42-year-old equipment operator ...

Demolition of Philadelphia building under investigation after collapse atop thrift store kills 6

Demolition of Philadelphia building under investigation...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 06, 2013

A four-story building on Philadelphia's Market Street collapsed atop a Salvation Army thirft store next door Wednesday morning, killing at ...

NDA hosts demolition training session in Boston area

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 13, 2012

The National Demolition Association will host demolition industry health and safety training in New England with its Regional Demolition Training ...

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