Author: American Demolition

A guide to choosing the right grinder

A guide to choosing the right grinder

When it comes to reduction equipment, construction and demolition (C&D) recyclers have a plethora to choose from. From shredders and chippers to tub and horizontal grinders, a variety of machines exist to whittle C&D...

Hitachi debuts ZW180-6 loader

Hitachi debuts ZW180-6 loader

Hitachi Construction Machinery Loaders America, Newnan, Georgia, has announced the addition of its updated ZW180 to its Dash-6 lineup of mid-sized wheel loaders. The company reports that it developed the Dash-6 series to compete...

OSHA urges workers to be safe during hurricane cleanup

OSHA urges workers to be safe during hurricane cleanup

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is urging response crews and residents in areas affected by Hurricane Dorian to be aware of hazards created by flooding, power loss, structural...

Guide to choosing the right roll-off

Guide to choosing the right roll-off

Whether you are a hauler, contractor or working in construction and demolition (C&D) recycling, roll-off containers are indispensable for managing waste and recyclables. While the importance of finding the right container is undeniable, doing...

Converting brownfields into useful sites

Converting brownfields into useful sites

Converting hazardous sites into flourishing properties comes with a long list of unknowns. On top of the potential risks, conversion can involve years of hard work, financial challenges and even legal constraints that hinder...

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Former largest coal-fired plant in the world imploded

On Aug. 22, teams from Delsan Aim, Woodbridge, Ontario; Rakowski Cartage & Wrecking, Winnipeg, Manitoba; and DST Consulting Engineers Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario, imploded the Nanticoke Generating Station based in Naticoke, Ontario. The station,...