American Demolition Media

OSHA issues guidance on evaluating crane operators

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued enforcement guidance on the requirements for evaluating crane operators that became effective Feb. 7, 2019. OSHA is enforcing the requirement that...

NWRA releases issue brief on changes in recycling markets

The Arlington, Virginia-based National Waste and Recycling Association (NWRA) released an issue brief on the continued changing markets for recycling Feb. 13. Since 2017, NWRA has regularly updated its issue brief to reflect China’s changing policies...

Construction input price declines carry into 2019

Construction input prices fell 0.7 percent on a monthly basis in January yet are up 1.6 percent year-over-year, according to a recently released Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor...

Waste Management announces 2018 earnings

Waste Management Inc., Houston, announced the financial results for its quarter ended Dec. 31, 2018. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2018 were $3.84 billion, compared with $3.65 billion for the same 2017 period....

The state of the nonferrous market

Demolition contractors and mixed C&D materials recyclers know all too well the turmoil that resulted from the People’s Republic of China deciding it wanted to buy less of the world’s scrap materials in 2018....

Motion Industries increases robotics presence

Birmingham, Alabama-based Motion Industries Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and replacement parts, has announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Axis New England and Axis New York. Those two firms comprise...