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Leeds Benton Park School demolition underway

The demolition of Benton Park School is in progress to make way for a full-size 3G pitch, as students and staff move into the new £28.5m rebuild.
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Environmentally friendly construction and demolition

Ben Griffiths, SHE and operations director, Rye Group, looks at the ways construction and demolition companies are keeping their operations environmentally friendly, despite the perception that they can do little to be green.
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What challenges does the demolition industry face in 2022?

Ben Griffiths, operations director of the Rye Group, talks about the current state/challenges of the demolition industry and what it should expect in 2022.
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HSE urges construction firms to ‘double-down’ on demolition safety

HSE is urging demolition and construction firms to ‘double-down’ on demolition safety measures, to avoid incidents and ill health amongst their workers and the public.
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Contractor is injured severely in roof collapse

A self-employed builder has been fined after a contractor is injured whilst working for him on a roof that collapsed on a construction site in Cobham, Surrey.
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Demolition of Norton Court makes way for Birmingham Women’s Hospital’s modernisation

Demolition of Norton Court at Birmingham Women’s Hospital by leading building company Tilbury Douglas and local demolition and remediation partners Armac Group has successfully paved the way for hospital expansion.
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Construction and demolition must act upon its climate pledge

Jonathan Cox, Marketing Director, Rye Demolition, discusses COP 26 and the need for the construction and demolition industries to do more to safeguard the environment.
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5 changes the demolition industry can make to reduce its environmental...

Ben Griffiths, SHE and Operations Director, Rye Group, states that the demolition industry has a responsibility to reduce its environmental impact and contribute to a greener world.
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Pagabo launches bid race for £1.1bn demolition framework

The tender documents are now live for Pagabo’s £1.1bn Demolition and Land Preparation Framework, which is set to go live in February 2022.
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Carbon offsetting doesn’t go far enough in the demolition industry

Ben Griffiths, safety, health, environmental and ops director of Rye Group, argues that the demolition industry needs to do more to safeguard the environment beyond carbon offsetting.
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[VIDEO] Last cooling towers demolished at Eggborough station

DSM Demolition has successfully demolished the last four cooling towers at the former Eggborough Power station plant in Goole, North Yorkshire.
Ferrybridge site, Ferrybridge C Power Station

[VIDEO] Keltbray demolishes chimneys and boiler house at Ferrybridge site

Keltbray has completed the latest major demolition activity at the former Ferrybridge ‘C’ Power Station in West Yorkshire on behalf of SSE.
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Firms put on notice for £1.56bn demolition and land preparation framework

National framework provider Pagabo has issued a prior information notice (PIN) for its new £1.56bn demolition and land preparation framework.
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Willmott Dixon lands latest phase of Gascoigne estate’s regeneration

Willmott Dixon has secured a £40m contract to deliver Block J, the latest phase of Gascoigne estate’s regeneration in Barking.
Abraham Moss Library

Laing O’Rourke lands new library and leisure centre in Manchester

Laing O’Rourke has been chosen by Manchester City Council to deliver the new Abraham Moss Library and Leisure Centre.
Newman Catholic School, Stevenage school,

Kier to deliver two new blocks at Stevenage school

Kier has been appointed by the Department of Education to deliver two new blocks for The Saint John Henry Newman Catholic School in Stevenage, totalling 5,286m2, as well as extensive landscaping works.
Apex building, mixed-use development in London

VolkerFitzpatrick to deliver new mixed-use development in London

VolkerFitzpatrick has been awarded a £29m contract by Reef Group to deliver The Apex, one of six mixed-use new builds forming the ‘Tribeca’ development in the heart of King’s Cross.

ENGIE demolishes four concrete cooling towers at Rugeley site

The regeneration of the Rugeley B coal fired power station site has achieved a major milestone with the controlled demolition of the four 117m concrete cooling towers that have dominated the local skyline for decades.
Translink bridge, railway bridge

Innovative solution fast tracks Translink’s bridge programme

Graham has completed part of a railway bridge replacement and refurbishment works programme, incorporating a 72-hour single event possession, on the Ballymena to Coleraine rail line.
Birmingham Grand Hotel

Arup completes restoration at Birmingham’s Grand Hotel

The Grade II* listed Grand Hotel in Birmingham has been restored, following renovation work by Arup.
Waterloo demolition

Demolition underway at Waterloo and Queen Street in Romford

Demolition work has started at Waterloo and Queen Street Romford, as part of Havering Council’s ‘12 Estates’ regeneration programme with joint venture partners Wates Residential.
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HS2 archaeologists discover centuries of history in Buckinghamshire

Archaeologists working to prepare the UK for HS2 have begun uncovering almost 900 years of history at St Mary’s Church in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire.
Dunclug College campus

Graham to construct Dunclug College’s new campus

Graham has been selected by the Education Authority to design and build a new school campus for Dunclug College in Ballymena.
Birkenhead regeneration, Wirral

Green light for Birkenhead transformation

The Wirral Growth Company’s masterplan to bring forward the transformation of Birkenhead town centre has been approved by Wirral Council’s planning department.
Regent Street Flyover

Infrastructure maintenance work to commence in Leeds

Construction work has progressed at pace to demolish and rebuild the southern bridge section of Regent Street Flyover and the project is now entering the next phase where the northern bridge will be taken down and rebuilt.
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Asbestos removal company fined following fatal gas explosion

An asbestos removal contractor has been fined £150,000 after a worker was fatally injured and another worker seriously injured in a gas explosion.