Tag: demolition

waste management

3 Ways Digitalization Can Reduce Construction Waste In 2024

Digital tools are driving better practices and supporting overall waste management and sustainability goals.
Global Dow Center Midland, MI

Global Dow Center Earns LEED Silver Certification

Sustainability was at the forefront of the project with green construction and demolition practices employed throughout Dow Chemical Company's new Midland, MI headquarters.
Vanderbilt University Residence Hall demolition

Vanderbilt University Residence Hall Safely Imploded

Close to students and a major roadway, implosion of a Vanderbilt University residence hall required months of careful planning. Watch how it all came down.
osha construction violation

Contractor Cited By OSHA For Wall Collapse, Fall Hazards

Cesar Mendoza, d.b.a. KI Management cited by US Labor Department’s OSHA for wall collapse, fall hazards at construction work site; faces more than $190,000 in proposed fines.

OSHA Issues Final Rule To Protect Workers Involved In Demolition And Underground Construction

This final rule applies the same crane rules to underground construction and demolition that are already being used by other construction sectors, and streamlines OSHA’s standards by eliminating the separate cranes and derricks standard currently used for underground and demolition work.

ANSI Approves Two Construction Safety Standards

The American Society of Safety Engineers announced its two standards, which address demolition and emergency situations.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Blame it on the GPS

One minute your childhood home is there. The next minute, it's gone. So are family heirlooms and other personal items. Why? Faulty GPS coordinates.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Extreme Demolitions

Some of these explosions/implosions are spectacular illustrations of how facility managers feel when frustrated by their buildings.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.