demolition

Resource pages for "demolition"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


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.

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