Demolition

BIM+  – thinking beyond a building’s lifespan
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As the construction sector embraces the BIM debate, attention is now shifting towards a call from the Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE), the demolition sector’s professional body, that the time is right to extend BIM into DIM – or Deconstruction Information Modelling.

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Abundance vs. Scarcity  – Why we are giving away major inventions totally free!
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Come along as we perform a little thought experiment. Let us imagine that there exist two distinct sets of natural law which govern forms of energy. One of these is The Laws of Abundance. The other is The Laws of Scarcity. Both sets of law govern throughout these types of energy, but in varying proportions. […]

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Demolition – The Supply Chain
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The supply chain section identifies key players in the supply chain and describes how they influence waste recovery in demolition, refurbishment and the new build.

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Japan’s incredible shrinking building
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A company in Japan has come up with a new way of demolishing high-rise buildings in densely built-up areas, as an alternative to using wrecking balls or explosives.

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Piecemeal demolition of San Francisco bridge will take years
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Video – Demolition of Old Bay Bridge to take years… While the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge will open to traffic in September, the work needed to take down the old roadway is expected to take years.

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There goes a million pounds: Demolition of seaside chalets worth £200,000 each begins after they were condemned in wake of huge landslides
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A million pounds worth of luxury seaside chalets have been demolished after being condemned by a series of huge landslides. The devastated owners were told by the local authority that the area was unsafe and had to salvage their belongings before bulldozers were brought in to level the chalets at Monmouth Beach in Lyme Regis, […]

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