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Tell the world about the work you are doing
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Demolition magazine, the voice of the Demolition Industry and the official trade publication of the National Demolition Association, is one of the best vehicles to tell the industry and your customers about the type of work you do and the capabilities of your company. The magazine is vitally interested in project stories which showcase the industry's engineering acumen, environmental stewardship, safe work practice and professional competency. Demolition goes to every demolition contractor in the U.S. and Canada, hundreds overseas, the industry's suppliers, and the 500 largest general contractors. It is a great way to let your fellow contractors and potential clients know what you are doing.

It's easy. You can upload your project story and photos at the home page of the magazine's website, www.demolitionmagazine.com. Simply push the RED button entitled SEND US YOUR AD and you can "drag and click" everything directly to the magazine. Demolition wants to help your company grow and educate its readership about the skills of NDA members. For more information, contact Mike Taylor at NDA Headquarters at 1-800-541-2412.


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NDA Member-Get-A-Member Program
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The best indicator of a vibrant, service-oriented association is a growing membership base. The Member Services Committee of the board of directors of the NDA believes now is the time to recruit new members to our organization. Therefore, the committee has developed its exciting new Member-Get-A-Member program that provides valuable incentives for our current members to assist the NDA in attracting new members.

Showcasing best practices, projects of modern demolition contractor
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ENR's Demolition section is one of the largest public relations and marketing efforts that the NDA undertakes every year. ENR's Demolition section presents NDA members with an opportunity to showcase their project skills and capabilities in one of the world's premier construction publications. Modern demolition contractors bring a host of skills to every project. An intrinsic understanding of the nature of structures is not enough. They must also have a mastery of the demolition process, know how to plan a project to get it done quickly, cost effectively and protect the environment. More

  Industry News


Bank demolition under way in Bel Air, Md.; local businesses affected
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The former bank building on Main Street in downtown Bel Air, Md., is on its way down. The Town of Bel Air purchased the former Branch Bank and Trust Company building in August, for more than $1 million, with plans to demolish it and use the lot for parking in the short term. Eventually, the location may be used for another government building. More

12 steps to backing equipment safely
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One of the leading causes of accidents for all vehicles, including construction machinery, is backing and reverse motion. Studies from the insurance industry, OSHA, NIOSH and other safety stakeholders repeatedly confirm that backing machines needs increased control. Because we've all grown up in the automobile age, though, slapping the shift lever into reverse is something we often do without a second thought. More



Demolition of Green Bay, Wis., mall nearly complete
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With an earth-shaking thud, the main entrance to Green Bay, Wis.'s former downtown shopping mall came crashing down as demolition of the 30-year-old structure neared completion. "I'm going to miss it," said Terry Jacobs, a downtown worker. The former Port Plaza Mall, most recently known as Washington Commons, is being torn down to make way for new a corporate headquarters and technology center for Schreiber Foods Inc. More

Honda Motors, Japan Metals & Chemicals establish recycling project
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Honda Motor Co. Ltd. and the Japan Metals & Chemicals Co., Ltd. have jointly announced the establishment of what they are calling the world's first process to extract rare earth metals from used parts in Honda products in a mass-production process at a recycling plant. In a news release, Honda adds that it will pursue recycling of precious resources by using a new process for recycling of rare earth metals. More

Deconstruction work salvages young lives
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Youngstown, Ohio, residents got a firsthand look recently at the benefits of deconstruction, a process designed to remove valuable items from homes scheduled for demolition. Students between age 18 and 24 were in the Idora neighborhood on Youngstown's South Side as part of Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corp.'s Green Jobs Training Program. More

Economy's recovery caught between opposing forces
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Economists may have finally learned CEOs' first rule of dealing with Wall Street: It's better to underpromise and overdeliver. For the past two years, forecasters have overpromised, as bullish predictions for 2010 and 2011 fell short. Last year's hoped-for recovery soon faded in the fallout from Japan's earthquake, coupled with Washington's flirtation with defaulting on the national debt. More

Entrepreneur trap: Going after too many customers
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As an entrepreneur, you have to start by recognizing that whatever you believe is just a guess. Not the actual facts. If you had the facts, you could move forward with more confidence and radically increase your chances of success. So let's start by turning your guesses into facts. How do you do this? Identify your guess (let's call it a hypothesis) and design a simple, inexpensive, rapid test to see if your guess has any merit. More

Career Coach: Advice for working with millennials
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From Joyce E.A. Russell: Millennials or Generation Yers — those born between 1980 and 2000 and currently 12 to 32 years old — are the largest generation since the baby boomers and they are expected to have a huge social and economic impact on the workplace. I recently moderated a session on millennials in the workplace with a number of our alumni in executive positions in diverse industries at a Robert H. Smith School of Business executive MBA community event. More
 
 
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