Tell the world about the work you are doing
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.
NDA Member-Get-A-Member Program
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.
Company Wrench presented with top Terex Fuchs Distributor Award
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Terex Construction Americas has recognized Company Wrench Ltd. as the top Terex Fuchs distributor for 2011. One of the top-performing Terex Fuchs distributors for several years, this is the first year that Company Wrench received the No. 1 Terex Fuchs Distributor Award. The company was selected for its continued growth with the Terex Fuchs material handler line, top sales performance and superior customer service. More
Stainless steel, 100 years old but who invented it?
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A common answer to the question of who invented stainless steel is usually Harry Brearley from Sheffield, England. In reality, the answer to this question regarding stainless steel may not be so clear cut, even though it's now officially 100 years old. There have been many people from several countries who have claimed to be the inventor of stainless steel. More
San Francisco's Doyle Drive demolition on track - traffic is light
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The demolition of Doyle Drive in San Francisco, the critical link between the Golden Gate Bridge and central San Francisco, moved noisily but smoothly toward its halfway point, with transportation officials sticking to a plan to open a replacement road for commuters. More
Construction crew begins demolition of Berwyn Anderson Ford in Illinois
Cicero Life Share
After decades of selling new cars and about three years of vacancy, the former site of Anderson Ford in Berwyn, Ill., is on its way to being little more than a memory. Crews with heavy machinery began knocking over and hauling away the building to make way for a J.D. Byrider used car dealership. More
5 ways to survive the worst days
Every entrepreneur goes through highs and lows. You come up with an idea: high. You tell your idea to a close friend or mentor and they knock it down: low. One day you are on top of the crest, the next you are at the bottom. The only thing that remains constant is that the next day will probably be different from today, which is something to celebrate on low days and fear on high days. More
Demolition begins of Airport Parkway pedestrian bridge in Ottawa
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Construction crews have begun to tear down the incomplete pedestrian bridge that was meant to make it easier for residents to cross the Airport Parkway in the South Keys area in Ottawa. The $5 million project should be complete. Instead the construction was suspended after the contractor, Louis W. Bray Construction, began experiencing problems with the concrete. More
European PVC recycling plan 'on track'
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Europe's PVC industry says that despite what it calls "significant economic challenges" it will be able meet its target to recycle 800,000 metric tons of PVC by 2020. Results of the industry's first 10-year sustainability initiative, VinylPlus2010, were presented at a meeting of the European PVC industry. These showed that more than a quarter of a million metric tons of PVC was recycled in 2011. More
Demolition of new Resource Center Dallas site draws large crowd, generous donations
Dallas Voice Share
The journey to a new Resource Center Dallas became a little shorter with the demolition of the strip center at the site of RCD's future home near Cedar Springs and Inwood roads. "Brunch & Bulldozers" brought music and food trucks to entertain the crowd throughout the three-hour event. Dozens of attendants paid $5 each for the chance to swing a sledge hammer at the brick building, denting the walls and even shattering some windows. More
Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition in Seattle continues
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The Alaskan Way Viaduct demolition operation continues in Seattle. The highway, which normally carries 110,000 cars per day, is being partly demolished. The northern half is scheduled to reopen Oct. 31. More
Could steel production boom turn into a bust?
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The Wall Street Journal reports that the fanfare surrounding Timken Co.'s $225 million expansion to boost steel production by 25 percent — much of it for the energy market — "belies a nagging worry for the steel industry: oversupply." Indeed, steelmakers "are adding production from Texas to Pennsylvania, and foreign producers are boosting exports of steel used in natural-gas drilling just as energy companies are scaling back, due to falling prices of natural gas amid abundant stockpiles of the fuel," the newspaper reports. More