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Big chunk of New York’s Tappan Zee Bridge demolished with explosives

January 15, 2019 Rebecca Gibian, The Associated Press

TARRYTOWN, N.Y.—A big chunk of the Tappan Zee Bridge went down in history — and the Hudson — Jan. 15 after a detonation that thrilled onlookers who played hooky from work and school to watch the spectacle. Despite a few

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Commuters brace for dreaded ‘Seattle squeeze’ as construction crews demolish city’s waterfront viaduct

January 9, 2019 Lisa Baumann, The Associated Press

The West Coast city has spent years digging a tunnel to replace an aging double-decker highway. The final drive to complete the project is expected to bring three weeks of mayhem

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Dewalt releases line of combination and demolition hammers

January 7, 2019 by On-Site Magazine

The Flexvolt 60V Max brushless 1-7/8 in. combination hammer (DCH733) from Dewalt features an E-Clutch system and Shocks Active Vibration Control technology. The hammer achieves 13.3 joules and 350 RPM. The new line of large SDS Max hammers also includes

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Bronte Construction wins $5M contract to demolish piers left after Cornwall, Ont. bridge replacement

December 3, 2018 by David Kennedy

OTTAWA—The federal crown corporation that oversees four international Ontario bridges, including one in Cornwall, Ont., has awarded Bronte Construction a $5 million demolition contract. The funding from the Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd. will pay for the removal of three in-water

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Kinshoffer drum cutters offer efficiency, power

August 20, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

The WS drum cutter series from Kinshoffer is designed for mining, tunneling, road construction and demolition. The cutters feature a pick angle and chisel arrangement. Four chisel tips are available to attach to the wear pick: standard, heavy-duty, wear-protected and

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Brokk releases new demolition robots

July 30, 2018 by On-Site Magazine

Brokk has launched four new demolition machines. The models include: Brokk 170, Brokk 200, Brokk 300 and the diesel Brokk 520D. Weighing 3,527-lbs., the 170 delivers 299 ft.-lbs. of force and features a 24-kW electric powertrain. The 27.5-kW 200 model

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Third construction tender issued for Dartmouth General Hospital expansion

January 2, 2018 On-Site

The Dartmouth General Hospital’s expansion and renovation, part of the QEII redevelopment project, continues to move forward. The third tender for construction services at the hospital was issued Dec. 20. This is for interior work for the new addition and

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McCloskey introduces new line of compact impact crushers

October 4, 2017 by Corinne Lynds

  McCloskey International has introduced a new line of compact impact crushers. Taking the original crusher line and transforming it into something even more flexible and productive, the new mobile crushers maximize the efficiency of any project site. Built to

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Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. awarded challenging project at Point Grey Private Hospital

June 6, 2017 On-Site Magazine

Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd. has been awarded a challenging demolition project at the Point Grey Private Hospital in Vancouver for the McIntosh Construction Group. This project includes the abatement of hazardous materials and complete demolition of the adjacent St.

Product Demolition

More demolition power with BROKK280

February 28, 2017 On-Site Magazine

  The BROKK280 features increased demolition power over its predecessor, includes the all-new BROKK SmartPower electrical system, and incorporates additional hardened parts for extra durability in tough environments. The improvements increase the reliability and versatility for Brokk customers working on

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Construction kicks off for Carré Saint-Laurent

October 25, 2016 Ontario Construction Secratariate

This morning marked a momentous occasion as construction kicked off for Carré Saint-Laurent, a mixed-use development that will revitalize the intersection of Montreal’s two traditional main streets, Saint-Laurent and Sainte-Catherine. The new development is located at the heart of the

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VIDEO: Original Port Mann Bridge demolition in time lapse

July 27, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The original Port Mann Bridge stood tall in British Columbia for nearly 50 years before officials decided to replace it with a wider bridge of the same name. Built in 1964, the bridge was four-lanes wide and, at the time

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Versatile pneumatic breaker

May 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Atlas Copco’s RTEX pneumatic breaker offers rental centers and contractors a cost effective and powerful solution for a variety of demolition projects. The RTEX requires just 37 cfm to operate, about 50 per cent less air energy than conventional breakers in the

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Three teams shortlisted for CAMH redevelopment

February 25, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Video: How CAMH will be transformed

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World of Concrete hits 7 year high

February 17, 2016 On-Site Magazine

World of Concrete 2016, which took place in Las Vegas from February 1 to 5, exceeded expectations across the board. This signature event for the concrete industry drew 60,110 registered professionals, up from 55,779 in 2015, and featured more than

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Genesis GDT Razer

February 7, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Genesis Attachments’ new razer demolition tool, GDT 190 and GDT 290, features a lighter-weight design, and are optimized to fit on standard 200 and 300 class excavators, respectively, as well as most high-reach demolition machines. A short, flat-top head with

The Montreal redevelopment project, Technople Angus, has been named the best overall brownfield project for 2015.
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Technople Angus best ‘Brownie’ in Canada for 2015

October 14, 2015 by On-Site Magazine

Canadian Urban Institute hands out brownfield awards during gala event

Montreal's Bell Centre to receive $100M renovation. Montreal Canadien Avenue to be turned into pedestrian way.
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$100M reno planned for Montreal Bell Centre

October 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Montreal’s Bell Centre is about to undergo a three-year, $100 million rehabilitation project. Montreal Canadien principal owner Geoff Molson made the announcement Wednesday morning. Included in the renovation plans are: redesigned main building glasswork entranceway, new restaurants, new video screens,

Deal sees McInnis cement plant fueled by forest waste
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Forest waste to fuel cement plant

July 1, 2015 STAFF REPORT

Pilot project between McInnis Cement, Forestry Cooperative Association

The Site C Clean Energy Project is a third dam, reservoir and hydroelectric generating station on the Peace River, approximately 7 km southwest of Fort St. John in northeast B.C.
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Chetwynd contractor awarded BC Hydro Site C south bank clearing contract

May 14, 2015 STAFF REPORT

BC Hydro awarded a contract for clearing the south bank of the Site C dam construction area to Paul Paquette and Son’s Contracting Ltd. The Site C clearing work on the south bank is required to prepare the dam site



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