Author Archives: admin

Will Wooden Skyscrapers Grace Portland’s Skyline?

For more than a hundred years, Oregon has been the leading producer of wood products in the nation. Almost half the state is covered in … Continue reading →

Posted in Construction Trends | Leave a comment

How Do Balers & Shears Maximize Scrap Metal Recovery?

Demolition companies in Portland and other major metropolitan centers often have scrap material leftover at the end of a project. This scrap can be turned … Continue reading →

Posted in Scrap Metal Recycling | Leave a comment

Are Robots the Answer to C&D Labor Shortages?

Industrial demolition and construction companies are hurting for skilled workers more intensely than in the past.

Posted in Construction Trends | Leave a comment

Portland’s City Council Votes Strengthening Procedures for Demolishing Older Homes

Urban growth and the demolition of historic homes in Portland has been a topic of debate for years. In the midst of a construction boom … Continue reading →

Posted in Home Demolitions, Portland Demolition | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Oregon Demolition Pros Talk Portland’s Brick Buildings & Safety

Oregon is earthquake territory. Researchers and officials are urging the public to prepare for a Cascadia earthquake as more tremors are noted off the southern … Continue reading →

Posted in Building Demolition, Demolition Safety, Industrial Demolition, Portland Demolition | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Portland Demolition Experts Examine Seismic Upgrade Mandate

The Pacific Northwest is prone to four different types of earthquakes, depending on where they occur. Three of these source zones cause shaking that could … Continue reading →

Posted in Demolition Safety, Demolition Security, Demolition Tips | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Nonresidential Construction to Spike Through 2019

Construction isn’t going to slow down soon anytime soon. Although the industry faces rising material costs and labor shortages, the American Institute of Architects projects … Continue reading →

Posted in Commercial Demolition, Construction Trends | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

C&D Industry Continues to Expand Portland’s Urban Core

Portland demolition and construction is booming as the city’s its urban core expands. From new construction to building renovations, the area is experiencing a record … Continue reading →

Posted in Construction Trends, Oregon Demolition, Portland Demolition | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Can Off-Site Construction & On-Site Demolition Work Hand-in-Hand?

The Portland demolition industry is constantly evolving as construction trends and technologies emerge. One of the most recent trends making waves is off-site construction, a … Continue reading →

Posted in Construction Techniques, Construction Trends | Leave a comment

Portland Pre-Demolition Inspection vs Pre-Bid Walk-Through

Pre-demolition inspections and pre-bid walk-through are important steps in a Portland demolition project. The processes help demolition companies in Oregon understand project scopes better and … Continue reading →

Posted in Demolition Tips, Industrial Demolition, Portland Demolition | Tagged , , | Leave a comment