Category Archives: Scrap Metal Demolition

Demolition Salvage Material: Reclaimed Wood Is A Highly Sought-After Reuse Material

Reclaimed wood is the new darling of modern architects and designers. Why? Because reclaimed wood is beautiful, strong, and natural. Plus, the cost side of the equation is highly favorable for reusing wood. As old growth forests disappear, it’s only natural for wood prices to increase. Continue reading →

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Portland Demolition Experts Talk Designing Building with Demolition and Asset Recovery in Mind

So-called “cradle to cradle” or “sustainable design” includes recycling considerations in the design process. So while designing a chair, the creator will consider how the chair materials can be dismantled and recycled. Parts may be designed for eventual disassembly. Materials may be chosen for their recyclability. This same earth-friendly design approach is gaining popularity in architecture. Continue reading →

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Understanding Waste in Demolition and Salvage Projects

Where a passerby sees a pile of rubble, a demolition salvage expert sees the material for future building projects. And a city official may see … Continue reading →

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Portland Demolition Experts Talk Ins & Outs of Scrap Metal Demolition

When you pass by a demolition project what do you see? If you’re a demolition/salvage layperson, you may see piles of building material trash awaiting … Continue reading →

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Industrial Demolition Services – Staying Safe During Winter Months

Numerous factors make autumn and winter a dangerous time of year for contractors. Shorter days means less daylight to avoid hazards such as slippery fallen … Continue reading →

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Oregon DEQ Explains Portland Demolition and Salvage Program Depots

Demolition depots are crucial in the construction recycling process. They facilitate demolition asset recovery by accepting building materials. Continue reading →

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Best Practices for Bridge Demolition Portland, Oregon

Steel bridges service state highways, country roads, and city streets across the Beaver State. Regardless of whether these bridges collapse or are replaced, they will all require demolition at some point. Continue reading →

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Scrap Metal Demolition Contributes to U.S. Trade

The scrap recycling industry is a boon to the American economy. Scrap metal demolition and recycling sustains thousands of jobs, and its exports improve America’s trade balance. Continue reading →

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Portland Industrial Demolition Services or Deconstruction: Which is Right for You?

Today’s industrial demolition services can offer both traditional demolition and deconstruction, which entails taking a building apart piece by piece, often by hand, to preserve as much as possible for recycling and salvage sale. Continue reading →

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Portland Industrial Demolition Experts Talk Hazards of Scrap Metal Demolition & Recycling

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