Terms to Know Before Hiring a Commercial Demolition Contractor

Commercial demolition contractor uses a sledgehammer to break up a concrete wall.Demolition is an important part of the growth of a neighborhood or a city, yet many people are unfamiliar with how commercial demolition works. We have you covered! Here is an overview of the most important terms used by demolition contractors and insight into the demolition process.

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How the C&D Industry’s Recycling Methods Have Evolved

A variety of scrap metal ready to be recycled.The construction and demolition (C&D) industry’s recycling methods have changed dramatically over the past few decades. Manual sorting and separation were standard in the industry until new technologies allowed for increased automation.

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6 Ways the Metals Recycling Industry Supports the U.S.

Steel rebarIn November 2020, the EPA released a report about the economic impact of recycling, with metals recycling as a top contributor to all of their economic measurements. The best demolition companies in Oregon are taking advantage of this lucrative stream of revenue by implementing asset recovery programs. These programs help divert demolition waste from landfills, provide a way to help offset the costs of demolition, and help protect precious natural resources.

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Top 2 Construction Industry Challenges Demolition Companies Should Know About

The best demolition companies in Oregon know that the demolition and construction indTall building is under construction and show scaffolding.ustries are two sides of the same coin. What happens in one will always affect the other. So today we are going to look at some of the challenges facing the construction industry in 2021. 

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What are the Conditions That Call for Concrete Demolition & Recycling?

Construction workers on a city steet demolishing concrete roadWhen planning a demolition project, it is important to understand the unique needs of the project, including whether or not asset recovery, concrete crushing and recycling, scrap metal demolition, and more will be necessary. 

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Demolition Companies See Ferrous Scrap Metal Market Boom in 2021

Cutting concreteThe global pandemic and economic damage wrought by COVID-19 has had profoundly negative effects on our economy. However, steel and ferrous scrap has seen a recent surge in prices. In today’s article we’ll examine this event and what that means for industrial demolition companies in Oregon offering scrap metal recycling services Continue reading

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5 Ways the Oregon Demolition Industry is Adapting to Changes Due to COVID-19

Train moving through Union Station in Portland, Oregon.The COVID-19 pandemic has caused us all to have to adapt in one way or another. The Oregon demolition industry and commercial demolition contractors are not exempt. From increased vigilance around worker safety, to changes in project timelines, today we will look at five important ways that demolition companies have adapted to the changing landscape of the industry.

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5 Demolition Services Real Estate Development Companies Rely On

An architect is holding blueprints as he walks toward a house.Cities throughout Oregon, from Portland to Bend, are seeing a rise in residential construction, creating a need for highly qualified demolition contractors. As a key part of many construction projects, a commercial demolition contractor sets the stage for the construction to come. 

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Why are There Specific PPE Requirements for the Demolition of Old Buildings?

construction-workers-on-roofWhenever a building is set to be demolished, a commercial demolition contractor must take certain precautions in order to ensure that any hazards are safely dealt with.

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Oregon Demolition Company Talks School Renovation vs. Rebuilding

building-plansMany schools are in desperate need for renovation or rebuilding. Because schools are funded largely based on property taxes, not every community has the resources they need for a proper renovation or rebuilding. Today, we’ll take a look at how to approach the question of whether or not a school should be renovated or rebuilt. 

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