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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5 Reasons for Water Tower Demolition Services

water-towerSometimes water towers no longer function or may become too costly or old to maintain. When that happens, it’s time to call in the water tower demolition experts. 

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Oregon Demolition Companies Play Key Role in Wildfire Cleanup & Recovery

Wildfire-and-treesOregon demolition contractors are integral with the recovery effort that follows any wildfire. Before any rebuilding can take place, burned or ruined structures, felled trees, and other debris must be processed and removed safely. Luckily, demolition companies, like Elder Demolition, are equipped and experienced to take on this tough and vital job.

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The Uses of Biochar Expand & Demolition Recycling Efforts Play a Role

Forest-with-mistThe market for wood has become narrower and narrower and more construction and demolition contractors are having a hard time bringing wood to market. Biochar has emerged as a new viable way to turn this resource into a lucrative asset in some areas of the U.S. 

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What’s 2021 Look Like for Industrial & Commercial Demolition Contractors?

Glass-skyscraperCommercial demolition contractors and the real estate development industry have all had to adjust to the ever-shifting landscape of a world in a pandemic. Though the industries have proven resilient so far, innovation is required to not just survive but prosper in 2021. Here we share some predictions about these industries in 2021.

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Housing Developers Use Demolition Companies to Lay the Groundwork for Change

suburban-housing-communityWhile it may not seem obvious, one of the most important stages in a housing construction project is the demolition of any previous structures. Following clear guidelines while demolishing an existing building sets up the construction project for success. When looking for a demolition contractor in Portland, Oregon select one that has a comprehensive plan when it comes to a demolition project. Continue reading

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