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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5 Challenges Demolition Contractors Face When it Comes to Steel & Concrete Structures

steel-beamsMany of the cities in the Pacific Northwest are experiencing a construction boom. As demand for space grows, property development companies are repurposing plots of land that already have structures on them. This means demolition companies are being called upon to ensure the space is appropriately prepared for new construction.

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Northwest Developers Will Rely on Demolition Services in 2021

demoliton-siteThe impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is still being felt and has rippled across virtually every sector of the economy. Land developers, however, are still moving forward with their many projects, and demolition services are in high demand as construction continues in 2021. 

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Industrial & Commercial Demolition Recycling Continues to Evolve

building-demolitionSince the 1990’s it has become increasingly common for industrial demolition contractors to recycle as much of the waste created during the demolition. This has led to lucrative opportunities for owners and contractors and created a new industry in demolition recycling.

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The 5 Tallest Commercial Buildings Ever Demolished

NYC-skylineWhat are the tallest buildings ever demolished? We will answer this question in today’s article and learn more about these massive structures. Many were removed to make room for larger buildings, future developments, or because they were unstable. 

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Wearable Technology & Worker Safety in Industrial Demolition

construction-workersThe future is now in the world of industrial demolition. New wearable technologies are being employed by Oregon demolition contractors to ensure worker safety. These technologies are exciting developments that are helping create a safer environment. They are especially useful during the often dangerous processes of scrap metal recycling and concrete removal and recycling.

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COVID-19 & Industrial Demolition & Construction Safety Resources

construction-workerAlong with the rest of the world, the construction and industrial demolition industries have changed dramatically since the outbreak of COVID-19. Many commercial demolition contractors like Elder Demolition have had to adapt to the changing environment in order to protect their workers. We will explore the state of the industry in this article and give resources and steps to ensure that your workers are safe. Continue reading

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Commercial Demolition Companies Contribute to Urban Revitalization

dog-on-neighborhood-streetAs Portland, Oregon, and other urban centers continue to renew neighborhoods, commercial demolition companies in Oregon are doing their part in creating new and beautiful spaces for its citizens. Portland is committed to renewing the city to make it one of America’s most livable cities by improving new parks, streetscapes, and community centers.  Continue reading

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5 Industrial Demolition Trends in 2020

graph-on-paper-with-penThe Oregon demolition and construction industry will grow in 2020 as the value of construction rises. According to a market research report, “the amount of construction spending for single-family housing… directly drives demand for demolitions,” and demolition contractors “are often hired to dismantle old bridges and other large-scale structures in preparation for the installation of new infrastructure.”  Continue reading

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Industrial Demolition Contractors Make Space for Developers in 2020

industrial-demolition-in-portland2019 was another big year for Oregon demolition contractors, with nearly 2.7 million square feet of industrial buildings completed or under construction in the year. The new year is shaping to be just as productive for construction and demolition companies, with an additional 3.9 million square feet in various stages of planning indicating continuing growth in the new year

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