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Radioactive Sellafield chimney gets 'bonkers' demolitionSubscription

Main contractor Nuvia is using a 25-tonne self-climbing platform held up by mere friction to demolish a chimney that rises 122 m above the ground.

Westminster City Hall ISG GKR 133654 index

Westminster makeover pushes weight to the maxSubscription

Underground parking and limited building information have kept ISG and scaffolding contractor GKR on their toes as they tackle a 19-storey refurbishment.

IPAF VR virtual reality headset convention demonstration

VR and simulators offer huge work-at-height potentialSubscription

The integration of BIM and VR alongside advances in drone and robotics technology could change working at height beyond recognition, suggests IPAF CEO Tim Whiteman.

Alison Thewliss member of parliament for Glasgow Central chair of the APPG on Working at Height

How my parliamentary panel is targeting safety at heightSubscription

In the past year, 25 families have lost loved ones or have had their lives forever changed due to a fall from height.

Stewart Mardle senior tower policy manager BT

So tell me: What’s your rescue plan?Subscription

Almost half of all fatalities in construction result from falls from height, according to data published by the Health and Safety Executive.

Specialists 2017 Demolition Keltbray

Specialist main contractors: The industry’s silver bullet? Subscription

Groundwork specialists are increasingly taking on all enabling works up to superstructure and achieving big margins. Is this the future?

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Bye bye demolition: The future is deconstruction Subscription

Signs are emerging that the demolition sector and the wider industry are starting to embrace deconstruction as the way forward.