Category Archives: Rock Features

Hey Prairie Dawg, “What are some best simple practices to maintain my Sand and Gravel operation?”

Usually by the time our customers are calling me they have gone just little further running the plant in hopes of finishing the job than maybe they should have. For this topic, we will determine some simple maintenance checks and practices that can really save the day today — and possibly tomorrow too.

Demolition from the inside out

High tech tools remove reinforced UNH announcer’s box on a tight deadline You can almost hear the cheers echo across the University of New Hampshire Wildcats Stadium even when it’s empty. The football field, track, seating and athletic facilities make for an exciting scene with the exception of one element: the announcer’s box.

Precision demolition in the Big Apple

by Jeff Winke It sounds contradictory to talk about “precision demolition.” But think about removing a building from a tightly packed urban area and precision demolition or dismantling is exactly what is needed. The idea is to remove a single structure, not an entire block. Clearly, precise workmanship is required.

Demolition Safety Tips

Demolition carries many of the same hazards that are found in construction. In addition to these risks, demolition also carries the risk of unknown hazards such as asbestos, or lead based paint. Before the demolition process begins OSHA standard 1926.850(a) requires that an engineering survey of the structure must be conducted by a competent person.

Brokk introduces powerful Brokk 500 demolition machine

Brokk, the world’s leading manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition robots, introduces the new Brokk 500, which features 40 percent more demolition power than the Brokk 400 as well as the Brokk SmartPower™ electrical system, a more powerful breaker, extended reach and industry leading serviceability.