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CLEAN-UP CHALLENGES IN OAK RIDGE

May 18, 2012 – 9:39 am |
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Tearing down the huge Manhattan Project facilities at the former K-25 site, now known as the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) Heritage Center, and disposal of the hazardous and radioactive waste generated by their demolition pose some of the most complex environmental remediation challenges in the Department of Energy (DOE) complex.

DXB260H Breaker for Demo Applications

May 1, 2012 – 1:00 pm |

The Doosan DXB260H hydraulic breaker features two-speed control of breaker frequency for improved efficiency in demanding demolition and rock-breaking applications.
Delivering up to 600 blows per minute, the 5,400-lb DXB260H is designed for use with excavators …

FIRE PROTECTION ON A NUCLEAR D&D SITE

April 9, 2012 – 11:55 pm |
It is important to communicate with the local/onsite fire department regarding the progress of the D&D project.

Fire protection during decontamination and demolition is tough. There are a myriad of hazards, logistical challenges, changing conditions and unexpected problems. Performing D&D work is challenging even under ideal conditions.

DEMOLITION DEFINED

January 16, 2012 – 12:05 pm | Comments Off

Demolition is more than just destroying or knocking down structures- it encompasses many activities. Demolition and material clearance is often the last major project milestone before final site remediation.
And although it isn’t a commodity, …

MSU research leads to new opportunities for commercial licensing

January 10, 2012 – 8:43 pm | Comments Off

Researchers at Montana State University have developed a system for the removal of radioactive material from porous surfaces, a remediation scenario that had previously required the destruction of the contaminated materials. This low-cost method is …

Rotobec VTN Construction and Demolition Products Now Available In North America

December 20, 2011 – 1:00 pm | Comments Off

The VTN Rotobec product line includes a number of attachments that are made specifically for various applications and high performance in the construction & demolition industry.
PD CONCRETE DEMOLITION SHEARS These shears are used in primary …

Moving Decommissioning Forward at Bradwell: Deplant and Demolition of Bradwell’s Turbine Hall

November 20, 2011 – 12:45 pm | Comments Off
Turbine Hall Crane Demolition

Redundant and half a century old, Bradwell’s turbine hall had gone well past its use by date and is now almost gone completely.
The demolition of the site’s largest single building is a significant milestone and …

EPIC Barrier Systems

October 15, 2011 – 2:19 am |

 
Sperian Fall Protection Miller EPIC Barrier Systems provide durable and reusable safety solu­tions for multiple workers, and also serve as debris containment barriers.
 
Engineered for quick and easy installation to reduce labor costs, the barriers are …

PC290LC-10 Hydraulic Excavator

September 26, 2011 – 2:07 am |

 
With a flywheel horsepower of 196 hp, the PC290LC-10 hydraulic excavator, from Komatsu America Corp., is powered by a Komatsu SAA6D107E-2 engine and is EPA Tier 4 Interim and EU Stage 3B emissions certified.
 
Weighing in …

Extendable Arm on Compact Excavators Provide 30” of Additional Reach

September 11, 2011 – 12:05 pm |

 
Bobcat introduces a new extendable arm option for the M-Series E32 and E35 compact excavators, which provides an additional 30” of reach, beyond the standard arm, for both the E32 and E35 models. The new …