Stretch, a 74m high crawler crane, and two 20-tonne excavators are doing much of the heavy work, and Ceres staff are dismantling structures closer to neighbouring buildings by hand
First steps in removing landmark silos
Ceres demolition company staff were being particularly careful about dismantling the silos because there were areas of “historic interest” near the site, and they had obligations to meet around heritage and artefacts.
Hospital site ready for next stages
This project was probably the most complex demolition contract ever awarded in New Zealand that I am aware of — it is certainly the largest contract that Ceres has done, and it involved three different types of demolition technique.
Demolition begins in Invercargill
“It started out gently, but then it all came crashing down.When the first bricks hit the ground yesterday, signalling the start of the Invercargill inner city redevelopment, the crowd applauded.One of the main figures behind the project, HWCP director Scott O’Donnell, described the moment as gratifying.”To me it smells like success.”
New Zealand Demolition & Asbestos Association
Runner Up: Best Practise under $1mil – Waitangi Wharf Pile Removal (Concrete Cutting)
Runner Up: Best Practise over $1mil – 61 Molesworth St Demolition
Winner: Environmental Best Practise – QEII Park Land Remediation
Overall Contractor of the Year!
The bulk of the BNZ building in Wellington will be re-cycled and re-used
In choosing the one-year programme of deconstruction and then demolition of the core concrete structure, health and safety was the key driver because of the closeness of the building to public pathways and the Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry service, Patience said.
Insurance claim for quake-damaged Christchurch heritage building finally settled
We believe the retention will be seen as a significant cornerstone of the rebuild and will play an important role by enhancing the new architecture that will eventually be the new heart of Christchurch. What better gift is there to this community from Ceres in saving this building rather than sending it to the tip?