To put the spotlight on other key developments in the industry, Construction Business Review illustrates how the construction demolition space is leveraging collaborative approaches, innovation, and technology. This edition also features thought leadership articles from subject matter experts. Some of the exclusive insights are authored by Richard Kimber, Managing Director at DPR Construction

The need for sustainable development shapes the industry’s competitive landscape so embedding the latest technologies is the center of attention. Novel technologies are being introduced to demolish high-rise buildings. These advanced demolition systems feature safety, energy conservation, and environmental protection.

A new method of demolishing buildings involves using computer-controlled hydraulic jacks to support the bottom floor as the supporting columns are removed. The floor is lowered and this process is repeated for each floor. This technique is safer and more environment friendly and is useful in areas of high population density.