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What to Do If You Think You Have Been Exposed to Asbestos

Once one of the most popular construction materials in the world, the serious health risks of asbestos are common knowledge. Although using asbestos for construction purposes is illegal and has been for many years, it is still present in many buildings throughout the country, making it a serious threat even today. Regular exposure to Asbestos…

May 3, 2018 Read this update »

I Have Found Asbestos in My Garage – What Do I Do?

Given all that we know about the dangers of asbestos nowadays, finding any evidence of it on our property can be very alarming. However, sadly, many homes built before the turn of the millennium which come with garages and sheds could well have been built with asbestos, so it’s not all that uncommon. That said,…

March 28, 2018 Read this update »

Demolition: The start of something new

Demolition sites often have a bad reputation for being noisy and an eyesore to walk past each day. However, these are very short term implications for what can be a process to begin again, to renew and regenerate our cities. Especially if you consider that demolition doesn’t necessarily have to involve heavy machinery. In the long…

February 1, 2018 Read this update »

Are Builders & Construction Workers at Risk From Asbestos?

Asbestos refers to a group of six varieties of naturally occurring minerals. These minerals are made up of microscopic but extremely durable fibres which are resistant to heat, fire and many chemicals – which goes along way to explaining why it was such a popular construction material for centuries. Why is Asbestos a Risk? However,…

January 3, 2018 Read this update »

Demolition News: Nottingham’s Broadmarsh Demolition

Built at the beginning of the 1970s in an area that was historically boggy ground,  Broadmarsh has been a key shopping centre and bus station in Nottingham for decades. With over fifty outlets, from restaurants and tailors to gadget and clothes shops, Broadmarsh had a lot to offer. Contact ProDEM if you need Demolition services…

December 4, 2017 Read this update »

Demolition: Permission Matters

Around this time last year, three properties in the Coldharbour Conservation Area were demolished without planning permission. The result: those illegally demolished Victorian houses must be rebuilt “brick by brick”. This was in part due to the poor explanation offered by the owners, and also because the properties themselves were considered to be “of historical…

November 1, 2017 Read this update »

Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Why asbestos needs to be removed professionally

On the 26th of this month, we had our thirteenth Mesothelioma Awareness Day. Established by Meso Foundation volunteers in 2004, Mesothelioma Awareness Day has been instrumental in bringing more attention to, and funding research for, this particularly vicious form of cancer. Mesothelioma Awareness Day: 26th September In light of this, the team at ProDEM will…

September 25, 2017 Read this update »

Is My Asbestos Garage Safe?

Buying a house can be a stressful exercise. But when you think you have found your perfect home only to discover that it’s been marred by asbestos, it can be even more frustrating. This can often be the case with garages and sheds that come with semi-detached homes; however, if we don’t want to compromise…

August 31, 2017 Read this update »

Indirect asbestos claims on the rise

Individuals who were indirectly exposed to commercial asbestos are pursuing compensation claims in greater numbers in 2017. Who is claiming? A majority of these victims are women who, it is believed, were exposed to asbestos fibres that clung to their spouse’s work clothes. Currently, these women are not entitled to any form of compensation, despite developing diseases…

July 30, 2017 Read this update »

Top 10 Uses for Reclaimed Timber

As an environmentally conscious company, ProDEM is proud to offer building derating and soft stripping services which allow us to dismantle, rather than demolish, a building. We find all kinds of reusable items during this service, but there are few as useful and exciting as reclaimed timber. The possibilities for reusing this material are endless…

June 15, 2017 Read this update »

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Daryl Green, Wates Construction

Wates Construction, December 10, 2014

Pro Dem worked on a demolition contract in Worksop for Wates on a new bus station we are constructing. This was in September this year.

I myself had never worked with them, ...

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