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Demolition contractor Hughes and Salvidge has carved itself a specialised niche in the business of airport demolition. David Taylor reports

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Single-use timber pallets are a major source of construction waste.

Out with the old.. in with the new

Driven by the growth of online shopping and helped in part by the government’s levelling-up agenda, town centres are seeing their old retail malls replaced with vibrant new mixed-use developments. David Taylor reports

Tough times for demolition specialists

Significant reductions in turnover and – especially – profit margins are taking their toll on the UK’s top demolition contractors. David Taylor reports