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24 Jul 2017
Licence Renewal Time
Licence renewal time and after a thorough audit by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) for the renewal of our asbestos licence, we are pleased to announce that we have had our licence renewed for a three years.  

A 3-year licence awarded from the HSE means that we have been audited and pass ...

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25 May 2017
RETENTION OF MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ACCREDITATIONS
The Company after 3-days of intense surveillance assessments have maintained the following:

BS EN ISO 14001:2004 - Certificate No. EMS 563433        

BS EN ISO 9001:2008 - Certificate No. FS 536405

BS OHSAS 18001:2007 - Certificate No. OHS 536406

Scop ...

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01 Jan 2017
Armac's Eye in the Sky
NFDC member Armac is putting a teenager's hobby to good business use. For some people, they are fancy toys (you can pick one up in your local high street electronics retailer for less than £100) but to other people they are sophisticated tools.  We're talking about unmanned aerial vehicl ...

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17 Oct 2016
Car park demolition costs Winchester council £800k
Demolition work costing £800,000 has begun on a car park which has been derelict since the collapse of a £150m regeneration scheme in Winchester.

Friarsgate car park closed last year amid safety fears and had been due to be knocked down to make way for the 2.3-hectare Silver Hill developm ...

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16 Sep 2016
Armac on the move
Armac Group has moved from its Arden Court office where it has been situated since the early 1990's; to its new offices located on the Kenilworth Road, Meriden, West Midlands.

Following hot on the heels of yet another successful motorway bridge contract, the relocation comes as a result of the HS2 cu ...

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13 Dec 2015
500-tonne cranes used to hoist down huge motorway grantry over the M62 near Rochdale
Dramatic images capture the moment a huge gantry over a motorway bridge is removed.

The operation required the closure overnight of a two-mile stretch of the M62 motorway near Rochdale.

Demolition Engineers Armac; used specialist 500-tonne cranes to bring the 40 metre-wide concrete gantry down.&n ...

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23 Oct 2015
Delicate Surgery
Armac Demolition have just dismantled a 2-storey building connected to the rear of 7 operating theatres at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital in Birmingham.

With just a 9" wall separating us from the theatres and offices it required some delicate 'surgery' of our own to separate the two buildings whilst ...

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02 Oct 2015
Leicester University Engineering Building
Leicester University is undertaking works to replace the roof and glazed facades of the iconic and internationally famous Grade II* listed engineering building.  The building was designed by Sir James Stirling and James Gowen and completed in 1963.

On the 17 September 2015, Elain Harwood of Heri ...

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12 Jun 2015
Demolition work clears the way for Bermondsey dive under
Demolition contractor Armac has begun work at one of the key sites of the £6.5bn Thameslink rail projects. Victorian brick viaducts are being partially demolished in Bermondsey to make way for new railway track. The massive Bermondsey Dive Under is being created by Skanska under a £60b ...

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26 May 2015
Coventry feels Armac force
A former office block built in the 1960's was demolished over May Bank Holiday weekend to minimise inconvenience to train users and other Coventonians. The demolition commenced at midnight on Friday 1 May and was due to be completed in 48-hours.  The work was successfully executed and complete ...

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30 Sep 2014
Black Hat of the Month
The Lend Lease team; recognising the hard work and commitment to their projects from all the supply chain supervisors (Black Hats); has decided to hold a 'Black Hat of the Month' award.  The award recognises their achievements in the following key areas: safety, housekeeping, quality and e ...

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24 Mar 2014
Armac tackles Coventry bridge munch
Got a bridge in the Midlands that needs removing?  Who you gonna call ... ?

Armac Group commenced demolition work this weekend to mark the start of a one-year project to transform part of Coventry's ring road.

The work, part of the £59 mill ...

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21 Mar 2014
NFDC Man of the Year
Congratulations to Armac's Operations Director, Adrian McLean FIDE; who was awarded the title of the John Bergin 'NFDC Man of the Year 2014' today for all his hard work and dedication throughout Demolition Expo 2013; whilst attending the NFDC 73rd AGM & Demolition Awards.

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14 Nov 2013
Gone in 109 seconds
Captured on time lapse camera - Armac's plant effortlessly demolishes 'building 18' to ground floor slab level.

Click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BaAseWKKezw to see Armac demolish 'building 18' in 109 seconds! ...

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01 Jul 2013
Demolition Expo 2013 - An outstanding success
After months of hard work and preparation the Demo Expo 2013 finally arrived.  The event was held on Friday 28 & Saturday 29 June at Armac; and the two-day event was an outstanding success!

Armac's Adrian McLean played a key role liaising with the National Federation of Demolition Contr ...

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26 Nov 2012
The Inside Story (Volvo ECR88Plus)
Armac Demolition from the Old Brickworks on the Coventry Road, Solihull in the West Midlands, have put their recently purchased VOLVO ECR88Plus to great use, working from the inside out!  As you can see, the VOLVO is more than capable of using a large Selecta Grab, and the additional Rotating C ...

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18 Sep 2012
That'll look rubberly, Chris
CAR-mad Beeb star Chris Evans jokingly begged for help getting his latest motoring souvenir home yesterday - a racetrack's iconic BRIDGE

The Ferrari-owning DJ revealed to Radio 2 listeners he paid £437 for the landmark, pictured being dismantled by demolition firm Armac; after 30 years at the D ...

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04 Sep 2012
The waiting is over ... Contract of the Year shortlist announced
After prolonged and detailed deliberation on the part of the judging panel, the shortlist for the 2012 World Demolition Award Contract of the Year can be announced.  The sheer number of entries this year, allied to the quality of the work they describe, made this the most and difficult challeng ...

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20 Jan 2012
Catthorpe Viaduct Dismantling Works
  January 6th is traditionally known for the visit of the 3 wise men to Bethlehem, however, on January 6th 2012; three wise Demolition Engineers from Armac Group were tasked with dismantling the monumental structure known as Catthorpe Viaduct: the main over bridge of the M6/M1/A14 Intercha ...

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08 Jan 2012
Armac complete 36-hour marathon
Demolition at the Catthorpe Interchange, where the M6, M1 and A14 meet on the border of Warwickshire and Leicestershire began on Friday night.

The work to dismantle the old viaduct, which had closed one of the UK's busiest motorway junctions over the weekend ran to schedule as Armac dismantled the 3, ...

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07 Jan 2012
Armac hits the road
Armac underway on demolition at one of the UK's busiest intersections

One of the UK's busiest motorway junctions has been shut for the weekend so demolition engineers from Armac Group can dismantle an old viaduct.

Demolition at the Catthorpe interchange, where the M6, M1 and A14 meet on the border of ...

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19 Dec 2011
Advance notice of 36-hour closure affecting users of the M1/M6 Catthorpe Interchange
The Highways Agency is giving road users advance warning of a 36-hour weekend closure of the M1 and M6 at the Catthorpe junction interchange in January, while the old Catthorpe viaduct is demolished by leading UK demolition contractor; Armac.

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23 Aug 2011
Armac fights to salvage impressive stone porch
The Demolition Industry is all-too-often portrayed as a sector hell-bent on destruction and with little respect for architecture and heritage.

Which is why we were intrigued when we heard that leading UK contractor Armac Group was seeking a new home for an impressive stone porch that currently adorns ...

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