New Plant Added To Fleet

C. Jackson & Sons have recently added a new Komatsu PC55 MR 5.5 tonne excavator to their plant fleet.

Fitted with rubber tracks, grapple, breaker and a range of buckets the machine will be put to work on smaller demolition, landscaping and civil engineering works

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Infamous Town ‘Eyesore’ Demolished

At C Jackson & Sons we are regularly contacted regarding older buildings that are required to be demolished to make way for something else. This was the case when we received an enquiry from Rochmills who own the plot of land that the former Charles King Showroom sat on – they asked us to completely clear the site in order for a 106 unit care home to be built in its place.
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Jackson Environmental Secures a Three-Year Asbestos Licence with HSE

At Jackson Environmental, we boast no less than four decades in the industries of demolition and asbestos removal. Of course, these are two areas which are highly specialised and that require a great deal of training. This is intended to ensure the safety of our technicians as well as the general public. However, we also appreciate that this technology is consistently evolving and the relevant safety standards have likewise progressed. Continue reading →

The Health and Safety Criteria for Demolition Projects

There are a number of issues related to health and safety that should be taken into consideration when conducting a demolition project as a number of problems can arise at any point when the demolition is underway. All those working on the project should be completely versed with the health and safety criteria for such projects, so that proper safety measures can be implemented. To help with this, we at C. Jackson & Sons thought we’d run through a few key features of this health and safety criteria. Continue reading →

A Hidden Killer: The Dangers of Dealing with Asbestos

Figures from the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) indicate that as many as 4,000 each year die from asbestos and its related diseases. Accounting for mesothelioma, lung cancer, asbestosis and pleural thickening, asbestos is responsible for more annual deaths than road accidents.

Put into perspective of specific trades, the figures suggest that eight joiners, six electricians and four plumbers die each week due to long-term working with asbestos. It may come as no surprise, then, that the issue of asbestos and its removal are handled incredibly carefully.

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