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Recycling Reclaimed Timbers

This is one truckload of reclaimed lumber from the Ajax Materials Asphalt Terminal in Detroit. On May 27, Adamo Group began selective removal of 75,000 sq. ft. of warehouse space to make room for additional liquid asphalt storage tanks. 40,000 sq. ft. of the facility was constructed in the 1940s with large Douglas fir timber… More

Highland Hall Time Lapse Photos

It took just 9 days to bring down Highland Hall, a building on Oakland Community College’s Highland Lake Campus in Waterford. This stage of the project marked an important milestone as the 100,000 sq. ft., 3-story building was taken down with Caterpillar 349EL and 329EL excavators that chiseled away at the structure from the top… More

Palmer Plant Demolition Update

In March of this year, Adamo Group assisted the Detroit Fire Department with a two-alarm fire at Palmer Promotional Products plant at 1600 Farnsworth Street. After making the building safe, Adamo Group was contracted by the building owner to complete the demolition of the burnt out structure. All safety requirements and standards are in place… More

Emergency Demolition

In less than one hour today, Adamo Group took down a dangerous eyesore that stood vacant in the City of Detroit for more than three years. Residents were thrilled to watch the old abandon apartment building come down to help improve the safety and appearance of their neighborhood. Watch video: http://lnkd.in/d2BFz9h

Cat Features Adamo Group

When the Adamo Group tackles a demolition job, it is never without a “Swiss army knife.” That’s how CEO John Adamo, Jr. describes his fleet of Cat® Hydraulic Excavators that are outfitted with an array of attachments, including grapples, multi-processors, pulverizers, shears and hammers. Detroit-based Adamo takes down buildings with surgical precision, operating in urban… More

Yakisch Park Update

Yakisch Park in Detroit is looking much better than it did last week. Earlier this month, Adamo Group committed to cleaning-up and maintaining the park’s appearance as a part of the Detroit City Adopt-A-Park Program. Clean-up efforts over the past week included mowing the grass, picking up trash, and removing truckloads of overgrown shrubbery. Adamo… More

GM SPO Facility Project Kick-Off

Adamo Group has started the demolition of the GM Service Parts Operations in Swartz Creek, MI to clear the way for a $10 million renovation. Adamo officially kicked-off the project with a demolition demonstration at GM’s renovation ceremony on May 15.

Blitz to Demolish 49 Vacant Homes

Today marked the start of Adamo Group’s 3-week long blitz to demolish 49 vacant homes on the City’s west side for the Detroit Land Bank Authority (DLBA). Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, Adamo is no stranger to demolition projects. Yet this project is unique in that the time schedule is much more aggressive than… More

OCC Highland Hall Demolition

Adamo Group excavators were busy Monday morning in Waterford Township, starting the demolition of Highland Hall, a building on Oakland Community College’s Highland Lake Campus on Cooley Lake Road. Caterpillar 349EL and 329EL excavators are being used to demolish the 100,000 sq. ft., 3-story brick and concrete building and basement to make way for a… More