Barking Power Station chimneys demolished with explosives

RVA has overseen the demolition of two 55m high chimneys at Barking Reach Power Station, in East London, as the site gets one step closer to its new lease of life. The concrete stacks with steel flues were brought to …
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RVA heads to Europe to deliver decommissioning seminars

Members of RVA’s senior leadership team are heading to continental Europe this month to deliver advice-led presentations at two of the energy sector’s most renowned events. Strategic development director Ian Wharton will take to the stage on 7 March, at …
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How to make your demolition team more resilient in 2019

At the end of last year, RVA’s managing director Richard Vann spoke to the editor of Demolition News about the topic of demolition team resilience, especially during turbulent economic times. If you missed the write up, you can catch up …
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New leadership team for decommissioning specialist

Decommissioning consultancy RVA Group has strengthened its management board with two employee promotions and the appointment of four additional members of staff. Long-standing colleague Matthew Waller has taken on the role of operations director, following 10 years with the company. …
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5 missed opportunities for demolition in 2018?

The economic climate has proven volatile over the past 12 months, certainly in the UK, which has undoubtedly had some bearing on the demolition profession. But what other factors have influenced demolition in 2018 and where might opportunities have been …
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Explosives project brings Italian power station assets to the ground

Four complex structures have been successfully brought to the ground via the controlled use of explosives, on the site of a power station’s redundant units in Sardinia. The two old oil units of EP Produzione’s thermoelectric plant in Fiume Santo …
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