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Cadbury factory demolition project

Pro­por­tion of Cad­bury fac­tory de­mol­ished and re­cy­cled

Wrecking crew . . . Ceres demolition plant matches the scale of the task as company staff survey the centre of the rapidly disappearing former Cadbury factory.

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Cadbury Factory demo team

Meet the mighty team demolishing Cadbury’s one block and a time

The expert Ceres staff on-site at the New Dunedin Hospital project have come from around the country and while Dunedin isn’t home to some, they’ve travelled as a team from job to job as a strong ‘family’.

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Top-down approach

Two 20-tonne excavators made light work of beginning demolition of the factory facade yesterday. The excavators were craned up by a 74m-high crane nicknamed ‘‘Stretch’’ by demolition workers

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hospital demo progress NZ

Director provides update on hospital progress

Preparations for demolishing the second of two city blocks destined to become the new Dunedin hospital are getting underway.

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CentrePort House demolition project by Ceres

CentrePort House – demolition

Going, going, gone! Watch this timelapse video of the demolition of CPL House by the great team at CeresNZ.

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CentrePort House demolition project by Ceres

CentrePort House – demolition

Going, going, gone! Watch this timelapse video of the demolition of CPL House by the great team at CeresNZ.

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Wellington's Molesworth building

Building on Wellington’s Molesworth St being torn down

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Molesworth St demolition video: Changing Wellington skyline shown in month-long timelapse

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east stand demo

East Stand demolition next stage in $50m Yarrow Stadium revamp

Demolition of Yarrow Stadium’s East Stand is well underway, marking the next stage in redeveloping Taranaki’s premier rugby arena into a multi-use event centre costing $50m.

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Invercargill demolition rellef

Relief for CBD developer as demolition starts in Invercargill

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inverargill demo begins

“It started out gently, but then it all came crashing down.When the first bricks hit the ground yesterday, signalling the start of the Invercargill inner city redevelopment, the crowd applauded.One of the main figures behind the project, HWCP director Scott O’Donnell, described the moment as gratifying.”To me it smells like success.”

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Ceres team at Invercagill CBD demo

Workers wait to start demolition for the Invercagill CBD development

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New Zealand Demolition & Asbestos Association

Runner Up: Best Practise under $1mil – Waitangi Wharf Pile Removal (Concrete Cutting)
Runner Up: Best Practise over $1mil – 61 Molesworth St Demolition
Winner: Environmental Best Practise – QEII Park Land Remediation
Overall Contractor of the Year!

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Ceres contractor of the year

Previous Shortlists and awards winners 2020

Shortlisted as contractor of the year in 2015 and 2017

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BNZ recycling building by Ceres

The bulk of the BNZ building in Wellington will be re-cycled and re-used

In choosing the one-year programme of deconstruction and then demolition of the core concrete structure, health and safety was the key driver because of the closeness of the building to public pathways and the Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry service, Patience said.

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Insurance claim for quake-damaged Christchurch heritage building finally settled

We believe the retention will be seen as a significant cornerstone of the rebuild and will play an important role by enhancing the new architecture that will eventually be the new heart of Christchurch. What better gift is there to this community from Ceres in saving this building rather than sending it to the tip?

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