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Post COVID-19 Lockdown – by Group MD Matt Phillips

Post COVID-19 Lockdown – business as usual with new investment in Plant and Equipment The Downwell Group has always strived to be one of the leading demolition companies since its inception, and throughout the intervening years and especially prior to lockdown our team was very active working and assisting...

Date: 29/07/2020

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AIB – Asbestos Insulating Board – what is it ?

  AIB- Asbestos insulating board – how can you recognise it Located in buildings in wall panels, ceiling tiles & plasterboard. It is challenging to identify the difference between AIB – asbestos insulating board items and non-asbestos materials to an untrained person. The Downwell Group recommend that you have...

Date: 20/05/2020

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Types of Asbestos found in demolition

What is Asbestos exactly? Asbestos is a natural fibrous mineral that was mainly used in the 1950’s until the 80’s as a building material. It is mined in countries to this day including Brazil, Russia South Africa and China.   Asbestos fibres were mixed in cement or woven into fibres...

Date: 28/04/2020

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A List of Articles you can find on Insights

For the latest general news about the Downwell Group Click Here Demolition Insights AIB Asbestos Insulation Board – Link Types of asbestos Link How to deal with Pigeon Guano in demolition Link  Downwell on Scrap Kings Link Information on Face Fitting Link Dust Control Link Asbestos Removal Process Link...

Date: 22/04/2020

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The asbestos removal process

Asbestos Removal Process The asbestos removal process  is as follows: Asbestos enclosures Asbestos fibre release is controlled during the removal process by the construction of sealed enclosures. The enclosures are constructed usually by a timber framework. 1000g polyethene is applied to the frame with joints and seams sealed with...

Date: 31/03/2020

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