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KHL/d&ri WDA Win

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KHL/d&ri Shortlist

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Onsite Magazine Top 100 List

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D&ri total cost of ownership

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Concrete Crushing

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World Demolition Summit 2023

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Priestly Demolition on Dirt Talk With BuildWitt
October 20, 2022

This week on Dirt Talk, Aaron Witt chats with Ryan Priestly and Brian Priestly of Priestly Demolition about how the demo business got started, the humbling nature of doing demolition work, and their plans to grow internationally.

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Priestly Demolition On The CONEXPO Podcast

Ryan kicks off the episode by discussing the scope of Priestly Demolition’s work, from bringing down power plants to bridge demolitions to asbestos abatement – taking on projects both big and small along the way.

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Demolition of Gardner Expressway Featured in National Demolition Magazine

Priestly Demolition Inc. demolishes Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway Ramp as part of the city’s waterfront redevelopment project.

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By air and ice: Victor mine demo crews used all types of resources
June 28, 2022

Creative thinking and utilizing both air and ice were key aspects to the success of the De Beers Canada Victor mine demolition in northern Ontario.

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Toronto Hotel Demolition Executed From the Inside Out
May 6, 2022

Receiving an Award of Excellence in Demolition from the National Demolition Association (NDA) for an unusual, if not one-of-a kind, demolition at a downtown Toronto hotel was “pretty exciting,” says Priestly Demolition Inc.’s vice-president of operations, Brian Priestly.

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Priestly Demolition Inc. Completes Majority Acquisition of Jones Group Ltd.
Two major players in the demolition industry join forces in an effort to take on larger projects, and expand their reach across Canada and the US.
April 4, 2022

Today, we are pleased to announce the Majority Acquisition of Jones Group Ltd. (Windsor, Ontario), facilitating the expansion of two well established companies. This acquisition will allow for PDI and Jones Group to work together on larger projects, across Canada and the United States.

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Priestly wins World Demolition Award for northern Ontario mine project
Oct 28, 2021

Priestly Demolition recently won a World Demolition Award for the Debeers Victor Mine Demolition project, a remote fly-in/fly-out project located in the James Bay Lowlands of northern Ontario. The awards were presented at a summit in Chicago.

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PDI Wins World Demolition Award
October 21, 2021

We are pleased to announce that PDI has won the prestigious World Demolition Award for Contract of the Year Over US 1 Million, for the DeBeers Victor Mine Demolition Project.

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SickKids’s New Patient Support Centre Now Sits Four Storeys Above Grade
August 23, 2021

In Spring, 2019 crews from Priestly Demolition began demolition of the building in anticipation of the construction of the PSC.

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PDI Shortlisted for the 2021 World Demolition Awards
August 18, 2021

We’re honoured to announce that three of our PDI projects have been shortlisted for the 2021 World Demolition Awards.

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The “Solutions” Company Behind North America’s Most Complex Demolition Jobs
May 14, 2021

Priestly Demolition has its work down to a science: leading the way with innovation, experience and the largest fleet of demolition equipment in Canada.

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Priestly Demolition
May 5, 2021

The reality-TV stars have a lot more going on behind the scenes.

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Priestly demo of diamond mine a ‘middle of nowhere’ job
April 30, 2021

The crews at Priestly Demolition often work in tight spaces and downtown traffic congestion but a recent project had new challenges: no traffic, no people and wide-open spaces.

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Salvage Kings featuring Priestly Demolition returns for second season
April 7, 2021

The History Channel has released a synopsis of the second season of the show Salvage Kings, featuring the Ontario demolition firm Priestly Demolition.

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Top Small & Medium Employer in Canada
April 5, 2021

Priestly Demolition was selected as one of Canada’s Top Small & Medium Employers in 2021.

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Priestly Demolition acquires Dakota Reclamators
March 4, 2021

Priestly Demolition Inc., a demolition company with one of the largest fleets of demolition equipment in Canada, just got bigger.

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Demolition Clearing Slate for 160 Front West Office Tower
March 15, 2019

PDI crews arrived at the project site at Front and Simcoe—consisting of a surface parking lot and the adjacent heritage office conversion— to begin demolition.

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Three Contractors Named B2W Client Innovation Award Winners for 2019
March 11, 2019

Priestly Demolition was one of 3 winners at this years B2W User Conference.

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