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Excellence in Demolition

The 2018-2019 Call for Entries is closed

NDA’s Excellence in Demolition Awards are the industry’s prestigious recognition program which honors NDA members who have demonstrated significant achievement in the completion of a unique demolition project in the 2017/2018 year. All projects should address at least one (1) of the following areas: Sustainability, Community Enhancement, Environmental Enterprise, Education, Pollution Prevention and Resource Conservation, Special Project Consideration. Click here for more details on these areas. 
There are three categories for submitting your project and three finalists are selected from each category. The categories are:  - 1)  $0-$500,000 2) $500,001 - $2 Million 3) Category 3: Over $2 Million.
All applicants will have their poster displayed at the Awards and Networking Lounge at NDA’s Annual

Convention this March 22-25, 2019. The 9 finalists selected will also receive published recognition in industry publications prior to the convention, a featured video that will be shown during the NDA Awards Banquet and hosted on NDA’s website for the following year after winning. Winners of the Excellence in Demolition Award will have their projects featured in an article in Demolition magazine will get to go home with the coveted trophy, and of course associated bragging rights. 


1) Dowload the poster template.

2) Make your poster to be displayed at NDA's Annual Convention

3) Complete the application form

For questions about the Excellence in Demolition awards, please contact Natalie DeHart at 202-467-1152 or 

 2018 Finalists and Winners

Category 1: $0 - $500,000 

  • Envirovantage for their project, Wood Island Life Saving Station
  • FERMA Corporation, for their project,  Los Gatos Bridge
  • Winner: Lloyd's Construction Services, Inc. for their project, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center

Category 2: $500,001 - $2 Million

  • Winner: FERMA Corporation, for their project, Caltrans Bridge
  • Hayden Wrecking Corporation, for their project, Butterball ASR Building Demo
  • Virginia Wrecking Co, Inc, for their project, The University of Memphis - Richardson Towers Demolition

Category 3: Over $2 Million

  • Cherry Companies, for their proejct, Houston Chronicle Demolition
  • Frattalone Companies, Inc, for their project, Northern Stacks
  • Winner: Precision Demolition, for their project, The University of Texas at Austin - Engineering Education and Research Center

Examples of Environmental Excellence include:

  • Removing abandoned and dangerous buildings
  • Creating community green space
  • Maximizing the sound reuse of existing structural and real estate resources
  • Controlling urban sprawl
  • Preparing interior spaces for more efficient heating, air conditioning and communication systems
  • Cleaning up toxic waste sites
  • Removing asbestos, lead and other toxic materials
  • Maximizing recycling opportunities on demolition projects

How to Apply:

1) Dowload the poster template.

2) Make your poster to be displayed at NDA's Annual Convention

3) Complete the application form