Fossil Fuel Plant Retirement

Share this page

Post Conference Workshop

Demolition and Dismantling of Fossil Fuel Power Stations

Wednesday October 16, 2013

Registration and Continental Breakfast: 8:00 - 8:30 a.m.

Workshop Timing: 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


This morning workshop will go into more detail in the demolition and dismantling process for these complicated decommissioned sites. Demolition experts will discuss project phases and management, typical equipment used, and maximizing asset recovery while sharing project-based lessons learned.


  • Demolition and Dismantling Process and Equipment
  • Bidding, project management and lessons learned on Georgia Power's Plant McDonough and American Municipal Power's RH Gorsuch plant
    • Facility Decontamination
    • Asbestos Abatement
    • Structure Demolition
    • Intake and Discharge Closure
    • Slab & Foundation Removal
    • Stack Demolition
    • Backfill, Final Grading and Seeding
  • Methodologies for evaluating assets to ensure the highest return on the owner's capital investments
  • Asset identification, appraisal and marketing
  • Open Discussion with the experts

Workshop Experts

Christopher M. Dowdell, Business Development, Brandenburg Industrial Service Company

Chris was a founding member of Brandenburg's Mid-Atlantic business development team. Since that time Chris has been involved with the demolition of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Watts Bar facility, American Municipal Powers RH Gorsuch Plant and most recently Georgia Power's Macdonough station demolition. Chris has also been heavily involved in Brandenburg's pursuit of over half dozen other projects for the complete decommissioning and demolition of various power plants throughout the East Coast.

James Hall, Vice President, Special Projects, NCM Demolition and Remediation, LP

Having been in the construction industry since 1975, Mr. Hall's expertise is in: sales, estimating, field operations, and managing major contracts. He has extensive experience in commercial, governmental, and industrial projects, both nationally and internationally. His experience is based upon his hands-on training and management style coupled with the variety of fast-track, high-profile projects in which he has been involved. Mr. Hall's vast experience makes him an excellent asset to NCM's operations nationwide.

John Kling, Vice President Pre-Construction Services, NCM Demolition and Remediation, LP

Since 1983 John Kling's experience in the construction industry has been in asbestos/lead abatement and demolition. He is responsible for the P&L, marketing, estimating, project bidding, project management, safety and interfacing with clients, and overall cost control. Mr. Kling has relationships and management knowledge in the commercial, industrial and government markets. He is personally involved with each project and interfaces with the client to ensure their satisfaction, project success and the safe completion of each project.

Shopping Cart

Cart is empty

Free Newsletter

Sign up for our free weekly newsletter, Energize Weekly and/or periodic event announcements

*Also send me event announcements (optional)

Host Utility