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March 27, 2014 - Cherry Responds to Houston’s Apartment Inferno

HOUSTON (March 27, 2014) – Nearly twenty-four hours into the aftermath of Houston’s first Five-Alarm fire in over a decade, Cherry Companies, the Houston-based demolition and recycling company, was contracted to bring the remaining structures of the multi-story Axis apartment complex to the ground. The remaining standing structures included a large portion of apartment units […]

March 5, 2014 - Cherry Expands Stabilized Materials Capacity By Opening Seventh New Plant

HOUSTON (MARCH 5,2014) – Keeping pace with the growth and expansion of the Houston metropolitan area, locally-based Cherry Companies estimates it will produce 500,000 tons of stabilized material at its seventh and newly opened stabilized materials plant. Adding this new facility, Cherry now has a combined production capacity of two million tons of materials at […]

December 15, 2013 - Cherry removes Astrodome ramps safely in seconds

The Astrodome came closer to its original appearance on Sunday, December 8th when Cherry Companies removed the Helix ramps. The work, part of the ongoing Reliant Astrodome site work, had no impact the Astrodome structure itself.

December 12, 2013 - Joe Rizzo Elected to HCA Board of Directors

HOUSTON, TEXAS (Dec. 12, 2013)—Joe Rizzo, business development manager for Cherry, has been elected to a two-year term on the board of directors for the Houston Contractors Association (HCA). Cherry is a Houston-based recycling and demolition company founded in 1952. Rizzo begins his term in January 2014 as part of a 13-member board of directors […]

December 3, 2013 - Texas A&M Construction Science Students Visit Cherry Companies

  Texas A&M construction science students spent Nov. 1 visiting five construction-related businesses across the state were they viewed the latest construction, material production and manufacturing practices as part of their fall 2013 semester field day activities. And among those five exemplary construction businesses was Houston’s own Cherry Companies. During their visit Aggie Co-Sci students […]

October 21, 2013 - Cherry opens 6th stabilized material plant in southwest Houston

HOUSTON, TEXAS (Oct. 17, 2013)—Cherry’s Stabilized Materials Division has opened yet another stabilized material plant, giving Cherry a total of six stabilized facilities in the Greater Houston Area. This newest plant produces stabilized sand and road base material for companies located primarily in Fort Bend County and the Richmond Rosenberg area. The new state-of-the-art stabilized […]

July 19, 2013 - Cherry Demolition, Inc. wins national safety award from ABC

HOUSTON, TEXAS (July 19, 2013)— Cherry Demolition, Inc., specialists in industrial demolition, dismantling and asset recovery, recently won a national Diamond level STEP (Safety Training Evaluation Process) award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) organization. Cherry Demolition, Inc., was honored this year for the effectiveness of its overall safety program, which also garnered a […]

June 4, 2013 - Cherry Opens 5th Houston Area Recycling Center

HOUSTON, TEXAS (June 4, 2013)— Cherry, the Houston-based demolition and recycling company, has opened its fifth Houston recycling center following the purchase of K.C. Crushed Concrete yard located in north Houston at 909 Pinafore Lane. When operating at full capacity, Cherry’s new recycling center will process about 1,500 tons of recycled aggregates daily. The 10-acre facility […]

April 5, 2013 - Cherry named C&D Recycler of the Year

HOUSTON, TEXAS (April 5, 2013)— Cherry, the Houston-based demolition and recycling company, has been named C&D (Construction & Demolition) Recycler of the Year by the Construction Materials Recycling Association (CMRA) as the organization announces its 2013 Industry Award Honorees. CMRA is a national trade organization that promotes the safe and economically feasible recycling of the […]

January 10, 2013 - Cherry, Mayor team to clear blight

Houston Mayor Annise Parker recently sat atop a Cherry excavator as it took a huge chunk out of one of the Inwood Oaks apartment buildings in northwest Houston. Cherry took on the job of demolishing the dilapidated 22-building, 242-unit complex, which had been vacant for more than four years. The City is using federal funds […]