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15 Mar, 2021

Long Beach Transit Honors Robin Thorne

In honor of Women’s History Month, today we’re highlighting Robin Thorne. Robin is an active member in the Long Beach community, founder and CEO of CTI Environmental Inc. and a former Commissioner with the City of Long Beach’s Sustainable City Commission. Robin is also the founder of DemoChicks, nonprofit empowering girls in non-traditional careers. Her non-profit hopes to empower the next generation of women interested in demolition architecture, construction, and engineering by sharing her resources and experience. Find out more about the many programs Demochicks has to offer women here:

Robin Thorne

There’s money in STEM

Robin Thorne wants women and girls to get their share

Robin Thorne, CEO of CTI Environmental, in Long Beach Tuesday, March 2, 2021. A few years ago, in 2018, Robin Thorne’s company CTI Environmental was contracted to demolish a federal prison complex in the California desert.

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Robin Thorne

Empower, Elevate and Enlighten

Robin Thorne, Founder of Demo Chicks
Demolishes Barriers for Women in Construction 

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NDA Podcast – Demolition Association  

The National Demolition Association is the voice of the Demolition Industry – representing nearly 500 companies engaged in a wide range of demolition activities. The NDA provides networking opportunities, education, discounts on products and services, advocacy, and industry updates to members while increasing public awareness of the economic and societal benefits of demolition.


Episode 07 (July 24, 2019): OSHA’s Safe + Sound Campaign & Women in Demolition

On this episode of Demolition Now, NDA Director of Government Affairs Kevin McKenney speaks with Andy Levinson, Deputy Director of the Directorate for Standards and Guidance at OSHA on the Safe + Sound Campaign, which NDA is part of.  Later, Kevin speaks with Robin Thorne, CEO of CTI Environmental and the Founder of  They discuss her efforts to increase engagement and participation for women in construction and demolition so you won’t want to miss this episode.