Second stab planned for power plant…

Alcoa to take another tilt at razing Anglesea power plant.

The owner of the former Anglesea power plant will try again to demolish the massive structure amid calls to compel the company to reveal why its first attempt with explosives failed.

Community fears persist about whether the seaside township was exposed to toxic substances, including asbestos, despite assurances from authorities that the “controlled” implosion was conducted safely.

DemolitionNews understands that the company will take a second attempt at imploding the stubborn structure in the first week of October – weather permitting – after the botched effort in May left much of the structure still standing.

Industrial Demolition Services will carry out the second demolition, with help from a subcontractor.

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