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Video – Inside Downtown Plaza demolition…

Soft demolition in action in Sacramento. Our daily trawl through the endless channels of demolition video on YouTube has thrown up this intriguing look behind the scenes of the Downtown Plaza demolition in sunny Sacramento. Check it out:

Video – All set for Toldeo stack blast…

Dykon makes final checks ahead of Friday stack implosion. Tomorrow morning (local time), an implosion of a remaining smokestack at Toledo’s marina district will bring it down to 100 feet. It’s the final part of a project that brought two other smokestacks completely down in July. The three smokestacks were part of the former Toledo […]

Jobs – Ron Hull seeking machine operator…

Yorkshire contractor on the lookout for machine operator. Ron Hull Demolition is once again on the recruitment trail; and this time the company is seeking an experienced and qualified demolition machine operator. The ideal candidate will have a wealth of experience in the demolition industry and in particular operating excavators and will hold a CPCS […]

Video – Better, by Design…

Sneak look at the latest AR Demolition machine to receive the Fabrication by Design treatment. The excavators used by AR Demolition are distinctive, and not just for the liberal sprinkling of that familar blue and white livery. All the company’s machines are now passed to Fabrication by Design, the company responsible for turning an excavator […]

Comment – Controlled curse strikes again…

The demise of Masterton is the latest chapter in a sorry saga for the former Controlled Group management team. In the circle of demolition life, the collapse of one company generally helps nourish and invigorate many others. So when Controlled Group fell in 2010, its employees were cast like seeds carried on the breeze to […]

Breaking News – Masterton seeks CVA…

Masterton Demolition falls into liquidation. DemolitionNews reports exclusively.

Owen Pugh on dock of Whitley Bay…

North East contractor lands twin building contract. Two derelict buildings will finally be demolished over the next few weeks as part of Whitley Bay’s ongoing redevelopment project. Owen Pugh has been contracted to carry out the works began work at the High Point Hotel on Thursday last week. It is expected that they will immediately […]

Video – United colours of demolition…

Pyrotechnics mark the end of New York’s Hotel Wellington. They do it bigger in America. Not content with imploding a high rise hotel in Albany, New York, CDI – the contractor behind this impressive shot – decided to stir some spectacular pyrotechnics into the mix as well. And while these fireworks were not to everyone’s […]

Calling all experts…

Can we help this fellow demolition professional…? Even though it is a national holiday here in the UK, that doesn’t stop us opening the Demolition News Towers mailbox. And today, we have received a plea for help from a reader which we are hoping that readers will be able to help with. I will allow […]

Video – Max Cady would be proud…

Dykon takes starring role at Cape Fear. Duke Energy’s Cape Fear Plant has undergone a major transformation after serving the region well for more than 90 years. The decommissioning team from Dykon imploded the two 200-foot smokestacks at the site as part of Duke Energy’s program to decommission and demolish retired units at nine coal […]

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