Demolition drone video takes top prize. North Carolina drone pioneer Nelson Aerial Productions has taken home first place in the Second Annual Engineering Drone Video of the Year contest held at AUVSI Xponential in Chicago, IL. The video titled “The Big Boom” documents 10 separate building implosions across the United States. Of the 10 implosions,…Read moreRead more
Stacks and boiler house fall with stunning symmetry. A historic chapter for Louisville Gas and Electric Company ended yesterday when the company brought down the last standing portions — the boiler house and stacks — of the now retired coal-fired Cane Run Generating Station, located in the southwest corner of Jefferson County.
CDI carries out yet another dynamic blast. Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI) – acting as explosives subcontractor to Renascent of Indianapolis has carried out the preparation for and successful explosives felling of the roof of the University Hall sports arena in Charlottesville, Virginia:
CDI carries out implosion of former steel company HQ. Martin Tower, the former headquarters of Bethlehem Steel, has been imploded in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Bethlehem Steel was once America’s second-largest steelmaker, providing ships and armaments to the US military during World War II and helping to build the Empire State Building and Golden Gate Bridge. The…Read moreRead more
Controlled implosion fells Polish cooling tower. A cooling tower measuring 90 metres in height has been demolished at the Lagisza Power Station in Bedzin, Poland.
Exclusive close-up of cooling tower implosion. The planned implosion of the two cooling towers at the Brayton Point Power Station went without a hitch. And thanks to our friends at dust suppression specialist HKD Blue, we can afford you a ringside seat of the action with this exclusive video:
Can you imagine the outcry is this was replicated today. Although we like to keep our finger on the pulse of the industry today, we still enjoy a trip down memory lane from time to time; particularly when that trip includes an insight into how things used to be done. Case in point, the explosive…Read moreRead more
Implosion fells long-abandoned hospital. Miami Beach’s South Shore Hospital, which has been abandoned for over a decade, came to the ground after an implosion yesterday morning. Crews used a small number of explosives to take down the structure, and city of Miami Beach officials were warning residents of the traffic impacts and more.
Sixth explosive event at Scottish power station. At 10am on 11 April 2019, power station demolition experts from Brown and Mason carried out the sixth and latest explosive demolition event at the Longannet power station in Scotland, felling Boiler Annex East.
Blast fells landmark bridge. Missouri Department of Transportation crews demolished the old Route 47 Missouri River Bridge on April 11. The historic landmark came down in Washington, Missouri around 10:30 am, local time.