Archive for 'implosion'
Philippines bridge blown to smithereens. In a week in which a US contractor needed two attempts to fell a bridge in Ohio, it seems that their counterparts in the Philippines were taking no chances when felling the Sabang River Bridge. As a blaster friend once put it so eloquently: They blew the snot out of […]
It took two attempts to fell Ohio’s tallest ridge yesterday. Two sections of the old Jeremiah Morrow Bridge in Warren County, Ohio failed to collapse as planned during an implosion yesterday. But the bridge that crosses the Little Miami River was eventually brought down with a second blast:
State’s tallest bridge scheduled for weekend implosion. The old southbound span of the Jeremiah Morrow bridge on Interstate 71 in Warren County is to come tumbling down on Sunday. Contractors and the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) were preparing for the implosion of the segments of steel underlying the southbound stretch and not hanging over […]
Fire-damaged turbine appears to throw up its arms in despair. Now here’s something you son’t see every day. A giant wind turbine succumbs to an implosion and seemingly throws up its two remaining arms in despair as the blast hits. The work to drop the 100 metre structure was carried out by Finnish demolition specialist, […]
Full-speed and super slo-mo films capture the action as bridge falls into river below. The problem with bridge implosions – generally – is that they’re over so quickly that you can blink and miss the action. Not in this instance. Advantage Blasting and Demolition together with Remote Aerial LLC and Kentuckiana Seismic and Survey managed […]
Latest implosion marks the beginning of the end at Plant Kraft. Georgia Power is wrapping up demolition of a retired power plant near Savannah. Plant Kraft was used to generate electricity from 1958 until 2015, when it was retired by Georgia Power. The utility plans to donate the property to the Georgia Ports Authority.
Early morning implosion fells Texan tower block. Demolition crews imploded an 11-story office building in The Woodlands on Sunday morning. The 19-year old Timberloch Tower, which is owned by Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, was imploded around dawn.
Munmorah Power Station stacks felled in controlled explosion. Liberty Industrial has carried out the controlled explosive demolition of the Munmorah Power Station chimney stacks The landmark chimney stacks at the former Munmorah Power Station are no longer standing. The 155m-tall stacks were demolished today using controlled explosive techniques. The demolition was carried out around 9:30am […]
Implosion drops cantilever bridge into river below. Crews demolished the old steel truss on J.M. Walters Bridge yesterday morning. According to historicbridges.org, the Walters Bridge was built in 1934. They said the bridge is an extremely unusual design of cantilever truss bridge. This is largely due to the relatively lightweight and simplistic design of the […]
60 metre tall block downed in seconds. One of the tallest buildings in the former government district of Bonn, Germany was imploded this weekend. The 60 metre tall Bonn-Center – with its rotating Mercedes logo on the roof – was felled using approximately 250 kilograms of explosives. The demolition makes way for the construction of […]