Successful blast, but at what cost. Most explosives engineers now agree that explosive demolition is not a spectator sport and that implosions are best carried out well away from the general public to eliminate the risk of injury or encroachment upon the exclusion zone. That, surely, is even more relevant today when the threat of…Read moreRead more
Implosion fells massive power station chimney. The latest explosive demolition event at the Brayton Point Power Station has felled the facility’s iconic chimney. The 152 metre tall stack was a familiar feature of the landscape in Somerset, Massachusetts and could be seen for miles around.
Final explosive event at Didcot A Power Station completed. Even as the UK was battered by high winds and rain as part of Storm Ciara, the explosive demolition team at Brown and Mason was carrying out its final checks ahead of what would be the last explosive event at the ill-fated Didcot A Power Station….Read moreRead more
215 metre chimney dropped in controlled blast. Brown and Mason’s ongoing demolition at the Littlebrook Power Station on the banks of the River Thames at Dartford in Kent continued this weekend. A controlled implosion was used to demolish a 215 metre tall chimney:
Blast clears way for new car plant. DTE Energy demolished the old Conners Creek Power Plant in Detroit earlier today. The plant was on a piece of the land exchange made with the city to make room for a new Fiat Chrysler plant.
Implosion fells Ironbridge cooling towers. At 11 am this morning, a controlled blast felled the four cooling towers at the Ironbridge Power Station. We will be nringing you more news and more footage as it arrives.
Video captures double cooling tower demolition. Crews have carried out the controlled explosive demolition of a pair of cooling towers at the Gandhinagar power station in the Indian province of Gujarat.
Less than a week till the colling towers come down. Work is progressing one the demolition of the Ironbridge Power Station. But on Friday this week, the project will hit a major landmark as the former power station’s cooling towers are blasted.
Precision blast fells former bank building in South Africa. Jet Demolition successfully imploded the fire-damaged Bank of Lisbon building in Johannesburg CBD yesterday. Standing at 108 metres tall and within less than eight metres of its neaest neighbour, the contract qualified as one of the most technically demanding projects Jet Demolition has ever undertaken. It…Read moreRead more
CDI chalks up another major blast success. Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI), acting as explosives subcontractor to Hardin Industrial Services, LLC. of Cypress, Florida has carried out the explosive felling of a boiler and a 99 metre tall reinforced concrete chimney in Auburndale, Florida.