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.
Boiler house and stack fall to CDI power. Controlled Demolition, Inc (CDI), acting as explosives subcontractor to Sessler Wrecking, Inc has carried out the explosive felling of a 37 metre tall boiler house and a 61 metre tall chimney at the old Fiero power plant in Pontiac, Michigan.
Brown and Mason fells approximatley half of power station with press of button. BRown and Mason carrying out the successful demolition of one power station or another is hardly news. It seems that rarely a week goes by when the company doesn’t send some poor, unfortunate power plant to its grave. But, even by Brown…Read moreRead more
Louisiana feels full force of CDI power. Controlled Demolition, Inc, acting as explosives sSubcontractor to Willow Glen Ventures, has performed successful explosives felling of the Willow Glen Power Station Unit #5 boiler in St. Gabriel, Louisiana.
More colling towers blasted during weekend implosion. Demolition at Ferrybridge C Power Station in West Yorkshire has begun in what’s been described as a “significant milestone” in UK energy. The demolition of the towers, which stood at 114 metres high, took around 10 seconds. The West Yorkshire power station provided the UK with energy for…Read moreRead more
CDI splits paper mill stacks in text book blast. Controlled Demolition, Inc (CDI), acting as explosives subcontractor to main demolition contractor, Envirocon, has carried out the explosive felling of a pair of two 70 metre tall brick chimneys in Milford, New Jersey.
Weekend implosion clears path for new Invesco HQ. Work on the future home of Invesco’s headquarters started this weekend — with a bang. A five-storey building, originally developed more than 60 years ago, was imploded to make room for the new 26-storey tower that Atlanta-based Invesco Ltd will occupy. The demolition of 1330 West Peachtree…Read moreRead more
Six seconds to drop 16 storeys. Just after lunchtime on Sunday, demolition crews carried out the controlled explosive demolition of the Albret tower which stood in the Beauval district, in Meaux, France. Within seconds, the block – which comprised 169 apartments spread over 16 floors in three wings – was gone in the latest phase…Read moreRead more
Controlled blast drops Texan bank building. A controlled explosion has brought down the former Republic National Bank of Dallas. More details to follow as they arrive: