Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI), acting as explosives subcontractor to The Berg Corporation of Baltimore, Maryland has performed the preparation for and successful explosives felling of four 122 metre tall radio towers in Bethesda, Maryland.
Wrexham skyline changed in Sunday blast. Total Controlled Demolition Services has successfully carried out the Sunday morning controlled explosive demolition of the former Wrexham Police Headquarters. More details as we receive them.
Controlled blast fells mining monster. The first of the dredger demolition works has been carried out at the Hazelwood Rehabilitation Project. The main outcome, a safe and successful fell, was achieved with Dredger 11 on the ground. All of the blast cutting charges were fully expended with no misfires. A thermal imaging sweep conducted by…Read moreRead more
Explosive demolition fells 153 metre stack. The move away from our fossil-fuelled past has claimed another victim as the 153-metre tall chimney at Finland’s Kristiinankaupunki power plant came crashing down yesterday.
Discussions continue to best way forward with chimney that refused to fall. It is more than a week since an explosive demolition event failed ton bring down a chimney at the Dragon LNG Cogen facility at Milford Haven in Wales. But there is still no end in sight. According to a statement on the Dragon…Read moreRead more
CoGen stack fails to fall. The planned controlled demolition of the CoGen chimney stack at the Dragon LNG plant in Waterston, Milford Haven, didn’t go quite to plan this afternoon. A statement issued by the company says: “Dragon LNG regrets that during the planned demolition of the Cogen chimney stack today, there was an impartial…Read moreRead more
Unique dust suppression method deployed in French blast. Way back in April 2013, DemolitionNews was fortunate enough to be invited to the city of Porto in Portugal to see a unique dust suppression system in action during the implosion of a 15-storey tower block. More than seven years later, the team behind that deployment have…Read moreRead more
Brown and Mason lays to rest part of Rugeley Power Station. Brown and Mason’s one company mission to eradicate power stations from the UK skyline progressed yesterday with a successful blast at Rugeley Power Station in Staffordshire.
CDI goes two for two. Controlled Demolition Inc (CDI) blasts are like London. You wait a while and then two come along at once. We brought you footage of this blast yesterday and now the company is back again. This time, CDI is acting as explosives subcontractor to Louisiana Chemical Dismantling Company, carrying out the…Read moreRead more
Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI), acting as explosives subcontractor to Demolition Technologies Specialized Services, Inc. has carried out the preparation for and successful explosives felling of a 150’ tall reinforced concrete chimney in Fort Smith, Arkansas.