Another explosive success for Demolition Services. The latest in a series of explosive demolition events took place at Ironbridge Power station earlier today as the former tank bay was toppled. This latest blast follows the explosive felling of the power station’s famous cooling towers just over a year ago; and the blasting of the massive…Read moreRead more
Controlled blast fells former Holcim plant. Local residents in Palmones were woken by the sound of an explosion as a disused silo in the town’s industrial zone was demolished in a controlled explosion.
“…There’s 250 power plants left here in the US. There’s 300 in Canada. There’s 300+ in Europe. If we’re going just by sheer averages on the 1,500 or so power plants that are going to be decommissioned and taken down, you’re looking at another 150 [demolition worker] deaths…” That is the chilling warning from a…Read moreRead more
Awesome drone footage captures demolition of San Diego stadium. Drones have revolutionised the way in which demolition is planned and documented. And that revolution continues asa new generation of highly agile drones manned by incredibly talented pilots turn the traditional fly-by into a mini epic. Case in point – Check out this fantastic film from…Read moreRead more
National Demolition Association reimagines the demolition exhibition. In a week in which the UK’s National Federation of Demolition Contractors announced that the DemoExpo exhibition was to be postponed till later this year, the Federation’s American counterparts at the National Demolition Association is pushing ahead with a reimagined event that is scheduled to take place in…Read moreRead more
This closed circuit TV footage captures the moment that a wall collapsed onto a supermarket in eastern China’s Jiangxi province as demolition work took place on a neighbouring building. Local TV reports that the unplanned collapse injured one elderly man and a staff member.
One of the many unwanted side effects of a third national lockdown is the return of the Demolition LiveStream show which is back with a new studio set-up and an even greater sense of frustration. In this episode, we ask why so many demolition companies insist on populating their social media feeds with aerial photos…Read moreRead more
Impressive team performance fells Wembley Way. In November 2020, Armac Group scored a stunning victory at the world-famous Wembley Stadium. With an impressive display of teamwork, the company felled the famous Wembley Way that links the nearby Wembley Park station with the landmark stadium. You can read all about it in this exclusive Demolition magazine…Read moreRead more
We have a new inductee into demolition’s Hall of Shame. Those of you that have been reading DemolitionNews for a while might recall that we ran a series of videos that we called The Holy Crap Files (if you’re interested, the YouTube playlist still exists). It was our collection of the type of demolition practices…Read moreRead more
A Holiday Inn in Arlington, Northern Virginia was demolished in a controlled explosion yesterday morning to clear the land for a new development. The implosion brought down the 50-year-old hotel tower and could be heard for miles around. A large dust cloud covered much of the area afterward. The demolition, which will make way for…Read moreRead more