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Time-lapse film captures high reach demolition of student accommodation. This film takes a little while to get going. But when the Hegarty Demolition high reach gets to work, this makes for great viewing as the Oisin House student accommodation block at Dublin University is removed from the city skyline. TCD Oisín House Accommodation Project – […]
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:
Man who narrowly escaped during stack collapse now facing explosives prosecution. A Pell City contractor pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal explosives storage and record-keeping charges filed after his failed implosion of a 100-year-old smokestack that ended with the structure collapsing on top of the trackhoe he was operating to complete the job (we brought you […]
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 […]
New York contractor tackles Axinn Avenue demolition. Check out this awesome new video from the crew at Fantozzi Contracting, charting the company’s demolition works at Axinn Avenue in the Garden City. We’re not entirely convinced by the soundtrack; but the footage more than make up for it: Fantozzi Axinn Ave Demolition part 4 from Fantozzi […]
Cardiff Demolition high reach goes to work on multi-storey car park. The car park serving the Cardiff Central railway station in Wales is coming down. And appropriately, it is Cardiff Demolition charged with taking it down. This amateur video captures the action, along with a spot of Welsh-accented commentary to really set the scene:
A closer look at the world’s largest demolition machine. Last week, we brought you some exclusive footage of what is claimed to be the world’s largest demolition machine: a modified Komatsu PC4000 that was delivered to McMahon Services in Australia. The video lit up our viewing figures and captured the imagination of demolition company owners […]
Operator has lucky escape as entire block falls. The operator of this excavator likely went home coated in a thick layer of dust. But the fact that we went home at all is a blessed relief as the entire block falls, narrowly missing his machine: Building Demolition Atl from Patricia Colacchio on Vimeo.