Two of three toppled…

Explosive end for two of three towers. Pacific Blasting & Demolition Ltd has completed the controlled demolition of two 90 metre tall surge towers at the John Hart Dam near Campbell River, British Columbia.

German cooling tower dropped…

Cameras capture smooth fall of massive power station cooking tower. The cooling tower at one of Germany’s former nuclear power stations has been demolished, more than 30 years after it went off-line. The Muelheim-Kaerlich plant near Koblenz opened in 1987 but was closed the next year because of fears over earthquakes.

At least we’re not this bad…

India sees the UK’s three scaffold collapses and raises them. Amidst all the hand-wringing that followed a week in which three separate UK demolition contractors dropped three separate piles of scaffold onto three separate UK streets, good ol’ Blighty can at least take some solace from the fact that we’re not quite as bad as…Read moreRead more

Unite launches silica register

Union takes action on silica dust exposure. The UK’s largest union – Unite – has taken steps to reduce the risk of exposure to silica dust and to make it easier for those exposed to make a claim. Inhaling large amounts of silica dust over a long period of time can cause a number of…Read moreRead more

CDI at the double…

CDI blasts its way across the US. Some demolition professionals may work a lifetime without ever being involved in an explosive demolition event. Some demolition companies might be lucky enough to see an implosion up close, even if they’re not involed, directly or otherwise. But for Controlled Demolition Inc (CDI), implosions seem to come along…Read moreRead more

Long goodbye at Longannet

Brown and Mason carries out latest in series of blasts. Longannet Power Station is not going out with a bang. It is going out with a series of them, as power station demolition specialist Brown and Mason carry out yet another successful implosion at the now retired power plant.

First fall at Ferrybridge

First cooling tower felled in controlled blast. UK demolition giant Keltbray has carried out the first of a number of controlled implosions to fell one of the famous cooling towers at Ferrybridge Power Station.

Demo Fist is a demo first

Ever wanted to punch through walls? Now you can! The crowd-funding website Kickstarter is a strangle old place. For every mutli-million dollar idea that attracts its initial funding on the platform, there are literally hundreds of other ill-conceived ideas that will never make it off the drawing board: skateboards for the blind; hard hats made…Read moreRead more

Bank building blasted…

Pasadena State Bank building imploded. Pasadena’s first, and only, skyscraper was demolished just after sunrise Sunday morning. The historic tower was built in 1962 but has remained vacant since 2002. After nearly 20 years of neglect, the tower was condemned as a safety hazard to the community.

Exclusive – The Eagle has landed

Check out one of Demolition TV’s best films to date! We recently joined Case Construction Equipment and Steelwrist UK at Maltby Colliery for what was known as a Case “Eagle Day”. The company had gathered together wheel loaders, excavators and dozers for a two-day demonstration extravaganza. And so, with a select handful of other members…Read moreRead more