Safedem world record official…

Guinness World Records acknowledges Abu Dhabi mega blast. Within hours of the Meena Plaza complex in Abu Dhabi coming down, the project has been inducted into the Guinness World Records. The project takes the crown as the world’s tallest building destroyed by explosives. It is a record that had stood for more than 22 years…Read moreRead more

Safedem blasts into record books…

Massive Meena Plaza complex falls in successful explosive demolition. Sir Alex Ferguson in football. Stephen Hendry in snooker. Andy Murray in tennis. Sir Chris Hoy in cycling. And now Safedem in demolition has joined the ranks of the Scottish world beaters. The Dundee-based company has carried out the successful implosion of the infamous Meena Plaza…Read moreRead more

The BIG Giveaway…

Just in time for Christmas, we are giving away a HUGE amount of branded goodies from the likes of Bobcat, JCB, Kinshofer, Liebherr and LiuGong together with an exclusive “Wreck the Halls” Christmas t-shirt from DemolitionNews. The show takes place at 6.30 pm tonight. It is FREE to watch and FREE to enter, with no…Read moreRead more

There goes the judge…

After 12 years, John Woodward is stepping down as a World Demolition Awards judge. During his time as a judge, the former Institute of Demolition Engineers’ (IDE) president has seen many changes as the awards have gone global. In this exclusive interview, we look back at more than a decade of World Demolition Awards, and…Read moreRead more

Massive bridge blast

The Northern part of the Eisern Viaduct in Siegen, Germany has been felled in a controlled blast. According to reports, 61 kg of explosives was used to bring down the motorway bridge, which was up to 50 metres high and weighed 12,300 tons. The bridge will be replaced by a new building that can cope…Read moreRead more

A blast – literally – from the past…

Film captures Welsh railway bridge demolition from 1936. Look at the suits and ties; the hats and the smart shoes. They don’t do demolition like this any more!

Maine bridge blasted…

The Maine Department of Transport has used explosives to demolish the old Beals Island Bridge, which connects the towns of Beals and Jonesport in Maine.

Genesis of a sad story…

Rumour has it that the UK demolition industry is about to lose another of its number, further underlining the fact that 2020 is a year to forget. But while we are working to turn rumour into fact, the latest episode of the Demolition Daily LiveStream shares the story behind the story.

CDI’s radio interference

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.

Demolition Daily – In defence of implosions

Join us at 6pm tonight for the second episode of the Demolition Daily LiveStream show of this latest UK lockdown: