Storming to the end…

Final explosive event at Didcot A Power Station completed. Even as the UK was battered by high winds and rain as part of Storm Ciara, the explosive demolition team at Brown and Mason was carrying out its final checks ahead of what would be the last explosive event at the ill-fated Didcot A Power Station….Read moreRead more

Ear worm alert…

I’ll warn you now – One listen, and you’ll be singing this all day. Over the years, songwriters have used their craft to pay tribute to those they admire and adore. Elton John sang about Marilyn Monroe (and then Princess Diana) with “Candle in the Wind“; The Waterboys’ “Whole of the Moon” is – allegedly…Read moreRead more

A source of prIDE…

World’s first Masters of Science in Demolition Management graduate. The long-held hopes and aspirations of the Institute of Demolition Engineers (IDE) came to fruition today when seven individuals graduated as Master of Science in Demolition Management at the end of a course devised by the Institute and delivered at the University of Wolverhampton. Those seven…Read moreRead more

Littlebrook latest…

215 metre chimney dropped in controlled blast. Brown and Mason’s ongoing demolition at the Littlebrook Power Station on the banks of the River Thames at Dartford in Kent continued this weekend. A controlled implosion was used to demolish a 215 metre tall chimney:

Acrophobia AND arachnophobia…

If you can’t deal with heights or spiders, look away now. We posted the following video over on our Instagram feed at the weekend and it has quickly racked up more than 80,000 views and more than 160,000 impressions in just a few days. Based on that surge in popularity, we thought you might like…Read moreRead more

Detroit power plant downed…

Blast clears way for new car plant. DTE Energy demolished the old Conners Creek Power Plant in Detroit earlier today. The plant was on a piece of the land exchange made with the city to make room for a new Fiat Chrysler plant.

And they’re down…!

Implosion fells Ironbridge cooling towers. At 11 am this morning, a controlled blast felled the four cooling towers at the Ironbridge Power Station. We will be nringing you more news and more footage as it arrives.

Demolition thrill ride…

You will not see a better demolition drone video in this lifetime. If you uffer from motion sickness, look away now. If you have just eaten breakfast, hold on tight as you might be seeing it again VERY soon. We were sent the video below all the way from Russia and, without wishing to spoil…Read moreRead more

Indian cooling towers felled…

Video captures double cooling tower demolition. Crews have carried out the controlled explosive demolition of a pair of cooling towers at the Gandhinagar power station in the Indian province of Gujarat.

Ironbridge implosion imminent…

Less than a week till the colling towers come down. Work is progressing one the demolition of the Ironbridge Power Station. But on Friday this week, the project will hit a major landmark as the former power station’s cooling towers are blasted.