When demolition and camera-shake combine. Hilton Park Rugby Club in Leigh, Lancashire is being demolished, literally, as we speak. Here is a brand new video showing the work in progress; and apologies for the severe camera shake.
On this side of the Atlantic, demolition contractors are forever scratching around looking for office blocks and toilet blocks to demolish. But, in the US, there seems to be an endless supply of Las Vegas hotels and sporting stadiums that are ripe for the wrecking ball. And here’s the latest; the controlled demolition of the…Read moreRead more
Those readers of a certain age will remember the original Batman TV series (with Adam West as the caped crusader) in which Batman and Robin would occasionally “scale tall buildings” using the tried and tested special effects method of making the floor of the studio look like a wall and laying the camera on its…Read moreRead more
Five-storey building succumbs to top-down demolition using Brokk machines. Brokk, the pioneering manufacturer of remote-controlled demolition machines, brings us this video showing the top-down demolition of a five-storey structure in the US.
Yet ANOTHER time-lapse demolition video Make the most of this post as this is going to be the last time-lapse video for a while….they’re just a bit 2008 now aren’t they?
A nice time lapse video showing the demolition and reinstatement of a toll booth in the US. Interesting to note that they managed to keep the traffic flowing, despite the works:
Here’s a new video showing the demolition of the PricewaterhouseCoopers building close to the famous London Bridge landmark.
Just last week, Caterpillar announced that it has asked workers at its Desford factory in Leicestershire to do charity work and tranining as the facility underwent a four-week shut-down to reflect the sharp downturn in demand for its products. Fast-forward to today’s launch of the otherwise impressive CAT.TV, and what is this week’s video of…Read moreRead more
The controlled demolition of three disused 80 metre tall reinforced concrete chimneys at Coolkeeragh Power Station Northern Ireland has been successfully achieved by Churchill Steeplejacks (UK) Ltd over a nine month period. On this particular project, explosives could not be used to fell the chimneys due to a number of factors including a nearby under…Read moreRead more
As someone that has been involved with business-to-business marketing for more than a quarter of a century, I am always impressed at anyone that can inject a little humour to deliver an otherwise serious message. Here’s a fine example from waste management and skip hire company Top Triangle: The video comes courtesy of TopSkips.com –…Read moreRead more