One big bang, and these twin smoke stacks fall. OK, this is not quite live, but as we’re typing this text, this implosion in Montana happened less than an hour ago: We’re hoping there will be some more professional footage such as this which was filmed during the preparation for today’s nicely controlled implosion.
Video footage from Chinese implosion shows massive discharge of fly rock. According to the English-language voice over, the implosion of this incomplete and abandoned high-rise structure in the Chinese city of Zhongshan took place in a residential area. Which calls into question the huge amount of debris discharged by the blast.
John Campbell of Campbell Associates discusses sound level monitoring and prediction. This is one of those unique occasions when we’re in danger of becoming trapped perpetually in a space/time continuum warp of self-promotion. So bear with us, as this is about to get complicated. Back in June, we made an audio podcast on the subject…Read moreRead more
Video showing why the crawler crane and wrecking ball have all but vanished. Having bowed to reader pressure (temporarily at least) to continue to show videos of demolition gone wrong, here’s one from the (fairly recent) archives displaying at least one reason why the crawler crane and ball combination gave way to the high reach…Read moreRead more
New video gets up close and personal with the demolition of a military shooting range. Yesterday, we brought you a cracking video of a demolition project shot from the operator’s eye view. Well, today, we’re taking you even closer to the action with a video in which the inset picture was shot by a camera…Read moreRead more
New video makes welcome change from the usual “demolition gone wrong” footage. A new video from DP Fuel Tank Services gives a useful and timely insight into how demolition SHOULD be controlled. We realise that this film will attract less visitors than a “demolition gone wrong” film, but as a website dedicated to best practice…Read moreRead more
Yet another video of demolition failing to go to plan. Volvo Construction Equipment’s Phil Jones very kindly sent us this video. Quite why the photographer found the idea of a building collapsing on an excavator operator funny is something of a mystery, although, as the film progresses, the gravity of the situation does eventually begin…Read moreRead more
New video gives unique insight into demolition job from the machine operator’s perspective. Here at Demolition News, we regularly scour YouTube, Metacafe and Vimeo to bring you the very best and the very latest demolition videos. But time and again, we come back to the work being done in the US by Stephen SetteDucati Photography,…Read moreRead more
New video showing Coleman & Co’s high reach excavator in action. We received this video of Coleman & Co’s high reach excavator at work on the demolition of the North Staffordshire Hospital in Stoke on Trent just this morning. It comes courtesy of John Woodward of C&D Consultancy, who shot the video on his very…Read moreRead more
Nice video of a Kobelco SK950 (LC) D excavator in operation.