Armac puts the lights out…

Armac uses Cat high reach machines on lighting factory demolition For demolition specialist Armac Group, turning the lights off took on a whole new meaning, when it was awarded a six month contract to demolish an old GE lighting factory next to the A10 in Enfield, London. Following video courtesy of Finning TV: Already at…Read moreRead more

Rugby stadium demolition video…

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.

Another US sporting stadium bites the dust…

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

Holy high reach…

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

Top down video…

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.

Tired of time-lapse…

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?

Toll booth time lapse…

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:

London demolition video…

Here’s a new video showing the demolition of the PricewaterhouseCoopers building close to the famous London Bridge landmark.

Unfortunate timing of the week…

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

When explosives aren’t the answer…

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